The most beautiful beaches in the world are either in Caribbean or on the east coast. But there are few beaches in Europe and Asia that could be placed among the most beautiful beaches.
Which Beach is best and ideal for that perfect holiday escape? Which beach you should visit on your honeymoon? Which beach is the most romantic of them all? Here are the answers to all your questions. Here is the list of 35 most beautiful beaches in the world:
Most Beautiful Beaches In the World
34. White Bay (British V!rgin Islands)
Located on the east of Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea, The British V!rgin islands have two very beautiful beaches. One is the White bay and the second is The Baths. White Bay is popular of the Two. The Baths is more preferred by those who wants less crowd and more fun.
33. East Beach (California)
East Beach is the most crowded beach in California. It is favourite beach of local bodybuilders and health enthusiasts.
32. Mosquito Bay (Puerto Rico )
Moquito bay is the brightest bio-luminescent beach in Puerto Rico. The best time to visit this beach is during night.
31. Aruba Beach (Venezuela)
Aruba beach has a unique landscape and that is why it is popular among beach lovers. The climate is dry and the aquatic life is diverse.
30. South Beach (Miami, USA)
Miami is very famous for its beaches and SoBe (South Beach) is probably the most famous among them. It is shown in so many pop songs that you might not feel stranger to it when you visit it the first time.
29. Playa Norte Beach (Mexico)
Playa Norte is one of those beaches in the world where even those who fear water would love to touch and swim in it.
28. Paklinski Islands (Croatia)
Located on the South of Croati Paklinski Islands is heaven of hidden beaches. It is most suited for couples and friends.
27. Rhossili Bay (Wales, UK)
Rhossili Bay has been ranked among the top beached of UK for years now. This is because the beach is ideal for kids as well as water sports lovers. You can visit this beach with your family.
26. Fethiye (Turkey)
Calis beach of Fethiye is crowded by too many hotels and pubs. It is more of a party beach than a secluded secret beach. So if you are a party person then it is best option for you.
25. Bahia Gardner Beach (Galapagos)
The Galapagos archipelago is known for its volcanic Islands. Due to this they are popular among adventure travellers. So if you are with a group of friends then you can visit the Bahia Gardner beach on the Espanola Island of Galapagos. The island have a beautiful distribution of Pacific bird life and marine life.
24. Hidden Beach (Mexico)
If you are too afraid of Sun tan then Hidden beach is the perfect beach for you. The natural gaping hole makes it suitable for the tourists to lie down, relax and enjoy the ample sun light.
23. Elafonissi Beach (Greece)
Greece has actually two beautiful beaches both apart by a 2 hour travel. So if you visit Greece then you should try the Elafonissi beach in Elafonissi and Paradise Beach Mykonos. Both these beaches are known for their light pink sand that gives a Disneyland like feeling. The best time to visit this beach is between May to October.
22. Langkawi (Malaysia)
Of the 104 Islands of Langkawi Archipelago, it is hard to choose the best. The most popular beach among them is the Cenang beach which is known for its picture perfect sunset. If you visit the Archipelago then also visit the Temurun waterfall.
21. Manu Bay (New Zealand)
New Zealand is heaven for travellers and if you are among the fans of the country then you might know about the Manu bay. This beach is known for its pleasure weather.
20. Gordon Beach (Israel)
Gordon beach in Israel may not be in the bucket list of most travellers due to the country’s status in the International media. But Gordon beach is actually very beautiful beach and you should visit it once in your life.
19. Bells Beach (Victoria, Australia)
Remember the 1991 cult popular film Point Break? The beach that Bodhi was calling as his dream beach was Bells beach of Australia. It is indeed for experienced surfers as the tides are very high and powerful. It could be ranked as number one beach for solo travels.
18. Lanikai Beach (Hawaii)
If you want to see the different shades of blue then you must visit Lanikai beach of Hawaai. It is ranked as the best among the Oahu beaches and offers a unique view of the endless ocean.
17. Mile Beach (Negril, Jamaica)
June to August is the low season for this beautiful beach and we will advise you this time to visit. This is because between June to August is the time period you will get to see the true beauty of the beach. The Seven Mile Beach is popular for its water sports.
16. St Barts (France)
If this list was made in 90s then St.Barts would have made it to the top spot. It was heaven for beach lovers at one time. In fact the St Barts Island was one of the most recommended holiday spot for couples. However it became heavily crowded at a time and people just spoiled its beauty. It is now much more expensive than it used to be. But it is worth it if you are looking for a perfect holiday escape.
15. Anse Lazio (Seychelles)
There are 115 islands in Seychelles which is located in the Indian Ocean just east of Somalia. The most visited of them are the inner 43 islands. They have resorts and hotels as well. What make Seychelles unique are the distinct giant boulders and the beautiful coconut trees. Seychelles is comparatively h0t island so you should visit in months like October, November or December. Also Seychelles is famous for its beautiful sea shells but they are preserved by government so don’t take law in your hands.
14. Ko Phi Phi (Thailand)
Thailand’s Phi Phi Leh Island is known for its tall trees that can be seen from far distance. Tonsai Beach, Long Beach and Maya Bay are the must visit beach in the area. Most people prefer the Tonsai beach as it is the most popular party beach in the world. But if you want peace and silence then you can opt for the Long beach which is not far away from the Tonsai beach.
13. Fraser Island (Australia)
Fraiser Island welcomes you with the tag of ‘Largest Sand Island In the World’. Even though it is honoured with this tag yet it is not as popular destination among travellers as it should be. The reason is its location. Most foreign travellers prefer the White Haven beach. Fraiser Island is mostly visited by the locals. Like the whole Australia, Fraiser Island too has a unique wildlife. The tourists are advised to not to harm the wildlife and marine life in any way.
12. Playa de ses Illetes (Formentera, Spain)
Playa De Ses Illetes is popular among celebrities. Most celebrities prefer this beach for their yacht parties. You too can book your own yacht for a day if you want to have fun in the water. But if you want to lie down on the shore and watch the endless ocean then Playa De Ses Illetes beach gives a scenic view.
11. Whitehaven Beach (Australia)
If you ever wished to see the Great Barrier Reef then you got the perfect spot on Whitehaven beach. The beach is on a 7 km stretch and sand is called as the whitest sand you will ever see. As it is the most popular beach in Australia so it is very crowded too.
10. El Castillo (Tulum, Mexico)
El Catillo got its name due to the ruins of the Mayan port Zama on it. The most beautiful thing about the beach is the sunrise which has been described by visitors as the best view that they ever saw in their life. This beach is crowded from June to October.
9. Surfside Beach (Nantucket Island, Massachusetts)
There are a dozen beaches on the Nantucket Island including the Children beach for families. However I picked surfside beach as it is popular among the extreme sports lover. If you love Surfing then this is the best beach on the Island and plus you will get to meet lots of experts in surfing.
8. Rabbit Beach (Italy)
Isola Dei Conigli or popularly known as Rabbit Island is one of the best spot to visit in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy is around 105 miles away from Rabbit island so you are pretty far from the crowd and pollution. If you are lover of marine life then you will not be disappointed by Rabbit beach as Loggerhead turtles are often spotted on the beach.
7. The Hamptons (USA)
The Hamptons beaches are shown in so many movies including Inside Job (2010), Eternal Sunshine of Spotless Mind (2004) and Something’s Gotta Give (2003). It is more popular among New Yorkers and nearby states because it is easily accessible.
6. Turks and Caicos Islands
The two most popular beaches on the Turks and Caicos Islands are Grace Bay Beach and Pillory Beach. These two Beaches have almost similar features – Water is calm, Sand is Powdery and both gives the classic Caribbean view. June to November is best time to visit this beach as flight and hotel reduce their prices during this time period. As Turks and Caicos is famous for its diving spots so it is best experienced with friends.
5. Bora Bora (Tahiti)
Of all the Beaches mentioned, Bora Bora is probably the most luxurious and most expensive. Bora Bora Island has become a popular international tourist destination due to the amazing and luxurious experience its resorts provide. Bora Bora is perfect for admiring pacific marine life. Couples will love Bora Bora Island and beach.
4. Flamenco Beach (Puerto Rico)
Located in the Island of Culebra (Puerto Rico), Flamenco beach is known for its beautiful white sand. Another main attraction is the crystal clear water with beautiful waves. Flamenco beach is also famous for its food stalls and you will love the spicy food of Flamenco beach. It is a paradise full of palm trees and you will love camping in the night at the beach. The best time to visit this beach is between March to June.
3. Kurumba Beach (Maldives)
Maldives is an Island country in the Indian Ocean. It is full of beautiful beaches and it was hard to pick just one among them. However the popularity of Kurumba beach among couples makes it the must visit beach. Kurumba Beach is open all seasons and it is favourite honeymoon destination. It is located on the north male atoll in Maldives and is named after the popular resort Kurumba (Vihamanaafushi).
2. iPanema Beach (Brazil)
iPanema Beach is probably the most famous beach in the world. Thanks to the success of 1962 song ‘The girl from iPanema’. The song’s success actually leads to a rise in Brazil tourism. Today more than 1 million people visit iPanema Beach annually. It is located in the south of Rio De Janerio. iPanema beach was visited by millions of people during 2014 football world cup and 2016 Olympics. As it is crowded whole year, so this beach is best for families.
1. Baia Do Sancho Beach (Brazil)
Baio Do Sancho is one of the beaches on the archipelago Fernando De Noronha. It was ranked as the best beach in the world by TripAdvisor and Forbes. The beach is secluded most of the year. This is because it is very hard to reach to the island via water and even harder to reach the beach via a Dirt trail. Baio Do Sancho is popular for its coral reef and crystal clear water. The beach is also cited as the best diving spot for divers. The beach is visited more by couples and friends.
Which of the above listed beach have you visited and which one do you think is the most beautiful beach in the world?