Wednesday, June 29, 2022

10 Best Beaches in the World

Going to the beach and enjoying its beauty is bliss in itself, the gush of the clear moving water, the charismatic blue sky, and the cliffs nearby make the visitors awe and enjoy its magnificence. The sand beneath is hot in the daylight and sinking one’s bare feet into it provides relaxation and soothes it from the ache caused due to the day’s chores. The water strikes the land with a certain rhythm of its own, the pine trees around create a fresh green environment to breathe in nature and breathe out all the stress. This is a place where thousands of strangers lie down concurrently in peace, soaking in the sun’s warmth, enjoying a day out with their loved ones, or getting out to have a great time alone. People of all age groups love to visit beaches and absorb the zeal of the sea. Though it depends on the visitor which beach depending upon the weather, location, and significance would the visitor like more but here are the 10 best beaches in the world.

10 Best Beaches in the World

1. Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue, Seychelles

This white sand beach in between cliffs and a huge plantation with clear sparkling green water is one of the most photographed beaches in the world. It is the least crowded as compared to any other such textured and popular beach one may visit. It is famous for its beauty, snorkeling, gigantic rocks, the clear white cloud pattern, and naturally beautiful snapshots that follow. People may describe it as one of the most astonishing and breathtaking beaches they might have seen.

Anse Source D’Angelo, La Digue, Seychelles 

2. Polihale Beach, Hawaii, USA

Now, who hasn’t heard about Hawaii? This is one of the most famous and outstretched beaches in the world on the western side of the Hawaii island of Kauai. With the strong currents and no lifeguards present on this beach, it is considered dangerous, especially for children but ideal for fishing, camping, surfing, snorkeling, and long walks. With the notorious dark blue sky providing direct sun rays and the clear blue water, it’s never a bad day to visit Hawaii.

Polihale Beach, Hawaii, USA

3. Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

Camps Bay beach is the largest beach in Camps Bay covered in white sand perfect for a picnic day out and surfing. There are many cafes parallel to the beach which can be visited. The high tides make it easy to surf while you need to be careful if you decide to swim. The ocean on the one side and the mountains on the other make it one of the most beautiful and popular beaches.

Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

4. Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

A small yet extremely delightful beach with soft white sand beneath and covered by cliffs on the sides is one of the most elegant beaches to visit. It’s remarkably clear water with visible aquatic life, radiant sunbeams, and the small boats stopping here to allow people to swim and snorkel is the main tourist attraction. The peak time to visit this beach is from November to April.

Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

5. Long Beach, Vancouver Island, Canada

Accessible only during the low tides this is one of the largest beaches in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. The beach is covered by the ocean during the high tides hence can not be visited. Considered a hazardous beach during the high tides, the deep blue water with the sun at the top provides a perfect surfing location during low tides though not a good place to swim, a good spot for a picnic indeed.

Long Beach, Vancouver Island, Canada

6. Baia do Sancho, Fernando De Noronha, Brazil

A beach of magnificent beauty. The best way to visit it is by boat within a trail of soft white sand with clear turquoise water around making the aqua life visible and is best for snorkeling. Voted one of the best beaches because of its phenomenal scenery and surreal environment. The place is best when you have a lot of money to spare as it is extra costly and overpriced.

Baia do Sancho, Fernando De Noronha, Brazil

7. Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia 

Accessible by boat, seaplane, and helicopter, this is one of the cleanest beaches in Australia with bright white sand and clear deep blue water with a great atmosphere and amazing sight. On normal days people prefer to swim and have a barbeque brunch and cruise tour. Considered one of the most scenic places with the turquoise water below and the blue-white cloud above providing a calm atmosphere.

Whiteharen Beach, Queensland, Australia 

8. Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos

Long beach, soft white sand with umbrellas for the guests. The turquoise and green water provide a sense of sanctity. The water carries low tides hence perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbath. The place offers the most beautiful sunset view with the orange sun peeking through the greyish-blue sky, slow ocean waves with great hotels and villas around suitable for a perfect vacation.

Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos

9. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

One of the most overcrowded beaches but worth visiting. This isolated beach needs to be visited by boat as it is the only option but it’s worth a shot as it is one of the most beautiful and popular beaches in Greece. The water is crystal blue and has such a distinct color that it looks fake. The beach is covered by cliffs on all sides. The water has low tides perfect for swimming and snorkeling. It’s famous as a shipwreck spot and people visit to see that but as of now, it’s covered in graphite.

Navagio beach, Zakynthos, Greece

10. Freedom Beach, Phuket

Freedom Beach is an extremely stunning beach in Phuket. It is accessible only by long-tail boats or a walk down the cliffs. Though situated near the most crowded Patong beach yet it is serene and quiet because of inaccessibility. The soft white sand and turquoise blue clear water offer snorkeling with some great restaurants nearby. The plantation covers the area giving it an even more peaceful environment.

Freedom Beach, Phuket

Conclusion

As we learned about the different beaches situated in different corners of the world with different scenic displays, we can conclude that the ocean furnishes one’s soul and provides us with energy to carry the coming weeks in peace. It will overjoy your state of mind and stimulate enthusiasm for the coming weeks. On an even luckier day maybe you can see a baby dolphin or a starfish waiting for you to adore them, or a little child waiting for you to help them build their sandcastle.

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Apurva Singh
Apurva Singh
There's so much we don't know, there are so many places we've never been to, there are so many people we haven't met! I believe one should be a Wanderer to explore the world and a dweller to explore life. Apart from being a Science student and currently pursuing my B. Tech, I've always been a book nerd, writer and a speaker as well.

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