If you’re looking for the world’s most beautiful beaches, then you’re in the right place. Whether you want water sports, sunbathing or adventure, we’ve selected ten of the world’s most heavenly beaches to inspire your travels.
1. Tikehau Island Beach, Tikehau Island, French Polynesia
This tiny island with pink sandy beaches boasts a wealth of marine life, sparkling blue lagoons, and just under 600 residents. Tikehau Island is ideal for those wanting to relax in the sun, snorkel, or enjoy water sports. For the best weather visit from May to October.
2. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Stretching along one of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach is only accessible by boat, seaplane or helicopter: the island is a real escape, with no homes or shops. Visit between November and March.
3. El Nido Lagoons, Palawan Island, Philippines
Palawan is truly a hidden gem. El Nido has around 50 stunning white beaches, virtually untouched, and a ton of unbelievable lagoons set among dramatic limestone formations. The crystal clear waters are so vivid and bright, no other beach will compare. Kayak around the bays, snorkel, relax on Papaya Beach and soak in all the beauty! Avoid the rainy season and travel between December and March.
4. Bottom Bay Beach, Saint Philip Parish, Barbados
Bottom Bay beach is regularly referred to as the best beach in Barbados. It’s a picture-perfect location; ideal for families, groups and solo travelers. Have lunch under a palm tree by the coral cliffs as you watch the waves crash on the shore, or take a dip in the clear blue waters and catch a wave. For the best waves and weather, go between January and April.
5. South Ari Atoll, Nalaguraidhoo, Sun Island, Maldives
Known as the jewel of the Indies, Sun Island is enchanting in every way. For those looking for a truly luxurious experience all year round, Sun Island has you covered. Relax and unwind on the white sandy beach, take a dip in the clear blue ocean, go jet skiing or windsurfing, or have a snack at a nearby fine-dining restaurant.
6. Waimea Bay Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
A destination for those seeking an active adventure complemented by the beauty of nature, Waimea Bay is the classic ‘beach-story’ destination. Get involved in surfing, diving, snorkeling, rock climbing or jumping, and delve into the local food truck experience. Travel between June and September for the best weather.
7. Big Beach, Makena, Maui
Maui’s mesmerizing, white-sand Makena beach stretches 3,000-feet from a dormant volcano core to an ancient lava flow. You can even go whale watching between November and March, plus there’s bodyboarding, snorkeling, beach walks and exploration at the nearby Makena Park. Take a trip between June and September for the best weather.
8. Pansea Beach, Phuket, Thailand
When you think of Thai beaches, you might think of The Beach with Leonardo Dicaprio – Maya Phi Phi Lei beach in Thailand – and while it’s a beautiful beach, there’s also Pansea – a secluded beach destination. This beach is only accessible to guests of The Surin Hotel and Amanpuri Hotel, an exclusive beach destination where you can relax in the peaceful waters, dine beachside or enjoy aquatic activities privately. The weather between November and February is perfect.
9. Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Out of the many beaches on the Virgin Islands, Brewers Bay Beach is a calm, sandy slice of tranquility, lined by a bright aqua ocean. Try out shore fishing or snorkeling, or have a picnic or even a party. Visit between April or June for perfect temperatures.
10. Port Rum, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
With a vibe like a Hollywood beach from a 90s movie, Port Rum has it all, from sunbathing space, sports activities, to beach dining, and beyond. Shallow tide waters mean you can take a walk in the beautiful waters, or enjoy some shallow water activities before having a meal cooked freshly at the beachside – year round!
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