12 of the Most Beautiful Beaches in the World
Many vacation dreams begin and end with the beach. The miles and miles of sand and the splashing of the water as the waves crash down is many people’s visions of heaven. Travelling around the world, people will often find a beach wherever they stay at for a day of safe tanning and relaxation. I’m not the only one when I say that I love the feeling of sand between my toes as I walk along with the beach with no shoes, and these are the beaches I would love to go to!
Panama City Beach, Florida, USA
This isn’t the home of Spring Break for no reason. Panama Beach is packed during Spring Break, but at any time of the year it is one of the most beautiful beaches to visit. It’s no wonder it is one of the most popular places in the world come spring.
Hilton Beach, Tel Aviv, Israel
The beaches in Tel Aviv have been voted amongst the best in the world by ‘Lonely Planet’ and with good reason. The best among Tel Aviv’s beaches would have to be the Hilton Beach, which has something on offer for everyone be it families, couples or surfers. You can sunbathe or swim here without a worry in the world. While in Tel Aviv, to make your stay more pleasurable, rent an apartment through Tellavista as it offers a wide variety of really great options to fit every budget.
Canggu Beach, Bali, Indonesia
One of the quieter beaches, you can expect to get to know other tourists as well as the locals that run the facilities around the beach. With no nightlife to speak of, you can expect a quiet beach that is a surfers paradise, whether you are just beginning or are experience, this coastline offers plenty of chances for you to catch a wave.
Hanalei Beach, Hawaii, USA
While the weather can be questionable at points of the year, this is one of the most picturesque beaches in the world. With 5 kilometers of sand under foot and mountains in front, it is known to be paradise to surfers, but it is great even if you’ve never touched a board, this beach also gives you the chance to relax in peace.
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
One of the most beautiful beaches and nicknamed Provos, this small island gives up half of itself to long stretches of sand and beach. With the chance to see Humpback whales, you can sit back and watch as time flies under the beautiful sun and with the waves crashing around your feet, threatening to take you away.
Maya Bay, Ka Phi Phi, Thailand
You might recognize the name from the beach used in the movie appropriate titled “The Beach,” because apparently many people do recognize it. With plenty of people flocking here, it is one of the more crowded beaches but in one of the most picturesque landscapes. Surrounded by limestone cliffs, it is absolutely beautiful at all times of the day.
Rabbit Beach, Lampedesu, Italy
Toted as one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, and even could be the world, this beach offers plenty of photo opportunity, as well as a place to relax. Despite being busy, it is rated the top beach in the world by many that have visited.
PulauPerhentian Kecil, Malaysia
Hard to say, but beautiful to see, much like a lot of Malaysia. One of the more picturesque beaches and the beginnings of a trip you won’t forget, this beach invites all into her clutches. When you go there, you most likely won’t want to leave.
Fraser Island, Australia
Beautiful landscapes are hard to find, especially when they have been completely unspoiled. A World Heritage Site, Fraser Island remains one of the most beautiful places in the world for many reasons and especially the coastline that makes up the beaches.
As someone that loves history, this is one of the many beaches I would love to visit. Being able to swim in the shadows of Mayan ruins makes this beach to me and the beautiful scenery too. With plenty of options here, it is one of the best places and something that you can cross off of your bucket list.
Grande Anse Beach, La Digue Island, Seychelles
Secluded and hard to find, you probably won’t find many people on this beautiful beach. While it might not be the biggest beach, it is one of the nicest beaches that our world has on offer and one that you might not expect to find if you’re not on the lookout for it.
Champagne Beach, Vanuatu
Vanuatu has been named the place with some of the happiest people on Earth, and if all the beaches are like this one then they have no reason not to be happy. With plenty of sand and cool water, you can cool off from the sand.
So make it your goal to visit these beaches whenever you are in the country and we promise you that you will not regret it for even a single second.
This guest post was written by Brad Williams for Tellavista. Brad Williams is a traveler, wanderer, nomad, and a dreamer, who loves backpacking, hiking, swimming, sky-diving, white water rafting and every other kind of adventure sport. He likes writing about topics that he is passionate about.