25 Best Beaches in the World [Beach Vacation Packing List + Tips]

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Editor Note: This post was originally published on  16 April 2020 and Updated on 03 June 2020 to make it more comprehensive & up to date.

Water can be used as a therapy and its best to be around a beach to lift moods and feel better. Life becomes more beautiful if we plunge to go for holidays with friends and family.

If you are looking for a beach holiday, the choice will be tough! Remember earth has ¾ parts of water so there are coastlines in almost every country. There is plenty to enjoy where you find merely sand and sea; Beach. Every beach has something special but we listed here those that stand apart from the rest like Whitehaven beach of Australia, Pink sand beach of Bahamas, Butterfly beach of India and many more.

Based on the popularity and adventure activities, tranquil and accessible shorelines, Volume369 has compiled the best beaches in the world. So get ready to dip your toes into sandy goddess of these 25 best beaches of the world:

1. Zlatni Rat – Brac, Croatia

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Zlatni Rat beach which is also known as Golden Horn Beach. It is a little beautiful place that has been awarded as a little beat tourist destination of Croatia.

The beach can be described as not just stunning, but a place where you can relax as the waters are crystal clear and turquoise. Zlatni Rat beach is famous for its unique shape that is around half kilometer long and it is a natural phenomena. The beach does not have sand and the shoreline is covered in white pebbles.

Why should you visit?

Zlatni Rat beach is famous for its unique shape. This beach has everything that you need for a good vacation,  a forest, bathing, surfing, adventure, delicious food and sun to bathe your spirit into. 

How to reach?

The location of Zlatni Rat is a protected natural area which is 2 KM away from Bol. You can reach there by car or take a 20 minute walk along the sea. In summer every half an hour there is a tourist train going to the beach or you can take boats from the Port of Bol too.

Weather:

Around March the weather is pleasant and sunny. The temperature can rise up to 20 degrees and sometimes cross 30 degrees also.

Things to do:

Zlatni Rat beach is located on Brac Island near Bol. Here you can play games of tennis, cycling, windsurfing and you can retreat yourself through spa as well.
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2. Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia

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Spread over 7 kilometers this beach Located on Australia’s Whitsunday Island. It is one of the cleanest beaches and is washed by blue water and turquoise green. It has been voted as the most eco-friendly beach in the world.

Here you’ll find sunshine over 290 days in a year with a temperature around 37 degrees Celsius.

Whitehaven beach is the most photographed beach of Australia.

Suggested Tours: Best Whitsunday Island Tour: Snorkeling, High-Speed cruise, Summer overnight sailing…

How to get there?

There are endless options available to get Whitehaven beach like seaplanes, boats, flights, boats, private charter boats and skydiving. Depends on the season you can hire any of them.

Best time to visit:

During Australian summer from September to late December.

Things to do:

There are a number of things you can do here like a paddleboard, beach sport, romantic picnic, watersports, experience Whitehaven from air, visit nearby beaches and take a tour of Whitsunday island.

Interesting fact:

Whitehaven offers you the whitest sand of the earth and the sand that never retain heat because it is composed of 98% silica that has powder-like consistency. So you can walk here with barefoot on a hot day as well.

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3. Grace Bay beach, Turks & Caicos

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The Turks and Caicos include 40 islands and cays, of which Providenciales is the main visitor focus. It’s here, on the northern shore, that you’ll find Grace Bay, a 4.8 KM heaven ideal blend of sugary sand and straightforward water, bordered by a coral reef framework with astonishing swimming and diving.

The coral reef protects the beach from powerful swells and creating a glass smooth surface that’s allow you to swim with ease.

Famous For:

The world-Class resort, soft white & warm sand, Caribbean sand, Princess Alexandra National Park and a large barrier reef.

Things to do:

Paddleboarding, kayaking, windsurfing, jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing, sailing, scuba diving and snorkeling.

How to reach:

Grace Bay beach is located on Provo in Turks and Caicos. It is easy to reach there by cab, rental cars and public transport.
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navagaio

Navagio beach is an isolated beach located sandy cove on Zakynthos island is one of the best beaches in Greece. It is also called Shipwreck because it is home of a wreck ship called Panagiotis that is believed a smuggler beach and that’s the reason it is also known as smuggler cove.

This beach is recognized by its limestone cliffs, clear and crystal blue water and white sand that attracts thousands of visitors every year. Since it is covered by towering golden cliffs so you are only able to reach here by boat.

Suggested Tour: Zakynthos: Shipwreck Beach Boat Tour from Porto Vromi

Things to do:

Boat ride, sunset dinner, dive with turtle, sunbathing, swimming and visit the Venetian Castle. Visit Zante town, Roman Mansion, Blue caves, Keri caves, Byzantine museum.

Weather:

The temperature of Navagio beach lies between 24 to 26 deg. Most of the time you will get a clear sky that makes it a perfect place for outdoor activities.

How to get there:

The beach is only accessible by boat only by land transport will take you only to town, ports and on the cliffs above the sea.

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5. Anse Source d’Argent, Seychelles

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The mixture of clear blue water, golden sand, shallow and imposing granite formation makes it one of the most photographed beach in the world. Its offshore coral reef provides protection from Indian ocean waves due to that water is shallow, calm with small waves and that makes it a perfect spot for swimming.

The water of this beach so crystal and clear that you can spot a turtle swimming off the shore. You’re advised to come early in the morning because after 10 AM this beach is particularly busy.

How to reach:

To get there first you have to get the island of Mahe where Seychelles International Airport located. Anse Source d’Argent is located about 48 KM, from here you take the ferry which takes around 3h 15 M.

Or you can use public transportation as well. There are numbers of international flights are also available. Helicopter and Private boat service is also available.

Best time to visit:

From May to September. During the rainy season from Nov to March is more humid.

Things to do:

Safe for swimming, take a walk around the beach, hire the charter boat to admire the beauty of this beach or use the simple boat.

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6. Milaidhoo Island Maldives

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The Maldives is a crowd favorite destination, especially for couples. And here come intimate, stylish and luxurious natural wonders, Milaidhoo island which is surrounded by white sand and beautiful coral reef. Come and enjoy some luxurious facilities of the world like water pool villa, beach pool villa, beach residence, ocean residence and many more.

Also read: Fun Things to do in Maldives

How to reach:

Milaidhoo island is easy to access from airport by public transportation. Even you can book your transfer in advance. You can use seaplane, domestic flight and private seaplane.

Best time to visit:

From Jan to May when the weather becomes pleasant, the highest temperature lies around 30 to 31 deg Celsius.

Things to do:

Visit the Hanifaru bay, do some fishing, explore its beauty by feet, adventure with water sports, diving, join cooking classes for fun and enjoy the night with a cocktail.

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7. Kanuhura Maldives

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Again Maldives because it is very hard to pick one beach from this beautiful destination. This whale-shaped beautiful wonder of nature located in the lovely quiet Lhaviyani Atoll with a great range of facilities and perfect beaches makes it a perfect spot for families, couples and solo travelers.

This phenomenal five-star destination is actually a mixture of three islands – two deserted neighboring islands and Kanuhura itself. Here you will get extraordinary accommodation, range of world-class restaurants and bars, extra activities and unforgettable timeless memories.

How to reach:

Located in the Lhaviyani Atoll which takes 30 to 40 minutes to reach by seaplane or you can use public transportation from the airport.

Best time to visit:

December to March is the perfect time to visit in Kanuhura because of warm weather. This is also the busiest time as well so book in advance to get the best deals.

Things to do:

Watch movies under star, take a nature walk, do a picnic on a deserted island, visit a local village to witness the island culture, beach boot camp, fishing, windsurfing, beach boxing and other numbers of activities are available here.

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8. Maya bay beach, Thailand

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In 1999 “The Beach” movie was filmed here and after that May Bay became immensely popular between tourists. It is one of the main tourist attractions in Phi Phi. To reach there you need to hire a boat.

This amazing beauty is sheltered by 100 meter high cliffs on three sides. Inside it, there are many small beaches exists on low tide.

The best time to visit Maya Bay is from Nov to April. During that season seas are calm and you’ll easily get access. To avoid the crowd tries to visit early in the morning.

How to reach:

Krabi, Trang and Phuket is the nearest airport to Phi Phi Island. From there you’ll get the direct boat to Maya bay. 

Things to do:

Take a longboat tour to the island to witness its beauty, snorkeling, diving and camping are the best activities to do on Maya bay. 

Looking for a stay?

Located on Phi Phi island long beach Phi Phi the beach resort is one the best place to stay at Maya bay with beautiful ocean view, outdoor pool, snorkeling and kayaking facilities.
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 Check Out: 10 best hotels near to May Bay

9. Secret Lagoon IN EL Nido, Palawan, Philippines

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If you ever been in EI Nido then don’t miss this beautiful masterpiece of nature. Actually Secret Lagoon is a small water pool inside EL Nido, Palawan beach behind the towering Karst Cliffs. The temperature inside it is cooler because it is constantly in the shadow karst cliffs.

The water inside secret lagoon is shallow, it goes deeper when you go further, so be careful. It feels amazing when you enter white sandy beaches and tropical jungles.

Suggested Tour: El Nido: Island Hopping Tour A Lagoons and Beaches

How to reach:

The only way to reach Secret Lagoon IN EL Nido is via boat from El Nido Town. 

Things to do:

Sunbathing and relaxing on the white sand, Kayaking, visit big Lagoon, small lagoon, twin beaches, las cabanas beach, do party at El Nido Party bot and many more….

Where to stay:

Whether you choose a budget hotel or luxury hotel, El Nido gives you the number of choices. EL Nido Resorts Miniloc Island designed like a coastal village and various beach or water activities. 

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10. Glass Beach, California, USA

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Glass beach is not an ordinary beach, it gets its name from the smooth colorful glass on the shore. There is an interesting story about this beach – In the early 20th century, this place became a public dump because Fort Bragg residents threw their household garbage including old cars on the shore of the sea. After many years that garbage turns into this beautiful Glass beach. It is illegal to remove any glass from this beach.

How to reach:

To reach it there you have to turn on Elm St near the Dennys on the north side of Fort Bragg. From there you need to drive to Glass beach by following the sign into the new parking lot.

Best time to visit:

During the spring or fall.

Nearby tourist attractions:

Take some pictures at Pudding creek beach, visit the glass museum, explore Fort Bragg coastal trail, visit Noyo Headlands Park, do liquid fusion Kayaking etc.

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11. Hidden beach, Mexico

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Playa del Amor is also known as Hidden beach. It is one of the main tourist attractions of the Marieta Islands that is home of several uninhabited islands formed by Underwater volcano eruptions. The hidden beach looks like a part of a fantasy movie, it has everything that you need for joy.

This secret beach is hidden from the outer world and you can only reach there via a water tunnel that links to the Pacific ocean. It is actually an open hole with crystal and clear blue water and natural wildlife.

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Interesting fact:

It is believed that the hole which surrounds it is a result of bombarding.

How to reach:

To reach there you’ve to take a boat ride from Puerto Vallarta to the tunnel that links to the Pacific ocean after that visitors have to swim or Kayaking to reach the beach. 

Best time to visit:

During the wintertime from Nov to May when the weather becomes more pleasant and suitable for all types of water sports and watching whales.

Things to do:

Best place for snorkeling, water diving, Kayaking, fun and relaxing. Any kind of fishing and hunting is prohibited due to government regulations to save the environment. 

Where to stay: 

Hidden beach 5 star resort is one of the best places to stay at Hidden Beach with boutique, spa, lazy river, swimming pool, and exotic gardens. 
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12. Pink Sand Beach, Harbor Island, Bahamas

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The pink sand beach is one of the most beautiful pink beach in the world and it is the main tourist attraction of Harbor Island that is located along with its eastern Atlantic Oceanside. In March 2005, it featured on The Travel Channel world’s best beach segment.

This beach is stretching more than 3 miles and 50 to 100 feet wide. Mixing of light pink sand and blue water creates an amazing effect like you’re flying in the cloud at sunset. A coral reef protects the beach from the strong wave of Atlantic ocean and that creates an opportunity of swimming. Come here and color your world with relaxation and exploration.

How to reach:

The nearest airport to Harbour island is North Eleuthera Airport from there you need to take a taxi or public transport to reach the dock and from there you have to take a ferry to Harbour Island. 

Best time to go:

You’ll get warm weather all year round but summer is the more humid season as compare to others.

Things to do:

Swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, horseback riding, relaxing, scuba diving, reef fishing, bone-fishing, picnics etc. 

Where to stay:

 Pink Sand Resort is a perfect place to stay at Harbour island including freshwater pool, 2 tennis court, 4.8 KM of pink sand beach, cable tv, airy cottage at the pink sand beach and many more interesting activities. 
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13. Kaputas beach, Turkey

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Located 20 KM from Kas, Kaputas beach is definitely one of the must-visit places for your vacation. As compared to others it is not that big but worth visiting. To reach there you need to take some walk around 190 steps but isn’t too bad to see the stunning view and getting a warm kiss of the sea.

At first glance, it looks like covered by nature because all three sides surrounded by the mountains and that makes a wonderful opportunity to swim there.

According to Flightnetwork the Average annual temperature of this beach around 24 degrees Celsius and you’ll get around 292-day annual sunshine.

How to get there:

Located on Kas, right on the Mediterranean coastline. From here you can use public transportation to reach Kaputas beach. 

Best time to visit:

From June to October during summer is the best time to visit and try to come early in the morning. 

Things to do and Nearby tourist attractions:

Go for diving, swimming, kayaking, paragliding and roam around the town, do shopping at the Friday market, watch the spectacular sunset and many more. 

Places to stay:

Kaputas beach is an international tourist attraction so here you’ll get all range for hotels and resort according to your need and budget like Fidanka Hotel 3.7 KM away from Kaputas beach, Hotel Villa Mahal 3.9 KM away and many more
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14. Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French Polynesia

martia beach

Bora Bora is one the best travel destination in the world with beautiful islands and beaches and Matira beach is one of them. It stretches from Hotel Bora Bora to Matira point and it is right behind by lush palms and green hills.

The sand of Matira beach is whiter than snow and the lagoon water is so pure and crystal that even you can see animals living under the sea. Here you can do swimming, boating or jet-skiing and you’ll see one of the best sunsets of your life.

How to reach:

The nearest airport to Matira beach is Motu Mute in Bora Bora. First, you need to get Tahiti and from there you have to take local flight to Motu Mute. Ferries take too much time so not a good mode of transport. Taxis and Water taxis are also available but they can be too expensive. The Rental bike is the best mode of public transportation to reach Bora Bora.

Best time to visit:

Any time of year is the best time to visit this beautiful place. The average annual temperature lies around 26 deg Celsius.

Best Things to do:

Snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, jet-skiing, Quad bike and taste delicious food. Apart from them, its is family-friendly destinations so here you’ll get lots of kids friendly activities as well.

Where to stay:

Intercontinental bora bora le Moana resort, Temanuata village, Matira sunset house, Bora Bora beach house and many more.
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15. Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, Iceland

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The world-famous Reynisdjara black sand beach is located on the south coast of Iceland, behind the small fishing village Vík í Mýrdal. In 1991, it is listed in top 10 non-tropical beaches to visit in the world by National Geographic.

While most of the beach popular for white or golden sand but Reynisfjara famous for its unique black sand. The reason for the black sand is that it is formed eroded volcanic rocks which are black. Here you’ll see numerous basalt stacks that rise out of the sea and Reynisdrangar Columns that make this place a paradise.

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How to reach:

First you need to fly to Reykjavik airport which is the only international airport near to Iceland. Then we recommend you to rent a car to really enjoy the natural beauty around the beach. It takes around 2 and half hour drive to reach there. 

Best time to visit:

The summer season from June to August is a perfect time to explore this Iceland when the midnight sun alow you to take the perfect picture. Plan your visit during the late night for the lesser crowd and low tides.

Top things to do:

Most of the tourists come here to see the Basalt columns and midnight sun. It is a great place for a photographer so we recommend you bringing reliable DSLR to take the perfect shot. As you will get the best hike spot near to Iceland so don’t forget to take Bird’s Eye view of this Iceland. 
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16. Koekohe Beach, New Zealand

boulder beach

Koekohe beach of New Zealand is famous for one thing – Moeraki builders. The Moeraki builders are 65 million old large spherical Grey colored stones that weigh several tonnes and are up to 3 meters high. These round stone scattered across the beach, that makes it a popular spot for photographers especially during morning and later afternoon when soft sunlight is cast across the rocks.

How to reach:

It is easy to drive on Highway 1 from North or South. 

Oamaru to Koekohe beach – Coming from North: It is located 40 KM from south of Oamaru, just follow the Highway 1 towards Hampden. 

Dunedin to Koekohe beach – Coming from South: Approx 75 KM or 1 Hour drive from Dunedin up state highway 1.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit is between Low tide to mid tide and at sunrise and sunset. Check the tide timing and come here accordingly to get the perfect spot here

Things to do:

Tourists from all over the world come here to see Moeraki Boulders. 

Places to stay:

Moeraki beach Motel is perfectly located if you want to see Boulders, lighthouse and other natural wonders of beach. Three Bays is another place to stay which is located on the eastern side of Moeraki. It gives you privacy and allows you to see the coast and village from your room. 
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17. Varadero beach, Cuba

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Located in the Province of Matanzas, Varadero beach is one the most famous and largest beach resort in the Caribbean. It is also known as Blue beach because of its clear and calm water.

It is a long 20 KM paradise of white sand that allows the visitor to take long walk along the ocean. Here you will get world-class luxurious hotels that ensure that you’ll have best time of your life with delicious meals.

According to the list of Tripadvisor, it comes on the second place of 2019 traveler choice awards. And in 2017 this destination host around 1.7 million foreign visitors.

How to reach:

There are many ways to reach Varadero Beach but taking the bus from Havana center is the most popular and affordable. There are 3 daily buses run from Havana to Varadero beach. Taxis is another way to get there or you can hire a tourist bus for a large group.

Best time to travel:

From mid-November to the end of March when the weather becomes stable and water temperature lies around 24 to 30 deg Celsius.

Things to do and nearby attractions:

Swimming, scuba diving with more than 30 diving sites in the water near the peninsula, do some shopping, visit Museo Municipal to explore the town history, try house of rum, explore Parque Josone, watch dolphins show and many more.
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18. Kourou Beach, French Guiana

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After Golden, black, pink and white sand beach lets talk about green sand beach. Kourou beach of French Guiana is famous for its green color sand and it is one the major tourist attraction in French Guiana. When you first-time visit it looks like the green grass but it’s not. This green color sand come from the Olivine which is formed when the sea comes in contact with lava.

How to reach:

Kourou beach is located around 2 KM from Kourou town of French Guiana. You can reach there by bus car or taxi. Kourou beach is 6.4KM away from Kourou Airport via N1.

Best time to visit:

Typically, the weather around there is hot and humid all year round. So if you can stand in heat around 30 to 35 deg Celsius then July to October is considered as the best time to visit.

Best things to do:

Enjoy the rain which comes around after every 40 Min, visit space museum in Kourou, explore Zoo de Guyane, taste delicious seafood at Maison Peruvienne and many more.

Where to stay:

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Here you’ll different range of Hotels and Lodge according to your budget and need.

19. Bioluminescent Beach, Maldives

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Bioluminescent beach (first lets pronounce it for 10 times) of Maldives is another beautiful creation of nature that glows in the night. The sand of this beach comes alive at night with a glowing blue color thanks to the chemical reaction caused by Phytoplankton that is a living organism. It is the best place for newlyweds couple off their honeymoon. It is the only glowing beach at Vaadho or Mudhbhoo island.

How to reach:

The beach is a part of Vaadho island which is located around 5KM away from Male, the capital of Maldives. It is well connected to the different parts of Maldives. You can hire a speed boat which takes 15 minutes to reach there.

Best time to visit:

June to October is rated as the best time to see the brightest bioluminescent phenomena in the Maldives.

Things to do:

Simply sit and enjoy the peaceful night at the beach, click beautiful pictures in the water.
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20. Sunset Beach, Oahu Hawaii

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Located on the North shore of the Island, Sunset beach is one of the famous tourist attractions of Oahu, Hawaii. As the name implies this beach famous for its most beautiful sunset of Hawaii. This versatile beach offers the long stretch of sand that allows you to take a long walk along with the shore of sea.

During winter it becomes a haven for surfing lover because it offers big gigantic wave surfing with swells from 15 to 30 feet and also it hosts world premiere surfing competition. When the waves go flat in the summertime then it becomes a perfect spot for snorkeling.

How to get there:

Sunset beach is located 1 Mile away from Banzai Pipeline via HI-83 E (takes nearly 5 Min drive).

Best time to visit:

Come early in the morning and enjoy breakfast on the side of the Island. The best time to visit Hawaii is from April to October when the weather is good, with fewer crowds and fair rates. For watching spectacular sunset check the timing and come according to that.

Things to do:

Surfing in winter, snorkeling in summer, watch the beautiful sunset, try delicious food at the north sore of the island, visit Laniakea beach and North shore surf shop.

Where to stay:

Turtle Bay resort, Coral walk cottages Blue, Kalani Hawaii private lodging and many other accommodations according to your needs and budget.
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21. Camps bay beach, Cape Town South Africa

camps bay beach

Enjoy the amazing white sand, crystal blue water and sophisticated ambiance of Camps bay beach of Cape Town. Located between the table mountain and Lion Head is a perfect place for relaxation, sunbathing, cycling and swimming. Here you will get more than 20 restaurants, 20+ luxurious accommodation that offers you typical South African hospitality and beautiful views.

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How to Get there:

  • 15 minutes drive from city center.
  • Approx 30 minutes from Cape town international airport.
  • Around 20 minutes from V&A Waterfront.

Best time to visit:

Summer season (November to February) is the best time to visit when the temperature lies between 20 to 30 deg Celsius. This will allow you to enjoy those lazy days in the sunshine, watching the beautiful sunset, try a cocktail at the beach and take a dip inside the ocean. Mid-afternoon is the hottest time while morning and evening is a pleasant time to explore this beautiful place.

Things to do:

Sunbathing, enjoy delicious seafood, take a dip inside the Atlantic ocean, explore the camps bay African craft market, enjoy a beautiful evening with a sunset, try cocktail on the beach and many more.

Where to stay:

South beach camps bay boutique hotel (50 Meter away from beach), 3 on camps bay boutique hotel, POD camps bay, Twelve apostles hotel and spa and like that you’ll get numbers of hotels and resort around this area.
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22. Kelingking Beach – Bali Indonesia

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Located in the village of Bunga Mekar is one of the most iconic tourist attraction of the Nusa Penda Island. According to the list of Traveler Choice Awards of 2019 by TripAdvisor, Kelingking beach rank on 19th position from the 25 best beaches in the world and 2nd position from the 25 best beaches in Asia.

The isolated beach itself is down a rough 400m cliffside hike, anyway, the view of Kelingking is apparently more famous than the beach itself. The shape of cliff is like T-REX and that’s the reason its nickname is TY-REX bay.

How to Get there:

There is the only way to reach Kelingking beach is via 40 to 50-minute boat ride from Sanur because it is located in the middle of the ocean on Penida Island.

Best time to visit:

From March to November is the best time to visit Kelingking beach and if you want to skip the rainy season then Dec to Feb is the best month to go.

Entrance Fees:

0.64 USD per person and 0.32 USD for parking

Things to do:

Hiking, swimming, relaxing, watching sunset and photography.

Nearby Attractions:

Visit the broken beach, Crystal Bay, Angel’s Billabong and Atuh beach.

Where to stay:

Agasta villa, Hotel Arse Santhi Nusa Penida, Coco resort Penida, the massage resort, Mahaloka Valley etc.
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23. Butterfly Beach – Goa, India

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Experience millions of butterflies flying over the peak blooms and tumbling of the dolphins on Butterfly beach of Goa. This semi-circle shape landscape is a hidden land of adventure with some spectacular views is one of the most photographed place in whole Arabian sea coastline.

Golden sand at the foot of high shakes, which encompassing the Beach with a thick ring from the land, will easily make you feel yourself in paradise. The warm blue water with spotless and shallow ocean floor draws in with its excellence and gives an extraordinary delight.

How to get there:

The only way to get Butterfly beach is water, you have to ride a boat from Palolem beach or Agonda beach.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Butterfly beach is from November to March when the weather becomes pleasant and not too much rainfall. It allows the tourist to enjoy the sun and water.

Things to do:

Butterfly beach is a home of rare species of butterflies, goldfishes and crabs so don’t forget to witness them. Dolphins watching, a beautiful sunset, relaxation under the blue sky, hiking, photography and many more.

Places to stay near Butterfly Beach:

Royal wood beach resort (600 meters saway), Hilias Retreat (600 meters away), La Rocha (200 meters away) and many more.

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24. Ngapali beach, Myanmar

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Located on the Bay of Bengal coast in Rakhine state, surrounded by fishing village Ngaplai beach is the main tourist attraction of Myanmar. Turquoise blue water, 7 KM long white soft sand shore and palm tree-lined coast is home of the swanky resort and refreshing bars.

Ngapali beach is about relaxing, sunbathing, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and cycling down the beach and around the local village gives, this all gives you the most mesmerizing experience your life.

How to reach:

Located 7KM away from the town of Thandwe in the Rakhine State and 12 KM away from Thandwe Airport via Ngapali main road. From there you can hire private taxis or rent a car to reach there.

Best time to visit:

October to May when the weather becomes pleasant with blue sky. During rainfall, most of the hotels shut down and you will get fewer transport services to get there.

Things to do:

Ngapali beach is all about relaxing, sunbathing, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and cycling down the beach and around the local village gives you the most mesmerizing experience your life.

Where to stay:

Hilton Ngapali Resort and Spa, Thande beach hotel, Ngapali Bay villas and spa, Royal Beach Motel etc.
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25. Honopu beach – Kauai, Hawaii

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Honopu beach is one of the most incredible beaches of Hawaii where boats are not allowed. So to reach there you have to swim. This Jurassic like wonderland divided into two parts by massive rock arch and is set against towering of 365-meter ocean cliffs.

How to reach:

The only way to get there by swimming either from neighboring Kalalau beach or from the offshore boat.

Best time to visit:

April to September when the rainfall is normal and temperature lies between 20 to 30 deg Celsius.

Things to do:

Hiking, swimming, camping, paddling, watching beautiful sunset etc.
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Beach Vacation packing list:

Beach Luggage:

The first and most important thing for a perfect beach vacation. Your luggage should be light and versatile. Make sure you don’t pack too much, the goal should be packing light.

  • The basic thing to pack: Sunscreen, sunglasses, bathing suit, phone charger, sarong
  • Power bank, shorts, hats, extra underwear, pajamas, soap, conditioner
  • Cream for skin which suits you best, a good book, your favorite music playlist, umbrella, tank tops toothbrush,
  • Beach towel, toys (if come with kids), first aid box, headphone, camera and water bottle.
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Tips to make your beach vacations more memorable:

  1. Do your research and choose the right beach destinations.
  2. Try to pack light. When packing for a destination keep in mind that there you’ll get numbers of DIY packing hacks to help you. So pack light in an organized manner.
  3. Before heading to a beach vacation make sure you have a sunscreen which suits your skin because you don’t want to ruin your vacation due to your skin allergy or dark black spots.
  4. Sarong is a must, you need to include it in your closet. They are light, tend to dry up easily and perfect for chilling on the beach.
  5. Carry a waterproof handbag for your beach essentials.
  6. Learn some beach activities like snorkeling, surfing, swimming, paddling, kayaking, kayaking and camping to make you beach vacation more adventurous and memorable.

Now you can easily decide your next beach destination. Here we tried to list 25 best beaches of the world but we can’t list every beach so if we forget your favorite one then let us know in the below comment section. If you have been there at any of these beaches then share your experience with us.

Cheers, Until next destination 🙂

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