Beaches are always the perfect place for vacation; either you want to explore nature or simply kill time daydreaming. Get ready with us to explore the 20 most eye catching beaches in the world to fulfill your wanderlust and put on your bucket list!
Named after the demigod of the winds Aeolus, the Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago off the northeastern coast of Sicily. It's not easy getting to the islands: you have to take a few boat trips, but it is worth it, for you will be welcomed with peace and tranquillity.
Santorini has long been listed as the world's top island and is now considered too commercial, yet it is still worth visiting.The inky water is not the only attraction, but also the villages painted white. Watching the sunset in a local restaurant with a glass of wine is the way to live.
As one of the most popular islands in the world, Bali is named the "Island of the Gods." The Indonesian island offers great tranquility for yoga and meditation, but can also grant your wish of having a bustling nightlife and great food.
In the Indian Ocean near East Africa lies the Seychelles archipelagic island country. There you can find 115 islands surrounded by crystal blue water. This is an ideal place for pure relaxation because there is no threat at all, and even hawksbill turtles can lay their eggs in the sun without concern.
Saint Lucia, an island located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, is a place you go in any season for long or short visits. If you are an adventurous person, Saint Lucia's drive-in volcano and rain forests are waiting for you. If you are looking for fun, its fishing villages and five-star resorts will suit you down to the ground.
Capri, the renowned Italian island, has been a cultural center for artists and aristocrats since the turn of the last century. Entering the island, we shall see natural grottos and ruins of Imperial Roman villas. Do remember to wear the Capri pants, which were named after the island.
Yachting-type people must have heard of Whitsunday Islands. With its 74 islands, Whitsunday Islands is located in the center of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The best way to spend your day here is to hop on a yacht and explore the island and oceans!
Corsica's island may be the perfect place if you want to spend your vacation on the Mediterranean Sea. With a mix of both French and Italian culture, Corsica invites visitors to discover its rich history and stylish towns.
If you're a diving lover, then the Perhentian Islands are just for you! Under the turquoise ocean, you'll chance upon shoals of fish like rays and cuttlefish. If you don't like going underwater, there are other nice options, such as camping and jungle trekking.
Comprising 1,500 smaller islands, the Raja Ampat is like heaven for scuba enthusiasts. As a part of the Coral Triangle, it has the world's top Marine biodiversity. Down under the water, there are 1,508 species of fish, and 537 species of corals that are waiting for you to explore.
Lying in the South Pacific, the Fiji archipelago consists of 300 islands, and each island has its unique characteristics. Its rich forest, mineral, and fish resources have driven its development. There you can choose from plan tree beaches, coral reefs, or rugged landscapes.
The Galapagos archipelago lies in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles from the west coast of South America. If you love wild animals, visit Galapagos, for it is a paradise for all species. If you are a Darwin fan, visit Galapagos, for it led to his formulation of the theory of evolution.
The Zanzibar archipelago connects Africa, Arabia, and the Indian Ocean and is an island with a long history. There you will find absolute dream-made beaches as well as numerous ancient buildings.
Mauritius is one of the most well-known islands. Although it is a remote island about 2,000 kilometers away from the southeast coast of Africa, people still come here from all over the world. There you can find all the typical tropical features like, tropical fauna, waterfalls, hiking trails, and wildlife.
Sardinia is just the place for you, whether you are a beach person or mountain person. You will see all types of terrains, from steep mountains to rocky coasts. Among the 100 beaches in Sardinia, you will undoubtedly find a sandy one that is just right for you!
Madeira Island is located in the Atlantic Ocean, southwest of Portugal. The main island was created by volcanic activity; so therefore, volcanoes are its specialty. Don't forget to have a drink of their wine while you are walking on the beach.
Koh Samui is one of the most popular islands in Thailand. There you can experience gorgeous views of mountainous rainforests and all the beaches that are within reach. Later, when you need entertainment and relaxation, you will find many luxurious resorts and spas.
On the west coast of France, Re Island is famous for its rare combination of salt marshes, dunes, and pine trees. You can rent a bike to visit the 17th-century Fortifications of Vauban or enjoy the tranquility at an outdoor cafe.
Palau Islands, an archipelago of over 500 islands, is located in the western Pacific Ocean. It is mainly made from limestone and volcanic rock. Its stunning turquoise lagoons welcome all visitors, especially divers.
Lying on the southwest coast of Hvar, Croatia, the Pakleni Islands are hidden jewels of the Adriatic Sea. They are lined up in a 10-kilometer chain and covered by limestones and low pine forest. There you can go fishing, do all the water sports and get tanned at the same time!
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