Summers are far, hence how are we supposed to spend the coming months of hardly any sun and lots of layers? Well, how about we make a list of beaches to visit when the summers arrive? So, here is a list of top 10 beaches around the world where you can celebrate the arrival of summers and the end of this winter. Many of them are located are archipelagos and located at secluded places, thus making them a perfect calm yet enjoyable holiday destination to go to with your family and friends.
10. PAKLINSKI ISLANDS
They are located in Hyar, Croatia.
It is a chain of 21 islands, also called the “Hell’s islands”. The beaches can be reached by private yacht and motor boats. The beach offers crystal clear water, hidden bays and deserted beaches. Croatia also offers budget yacht weeks.
9. BAIA DO SANCHO
They are located in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil.
This Brazilian beauty with its glimmering turquoise waters and gorgeous coral reefs is a secluded miracle. It is located at a very secluded location and it is very difficult to reach the beach, as one has to go down a dirty road and a few wobbly ladders and then through a tight cleft. Phew! But, the fruit of toil is the sweetest, isn’t it? In-fact you can visit the beach as a combined trip for the 2016 Olympics.
8. RABBIT BEACH
They are located in Lampedusa, Italy.
The beach is at a pretty secluded location which is accessible only by a boat. Pearl white beach and turquoise Blue Ocean makes it a beauty to behold. This beach is special because of dolphins frolicking in the water and also because it is one of the few places in the Mediterranean where the loggerhead sea turtles go to lay their eggs. Beside this, the beach lies next to the volcanic island of Linosa which has an amazing red and black beach.
7. LAKE MCKENZIE
They are located in Fraser Island, Australia.
Imagine no salty sting in your eyes while you dive in the waters. This beach is a freshwater lake with no salt to sting. McKenzie is considered one of the cleanest waters in the world. Fraser Island is also one of the largest sand islands in the world and is home to an ancient rainforest.
6. BAHIA GARDNER
They are located in Española Island, Galapagos.
Espanola’s are four million years old volcanic islands. Espanola Islands are famous for the rife wildlife species such as sea lions, red lava lizards and Espanola mockingbirds! In-fact all the world’s Waved Albatross population breeds at Bahia Gardner.
5. EL CASTILLO
They are located in Tulum, Mexico.
The beach boasts of the Mayan ruins on its background and white sand paradise with clear water and colorful fishing boats in the foreground. Tulum is famous for its ruins, specially the impressive El Castillo where the Mayan ruler used to hold his court on important social and religious issues. The place is looks like a perfect painting. One can enjoy climbing pyramids, swimming in gorgeous cenotes and kite surfing.
4. GLASS BEACH
They are located in Kauai, Hawaii.
No sandy legs and no sand in your trunks. The beach is covered with clear, blue, and brown glass pebbles that make a breath-taking site, shining through the rays of the sun. Scientifically speaking, it takes the ocean about ten to thirty years to create these pebbles. You can even take these pebbles as souvenirs for your family and friends!
3. MOSQUITO BAY
They are located in Vieques, Puerto Rico.
This bay is also called the ‘Bioluminescent Bay’ because Mosquito Bay is the world’s best example of a natural light show that takes place when dinoflagellates are disturbed and emit a trail of neon blue light like a leaking glow stick. You can even rent a canoe to experience this natural phenomenon up close.
2. ANSE SOURCE D’ARGENT
They are located in La Digue, Republic of Seychelles.
The beach is a photographer’s delight because of its towering grey cliffs and pink sand. It might even be difficult to go back hope after the days spent in this paradise. Veuve Nature Reserve in La Digue, is the only place on the planet where you can find the rarest of rare bird- the black paradise flycatcher (only about a 100 of them are left).
1. HIDDEN BEACH
They are located in The Marieta Islands by Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
It is actually called the Playa Del Amor but is commonly referred to as the hidden beach because it is just what the name suggests- hidden! When looked from above, it is a cavernous hole in the surface of the lush green island of Marieta and within this cavern lies a secret beach with crystal clear water and ample shade and sun. What is even more exciting is the journey through water tunnels to reach this beach. It is rumored that the beach was formed by bomb testing done by the Mexican Military during the 1990s because the islands have almost always been uninhabited and hence vulnerable to be used by the Mexican Government.