The 25 most beautiful beaches in the world

I propose you a trip through paradisiacal beaches of fine sands and transparent seas. While there are many idyllic places on the planet, on this list I present you the 25 most beautiful and dazzling beaches in the world.

Ambergris Caye, Belize

Ambergris is the largest island in the Caribbean country. Paradise beaches and many water sports offers you will find on this island. The great barrier reef of Belize is one of the biggest attractions of this country of tropical climate.

beach, Ambergris Caye

Diani, Kenya

Bathed by the waters of the Indian Ocean, this beach is 25 kilometers long and stands out for its coral reefs, monkey populations and ideal conditions for kitesurfing.

Diani Beach, Kenya

El Nido, Philippines

On the Philippine island of Palawan we find these wonderful white sand beaches and transparent waters surrounded by mountains. This site offers possibilities to dive in crystal clear waters or explore caves in the rocks.

El Nido, Philippines

Monterosso al Mare, Italy

This town is located in the center of a natural gulf, northwest of Italy. White sands and the already famous rock are surrounded by the charm of Italian architecture.

Monterosso al Mare beach

Champagne Beach, Vanuatu

This beach is a favorite among tourists visiting the South Pacific. Its white sands attract many visitors who arrive on cruise ships from Australia.

Champagne Beach Vanuatu

Le Morne, Mauritius

In this small town located in the southwest corner of Mauritius, we find a peninsula with paradisiacal beaches that are complemented by golf courses and luxury hotels with all imaginable services. All this located at the foot of a basaltic rock summit that rises 556 meters.

Le Morne, Mauritius

Stiniva Beach, Croatia

It is a beautiful beach hidden between two huge rocks on the island of Vis. Stiniva is a pebble beach, bathed by the clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. We can reach it on foot, or from the sea in small boats.

Stiniva Beach Croatia

S’Alga, Spain

Three kilometers of white sands and a transparent shallow sea await you on this beach on the small island of Espalmador, near Formentera. This place is perhaps the only one in Europe with beaches of tropical characteristics.

S'alga, Espalmador, Formentera

Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands

This beach is located on the western side of the Grand Cayman Island and was chosen as the best in the Caribbean by the Caribbean Travel and Life magazine. Here you can do jetski, beach volleyball or snorkeling in the Cemetery Reef, famous for its rock formations.

Seven Mile Island

Elafonisi, Greece

The small island of Elafonisi (or Elafonissos) is located in the southwest of the island of Crete. This place is a protected reserve and stands out for its pink sands and transparent seas.

When the tide is low you can cross walking between Elefonisi and Crete through the reef.

Elafonisi Beach, Greece

Los Roques, Venezuela

Los Roques archipelago is located in the Caribbean Sea, near the coast of Venezuela. The islands and cays are surrounded by coral reefs and have a great diversity of fauna, especially turtles and birds.

Beach in Los Roques, Venezuela

Seagrass Bay, Fiji

Laucala is one of three small islets located east of Tauveni Island in Fiji. Seagrass is the quietest beach in Laucala, where you can relax, swim, walk, go horseback riding and surround yourself with unique natural species in the country.

Laucala Island

Matira Beach, French Polynesia

Matira is a beach that we can find south of the island of Bora Bora, in French Polynesia. It is one of the favorite by tourists and here we find white sands, palm trees, bars and sometimes also beach parties.

Matira Beach, Bora Bora

Source d’Argent, Seychelles

The beach at Anse Source d’Argent is one of the most famous in this country of the Indian Ocean. This place and the nearby beach of Anse Grand are preferred by tourists who arrive on the island of La Digue.

Its huge rocks of peculiar shapes dazzle anyone who visits this place. In addition, these beaches are surrounded by coconut and vanilla plantations and have important colonies of giant turtles.

Source  d'Argent, La Digue

Cayo Largo, Cuba

Cayo Largo del Sur is located in the Canarreos archipelago, south of Cuba. Its 25 kilometers of beaches have crystal clear waters, palm trees and white sands. Here it is possible to be in contact with starfish, iguanas and thousands of fish.

Its beauty has made it one of the best beach destinations in Cuba, as well as being famous among tourists who love naturist culture and nudism.

Cayo Largo Cuba

Gouverneur, Saint Barth

Saint Barts is a small Caribbean island belonging to France. On its southern coast we find the Gouverneur beach, a site surrounded by a small hill and the waters of the Grande Saline Bay.

The transparent waters allow you to admire the seabed and its fish population. Legend has it that in the past, a French pirate named Monbart hid a treasure somewhere on this beach.

Gouverneur Beach, St Barths

Palm Beach, Aruba

This long beach northwest of Aruba has ideal conditions for parasailing and snorkeling. Its white sand landscape is complemented by a wide range of cuisine and nightlife.

Palm Beach Aruba

Ngapali, Myanmar

In the southwest of Myanmar we find the Ngapali beach. Three kilometers of fine sands, bathed by the warm waters of the Gulf of Bengal. Ngapali stands out for its tranquility and offer of very economic activities.

Ngapali Beach

Saona Island, Dominican Republic

Saona is a small island located in the southeast corner of the Dominican Republic. Its long beaches with crystal clear waters and abundant coconut trees make this site one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean.

The island is located within the Cotubanamá National Park and has a huge variety of fauna, especially turtles and seagulls.

Isla Saona, Dominican Republic

Whitehaven Beach, Australia

The Whitsunday archipelago is one of Australia’s most dazzling sites. Here we find Whitehaven Beach, the most photographed in Australia and one of the most beautiful in the world.

White sands, waters around 24 ºC and a large number of fish make this site a true earthly paradise.

Whitehaven Beach, Australia

Kanuhura Island, Maldives

A few kilometers north of Male, capital of Maldives, we find the Lhaviyani atoll. Kanuhura Island is located north of this atoll and stands out for its luxurious hotel with bungalows, small cottages and swimming pools with spectacular views. All this in an environment of coconut trees, fine sands and warm and transparent seas.

Kanuhura Atoll, Maldives

Maya Bay, Thailand

Bathed by the waters of Andaman Sea, Ko Phi Phi Leh Island is located southwest of Thailand. Here is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Mayan Bay dazzles with its turquoise waters and rocky hills that surround it almost completely. The Beach movie, with Leonardo Di Caprio, was filmed in this place in 2000 and since then the number of tourists who visit it has been increasing.

To allow the ecosystem and corals to recover from the deterioration caused by excessive tourism, the Thai government closed Mayan Bay until 2021.

Maya Beach, Thailand

South Male, Maldives

The South Male Atoll is located south of the city of Male. It consists of small islands, among which Guraidhoo, Gulhi, Anantara and Maafushi stand out. These four are located along 10 kilometers in the eastern sector of the atoll, and in them we find hotel establishments of different categories, fishing villages, beautiful beaches and a wide range of water sports.

South Male, Maldives

Chichime Island, Panama

The San Blas archipelago has 365 islands and is located in the waters of the Caribbean Sea. Chichime is a quiet island where its indigenous culture still survives intact. Here we can swim in the natural pools, snorkel and see a sunken ship that now serves as a home for thousands of fish.

Chichime Island

Aitutaki Atoll, Cook Islands

This almost triangular atoll is located in the Pacific Ocean, 225 kilometers (140 mi) north of Rarotonga. It consists of a volcanic island surrounded by low coral islets with white sandy beaches. Its lagoon has been described many times as the most beautiful in the world.

Aitutaki Cook Islands

Images: Jae Lee, Samu, Michal Vogt, Miguel Virkkunen Carvalho, José Ilidio Spinola, Nike159, StBartsGuide.com, Damien Dempsey, K Tao, Cayman Islands, Laucala Island, Getty, Exquisite Coast, Just-mauritius.com.za.
Iani Nikolov
News Reporter

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