10 Fabulous World-wide Beaches

Here we share with you ten top beaches from around the world, selected by the team for their incredible beauty and uniqueness. Have you visited any of them?

  1. Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue Island, Seychelles – famed as the beach on the Bounty chocolate bar advert! White sands lined with palm tress and iconic granite boulders. Best enjoyed with a fresh pino colada!
  2. Shipwreck beach (Navagio), Zante Island, Greece. A secluded cove with a rusted shipwreck washed up on pristine sands. Heavily featured on brochure pages. Reached by booking a boat trip.
  3. La Concha Beach, San Sebastian, Spain – One of the most beautiful urban beaches in all of Europe.
  4. Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia – Manly is one of Australia’s most famous surfing beaches and Sydney’s great attractions. To get there, Manly Ferries (operating since 1855) is a must do and offers wonderful views of Sydney Harbour too.
  5. Varadero Beach, Varadero, Cuba – sitting on a 13-mile long peninsula, the beach is close to many hotels and features natural attractions including caves and coral reef.
  6. Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA – A 2.5 mile beach popular for watersports and dolphin spotting. An idea combination with Orlando’s theme parks for a two centre family holiday.
  7.  Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand – A one of a kind beach made famous by Danny Boyle’s 2000 film, The Beach featuring Leonardo DiCaprio. According to The Guardian, the beach is to shut for four months annually from this June as a result of environmental damage and impact of tourism. A serious and sad reminder for us to behave as responsible tourists and not to ruin the very destinations we set out to see.
  8. Reynisfjara Beach, Haley, Iceland – a mystical black sand beach made from lava, with crashing atlantic waves, enourmous cave mouths, a quirky lighthouse and home to wildlife such as puffins
  9. Pink Beach, Santa Cruz Island. Philippines – Red coral and shells offshore break up to give grains of sand a touch of a rosy tone, creating a subtle pink beach! The number of visitors to the isalnd is restricted. Trips can be arranged with the tourist office.
  10. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos – recently featured in the Independent as 2018’s number one beach in the world – so we thought we best include it!