Our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there are countless stretches of sandy perfection in every corner of the globe. Unfortunately they where not all created equally. Here is our list of The Top 10 Beaches in the world. Which will be crowned the best beach?
Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
Made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach. Maya Bay is a must see. Get there early to beat the crowds and marvel at this world famous tropical paradise.
The Great Ocean Road beaches, Victoria, Australia
The Great Ocean Road on Australia’s Southern Coast is scattered with beautiful beaches and wave battered coves. See the Twelve Apostles standing tall in the waters or take a surf on the waves, The Great Ocean Road is a great place to visit.
Baa Atoll, the Maldives
Baa Atoll is one of the 1,200 small coral islands that make up the Maldive Islands. Located in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by crystal clear waters, they are littered with idyllic tropical beaches that draw even the rich and the famous. The Maldives has some of the best beaches in the world.
Boulders Beach, Cape Town, South Africa
Boulders Beach makes our list for being a little different than most. The beach is home to a colony of nearly 3,000 penguins. If you are ever near Cape Town, do not miss your chance to get up close to these beautiful little creatures .
Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
One of the only public access beaches in Bora Bora, so you won’t need to pay the five-star resort prices to enjoy this mile long stretch of heaven. Get there early to grab the best spot and spend a day in paradise.
Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays, Australia
The second entry from Australia, is from the Whitsundays, Whitehaven Beach. Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, winning tourism awards year after year. It is one of the world’s most unspoiled and beautiful beaches.
Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos
Sitting in the center of the Galapagos archipelago, Tortuga Bay has some of the most spectacular wildlife on earth. A place where iguanas swim in the ocean and turtles roam the land. The Galapagos is one of the most breathtaking places on the planet.
Honopu Beach, Hawaii
Accessible only by the water, getting to Honopu Beach is an adventure by itself. You must swim from either an offshore boat or take the more grueling quarter mile swim from the neighbouring beach. Honopu is definitely one of the most adventurous beaches in the world.
Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece
With its white cliffs and turquoise waters, Navagio Beach is one of the most picturesque beaches on the planet. Sometimes referred to as “Smugglers Cove”. This diamond of the mediterranean comes in as the second best beach in the world.
Anse Source D’Argent, Seychelles
Perhaps one of the most photographed beaches in the world, Anse Source D’Argent has been the star of many films, adverts and TV shows. Because of its towering cliffs, unique boulders and pink sand, it is also the star of our list and is crowned the best beach in the world.
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