1. Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue, Seychelles
This is a sand ribbon on La Dique, the third largest island of Seychelles. It is incredibly beautiful with a mix of flamingo-pink and salt-white sands. Anse Source d’Argent is one of the world’s most photographed beaches. If you love ssnorkelling then you must visit this beach whose calm waters are well protected by a reef. Just nearby, the Lanbousir restaurant is where you can try Creole dishes. If you love picnics, just buy food from the supermarket located only 5 minutes away.
2. Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Italy
This is an irresistible white sandy beach in a very unique setting. Its waters are crystal clear while the land just behind the sand is a dry desert. Its white cliffs add to the appeal which makes this beach stay on the top lists of world’s favorite beaches. Protected turtles also lay their eggs here. Dolphins are often seen doing their acrobatics in the fluorescent blue waters. Making the highlight nearby is also the isle of Linosa with its black and red volcanic beach.
3. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
Here the sand is shimmering white and the waters are turquoise. Offshore is a reef which protects abundant marine life often seen in documentaries like Jacques Cousteau. This is definitely worth visiting especially if you love ssnorkelling The beach offers a tranquil atmosphere where many restaurants and resorts are conveniently located nearby.
4. Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia
This is a pristine white sandy beach found in the Whitsunday Islands National Park. You can only visit it with a tour guide and are allowed to stay for only a few hours. The beach stretches over 2 1/2 miles with its almost 100% pure silica and crystal clear waters making it stunningly beautiful. Jellyfish are found here in summer.
5. Praia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
If you want a holiday in Brazil, make sure to visit Praia do Sancho as this is the best beach there. This beach on the island of Fernando de Noronha does not face out into the ocean, but Brazil’s coast. It has a backdrop of steep rocky cliffs that are covered in vegetation. The beach is accessed by boat or some tricky stairs. The reflections of green vegetation on clear waters that wash the white sands create an amazing view.
6. Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico
This stunningly beautiful natural crescent of white sand is worth visiting when on holiday in Puerto Rico. Unlike many of the beaches on the island where you find garbage, flamenco doesn’t suffer such a problem. A reef offshore about a quarter-mile provides divers and snorkelers the perfect opportunities. It is a great destination all year round but getting tickets can a little hard as they are limited and sell out quickly.
7. Playa de las Catedrales, Ribadeo, Spain
This beach is simply gorgeous while the rock formations that adore it are incredible. It is a great one to visit between July and August although it can attract crowds. You can’t miss a visit here while in the region that also has many smaller secluded beaches.
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