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Beaches: Here Are the Top 10

Updated on January 11, 2015
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WhitSunday Island  Australia Vilamendhoo Beach Ari Atoll,MaldivesTulum Yucatan,MexicoHAT THAM PHRA NANG Krabi,ThailandFlic EN Flac Mauritius,Republic of Mauritius
WhitSunday Island  Australia
WhitSunday Island Australia
Vilamendhoo Beach Ari Atoll,Maldives
Vilamendhoo Beach Ari Atoll,Maldives
Tulum Yucatan,Mexico
Tulum Yucatan,Mexico
Flic EN Flac Mauritius,Republic of Mauritius
Flic EN Flac Mauritius,Republic of Mauritius

From Greece to Thailand, up to Hawaii, here's what I think are the best beaches in the world. Beautiful beaches of white sand and turquoise water.

Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Whitehaven Beach.
The days run fast on the most beautiful island of Australia. Whitehaven holds 75 islands in the heart of the great barrier reef .The islands lie off the coast of Queensland in northern Australia. The biggest and most beautiful Whitsunday. The island 6 km across is truly a paradise. This beach has won numerous national awards for environmental protection and conservation. To visit the island you must book a guided tour .To get to the island of Whitsunday isn't difficult. The best time to visit is between May and September. Temperatures are mild and rain is scarce. You will find accommodations for all budgets. From luxury resorts to camping and all within its National Park.

Shipwreck Beach Zakynthos Greece

Shipwreck Beach
Zakynthos, Greece
This beautiful beach is the ideal place to spend a few hours of relaxation and can only be reached by sea. Considered one of the most astonishing places on the planet. A trip worth taking!
Early summer and autumn are the best time. July and August are the busiest months but also the best time when the island is at its most vital and full of life. In Zakynthos there is no shortage of accommodations. You can stay overnight in one of its two windmills: excursions for the blue caves or to the beach of the sinking wreck.

Haena Beach
Kaua'i, Hawaii

Swaying in the wind, white beach and turquoise water; but also majestic mountains and cliffs overlooking the sea and high waterfalls and lush vegetation. Kaua'i, "the Garden Island", is a paradise for hikers, kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts. The airport is Lihu ' and the capital of the island.

Costa Rei Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy
Costa Rei Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Costa Rei
Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy
Located on the South-eastern tip of Sardinia, Villasimius is surrounded by magnificent white sand beaches. Parked at the edge of the road that follows the coast and stay's along one of it's trails. Crystal clear waters awaits you. It is also one of the most beautiful seas in the world. The camping at capo ferrato at the southern end of Costa Rei offers good value for your money.

Vilamendhoo Beach
Ari Atoll, Maldives
Perfect for an escape from reality. The tsunami of 2004 miraculous spared Ari from the waves. Vilamendhoo resort has air-conditioned, clean and comfortable rooms, divided into three categories. In the area you will find more than 40 diving sites, some of which are among the most beautiful of the Maldives. The wernerlau diving center provides the equipment, training and guides at reasonable prices.

Tulum Yucatan, Mexico
Tulum Yucatan, Mexico
Palombaggia Corsica, Mediterranean Sea
Palombaggia Corsica, Mediterranean Sea
The Beach Zlatni Rat Bol Island Brac, Croatia
The Beach Zlatni Rat Bol Island Brac, Croatia

Yucatan, Mexico
Th beaches of Tulum are among the most beautiful of Mexico, stretches of sand, water turning into a color of green jade and refreshed by a gentle breeze. The place has a unique charm to the world: from the beach, you can make out the Mayan ruins placed in a spectacular position. The area offers great opportunities for diving, snorkeling and hiking (limestone caves used from rainwater), as well as hotels and restaurants for all budgets.

Corsica, Mediterranean Sea
The most famous beach in Southern corsica is also the most beautiful.Palombaggia has a long strip of sand and also pine trees, which is located within walking distance to the coast, this famous beach is active throughout the year. If you enjoy pony rides then this is perfect for those who have never ridden.

The Beach Zlatni Rat
Bol Island Brac, Croatia
Brac Island is located in Bol,Croatia, Zlatni Rat is a demonstration of how you might develop an activity on a beach that has a very unique shape. The hotels are situated in a pine forest that stretches to the West of the town, a short distance from the beach Zlatni Rat, formed by small white pebbles, whose tip changes profile depending on the wind and waves. This is one of the most enchanting of Dalmatia. In July and August Bol hosts a Summer Cultural Festival in which dancers and musicians arrive from all over Croatia.

Flic En Flac, Mauritius, Republic Of Mauritius
An immense Beach, far enough to stretch the whole State that follows the coast. The atmosphere is relaxing, even if the sugar plantations in the area are leaving to make room for new construction, a supermarket and even a casino. Some people think that Flic en Flac runs a serious risk of degradation, but for the moment it is still a wonderful place. Hotel Accommodation is not difficult to find.

Hat Tham Phra Nang
Krabi ,Thailand
This beach is a heaven for your soul, it will give you relaxation and well-being. From Bangkok Krabi is easy to reach by plane, but then you will need to use a boat to get to the beach. June, July and August are the best months. Rain usually falls a couple of hours a day. On the other hand, the rain usually makes the beach less crowded and prices very affordable.

Have fun!

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    • travelholidays profile image


      7 years ago from India

      Hi, you have presented a perfect hub here. the 'Haena Beach' map is simply awesome :)

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      7 years ago

      You are most welcome tiffany delite, and thank you so much! I hope you make those dreams a reality soon! We have so many options around the world for a fun, beautiful beach escape! Although, the beaches I've mentioned in this Hub are slightly more expensive than other places, I wouldn't mind being on any beach at this point! It's beginning to get cold where I live (Canada) , so I'm thinking anywhere but Canada would be perfect! Dominican Republic, even Miami would do! :)

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      Tiffany Delite 

      7 years ago from Wichita, KS

      i have dreams of traveling the world one day...if i could make it to just ONE of these beautiful beaches, i would call it even! lol...thank you so much for this great hub...blessings!

    • Bootsmade4walkin profile image


      9 years ago from Washington, DC / Leadville, CO

      Great list of beaches! The only one I've been to is the Whitsundays and it was indeed spectacular. One beach that is never on any list, though, that I still dream about seven years later is unexpectedly in New Zealand. Cathedral Cove is one of the most uniquely beautiful beaches that I have ever visited! Check it out and let me know what you think.

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      9 years ago from delray beach, florida

      I would like to go tanning on all of theses beaches.

    • LeisureLife profile image


      9 years ago from USA

      Great hub, thanks for writing this!

    • HotUrban profile image


      9 years ago from

      Brilliant hub. I've been to a few of these. I miss lying on the beach with a good book!

    • ofeliaw profile image


      9 years ago

      Love the pictures and good information hub, I hope some day visit those great places.

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thanks duffsmom .

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      P. Thorpe Christiansen 

      9 years ago from Pacific Northwest, USA

      Very interesting Hub. My family lives on Kauai. I've never been there (afraid to fly). Thanks for the world tour, very enjoyable.

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Im glad you liked it 6hotfingers3.

    • 6hotfingers3 profile image


      9 years ago

      Thank you for a mental trip to some of the most beautiful beaches the world has to offer. Many of which I which I had never heard of.Thank you!

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      9 years ago

      beautiful beaches..i'll b visiting Thai real soon, would defly b checkin out the beach in Krabi..

      Thanks for d reviews Jangalplanet ;)

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      9 years ago from San Diego, CA

      My fiancé has been to the Tulum beach in Mexico and said its so beautiful. Can't wait to check out a couple of these other ones- especially in Greece and Australia!

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thank you superwags,yes feel free to comment on any other beach you feel deserves attention.

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      9 years ago from UK

      Hi Janga, cool hub. I visited Hat Tham Phra Nang a few years back. I was staying in Railey beach a short distance away and was initially sceptical of whether it was worth a whole day trip to go to yet another beach. Despite this I was amazed by how beautiful this place was (although acomodation there was nigh on impossible to get on my meagre budget!).

      Feel I should also give a mention to another beach on the nearby Island of Koh Phi Phi Don (location for the film "The Beach") which was similarly spectacular - good, cheap acomodation and lots of nightlife for that one on the main island of Koh Phi Phi Lay.


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      9 years ago from Slovenia

      2 more I have already visited and are absolutely worth mentioning here: Bondi Beach in Sydney and Miami Beach..

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      9 years ago from Slovenia

      Breath taking images and descriptions :O

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thank you FeliciaM, What a view Shipwreck beach is really amazing.

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      9 years ago from Canada

      I love the pictures! Never been to Greece,have to go there! Thanks for sharing.

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thank you j i am glad you found it informative .

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thank you FaithDream glad you like them.

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      9 years ago from (Midwest) USA

      I love the beach & your photos are great. Thanks for sharing.

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      Rema T V 

      9 years ago from Chennai, India

      Great pictures. Now your hub is very colorful.



    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thank you Susan hope you enjoyed.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      9 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Beautiful Beaches and very well written hub! Thanks so much.

    • Rastamermaid profile image


      9 years ago from Universe

      Awesome hub with beautiful pics!

      Thanks for sharing!

    • georgiecarlos profile image


      9 years ago from Philippines

      Such beautiful pictures! Thanks for sharing this! Now I have more options on what to do this summer

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      Rema T V 

      9 years ago from Chennai, India

      Hi Jangalplanet, Nice hub. I have a suggestion. If you add pictures of these beaches, not only will it increase the value of your hub, but will attract more visitors too.

      Thanks for the interesting information.

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thanks Spong00llama, I love Sweden.

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      Jake Brannen 

      9 years ago from Canada

      Neat article, I love beaches. I am particularly attracted to Strand Tylösand (Silk-Sand Beach) in Sweden.

    • Jangaplanet profile imageAUTHOR

      A James Di Rodi 

      9 years ago

      Thanks LuisEGonzalez.There are many beautiful locations around the world that are truly amazing .

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      9 years ago

      Shows you've done your research..good work


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