National Beach Day started in 2014. The holiday raised awareness of the beach beauty while also calling the attention of the government and the department of environment and the natural resources to help keep the beaches safe and clean. Anyone can be of big help here through enjoying the beach, leaving nothing behind, and keeping your animals or pets from getting tangled in the trash. Just swim, surf, dive, and take into the aquatic playgrounds of the world. Just remember to take your part in protecting our natural resources — the beaches.
The truth is it is not possible to rank the best beaches of the world since our preferences are different from one another. Nevertheless, for the well-traveled and for those that have placed their feet in the numerous sands of the beaches, the presented list of the most spectacular beaches is based on the amenities, swimming and water sports options, sense of place, accessibility, safety, scenery and the amount of relaxation it can give. From sandy to coral and from long to enclosed beaches, these beaches can be found in the best beach destinations in the world. And since it is National Beach Day and everyone loves having their best day at a beach, here are the ten most stunning beaches from around the world.
10. TULUM, RIVIERA MAYA in MEXICO
What sets the Tulum Beach apart is the proximity of it to some of its most beautiful Mayan ruins around Mexico: This is where one of the best cultural destinations in the world meets one of what the best beaches of the world can offer. Tulum’s ruin is one ancient walled city seated on the rocky cliff that overlooked the stunning beach. With a mass of tourists visiting here every day, the place is not exactly a private one, but the mesmerizing turquoise Caribbean water and the broad stretched of white sands make more to it.
9. NAVAGIO BEACH, in ZAKYNTHOS GREECE
The Navagio beach is one isolated, yet remarkably beautiful sandy cove over the island of Greeks of Zakynthos. It’s usually referred being the Shipwreck Beach since it is the home of the wreck of the ship known as Panagiotis that is known to have been the smuggler’s ship. The place is defined by their sheer limestone cliffs, clear blue water, and white sand beaches that attract many tourists yearly. The shred of beach is only accessed by boat, but you’ll see it from the top when you stand over the high sides of the enclosing cliffs.
8. GRACE BAY, in TURKS & CAICOS
Turks and Caicos encompass 40 islands and also cays, of which the Providenciales is the major tourist centers. It is here, at the northern shore, you will find Grace Bay, the 12 miles (19km) paradise-perfect mixing of transparent water and sugary sand and fringed by the coral reef system together with diving and fabulous snorkeling. Unfortunately, the increase number of condo hotels and resorts had sprung up down the shore in the recent years, so you’ll be better off the days on a more private hotel beach of Parrot Cay or Amanyara
7.WHITEHAVEN BEACH, QUEENSLAND, in AUSTRALIA
The Whitehaven Beach is being protected by Whitsunday Islands National Parke, and is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The most famous beach in Australia stretched for 7km or 4.4 miles and is washed through swirls of turquoise, green and blue water. The sand has been 98% of pure white silica that gives it a luminescent, brilliant color. You will reach the beach through a seaplane or a helicopter, or you may sail to the Whitehaven Beach with a yacht excursion in that place.
6. BAIA DO SANCHO, FERNANDO de NORONHO, in BRAZIL
The Baio Do Sancho can be found on the remote isle of Fernando de Noronha, the active volcanic archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean of 21 islands situated about 350 km or 220 miles off the shore of the northeastern Brazil bay. The soft white sands and sparkling emerald water are surrounded by the vegetation-covered 75 m or 250 ft cliffs. The beach will only be reached through your feet or by a boat on the dirt trail through the crack in the rock wall with some dozen of slippery, uneven-sandy steps. This beach is ideal for spotting rays and snorkeling.
5. LONG BEACH, in VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA
It’s not only tropical beach whose breathtaking loveliness will really make one speechless. A great sample is the Long Beach. This is Canada’s longest sandy beach in Vancouver Island, which gives the unmatched maritime wilderness and eye-popping attractive views. Located within the border of Pacific Rim Nat’l Park Reserve between Ucluelet and Tofino, its 16 km or 10 miles of pristine sand had been backed through lush rainforests and had been washed by the cool pounding surf. About 20 thousand gray whales migrated up to this coast every summer and spring.
4. MAYA BAY, KOH PHI PHI, in THAILAND
The Maya Bay is one stunningly sheltered bay in Thailand. With the ring of white sands enclosed by mangroves and the towering limestone walls covered by the dense foliage, it is easy to witness why the director Danny Boyle selected this beach for this list. The main beach in the bay is about 650 ft or 200 m long and presents soft, silky white sand, with the exotic fish and underwater colorful coral in the exceptionally transparent water.
3. CAMPS BAY, CAPE TOWN, in SOUTH AFRICA
The Cape Town is included here because of its being a magnificent beach on its doorstep. The Camps Bay isn’t only a famous beach in Cape Town, but this is also an urban beach. Boasting blinding white sands set against the grand backdrop of the 12 Apostles Mountain Range & the Table Mountain, the Camps Bay’s water had been a bit cold because of the presents at the Atlantic Ocean; however, it will not divert you from its world-famous sunsets and amazing surrounding scenery.
2. POLIHALE BEACH, in HAWAII, USA
The Polihale is a hand-below the most breathtakingly stunning beach in the Hawaiian archipelago. This apparently deserted 7mi or 11 km stretch at the western ending part of Kauai, one from those scenic islands of the world, is some more miles from the closest town and holds the enchantment and mystique vibe, still alive during Hawaii today. This beach can be reached only via the poorly marked, dirty sugarcane road, making the 4-wheel drive auto preferable.
1. ANSE SOURCE D’ARGENT, in SEYCHELLES
This is one of the top photographed beaches from across the world, its blinding white sand of Anse Source d’Argent open out across La Digue. It is one of those 115 islands that make this paradisiacal archipelago of the Indian Ocean. This beach sparkles against the backdrop of the enormous granite boulders, damaged by weather and time. The offshore reef gives protection from the ocean waves, making its turquoise water the best spot to swim. Keep your eyes out for the giant tortoises and endangered birds.