Beaches are a perfect holiday destination; the blissful serenity of clear water and perpetuating shorelines that you get to experience is just priceless. And the good news for beach lovers is that there are several beaches around the world which are simply paradisiacal.
In case you want to get familiar with some of the most popular beaches, here are some of the biggest names.
1. Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
You’ve probably seen in it movies or read about the islands of Phi Phi in books. Apart from splendid beauty, inexpensive visit is what attracts tourists from all over the world to this gem of an island.
The tropical undertone of the island caters to a perfect backdrop, only to impress the beholders. One of the major attractions of Phi Phi island is the colour of the shoreline and water which is turquoise and sometimes green. You can have a great time in the island with water sports like scuba diving and speedboat riding. You can also socialise and mingle with locals and tourists.
2. Bali – Indonesia
Bali is one of the most favoured travel destinations in the world. Apart from the popularity of forested volcanic mountains, Bali is also recognised for resplendent beaches like Lovina Beach, Kuta and Padangbai.
The best time to visit Bali would be during the dry seasons (April through to October). Western coastal beaches of the island like Jimbaran, Canggu, Legian, Seminyak and Kuta are calm and clean as there are no offshore winds and erosion.
3. Bahamas Island
From luxurious accommodation to exciting water sports and duty-free shops – everything is just perfect in the Bahamas. Some of the most popular beaches in the Bahamas include Cable Beach, Ten Bay Beach, Tahiti Beach, Xanadu Beach and Cabbage Beach.
Almost all beaches have white-washed shores and are clean. If you are a nature enthusiast, then you can have a great time exploring wildlife preserves and offshore reefs.
4. Bora Bora – French Polynesia
Bora Bora is a gift from the heavens. 18th-century British explorer, James Cook had described Bora Bora as the “Pearl of the Pacific.”
Although the island is small and stretches just 6 miles long, the place overflows with stupendous beauty. With aquamarine lagoons, lush jungles and dormant volcanoes, Bora Bora island is simply a paradise for adventure lovers.
5. St. Lucia – Caribbean
Music and ethereal beauty – that’s what St. Lucia is all about. The island nation attracts a diverse group of travellers including hipsters, music lovers, honeymooners and explorers. Some of the beaches in St. Lucia worth visiting are Choc and Rodney Bay.
One definite reason for visiting St. Lucia is that it doesn’t cost you much as compared to other popular beach destinations.