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IN Travel & Adventure ON 27 Oct, 2016
Sun and sand together with blue or green waters and the splashing waves along the shore are nothing short of a paradise. Even the most unromantic humans will find something to fall in love at such locations.
Whether you are a person who likes to soak up the sun or the more adventurous kind who loves snorkeling and paragliding, beaches are for one and all. The beauty of beaches cannot be explained in words.
You may have spent a day or two at some nearby islands and might have loved the experience, but these amazing beaches we are going to mention here look straight out of a postcard setting and will compel you to renounce the world and live in the lap of nature.
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If you want to get pampered in the luxurious setting of some beautiful beach resort, then Maldives is the ideal choice. Offering many lavish resorts to soothe your tired soul besides lending the perfect atmosphere for swimming among the tropical fish, Maldives is made up of 1,102 islands that straddle along the southwest of Sri Lanka.
Velvety sands welcoming the striking blue waters make for this dreamer's paradise that we know as Anse Lazio. One of the most amazing beaches in Seychelles, which is popular for its stunning landscape among enthusiastic photographers, this long and broad beach is lined with leafy takamaka trees and swaying palms. To add to it, enormous granite boulders sit on either side of the beach rendering it a very dramatic look.
Nicknamed as "the romantic island", this 18 miles long little island is protected by a lagoon with white sandy shores enveloping it. Lined with intimate hotels in a serene atmosphere, Bora Bora - with its isolated beaches – is a lover's delight.
Housing casual restaurants and luxury hotels along its line, this seven-mile beach is simply a place you will never want to leave. The Grand Cayman islands have coral sands and a beautiful view that will make you fall in love with them. For those who wish to enjoy shore diving experience, you may head a little south to the Eden Rock.
Bustling with beach lovers, divers and snorkelers, the Turks and Caicos islands are the ultimate destination for water-adventure enthusiasts. They are an archipelago of 40 low-lying coral islands in the Atlantic Ocean, located on the eastern edge of Providenciales. The beaches have gained popularity for their powdery sands, calm water, and typical Caribbean scenery.
Listed in the World Heritage site for being the largest sand island in the world, this golden beach in Queensland, Australia, has a stunning backdrop made by fiery bronze cliffs. Encompassing lush green rainforests flooding with native wildlife, the beach on Fraser Island is a spectacle.
Housing around 50 white sand beaches, El Nido, with its perky blue waters is sure to leave you spellbound. With the whitest and finest sand sprayed all over, these beaches are set around vivid limestone formations that render it a dramatic look.
"The land of one's wishes" or Langkawi is a surreal place if you are looking for tranquillity laden white sands and crystal clear waters. Adding to the scenic beauty of this mini heaven on earth are the lush green forests that amp up the entire aura.
Not easily accessible except by water but worth the effort, Honopu beach in Kauai boasts of unique cumin or chocolate-hued sand with greenery all around. The beach usually sees very few visitors, thanks to its inaccessibility. For those of you who love tranquillity and want to relax amidst the captivating scenery, you may have already started with your further research on this beach. Just to add to a little more excitement, this beach was used in the shooting of popular movies like 'King Kong', 'Six Days Seven Nights' and 'Raiders Of The Lost Ark'.
A vast expanse of black sand surrounded by seaside lava tubes, sea caves, stone arches and blow holes is what fetches Honokalani Beach a spot in the top 10 beaches of the world. Located in the Wainapanapa State Park, this beach is more than a vacation spot. It has many legendary tales associated with it and is considered sacred by the Hawaiians.
You may want to enjoy a hike through the place and take back some memorable pictures to share with your friends and family.