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The World's Top Five Beaches to Discover

There is simply nothing like laying down on the sun-warmed sands of a beautiful beach, under the shade of rustling palm trees, basking in the serenity of the ocean’s endless waters.

Better still, enjoying the scene of kids running around, teenagers playing football, or simply watching other people enjoy themselves.

Each beach has its unique charms that capture the hearts of many and in this article, we bring you 5 of the best beaches you should definitely check out, if you haven't already.

Image: A stunning aerial view of a tropical coastline, where lush green vegetation meets the clear turquoise waters of the sea, edged by a beautiful rocky shore.

Grace Bay Beach, Turks and Caicos Islands

First on our list is Grace Bay Beach. This jewel resides in the Caribbean, nestled within the Turks and Caicos. It stretches over 12 miles of powdery white sand and is surrounded by crystal-clear turquoise waters.

The calm waters are a haven for swimming, snorkelling, or even just floating around like you haven’t got a care in the world. It offers a super laid-back vibe, making it ideal for relaxing, basking under the sun and deep blue skies.

Other activities you can enjoy at Grace Bay Beach include;

  • Scuba diving
  • Kayaking and paddleboarding
  • Sailing
  • Parasailing
  • Beach dining
  • Beachcombing
  • And more!
Image: A breathtaking view of the serene Grace Bay Beach with clear, shimmering waters gently lapping against a sandy shore, also featuring lush, green hills

Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, Australia

We have all watched, or at least heard of the movie"Pirates of the Caribbean" and this just adds a pinch of excitement to this specific beach. Did you know that the iconic film took place here? Well, now you know.

Whitehaven is a beach you wouldn't want to miss for many more reasons. It is located on Whitsunday Island, Australia, and just offers too much goodness.

For starters, the beach stretches over seven kilometres along the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays, Whitsunday Island. Walking through the so pure, so white, and so fine sands feels like walking through powdered sugar.

The best thing is that the sand is 98% silica, which means it doesn’t retain heat, allowing you to comfortably stroll barefoot even on the sunniest days.

Activities you can enjoy on this beach include;

  • Snorkelling
  • Hiking to Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Beach picnics
  • Scening fights
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Photography
  • And more!
Image: A view of the enchanting beauty of Whitehaven Beach, showcasing its signature turquoise waters and gentle hills under a clear blue sky.

Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles

Seychelles is one of the world’s top tourist destinations, and its beaches are one of the reasons why. Anse Lazio, to be specific is a breathtaking beauty, located at Praslin Island. Simply put, it “ticks all the boxes”, featuring a stunning blend of natural elements that create a nearly surreal vacation spot.

Whether you want to lay on the fine sands under the lush, green palm trees, swim in the clear blue waters, or enjoy snorkelling, you are sure to enjoy the experience.

Image: An aerial view of the stunning Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles, showcasing crystal-clear turquoise waters washing over white sands, bordered by large, smooth boulders and lush greenery

Navagio Beach, Greece

Another travel destination to die for is Greece. This is favourable for solo travels, families, romantic vacations, or if you just want to take a bunch of your friends with you. It caters for all purposes and tastes.

Navigo Beach, amongst all the other beaches and tourist sites in the country, is the icing on the cake. If you love Korean dramas, you would know that the thrilling “Descendants of the Sun” was filmed here. Exciting, right?

Activities you can enjoy at the beach include;

  • Boat tours
  • Swimming and snorkelling
  • Sunbathing
  • Exploring the Shipwreck
  • Paragliding
  • And more!
Image: A photo of the iconic Navagio Beach in Greece, featuring a stunning cove surrounded by high cliffs, a famous shipwreck on its white sandy beach, and crystal-clear turquoise waters dotted with boats.

Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Matira Beach in Bora Bora, French Polynesia will sweep you off your feet! This tropical paradise is like the ultimate beach bash where the sun, sand, and sea come together to party, and guess what? You are invited!

The sand is soft and powdery, the water warm and clear, the scenery spectacular, and the vibe irresistibly relaxing, making it the ultimate escape for anyone looking to unwind.

Some activities to enjoy include;

  • Swimming
  • Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing
  • Sunset watching
  • Beach dining
  • Beach walking
  • And more!
Image: A photo of Matira Beach in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, featuring a wooden pier stretching into turquoise waters, framed by lush palm trees and white sandy shores.


This list is for beach aficionados. If you love coastal retreats, each of them offers its own unique allure and opportunities to partake in multiple activities. If you are planning to travel this summer, consider visiting these perfect beaches to experience their peace and stunning beauty.

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