The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches Around the World

There are thousands of beaches around the world. But where can you find the most beautiful beaches?

We created a shortlist for you so you don’t have to do the hard work of selecting the prettiest beaches. Please let us know if you think a particular beach is missing from this list.

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1. Golden Horn Beach – Croatia

This is the most beautiful beach in the world and also the greatest of Croatia. It has a really nice shape that makes this beach very appealing. There is a clear sea with very bright blue colors. If you want to relax in the shadow, there are a few trees but the water is amazing and hot. When you see this beach you will understand why this is the most beautiful beach in the world.

2. Whitehaven Beach – Australia

This beach has more than 6 kilometers of coastline. With white sand and nearby the Great Barrier Reef, this is the world’s second most beautiful beach. One big advantage is that the sand doesn’t get hot here so you can walk as much as you want.

3. Maundays Bay – Anguilla

If you want to visit the Eastern Caribbean your best bet is the Anguilla island. It also offers the third most beautiful beach. Its water is very clear and you can walk into it easily. Most of the time the beach is not very crowded. Also suitable for families with kids because you can easily keep your sight on the children.

4. Navagio Beach – Greece

This beach is stunning and called ‘Shipwreck Beach’. Here your dreams will come true. You can only access this beach by boat. The color of this water will forever be in your memory. On the beach is a shipwreck and the island has become quite popular.

Getting to this beach is easy. Take the plane to Zakynthos. From there you can rent a car which can bring you to the beach. It is a one hour drive from the airport. The views are amazing and well worth the travel.

5. Hidden Beach – Philippines

This beach has something unique. If you take a look at the picture you will notice it right away. The rock formations are exceptional. The El Nido island was till recently not very known. But time has changed and you can encounter lots of tourists. But it is well worth it. You can take diving courses here or relax and the lovely beach.

6. Grace Bay – Turks and Caicos

When you are at this beach it will look like heaven. The azure colored ocean in combination with the shiny white sand does make it feel like the promised land. This beach is one of the most popular beaches in the world. If you want, you can see the reef with hundreds of different species of fish and other animals. This is the beach where you can be all year long.

7. Grand Anse Beach – Grenada

There are more than 45 beaches in Grenada. But the Grand Anse Beach is the best one. More than 3 kilometers of white sand and close to the capital city. The best hotels are nearby so you can visit the beach anytime.

8. Honopu Beach – Hawaii

There is only one way to reach this beach. And that is by water. Go by boat and swim to the beach or swim from the other beach nearby. Boats and canoes are not allowed on the beach. But the journey is well worth it. This beach is so remote that you will find nothing but peace here. And rocks and cliffs, of course.

9. Keem Bay – Ireland

The drive to the bay is beautiful, especially the last part. The beach is at the extreme point of the bay and offers beautiful views. It is not very known by tourists which makes it a special place. If you want to spot sharks you can bring your binoculars. In the summer you can enjoy ice cream from one of the vans in the parking lot.

10. Waikiki Beach – USA

On this beautiful beach, you can work on your surfing skills. This is the best-known beach in Hawaii for surfing. The city beach is often crowded but the vibe is relaxed. Relax on the white sand and enjoy the surfers or try your own luck.