Vacations are meant to relax and let go of your worries. The world is full of getaway destinations, but the most popular ones are beaches. They are reasonably so popular because beaches have so much to offer – pleasant weather, beautiful sceneries, tasty seafood and much more.
The Baths, British Virgin Islands
This beach is one of its kind with its marvelous grottos and caves. This place is reasonably popular as the secret getaway for the rich. Most people don’t know about the beautiful beaches this place has. Come to the beach and relax while having a glass of pomegranate wine, all by yourself.
If you don’t prefer crowded beaches, this is the best beach for you, the reason being, this beach is an integral part of a National Park. People need to pay the compulsory entry fee, which discourages many people from discovering such a beautiful spot. If you want to experience the caves formed by huge rocks, you will need to travel by foot from the Devil’s Bay to the Baths. The way to the shore is nestled with boulders. It might be difficult for older people to move around here.
Duke Kahanamoku Beach
This beautiful beach is great for families and is located in Oahu, Hawaii. It is also known as the Waikiki beach. The beach is named after the famous Olympic swimmer Duke Kahanamoku.
Since 1991, Dr. S Leatherman has picked the top ten beaches, and in 2012, this beach was a part of that list. Plan a family picnic under a palm tree or a romantic getaway to the luxurious hotels on the island. If you have never swum in a lagoon before, you can enjoy the Kahanamoku lagoon. Moreover, the water around this beach is very calm, and there is a natural cove that gives parents peace of mind about their youngsters. So if you are traveling with your children, this is the safest beach for them.
Agatti Island, Lakshadweep, India
It is one of the least popular beaches globally, and that’s what makes this place relaxing. Lakshadweep is an Indian union territory which is approximately 500 kilometers from its mainland. Lakshadweep consists of 36 coral islands, but the most scenic beach in the area is Agatti Island.
Clear blue water and white sand make the perfect setting for an authentic lagoon. The fact that there are only thirty rooms on the island preserves the island’s natural beauty. Apart from staying in the cozy rooms here, you can also snorkel in the clear blue water. The hotel management is friendly and runs a scuba-diving class every week. You can learn the basics and explore the marine life of the Indian ocean.
Indonesia’s Ora Beach
This beach is popularly called the Maldives of Indonesia. This authentic beach is on the Seram island in the Maluku province in Indonesia. This beach is one of the many hidden gems of the country. You might have to ask locals and put some effort in getting there, but the result will be very pleasing to your eyes. Turquoise blue water, soaring mountains covered with dense forests and ancient coral, makes this beach one of a kind.
You can stay in an overwater villa for an attractive price of $40 per night. After you reach the seaside and are done enjoying all the water activities, you can go for a hike to the Saleman region and meet the locals. The locals of this village are very welcoming and will treat you with love and respect. If you want to exercise more, you can take your hike to the next level, and get to the Air Mata Belanda. This place has a little spring from which the river water flows directly into the ocean. It’s nature’s marvel, and you won’t see this in any urban city.
Kelingking Beach, Nusa Penida, Bali
This is the most splendid beach on Nusa Penida Island. Google quotes the beach as T-Rex Bay. The name comes from the beachside hill that looks like a dinosaur’s back hump.
The beach is not meant for everyone. You will have to descend from a cliff, and to be honest, the way down is exhausting. Don’t come here wearing your comfy shoes; instead, wear your trekking boots.
Throughout your descent, you will see a friendly pack of monkeys. You can feed them fruits and candies, and they won’t bother you much. Once you are on the beach, enjoy the authentic blue water views splashing against the white sand. Enjoy swimming and relax by the beach to get a perfectly tanned look.
It is a relatively famous beach in Bermuda. The beach has soft powdery pink sand, and the water is clear and calm. This beach is another one on our list that is perfect for young children and older adults in low tides. We don’t recommend you to go to this beach when its high tide. But you need not worry much as there are many lifeguards active on and around the beach. If you are not a fan of sorority and love to party, the beach hosts the biggest beach party in the summertime.
It’s common to witness sea turtles and saltwater fishes for people who want to snorkel or do scuba diving. The only downside of this beach is that it is a public one. Every morning cruises drop hundreds of passengers here, and the beach can get quite crowded if you want some quality alone time, head on to the western end of the beach.
Matira Beach, Bora Bora
The fact that this beach is the only beach in the Bora Bora that is open to the public makes it a must-visit for us. Many travel agencies mention this beach as the best beach in the world. The different shades of blue water splashing against the sparkling hot sand make this beach a perfect location. Make sure to hire the photographers by the beach for your photoshoot and preserve your memories.
If a few words could describe the authentic beauty and rarity of the above beaches, who would cross continents to experience the same? That’s why you must visit one of the best seven relaxing beaches around the world. Our list consists of all types of beaches that are perfect for surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, or even a calm swim.