Top 10 Beaches in the World

Top 10 Beaches in the World

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After a hard day’s work and stress, we all want to sink into a peaceful and quiet place wherever that may be. For the most of us, that happy place is the beach. Who wouldn’t want to lie down on the white sand, feel the fresh breeze and hear the soothing waves as they crash in the shore? Oh, we all do. To stop the teasing, here is a list of the top 10 beaches in the world that will have you wishing for an immediate vacation!

Bora Bora, Tahiti

Described as the center of the romantic universe, Bora Bora is definitely the place to be for lovers out there who are looking for the perfect weekend getaway. With just an hour flight from Tahiti, the island is filled with beautiful trees and fishes and corals, and well just about anything that nature has to offer! Bora Bora has been made famous by books, movies and its utterly beautiful features. Also, it has been said that this island is suffering overcrowding. But the feeling that you will get while on this island will make up for that tiny problem. Who knows, maybe you’ll even find new friends among the hundreds of people who come to experience the Bora Bora magic.

Fraser Island, Australia

Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island. It is located at Queensland, Australia. One of the many prides of the land down under, this island has been also known for having mystical and magical qualities. These stories spread like wildfire along with how beautiful the island is. Fraser Island is also notable for its wildlife characteristics such as rainforests that have been on the sand for a thousand years. Now that’s impressive! There are a lot of activities to be busy while vacationing here. Some are fishing and off-road adventure because most of the island has unpaved roads. Not to mention, the World-heritage sand bar is stunning, only at Fraser island!

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

It seems like this is one of the very few places on earth where technology hasn’t reached yet. This amazing island in Thailand can only be visited during the day because there are absolutely no accommodations yet. No building, hotels, and restaurants – just the natural beauty God has so graciously given this place. This is definitely a must-stop for in an island hopping.

Boracay, Philippines

The famous white sand beach that had the whole world buzzing, Boracay is one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines. It has already been featured in countless magazines and websites as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. There are also high class hotels and resorts to choose from for a luxurious weekend with a loved one or the family!

The North Shore, Hawaiian Islands

Located on the second largest island in Hawaii, the North Shore is a great destination for hikers, surfers or just about everyone who wants to relax and get away from all the stress in the city. This island is filled with beautiful untouched landscapes and unpaved roads leading to the magnificent ocean. Not only that, the North Shore is also a perfect place for surf-enthusiasts. The best waves come during the months between November and February. These waves can swell up to 30 feet or even more! These kinds of waves can be very dangerous even for experienced surfers so everyone is advised to take extra effort to be careful and take note of warning signs. If you’re not allowed to surf, you can take that time to enjoy the rest of activities in the island that you will enjoy just equally!

Costa Rica, Central America

Another place to chill, relax and unwind for people out there, Costa Rica is filled with beauty that nature has. Most part of the island is unaffected by the city life so one can actually live the great outdoors and be one with nature. The ocean in Costa Rica is also perfect for surfers out there who want to experience and get lost with awesome waves.

St. Bart’s, Caribbean

St. Bart’s is just one of the many things to love about the Caribbean! This paradise has been checked in a lot of TV shows and a movie especially in Hollywood, one is the Hit show Gossip Girl. It is known for its blend of French chic and absolute island leisure. Most of its tourists are of the upper class, thus the luxury hotels serving French cuisine, among many others.


Considered as one of the most beautiful romantic spots in the world, Samoa is widely known for its rich Polynesian culture. If you are looking to enjoy warm waters and a tropical weather, this is the place to be! Even just travelling around the island itself is already an absolute adventure because there are so much to see. From museums to cave pools, Samoa is really a paradise. While walking around the island, you have to be mindful of what you are wearing; skimpy shorts or any daring outfit is a no-no because you do not want to offend the village people.

Fuerteventura, Spain

If you just happen to be in Spain and are looking for a place to hang around, a beach perhaps, Fuerteventura is where you should be! Just like what you’re looking for in a perfect place to vacay. Fuereteventura will definitely not bore anyone because there is so much going on. There are dancing music, fireworks and bonfires in celebration everywhere. There also great places to dine to get a taste of the meals that they have for tourists. The island’s rich history is made obvious by the presence of old houses and monuments that were preserved and taken care of the town’s people.

The Mentawai Islands

Siberut, Sipora, North and South Pagi make up the Mentawai Islands. They are located in Sumatra, Indonesia. This tourist destination can only be reached by ferries and charted boats, yet another spot that is frequented by the rich and famous. Most of the islands here are indigenous in the sense that the native people have very little contact to the outside world. This island is great for surfers, too. The waves are such a big hit for people here. Some of the best waves that they get are even named such as E-bay, Hollow Trees and Thunders.

Now that you have the rundown of some of the top beaches in the world, why don’t you mark those calendars and get ready to get some sun! Bring the whole family or the gang and experience paradise.

Mike L. is author and editor at Sowest. Mike has produced and marketed innovative content for many blogs. Stay in touch with Mike on Sowest .

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