The Greatest Coastlines on Earth
1. Ipanema Beach, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Often described as the cooler, more hip version of its counterpart, the Copacabana beach, this shoreline is a must see for all travellers to Brazil. Soft sand, clear waters and a picturesque view – what’s not to love?
2. Phi Phi Island Beaches, Thailand
Bought to fame by the Hollywood movie The Beach and still relatively unexplored in comparison to Phuket and Koh Samui, the beaches have a rare untouched element of beauty. It is the perfect location for diving, snorkelling and kayaking. So what are you waiting for?
3. Bora Bora, Tahiti
The epitome of beauty - the Bora Bora Island beaches immediately transport you to a world of peace and tranquillity. Amazing seafood, overwater bungalows and breathtaking views make this beach a traveller’s hotspot!
4. Lanikai Beach, Hawaii
Nestled in a residential neighbourhood, Lanikai is home to powdery sand, calm waves and clear blue water. Quiet weekdays and busy weekends mean that this beach has it all, whether you want a quiet walk or a busy meeting spot – Lanikai Beach is for you.
5. White Haven Beach, Queensland, Australia
Stretching over 7 kilometres, the crystal clear waters and perfect white sands of White Haven Beach are there to be admired. The clear distinctive white sand does not retain heat – so even in the scorching sun, it is comfortable to walk on. Awarded the title of “Queensland’s most beautiful beach”, you have to see it to believe it!
6. Horseshoe Beach Bay, Southampton, Bermuda
Whether you want to be surrounded by people or find your own tranquil spot, Horseshoe Beach Bay is the ideal location. Calm waters, beautiful weather and stunning rock formations really put this beach on the map.
7. South Beach, Miami, Florida, USA
If a calm and tranquil beach is a bit boring for you – then South Beach is ideal! Often visited by celebrities and Hollywood A-listers, South Beach combines the metropolis of Miami, a bustling nightlife and a beautiful beach. Can it get much better?