There are so many beautiful beaches to visit in the world.
If you want to go snorkelling, explore nature or simply work on your tan, here are 7 amazing beaches that offer unique things for you to experience.
7 Amazing Beaches Around the WOrld
Porto Timoni, Corfu
Porto Timoni is a beach that lies in the Afionas Village on the west coast of Greece’s Corfu Island.
It is comprised of two beaches and it forms two bays. The area can be visited by trekking or by boat.
The beach has no amenities so you will have to bring in your own supplies. The turquoise waters and the scenic views of the green hills surrounding it make it a perfect place to have a private excursion away from the crowds.
If you are looking for a romantic and secluded break, then there are plenty of luxury villas nearby where you can hide away from the world.
Playa Guardalavaca, Cuba
Cuba is an excellent destination for a beach holiday, a particularly good spot is Playa Guardalavaca. Located on Cuba’s northern coast, it is known for its fine sand beaches, offshore coral reefs, and extensive marine life. You can stay at the Brisas Guardalavaca resort and have a private vacation with access to its beaches.
It is a great place to indulge in snorkelling and scuba diving or just bask in the sun on one of Cuba’s most beautiful beaches.
If you want to visit Cuba on a budget, check out this guide.
Glass Beach, California
Glass beach is a beach in the Mackerricher State Park and is unique due to its shores filled with glass that was discarded by dumping of glass and appliances in the sea.
The sea converted the garbage dumped into its territory into beautiful treasures and you will be able to find ruby and sapphire gems in its shores.
You are not allowed to take any of the glass with you when you leave the beach. The Otsuchi Point is a great place to visit that overlooks the entire glass beach.
Benagil Caves, Portugal
Benagil is a fishing village in the south coast of Portugal and you can visit the Praia de Benagil that can be accessed by different varieties of boats, like kayaks or stand up paddle boats.
Be sure to visit Ponta da Piedade to see amazing rock formations and beautiful caves. The current is strong so swimming is not recommended if you are not a strong swimmer. Check out or Guide to Lisbon in Portugal here.
Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland
The Giant’s Causeway is an area of around 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that have been formed due to an ancient volcanic fissure eruption.
It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a great place to trek as they are open from dawn till dusk.
There are different trails available and it better to get there early to beat the crowd and take a zillion photographs of these stunning rock formations.
Shell Beach, Australia
Shell beach in the west coast of Australia has a large collection of shells that wash ashore. It is a beach made up of shells rather than sand.
It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you can view Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins, dugongs, whales, and whale sharks off the coast.
Pig Beach, Bahamas
Pig Beach is in Exuma in the Bahamas and is also known as the Pig Island. If you want to see pigs swimming then you have come to the right place.
The legend has it that these pigs were dropped by sailors who wanted to drop them off and cook them later but never returned so the pigs took over the territory.
The locals look after the pigs and they swim along the shore carefree.