When winter is here, what better way is there to avoid those cold days by lying on some of the most fantastic, warm-climate beaches in the world? Here are some you’ll love to explore!
Bamboo Island Beach, Thailand
The first nation that comes to our mind when we think about a beach vacation is Thailand. Bamboo Island’s beach is one of those beaches where you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and kayaking in its tame waves. It is surrounded by beautiful limestone cliffs and the crystal clear blue water makes you feel like you are in paradise. It’s close to Maya Bay, the location where Leonardo DiCaprio’s movie ‘The Beach’ was recorded.
Spending a well deserved weekend in the sunny beaches of the Bahamas will do wonders for your body. If you’re looking for an intimate place, Eleuthera will be your best find. It’s known for its pink sand, clear blue waters and coral reefs. So let go off all that stress you’re carrying and plan your trip now!
Ipanema Beach, Brazil
The beaches in Brazil are unquestionably one of the best in the world. The next one on the list is Ipanema Beach, known to be the hangout spot of supermodels and celebrities. Ipanema Beach is known for its around the clock hang out plaza. You can walk around the beach sipping cold beer while enjoying the amazing mountain views.via bermuda4u
Jobson’s Cove, Bermuda
Searching for a pristine, picturesque beach? Your search is over! Head over to Bermuda’s Jobson’s Cove. This captivating beach is well known for the limestone’s natural formation. This beach is covered in pink sand and gives you a chance to explore the breathtaking views of the cliffs around you, plus the clear blue waters and reefs.via kadmat.com
The waters of Jobson’s Cove are almost always calm, making it the best place to let go of all your worries and simply relax. Your children will be safe to go snorkeling in these waters as well as experience the aquatic life in Bermuda. If you’re looking for an adventure, you can always climb the cliffs surrounding it. Known to be “Paradise,” Jobson’s Cove is the perfect place for a family vacation.
Kadmat Island Beach, India
India is famous for its delicious food, but were you aware that the country hosts some of world’s most amazing beaches as well? The one that stands out is Kadmat Island beach.via travelingexotic.com
Kadmat Island’s beaches lay on a coral reef. The clear waters from the Indian Ocean are bound to make swimming, diving, and snorkeling much more fun. You can also make friends with dolphins and whales as the islands house many of these marine creatures.
Kadmat Island is one of the only islands open to foreigners. The government controls the number of people allowed on this island so that the natural resources of the island could be protected and to ensure that the waters and pristine shores of the island are maintained.
Thanks to the low number of people visiting the island, it is known to be one of world’s most peaceful and cleanest beaches. Even though it’s really hard to get the permit to visit this extraordinary island, trust us it’s worth it.
Matira Beach, French Polynesia
Covered in white powdered sand, the stunning Matira Beach located in Bora Bora Island is the best place to spend your vacation. Known for its tropical sun and clear green-blue waters, Matira Beach is a haven for vacationers from all around the world.
Matira Beach is known to be the most beautiful beach of the world, and is on top of the must-visit list for a vacation. The water of this beach is pleasantly warm so you can swim in it for hours and hours. You can enjoy the most magnificent sunsets you can imagine surrounded by calm waters and lush palm trees and vegetation. You can’t find a more perfect spot.
Navio Beach, Puerto Rico
If you’re a fan of water sports or surfing, Navio Beach is your kind of place. Located in Vieques, Navio Beach features perfect white sand, relaxing beaches and, best of all, the warm sun of Puerto Rico.
Navio Beach includes tough waves that would be perfect of surfing. It also created rock formations that are perfect if you want to go rock climbing. You can spend your holiday surrounded by lush green scenery and it also hosts two caves on its east side. So if it’s privacy you’re looking for, you can find it in the hidden caves.
Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
Perhentian Islands are made up of two major islands, Perhentian Kecil and Perhentian Besar. The amazing tropical beaches spread out on these two islands are surrounded by palm trees with crystal clear blue waters, warm climate, and white sand. You can get your diving and snorkeling adventure here and observe the amazing marine life consisting of coral reefs, fish, sea turtles, and jelly fish. The best time to visit these islands will be from June to October, so plan your holidays accordingly. Of course, you wouldn’t want to go there during the monsoon season.
Tulum Beaches, Mexico
Tulum Beaches are known to be Mexico’s most stylish beaches, putting the beaches of Mexico on the map. Giving prominence to Tulum ruins, stunning views of the Riviera Maya and white sands, it’s the true haven for beach lovers! You can walk on the shores of these striking waters and admire the scenery and sunset around you.
Yasawa Island Beach, Fiji
Even though Yasawa Island is less marketed than Mamanucas Island, its neighbor, it still holds its place in the hearts of backpackers looking for an adventure. The Yasawa Group of islands is home to some of the most beautiful islands in the country with clear blue waters. The movie “The Blue Lagoon” was also filmed here in 1980.
If you’re looking for an affordable yet adventurous vacation, Yasawa Island is the place to visit. You can enjoy activities like visiting local villages, kayaking, and sailing. Finish your day with a delicious beach barbeque while listening to the soothing waves.
Eagle Beach, Aruba
Deciding where to spend your next spring break? Head towards the Caribbean to Eagle Beach. This island becomes very popular around spring break when all anxious students are looking for a getaway to relax.
Head towards Eagle Beach for a trip you will never regret. The white sand beaches, mesmerizing turquoise waters, and beach picnics are waiting just for you. You can get a chance to experience a turtle hatching or photograph the bended, twisted fofoti trees.
Punalu’u Beach, Hawaii
We know the black sand beaches of Punalu’u may not sound very appealing to you, but it really is a trip worth taking. The beach is filled with lava rocks and unique wildlife. Green sea turtles add color to this beach and are equally adorable. Even though you’ll have to observe them from a safe distance, you can still enjoy their presence while cooling down on natural fresh water pools to avoid the scorching heat.via greenerbali.com
The presence of these endangered creatures makes Punalu’u stand out in all of Hawaii and is one of the world’s greatest tropical destinations. You are advised not to swim here as the currents are really strong, but the view here is to die for.
Bias Tugal, Bali
Forget about the ever famous Kuta Beach, it is overly crowded anyway. And Dreamland, which was known to be the most beautiful beaches in Indonesia, is now filled with chain resorts and too many tourists. Why not make your way towards Bali to Bias Tugal instead?via playaportomari.com
Known as “Little Beach” by locals, Bias Tugal is located away from all the hustle and bustle. It is filled with unforgiving waves and the water is clear blue which is really pristine.
If your’re an inexperienced swimmer, you can always walk around the beach to soak up the sun and watch the ferries come and go.
Playa Porto Marie, Curacao
Curacao made the list of Frommer’s Top 10 Snorkeling Spots in the Caribbean. Even though it has a dry climate, the waters are filled with fascinating marine life. If you’re looking to go snorkeling and swimming in this part of the world, there is no place better than Playa Porto Marie beach as it is the best tropical beach around.
As said by locals, Porto Marie beach is known to be the greatest diving site in all of Curacao. The white sand, the calm waters, and the view will make it a holiday you will never forget. Snorkeling and diving equipment are easily available to rent onsite. You can also hike up the trail and enjoy delicious food.
Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Island
It’s not actually seven miles long, just saying, but it is rightly known as the best beach in the Caribbean. Seven Mile Beach is the most developed and most famous beach of the island with luxury hotels and resorts around it.via birdislandseychelles.com
Regardless the large number of hotels and resorts here, there are no lack of beaches. You can walk around the shoreline and enjoy the warm sunlight as it is the only thing you can do at Seven Mile Beach.
You can pack a picnic basket and set up a grill for some barbeques here. If you have any pets, they can run around freely to enjoy the beach as there is freedom here for that. However, everything has a price, and you are not allowed to play music loudly and the display of public nudity is strictly prohibited.
Bird Island, Seychelles
If you love nature, this will be your kind of place. Bird Island consists of beaches with soft white sand and is bejeweled by driftwood. The waters are a shade of lovely and clear indigo and it is a tropical heaven for you to relax on.
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As you can guess from the name, the greatest part of this island is the birds. You can see as many as 300,000 diverse species of birds flourishing here. The birds are not the only thing you can look forward to either as there are dolphins that visit the beach as well. You can also join a tour to learn about the breeding habits of sea turtles.
Anse du Gouverneur, St. Bart’s Island
Even though a lot of tourists opt for Anse de Grande Salin beach, many others prefer Anse du Gouverneur over any other beach in St. Bart’s Island. You can have all the privacy you need as the beach is surrounded by vast cliffs. The white sandy beaches are a picture perfect vacation spot. You can relax here as the beach is not very crowded. Do bring your umbrella with you though to protect your skin from the scorching sun.
Champagne Beach, Vanuatu
At the time of low tide, the water of the sea fizzles, making it feel all bubbly and ticklish while swimming. This phenomenon is the impact of escaping gas on the seafloor from the volcanic rocks. This beach is famous for its clear waters. You can enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving as well as observe the marine life on the island that includes frogfish, lobsters, giant crabs, and seahorses. You can surely enjoy a picnic in the shade of palm trees.
Crane Beach, Barbados
If you’re a strong swimmer and looking for a challenge, Crane Beach awaits you. The heavy waves of this sea are perfect for you if you’re an experienced surfer. Since there aren’t any restaurants on the beach, you’ll have to bring some snacks on your own. The view of the sunset here is beyond anything you’ll ever see.
So there you have it! Choose any one of these 20 beaches for a vacation and forget all the worries of the outside world. If the mornings on the beach are so eventful, think what night could bring. People from all around the world gather at unique beaches just to do some star-gazing. What a beauty!