The Most Legendary Beaches on the Planet
Perhaps they are not the most beautiful and the most special, but the following are the most famous beaches of the world. From Hawaii to Jamaica and the Philippines, most summer dreams have as a backdrop some exotic beach with hot sun, golden sandy beaches and clear blue waters.
Bondi Beach was private until 1982, and its name in Australia’s Aboriginal language means «the water crushes on the rocks.” It is not the longest sandy beach in the world, but if you are looking for a clear sky and an ideal place for surfing, then the most famous beach in Australia is the most suitable.
Negril Beach is famous for its miles of white sand, clear waters and rugged slopes. It was originally called Negrillo by the Spaniards in the 15th century and was once a paradise for pirates and warriors. Today it has been rated as one of the best beaches in the world and is famous for the relaxed atmosphere that began in the 1960s and 1970s by hippies and travelers who came from the United States. This Jamaican beach is the perfect place for diving, but you should be careful because some places are very steep and have caused serious injuries.
In the 19th century this series of beaches was the tourist resort of the rich of Hawaii, and today, though not so special, remains a fairly expensive area. Wetlands that occupied a significant portion of the area’s charm were drained and reconstructed in the 1920s, allowing Waikiki to become the focus of Hawaii’s tourism industry. The area is famous for its stunning sunsets, surfing and abundant landscapes for unique photos.
This island in the complex of Indonesia is famous for many reasons. One of the most famous, that makes everyone of thinking of booking a room at a hotel Komodo has in an interesting variety, is swimming at the Pink Beach. This colorful beach, which is one of the seven pink colored beaches on Earth, is in this color, due to the little Foraminifera, which produce a red pigment on the coral reefs
The island of Boracay is so beautiful that even those who are bored to sit in one place; there they will want to stay for … always. They are regularly on the lists for the most beautiful beaches on Earth and are ideal for both diving and swimming. The main tourist area is the White Beach; however surfers prefer the other side of the island, Bulabog Beach. A visit to local fresh fish seafood is required, and a 30-minute boat ride to Laurel Island and Crystal Cove caves.
At the southernmost point of mainland Europe and in the … junction of the Mediterranean with the Atlantic, Tarifa in Spain has everything you ask for a beach. You will find sun, sandy beaches, winds that are the dream of every surfer and intense nightlife. Better yet, if you are tired, you can sit on the beach or on a patio and enjoy a frozen cocktail.
If you prefer the cosmopolitan beaches, you will just love Cancun. It is located on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and is one of the top beach destinations. It includes world-class resorts, perfect beaches and abundant nightlife. There is also a range of Mayan archaeological sites to explore, including Chichen Itza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Those who do not prefer busy beaches can visit Cancun outside of the tourist season.
Maya Bay, Thailand
Known from the film “The Beach” with Leonardo Di Caprio, Maya Bay offers white sand beaches and nature wonders such as coral reefs and huge rocks. Some of the beaches “disappear” due to tides and waves between November and April and make access to the bay dangerous.
Ipanema beach became famous through the song “The Girl from Ipanema” by Antonio Carlos Jobim and is considered to be the most … sexy beach of the world. It is worth noting that only in recent years; overshadow even popular Copacabana, attracting both tourists and locals. At the border with Arpoador Beach, you can take breathtaking photos of Rio de Janeiro.