WORLDS MOST BEAUTIFUL & LUXURIOUS BEACHES
Are you ready to escape to a warm white sand beach with crystal clear turquoise waters, jaw dropping beauty and luxurious accommodations?
There are so many amazing beaches around the world to visit. You could spend hours browsing the internet for the most dazzling beaches in every corner of the globe.
We’ve selected our top choices for the best luxurious beach hideaways. From the aqua-blue waters of the French Polynesia to unspoiled archipelagos, beach nirvana is only a few clicks away. Read on and discover our top picks for the best luxury beaches in the world.
1.WHITEHAVEN BEACH, WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS, QLD, AUSTRALIA
Whitehaven Beach is protected by the Whitsunday Islands National Park, and is located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Australia’s most famous beach stretches for 4,4 miles (7 km) and is washed by swirls of turquoise, blue and green water. This stunning vista of swirling blue water and bright white sand has become synonymous with paradise and attracts tourists from all over the world, all year round. The sand quality is measured at 98% pure silica and is so flawless that it has been used by NASA to create the lenses on the Hubble Space Telescope. In addition to dazzling, super-fine white sand you'll find a vibrant blue sea, perfect for cooling off in and snorkelling and helping to make this a truly unique destination.
2. ANSE SOURCE D’ARGENT, SEYCHELLES
One of the most photographed beaches in the world, the blinding white sands of Anse Source d’Argent unfurl across La Digue, one of the 115 island that make us this paradisiacal archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The beach sparkles against a backdrop of enormous granite boulders, worn by time and weather. An offshore reef provides protection from ocean waves, making the turquoise water an ideal spot for swimming. Keep an eye out for endangered birds and giant tortoises!
3. MAYA BAY, KOH PHI PHI, THAILAND
Maya Bay is a stunningly beautiful, sheltered bay on Thailand’s Koh Phi Phi. With a ring of white sand surrounded by mangroves and towering limestone walls blanketed by dense foliage, it’s easy to see why director Danny Boyle chose this beach for cult-favorite The Beach, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The main beach within the bay is around 200 m (650 ft) long and features silky soft white sand, with underwater colorful coral and exotic fish in exceptionally clear water.
4. Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos
Described as the “hallmark of the Turks & Caicos islands”, Grace Bay Beach is second to none. The Internet and traditional promotions related to the islands of Turks & Caicos often focus in large part on the truly amazing Grace Bay Beach, and for good reason. It is considered one of the most stunning places for a beach holiday with a paradise-perfect mix of sugary sand and transparent water, fringed by a coral reef system with fabulous snorkeling and diving.
5. Boracay White Beach, Philippines
White Beach is perfect for those who love swimming, thanks to its flat, calm waters. This 3 mile-long stretch is considered to be one of the most popular beaches in Boracay and offers everything from beach activities and restaurants to nightlife and hotels.
6. Meeru Island, North Atoll, Maldives
Travelers looking for a slice of paradise will want to book a visit to Meeru Island, the only resort on Meerufenfushi Island, North Male’ Atoll. This 1148 foot-long white sandy beach is ideal for sunbathing or snorkeling with its crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches.
7.Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda
Bermuda's famous pink-sand beaches are considered some of the loveliest seaside retreats in the world, and the shores of Horseshoe Bay are no exception. Wide stretches of the pastel pink-hued sand -- the result of crushed shells, coral and calcium carbonate -- offset by clear blue waves lapping at the shore, create an enticing lure for the scores of visiting beachgoers. The blush pink sand and turquoise water are ideal for snorkeling.
8. Matira Beach Bora Bora
Undoubtedly the most celebrated island in the South Pacific, Bora Bora is French Polynesia's leading lady. Located at the southern tip of Bora Bora’s mainland, Matira Beach is often regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in all of French Polynesia. It’s the only real stretch of beach on the mainland, and given that it’s open to the public. White sand and clear, calm water combine for a breathtaking vista. The beach wraps around a peninsula, and it’s a popular spot for watching the sunset, snorkeling, and topless sunbathing.