7 Of The World’s Most Beautiful Beaches

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You're stuck in an office. Or maybe you're at the dentist. Or maybe you've caught that insomnia again. Whatever the circumstances, every woman needs a happy place. A place to drift off to in your mind, when life gets tedious or even too much. Here, a list of 7 of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Take a mental picture. Imagine the sounds. Smell the coconut sunscreen. Escape to your happy place.

 

Playa del Amor, Marietas Islands, Mexico

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Source: Pinterest

Love equals happiness. And where does one find love? At Playa del Amor, translated to “The beach of love”, of course! This totally hush-hush secret beach is found on the Marietas Islands in Mexico - and it’s where dreams and insta-snaps are made of. Encircled by an impressive rock forming a natural oculus from the sun and sky, only 116 people a day can visit the beach of luuurve - and your visit will need to be approved by tour operators like Punta Mita Adventures.

 

Shell Beach, Shark Bay, Western Australia

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Source: Salty Wings

If you’ve ever dreamt of a beach filled with shells, then you’ll find it at Shell Beach in Western Australia (hence the name). Part of the Shark Bay UNESCO World Heritage site, this unique beach is filled with countless white cockleshells up to 6.5 metres deep and stretching for over 60 kilometres. P.S. Take nothing but photos here - you’re not allowed to take the shells home with you.

 

Nalaguraidhoo Beach, Maldives

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Let’s face it, wherever you are in the Maldives, it’ll feel like heaven on earth. Although if we had to pick one, it would be Nalaguraidhoo Beach: a private beach that epitomises beauty and tranquility in every sense of the meaning. Turquoise waters, sandbars, and endless relaxation. What else do you need?

 

Tikehau Island, French Polynesia

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Can’t choose between white or pink-sand beaches? Lucky for you, you don’t have to on Tikehau Island. This picture perfect coral atoll is about a 55 minute flight from Tahiti Island and does not disappoint. Small in size, the island is complete with bright blue waters and an abundance of marine life - making it the perfect spot of snorkelling and scuba diving.

 

Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda

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If beauty is what you seek, then rest assured - you’ve just found it. Sure, Horseshoe Bay may be one of the most popular beaches on the island, but it’s got a hidden secret: Port Royal Cove, a postcard worthy “cove” that promises dramatic rock formations, turquoise waters and fluffy pink sand. Want to up your experience? Spicelands Equestrian Centre offers trail rides down to the private cove


 

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

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Picky person? Then El Nido is your go-to destination. Offering 50 white sand beaches - it’s impossible to choose just one (and not be satisfied). Each beach is surrounded by dramatic limestone formations and the whitest sand you’ll probably ever see (no joke!). As for the water ? You’ll definitely need to wear your sunglasses so you don’t get blinded. Yes, it’s that blue.

 

Elafonisi Beach, Crete, Greece

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Source: Travel Passionate

Crystal clear waters? Check. Tinged pink sand? Check. Cocktails? Double check. It’s hard to chose between the plethora of Greek islands to visit, but if there’s one beach that stands out, it’s Elafonisi Beach. An hour long boat trip or a 90 minute drive from Paleochora, Elafonisi is that dreamy Greek island destination that we all crave. P.S. Expect crowds during peak season.



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