Considering the recent freezing blast that has struck many U.S. states, it might be difficult to think about sunny days and warm seas but with spring break right around the corner, now is the moment when planning your sunny vacation can really pay off. Tripadvisor, has just released the latest ranking of the world´s best beaches ranked by travelers themselves. So, if you are looking for the most fun, outrageous, and beautiful beaches, look no more. Here are the 25 best beaches in the world.
Elafonissi Beach, Greece
Greece is famous for its numerous architectonical jewels and unique ancient monuments but if you head out to the seaside, you will get to experience a different side of this magnificent country. The Elafonissi beach is one of the most beautiful and unique natural places you can visit in Greece. Located just off Crete, Greece´s largest island, this safe and clean beach is particularly notable for its dichotomy between it’s crystal clear blue waters and mesmerizing pink sand.
Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Stretching along the Whitsunday Island, Australia, the Whitehaven Beach is another beach with incredibly white and fine sand. 98% of the sand is pure silica, which gives it a bright white color and prevents it from retaining too much heat. As a part of the Whitsunday Island National Park, the beach is also a good place for observing local rich wildlife.
Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico
Another Caribbean holiday hot spot, Flamenco Beach is a seaside resort on the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico, known for its excellent swimming, sport fishing and diving sites. Often considered the most beautiful beach in the country, the Flamenco Beach features lifeguard towers, kiosks with food, clothing and beach accessories, and other beach facilities.
White Beach, Philippines
Located on a small island of Boracay, Philippines, the White Beach provides perfect conditions for scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kite boarding, cliff diving, parasailing and other activities. Although the beach can get a bit crowded during main season, it is usually very clean and tidy. In 2012, Boracay was awarded as the best island in the world from the international travel magazine Travel + Leisure.
Anse Lazio, Seychelles
When in Seychelles, a little island east African country situated in the Indian Ocean, make sure to pay a visit to the Anse Lazio beach. Occupying the northwest of the Praslin Island, the beach is covered with powder-like white sand and bordered with large granite boulders. The azure water is brimming with colorful tropical fish and other aquatic wildlife.