What Are Some Popular Beaches Worldwide?


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Some popular beaches include Lanikai Beach, Hawaii, The Hamptons, New York, Bora Bora, Tahiti and the Maldives, according to National Geographic's Top 10 Beaches list. The Seychelles Islands are ranked highest on the list.

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What Are Some Popular Beaches Worldwide?
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Lanikai Beach is one of Hawaii's most scenic beaches. It is known for having an abundance of sun, white sand, palm trees and other tropical plants. The water is a deep green color, and there is a coral reef nearby that protects the shore and keeps the waves fairly calm.

The Hamptons are some of the most scenic beaches in Long Island. They consist of two towns, East Hampton and Southhampton. The Hamptons are known for celebrity visits, wealth and large mansions. Rentals are very popular in the Hamptons during the summer.

Bora Bora is an island in the South Pacific that is only 18 miles long and is part of French Polynesia. The beach is in a protected lagoon surrounded by white sand. The nickname of Bora Bora is the "Romantic Island."

The Maldives consist of 1,102 islands near the Equator southwest of Sri Lanka. It is known for having a gentle breeze and swaying palm trees.

The Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean are some of the most commonly photographed beaches. The beach is known for its massive granite boulders that have been worn down over time, as well as its pale pink sand. The water is fairly shallow, and it is a stunning turquoise color.

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