A study made by CNN concluded that the world's best beach is Grande Anse Beach on La Digue Island, Seychelles. Another beach on La Digue Island, Anse Source d’Argent, ranks first in a review of the best beaches by National Geographic Travel. The beaches of Seychelles are especially popular because of their unique pink sands and clear waters.Continue Reading
The beaches of Bora Bora, Tahiti, are widely popular, due to their wide spectrum of vivid colors. The beaches are so popular that Bora Bora gained the nickname phrase, "So good they named it twice." It is an attractive destination, especially for romantic vacations.
On Boulders Beach in Cape Town, tourists can see the 3,000 African penguins it hosts. The beach has formed between granite boulders. The best place to see the penguins is actually Foxy Beach, located near Boulders Beach.
Luskentyre Sands was named one of United Kingdom's best beaches in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. The beach is located on the Isle of Harris, which is in Scotland, and it is an attraction for hikers and nature lovers. Travelers can spot otters, dolphins, seals, eagles and deer from the shore.
Other beaches named by CNN to be the best ones in the world are Rabbit Beach in Italy, Cabbage Beach in Bahamas and Wineglass Bay in Tasmania. Other National Geographic choices are the Maldives, the Hamptons in New York and Lanikai Beach in Hawaii.Learn more about Geography