Are you a beach bum who loves exploring the vast ocean sides? Every beach lover can sit by the shore for hours together and watch nature’s canvas of endless blue horizon. Among the several beaches in the world, some are just too beautiful, with their white sands and pristine shores. If you wish to explore the best beaches in the world, we bring you the top five. Are There Nude Beaches in India? List of Secret Places in Country Where Nudists Are Spotted; But is Naturism Allowed in India?

1. Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales

Situated on the northeast coast of Providenciales, Grace Bay Beach is very close to the Caribbean. It's a long, white-sand beach with crystal-clear waters perfect for swimming, snorkelling, and sunbathing.

This pristine beach is the hallmark of the Turks and Caicos Islands and the recipient of many designations, awards, and accolades for the best beaches in the world.

Grace Bay Beach (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons)

2. Hanalei Bay, Hawaii

This crescent-shaped Kauai Bay is the largest on the north shore, with stunning views and gorgeous beaches. You can find a spot, have a beachside picnic, or snorkel in clear waters. The best part here is watching the sunset and enjoying some fantastic views of Mount Makana.

Hanalei Bay (Photo Credits: Flickr)

3. Whitehaven Beach, Australia

Whitehaven Beach is another stunning beach in the world, and it is on Whitsunday Island. This area is part of the Great Barrier Reef and has pure white silica sand that feels incredibly soft and smooth for your feet.

The turquoise colour waters are truly mesmerising. To experience the ocean some more, you can take diving and snorkelling trips here.

Whitehaven Beach, Australia (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons)

4. Nungwi Beach, Tanzania

Located in a buzzing fishing village on Zanzibar Island, Nungwi Beach is one of Tanzania's most-hyped attractions and one of the prettiest beaches in the world. This beach has powdery white sand, crystal blue waters, exotic flora and fauna. Tourists can wade through the shallow waters and see colourful shells when the tide is low. Travel Tip of the Week: Know About India's Mysterious Hide and Seek Beach in Odisha.

Nungwi Beach (Photo Credits: Pixahive)

5. Navagio Beach, Greece

Navagio Beach is a hidden cove on the northwest coast of Zakynthos island in Greece. This relatively secluded beachside is more famous for a shipwreck here. One can see the rusty shipwreck up close and click pictures around it. However, The best views are if you trek up the viewpoint from the cliffs.

Navagio Beach (Photo Credits: Needpix)

If you are an ardent beach lover, these five beaches should be a part of your travel bucket list. The calm blue waters and powdery soft sand will enhance your experience of exploring the beach sides.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 27, 2024 01:36 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website