The Worlds Most Beautiful Beaches

By: Britney Barnet

Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

A vacation spent on a white sandy beach, looking out on warm turquoise waters, is many people's idea of a dream getaway. Swaying palms and warm waters form part of most people's dream holiday. Every continent in the world boasts some breathtakingly beautiful beaches; and this article will highlight a few.

1) The Hawaiian Islands 
Hawaii have some of the most magnificent and enchanting beaches that to welcome visitors year round. Kauai is an example of the perfect getaway, with its tropical temperatures, romantic vibe, and tranquil atmosphere. It is a lush and green paradise which is thankfully, not overly developed. Kauai may be the perfect destination if you are looking for a place which is not too populated.

While on Kauai, be sure to visit Poipu Beach if you want a little more activity. There are water sports to attract every member of the family. Snorkelling is particularly popular here due to the clear, warm waters. Hundreds of species of tropical fish in all colours are a common sight in this area.

2) South Beach, Florida
Excellent beach vacation destination. However since south florida beach allows topless sunbathing, it isn't considered a family beach. Popular with adults, the beach, which stretches for miles, is entirely manmade and the warm, tropical water is very clean. More visitors are attracted by the down home art deco culture, intermixed with the stunning natural scenery. You will also find numerous martini bars and live Latin music for your listening and dancing pleasure.

3) Ipanema Beach in Brazil.
It became famous during the 60s with the popularity of the song 'Girl From Ipanema'. It is situated in Rio de Janeiro, noted for its festivity, and filled with beautiful men and women, wearing little clothing. If this kind of atmosphere attracts you, then this is one of the best places on earth to enjoy it. You will find miles of white, sandy beaches to spend your happy vacation days in the sun, watching the beautiful people. Not as serene as some beach getaways, but definitely a fabulous experience.

4) Long Beach in Tofino British Columbia
This beach is testament that beautiful beaches do exist in Canada. Long Beach is simply breathtaking. The shore is perfect for surfing and taking long walks. Tidal pools full of interesting sea life such as starfish beckon you to dip your fingers in. Tofino itself is full of eccentric locals and is a charmingly quaint fishing town that will leave an impression.

5) French Riviera, home to St. Tropez.
One of the most popular places for a European vacation, although it used to be known as a secret escape for famous movie stars. This area attracts those with an appetite for luxury, there is no secret about it. Cannes , home to one of the world's most famous film festivals, is located nearby. The ocean water is bright blue and if you tire of sunning on the beach, find a table at one of the beachfront bistros, sit back, and watch gorgeous people go past.

Most Beautiful Beaches in the World
Beaches have always been a popular destination for holiday-makers. Lapping waters and sandy beaches provide a relaxed haven for the jaded vacationer eager to get away from the hustle and bustle of towns and cities. Choices are endless, and include Mexico , Caribbean, Costa Rica , Bali, and Australia . You can be one of the many who visit exotic beaches every year, and learn for yourself exactly why they are so popular.

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