To answer the question “which beach is better” we studied the reviews of tourists, the ratings of the whole world and have viewed many photos. The best beaches in the world are not always popular among tourists, as they are quite far away. Therefore, only the elite can swim in such paradise places.
Our rating “The best beaches of the world photo 2017” included the best beaches on the seas, oceans, in picturesque bays around the world.
The Best Beach in the world 2017. Sea, Reviews, and Location.
Tikehau beach on the island of Tikehau
The classical paradise beach of Tikehau popular for its white sand, the clear sea and the diverse water world of Tikehau, is on the island of Tikehau located in French Polynesia in the middle part of the southern Pacific Ocean.
Only about 500 people live on the island of Tikehau. The high season for tourists is from June to October, as the weather is cool at this time and there are practically no rains.
Baia do Sancho Beach in Brazil
According to the reviews left on TripAdvisor, particularly this best Brazilian beach has been recognized as the most beautiful beach of the world most often. To get here you need to go down a rather difficult descent (on difficult ladders). That’s why this place is not overcrowded and is mostly chosen by sports tourists.
In their reviews, people praise the excellent visibility under the water – more than 30 meters. Besides, you can always find nice turtles here!
Eagle Beach in Aruba
The island of Aruba is located in the south of the Caribbean Sea not far from the coast of Venezuela. This former Dutch colony is still considered a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
At Eagle Beach, a light breeze blows, the beach is quite spacious, while the sand does not get very hot. Reviews state that it is always very clean here, the sea is always quiet, there are paid loungers and even trees to have a shelter from the sun.
Honopu Beach, Hawaii
You can swim from a nearby beach or walk over difficult cliffs to get to this amazing place. But, swimming can be difficult because of the currents and the waves (the distance is only 3 km), hence the swimmer must be confident and have an experience in distance swimming.
It is also possible to hire a boat, but it will not be able to moor, so in all cases, you will have to swim to the shore. Another option is to take a helicopter tour.
Horseshoe Bay Beach, Bermuda
The coastal line in the form of a horseshoe, the beach with pinkish gentle sand and the purest azure sea attract many beach lovers. Mostly it is crowded here, in the main tourist part of the beach – the area, where they make cocktails and you can rent loungers.
If you seek privacy, strolling along the shore and overcoming the picturesque cliffs you can find quiet, deserted places.
Ko Phi Phi Don Nui Bay beach. The beach in Nuay Bay on the island of Pee Pee Don in Thailand
In fact, all the beaches of the island of Pi Pi Don are very beautiful, people who have visited these places argue on various sites which of the beaches is more picturesque :). The best time to visit these places is from November to February as it is the driest and coolest season with + 27 + 29 temperature.
The beach of Nui Bay is especially beautiful due to the amazing green cliffs and the bright color of the water in the bay.
Ngapali Beach, Neapolitan beach, Myanmar
Ngapali Beach is a rather long beach on the banks of which palm trees grow, and you can taste local dishes in the coastal fish restaurants. It is also possible to rent a kayak or go scuba diving, and admire the tropical sunset in the evening.
Paloma Beach, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
The beach of Paloma Beach is a favorite vacation spot for millionaires. Tourists who have visited the place talk about the cleanest air with the scents of pine needles and the picturesque bay with different shades of azure water. You can have lunch and dinner at the local restaurant, and the beach itself is not sandy, but with pebbles.
Papakōlea Beach, Hawaii
Papakolea in Hawaii is the best, according to many travelers. The beach is not just beautiful, it’s amazing – the coastal sand has a gentle green tint. If you look at the color of the sand under different lighting conditions, the shade can vary from olive to emerald. The sand got the green hue due to a mixture of volcanic rocks and crushed chrysolite.
You can get to Papakolea only on foot along hiking trails: the beach is surrounded by rocky beaches.
Pinarello beach, Corsica
The best Corsican beach is situated in the small tourist village of Pinarello, it’s cozy and comfortable here in an Italian style. The water is clear and clean, there are not so many people.
Playa Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
The beach of Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica is located in the homonymous forest reserve, so besides the sea rest, you can enjoy walking tours and meet raccoons, capuchins, sloths, crabs and several kinds of monkeys.
Tourists who have visited this reserve advise to spend the whole day here taking food with you. There is no need to use the guide’s services.
Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain
Playa de Ses Illetes is the perfect sandy beach for a beach rest, perhaps the best on the Mediterranean. Two-sidedness is the peculiarity of this place – an absolutely serene sea on the one hand, and places for those who love waves on the other side. The sand is very clean and soft, the water is clean and azure.
Playa Paraiso or Tulum beach, Mexico
On this beach, you can combine the view of the ancient Mayan buildings with beach rest. It’s especially pleasant to plunge into the clean cool water and walk barefoot on the soft white sand in the heat. The ruins of the ancient observatory of the Mayans are a must see – don’t be lazy to climb the steep stairs.
Playa Paraiso – a fairly long beach, the prices for sun loungers here are moderate, you can walk for a long time, there are picturesque places with rocks and palm trees.
West Bay Beach, Honduras
If we don’t count some of the tourists’ reviews of biting midges on this beach, then the West Bay beach is ideal for resting. In addition to simple beach entertainment, you can take scuba diving and ride in a boat with a transparent bottom, which brings an unusual delight to children and adults. The underwater world of Honduras is incredibly diverse and colorful.
Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Whitehaven Beach in Australia is always included in the ratings of the best beaches in the world. You can sail by boat, or fly by helicopter from a nearby beach to this wonderful island with a white seven-kilometer beach.
In addition to the amazing white color, the sand on the paradise beach does not heat up much, hence it’s especially pleasant to relax here.
Anse Lazio, Seychelles
Anse Lazio is located in the north of Seychelles Praslin Island. It is included in the Top 5 best beaches in the world. Boulders of granite create a unique rocky landscape.
Tourists who have visited this amazing beach in the Seychelles got delighted with the clean water without waves and seaweed, as well as the convenient parking not far from the beach. They write that the sand here is clean and there are shady palm trees where you can hide from the heat.