Sunday, May 17, 2015

Unbelievable Beaches of the World

1. Black Sand Beach, Hawaii

The name speaks for itself.
  1. Because of constant volcanic activity, you'll find white sands, green sands and black sands on Hawaii Island. Located on the southeastern Kau coast, Punaluu Black Sand Beach is one of the most famous black sand beaches in Hawaii.

Black Sand Beach
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2. Pink Sand Beach, Bahamas

Again, the name gives it away. Eroded particles from red corals has given this beaches sand a pinkish glow.
  1. Harbour Island is most renowned for its pale pink sand beaches some 3 plus miles long and 50 to 100 feet wide - considered one of the very best pink sand beaches in the world. The sand is a composition of bits of coral, broken shells, minute rocks and calcium carbonate from tiny marine invertebrates.
Pink Beach
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3. Bioluminescent Beach, The Maldives

And you thought The Maldives couldn’t get any prettier! Bioluminescent phytoplanton are found throughout the Maldives, which glows when agitated, giving the ocean its very own stars.
Bioluminescent Beach
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4. Hidden Beach, Mexico

This secret paradise was created when the Mexican government in the early 1900’s made a bombsite out of the area, blasting a huge hole on the canopy of the grotto. This has caused this idyllic hidden gem.
Hidden Beach
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5. Hot Water Beach, New Zealand

Make sure you head down with a shovel because at this beach you can dig your very own DIY spa. This beach is geothermal, getting as hot as 64°C (147°F)! So come down and relax in your very own natural spa.
Hot Water Beach
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6. Chandipur Beach, India

Every morning, the sea at Chandipur Beach disappears, receding up to 5 kilometers from the shore. This gives visitors the opportunity to walk in the sea, exploring the sea bed on foot. But you need to keep an eye out for the high tide to come back in as the sea rushes back into place. This phenomenon happens twice a day throughout the year!
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7. Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, California

This beach is indeed covered in sea glass particles. coming from years of discarded glass washed up on the shore. Similar beaches can also be found in Hawaii.
Glass Beach
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