If there is one thing that most, if not all, of us want, it’s spending an unending summer on a sunny beach, just lying with a glass of cocktail in our hands. But just like all good things must come to an end, summer is almost over, and to give you all hope for the next summer and motivation to endure the fall season, here’s a list of five best beaches in the world that you must visit to get the most out of your summer vacations.
Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this beach was the inspiration behind “The Girl from Ipanema,” a song written by Antônio Carlos Jobim. Ipanema has got everything you could wish for, and more.
This beach is situated in Lampedusa, Italy, and is frequented by a horde of tourists every year. Besides the crystal blue water, the climate of Lampedusa is comfortably warm and very welcoming. The beach is also a protected turtle site, so you have the added charm of seeing turtle eggs and maybe even spotting a dolphin or two in the clear water.
Anse Source d’Argent
This beautiful beach is located in La Digue, Seychelles, and is considered the most photographed beach in the world, the obvious reason being its towering cliffs and pink sand. As an added bonus, you might even get a chance to spot a couple of black paradise flycatcher birds.
Plage de St.Jean
Plage de St. Jean is a cozy little French paradise located in St. Barths, French Caribbean. The beach boasts the world’s shortest landing strips at about 2,100 feet. You might also spot a famous star or two, as this spot is usually frequented by celebrities looking to get away from the public’s eye.
This beach is located in Bora Bora, Tahiti, and every inch of it feels like heaven. It’s a popular tourist destination due to its luxury resorts and bungalows. Tourists visiting Matira beach can feed sharks or go on a treasure hunt for black pearls.