Unique Beaches Around The World

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These ethereal coastlines will transport you to other planets. Dip your toes in neon blue glowing waters, or snap an insta-worthy picture against cotton-candy colored sandy shores. These fascinating and beautiful beaches around the world are one-of-a-kind destinations that you won’t believe are on planet earth. Let’s take a look at what mother nature has in store for our next fantastical beach getaway.

Vaadhoo, As Catedrais beach, Moeraki Boulders Beach, Giant's Causeway, Shell Beach, Pink beach, Black Sand Beach

  • Vaadhoo, Maldives

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      Vaadhoo in the Maldives features a carpet of sparkling plankton that is known as “The Sea of Stars”. With an unearthly appearance of neon blue sparkle formations dancing along with cool waves against sandy shores during the nighttime, this romantic spot makes you feel as though you are overlooking space.

  • As Catedrais beach, Spain

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      Embrace the raw power of nature at this breathtaking Spanish beach. With massive arches formed of rugged rocks towering over glistening sandy shores, touring this picturesque destination feels as though you are uncovering ancient ruins of civilizations past.

  • Moeraki Boulders Beach, New Zealand

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      Moeraki Boulders Beach is dotted with iconic, large sphere-shaped boulders that are sometimes referred to as “Dragon Eggs.” These oddly shaped mossy stones have drawn attention due to the unclear cause of their formation, contrasting with the idyllic New Zealand coastline.

  • Giant's Causeway, United Kingdom

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      Unlike any other beach on the planet, Ireland’s famous Giant’s Causeway features mesmerizing hexagonal pillars that protrude from the rugged coastline. Tour through this mythical spot that has puzzled and intrigued travelers for centuries.

  • Shell Beach, Australia

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      Australia’s shell beach is one of few beaches with a shoreline made up entirely of billions of seashells. Sparkling beneath the sunshine, and paired with aquatic hues of the sea, endless shells have completely replaced any speckle of sand for miles at this one-of-a-kind destination.

  • Pink beach, Indonesia

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      Bubblegum pink sand sparkles year-round against turquoise waters at this tropical Indonesian destination. Witness the magic of nature at this pastel-pink island paradise, along with an insta-worthy shoreline this beach encompasses vast coral reefs, colorful fish, and idyllic views.

  • Black Sand Beach, United States

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      Punaluʻu Beach or Black Sand Beach is one of the few black sand beaches in the world, coal colored sands line clear waters with swaying palm trees overhead. This mystical Hawaiian beach destination was formed due to lava flowing into the ocean and exploding. Come for one of the most unique shorelines on earth, and a touch of midnight against white sandy Hawaiian days.