We all love to travel in the world. When we want to travel most of the time, we are seeking somewhere near to the beach. It is natural. It feels an excellent feeling even when imagine. Today we are going to talk about ten of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Being near a beach is like going to heaven. Today we talk about ten unique beaches all over the world that have inherited unique features. It is a different feeling if your soul can enjoy the freedom of walking on the beach and listening to its sound. That feeling will one day fill your heart. We have already put an article regarding the most beautiful islands in the world. You can read that article. So, let’s discuss of the top most beautiful & weird beaches in the world you must see at least once in your life.
#1. Glass Beach – California
Glass, is this a glass beach? Yes, of course, this is a glass beach. Other natural beaches are usually rocky and sandy.
As its name mentioned, this beach comprises small and colorful glass pieces. Glass Beach is located adjacent to MacKerricher State Park. The reason for the collection of these pieces of glass is the continuous dumping of garbage with glass containers near the beach. Wave erosion, sun-heated sand, and weather conditions make glass pieces various smooth shapes. In the summer, Glass Beach becomes a tourist’s paradise as it allows you to experience a beach decorated with colorful pieces of glass in hot weather. But tourists are not able to carry even a piece of glass. The removal of glass from the glass beach is prohibited by law.
#2. Anse Source d’Argent Beach – Seychelles
The only reason this beach is world-famous is because of its beauty. You would think that heaven would not be so beautiful. The beach is made up of granite boulders and palm trees. The beach has a blue lagoon that is perfect for photography as well as painting. Calm shallow water is a haven for biodiversity. Emerald gem blue sea water, white beaches, high biodiversity along the coast, enhance the beauty of the beach. Because of its beauty, the beach has been used in several Hollywood movies.
#3. Catedrais Beach – Spain
The Catedrais Shrine is a place of worship for Catholics around the world. This beach is located on the northwest coast of Spain. Isn’t it a bit unusual to call a beach by the word Catedrais, which means cathedral? The people of that country call it Praia de Augas Santas, a beach with holy water, and this beach feels like their historical heritage.
Catedrais has an 880 m stretch of coastline that allows you to walk with the waves of the Atlantic Ocean inside the sloping cliffs. About nineteen feet of natural arches, the cave formed by the waves, is made of these rocks. The highlight of the beach is the arched beach.
#4. Papakolea Beach – Hawaii
The word beach reminds one of long sand and a sense of fun. But what if it turns out to be amazing green eye-catching sand? Will it be unbelievably beautiful? Papakolea Beach on the southern tip of the island of Hawaii is covering with olive-green sand. There are only four such green beaches in the world. The green sand of Papakolea Beach mainly due to a type of green rock called Olivine.
Researchers have found that this color is caused by magnesium and iron ions, which are abundant in Olivine. At sunset, the sun rises and sets, creating a spectacular view of the rocks. It takes a bit of effort to cross the slippery slope and get to the beach. It is vital to get out of the beach before dark as it is a land that is not well lit. Walking in the dark on this rocky beach is not a good idea.
#5. Benagil Caves Beach – Portugal
If you plan to visit Portugal, don’t forget to visit Benagil Caves Beach. The central Algarve has Benagil Caves Beach on the south coast. This beach locates inside an incredibly large sea cave. The upper part of the cave is open to space and is called the eye. The people of that country call this cave Gruta de Benagil because of the closed nature of the caves and the way the rocks formed. Marine biologists believe that the Benagil Caves were formed by the erosion of limestone layers over 200 million years ago. In these caves, you can experience the sunlight falling directly from above, the golden beach, and the surrounding waves.
#6. Whitehaven Beach – Australia
Forget for a moment all the beautiful and unusual beaches we talked about earlier. Whitehaven Beach is located in Queensland, Australia. White Heaven Beach is famous for its beauty and the world’s cleanest silica sand beach. This beach with 98% pure white silica sand and 7 km long. The beach takes on a glowing hue. Silica-free rocks are also found along the coast, and it is believed that the silica sands in those areas were washed away by tidal waves millions of years ago. Another fascinating feature of the white heaven beach is that the sand is not heated. So it is possible to walk barefoot at any time of the year. Sand and water combine to create beautiful color combinations. Coastal smoking has been banned to prevent silica contamination caused by fire.
#7. Playa Del Amor – Mexico
White sand and crystal-clear blue water cover the caves, and the sun shines through them. It takes us into a world of fantasy fiction. Playa del Amor is a secret beach located in a cave complex twenty-two miles from Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. The general meaning of this name is the beach of love. You may be wondering why this beach became an unusual beach. The reason is that Playa del Amor is a hidden invisible beach. The only way to reach the shores of hidden love is by swimming through a natural tunnel that connects to the sea. This wonderful coastal land is considered to be the result of military activity, such as a volcanic eruption or a bombing.
#8. Pfeiffer Beach – California
On the first expressway, you can reach the beach with its eye-catching rocky waves. The eye-catching feature of this beach is that it has a purple beach instead of a white or gold beach. This purple is not something that someone created. This purple is caused by a type of garnet containing manganese that is washed ashore from the highlands. That purple beach adds an extraordinary charm. The other unique feature of this beach is the giant rock with a large hole shaped like a keyhole. Through this arched hole, the waves come to the shore. Many people try to capture the first sunlight that falls in the morning through the arch to their camera lens.
#9. Zlatni Rat Beach – Croatia
Have you ever heard of a beach that can change its shape? If the answer is no, you must visit this beach. This beach has changed a little bit every time you visit this beach. Zlatni Rat beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Croatia, is known as the Golden Horn and the Golden Cape. Located at the southern tip of Brač Island, this beach is shaped like a human tongue. The tip of the beach, which protrudes about 500 meters into the sea, will never be permanent. This is because ocean waves and wind currents constantly change the shape of the beach. From 2006 to 2019, the length of the beach has increased by about 18 meters. It is a characteristic of this beach. This beautiful beach is the third best beach in Europe.
#10. Hot Water Beach – New Zealand
Is this really a hot beach? Yes, of course. You will be amazed by the heat that bubbles upon the golden sand. This is because of the hot currents that flow from the earth’s interior to the surface near the coast. The vast Pacific Ocean coastline, coastal islands, and cliffs add to the spectacular view of the coast. What a wonderful experience it is to have the hot tub of your choice with your own hands off the beach. It will be exciting to play as you please amidst the Pacific Ocean waves getting wet you from time to time.
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