As a sun-loving Australian I am fond of a good beach. Here is a list of the top 10 beaches I’ve encountered around the globe.
Top 10 Beaches #1
The Seychelles has many amazing beaches. The beach at Anse Source d’Argent is something else though.
Top 10 Beaches #2
Is it the inspiration for Alex Garland’s hit novel The Beach?
Top 10 Beaches #3
A little peninsula in the Caribbean, protected from development by a jungle-filled national park, it’s coastline lined with picture-perfect beaches.
Top 10 Beaches #4
Little Pigeon Island is crown land, and therefore free for all to access and use. Mostly it’s used as a picnicking spot by residents of Kokopo.
Top 10 Beaches #5
Tired of overdeveloped beach resorts? Then the beaches of the Freetown Peninsula, in Sierra Leone, might be for you.
Top 10 Beaches #6
How many places in the world can you swim alongside WWII tanks?
Top 10 Beaches #7
Lopes Mendes Beach is often said to be Brazil’s most beautiful beach. And Brazil, you’d imagine, would have some pretty good contenders for the title.
Top 10 Beaches #8
If Cristo Rei Beach is just too mainstream for you, then you can continue around the headland to an equally beautiful stretch of sand known as Cristo Rei Backside Beach.
Top 10 Beaches #9
Getting to Lalomanu, Samoa’s finest beach, is simple. Just fly yourself to the remote South Pacific island of Samoa, get yourself into a car of some description, turn on the engine, and drive.
Top 10 Beach #10
Brownes Beach sweeps around tranquil Carlisle Bay just south of the CBD of Bridgetown (the capital city of Barbados). This means not only is Brownes Beach the premier beach of the country, it’s also the most accessible.