Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation

No one can resist the allure of beautiful beaches: the crashing waves, warm sand and sea salt smell in the air. It’s a time of relaxation, fun, memories and letting your cares be washed out to sea. Now that summer is upon us, it’s beach season again and KOKET has made it easy for you by finding the most beautiful beaches for your summer beach vacation.

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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Greece

This stunning white sand beach is definitely Instagram worthy. Not only does the beach itself make a statement, but an old abandon shipwreck from1980 remains buried in the sandy dunes, hence “Shipwreck Beach”.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches navagio

This stunning white sand beach is definitely Instagram worthy. Not only does the beach itself make a statement, but an old abandoned shipwreck from 1980 remains buried in the sandy dunes, hence “Shipwreck Beach”.

 

Whitehaven Beach, Australia

Named one of the cleanest and ecofriendly beaches, Whitehaven is located on Whitsunday Island off of the coast of Australia. It is known for its bright white sand made up of 95% silica which doesn’t retain heat making this the perfect place for a barefoot beach vacation. beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches whitehaven

Named one of the cleanest and eco friendly beaches, Whitehaven is located on Whitsunday Island off of the coast of Australia. It is known for its bright white sand made up of 95% silica which doesn’t retain heat making this the perfect place for a barefoot beach vacation.

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Maho Beach, St, John

One of the most beautiful beaches on the U.S. Virgin Islands, Maho Beach is known for its great snorkeling and spotting sea turtles.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beauitful Beaches st

One of the most beautiful beaches on the U.S. Virgin Islands, Maho Beach is known for its great snorkeling and spotting sea turtles.

 

Railay Beach, Thailand

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Located on a small peninsula in Thailand, Railay Beach’s massive limestone cliffs make this beach only accessible by boat. The cliffs attract rock climbers, but the beautiful beaches and peaceful, remote ambiance if this area make this a relaxing beach destination.

 

Baia do Sancho Beach, Brazil

Named “World’s Best Beach” by TripAdvisor, you’ll soon discover why once you reach its stunning white sands either via boat or (for the more adventurous) trekking over the surrounding cliffs and hiking down a sandy, narrow rock staircase. The challenge of reaching the beach, makes it virtually untouched with sparkling emerald water, colorful coral reefs and solitude.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful beaches baia do sancho

Named “World’s Best Beach” by TripAdvisor, you’ll soon discover why once you reach its stunning white sands either via boat or (for the more adventurous) trekking over the surrounding cliffs and hiking down a sandy, narrow rock staircase. The challenge of reaching the beach, makes it virtually untouched with sparkling emerald water, colorful coral reefs and solitude.

 

Ngapali Beach, Myanmar

Ngapali Beach has become a popular luxury travel destination for its 2-mile stretch of pristine beach, and high-class hotels and resorts. Despite the rise in popularity, the small town of Thandwe still maintains its small village vibe and tropical charm.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches myanmar

Ngapali Beach has become a popular luxury travel destination for its 2-mile stretch of pristine beach, and high-class hotels and resorts. Despite the rise in popularity, the small town of Thandwe still maintains its small village vibe and tropical charm.

 

Praia Dona Ana, Portugal

This popular Portugal beach is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve region. While sitting on the golden sands, you’ll be surrounded by the natural beauty of picturesque strata cliffs and crystal clear waters. Love happens in Portugal.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches portugal

This popular Portugal beach is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve region. While sitting on the golden sands, you’ll be surrounded by the natural beauty of picturesque strata cliffs and crystal clear waters. Love happens in Portugal.

 

Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos

It’s easy to see why Grace Bay made our most beautiful beaches list. With a 12-mile stretch of white sand beaches, warm clear water, abundant marine life, lots of activities and little crowding, it’s an excellent beach destination for adults and kids alike.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beauitful Beaches turks and caicos

It’s easy to see why Grace Bay made our most beautiful beaches list. With a 12-mile stretch of white sand beaches, warm clear water, abundant marine life, lots of activities and little crowding, it’s an excellent beach destination for adults and kids alike.

 

Black Sand Beach, Iceland

When thinking of Iceland, tropical beach images are an unlikely conjuring, however the Black Sand Beach in the town of Vik might make you think differently. While it’s not a sun tanner’s paradise, the black basalt sand and geological formations are worth the visit. Plus, black is one of KOKET’s signature colors.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches iceland

When thinking of Iceland, tropical beach images are an unlikely conjuring, however the Black Sand Beach in the town of Vik might make you think differently. While it’s not a sun tanner’s paradise, the black basalt sand and geological formations are worth the visit. Plus, black is one of KOKET’s signature colors.

 

Anse Source D’Argent, Seychelles

The magical islands of Seychelles are covered in beautiful beaches, but Anse Source D’Argent is one of the most popular. Located on the island of La Digue, stunning rock formations and clear waters make this beach beautifully alluring.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches seychelles

The magical islands of Seychelles are covered in beautiful beaches, but Anse Source D’Argent is one of the most popular. Located on the island of La Digue, stunning rock formations and clear waters make this beach beautifully alluring.

 

One Foot Island Beach, Cook Islands

Also known as Tapuaetai, One Foot Island is located in a small inlet and is said to provide the best views of Aitutaki lagoon. Because of the lagoon’s calm waters and sandbanks, visitors can often wade far away from the shore for even more picturesque views.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches one foot island

Also known as Tapuaetai, One Foot Island is located in a small inlet and is said to provide the best views of Aitutaki lagoon. Because of the lagoon’s calm waters and sandbanks, visitors can often wade far away from the shore for even more picturesque views.

 

Anakena Beach, Easter Island

Although an island, Easter Island is not known for its white sand beaches, but rather the rocky coastline. Anakena is one of the two small beautiful beaches on the island and is home to several of the famous traditional Moai statues carved by the Rapa Nui people.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beauitful Beaches easter island

Although an island, Easter Island is not known for its white sand beaches, but rather the rocky coastline. Anakena is one of the two small beautiful beaches on the island and is home to several of the famous traditional Moai statues carved by the Rapa Nui people.

 

Polihale Beach, Hawaii

No most beautiful beach list would be complete without Hawaii. Located on the island of Kauai, Polihale beach is a remote wild beach that is great for exploring and isolation. With its rugged coast line and Hawaiian mythology roots, Polihale is one of the few sacred and untouched beaches of Hawaii.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beautiful Beaches polihale

No most beautiful beach list would be complete without Hawaii. Located on the island of Kauai, Polihale beach is a remote wild beach that is great for exploring and isolation. With its rugged coastline and Hawaiian mythology roots, Polihale is one of the few sacred and untouched beaches of Hawaii.

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Koekohe Beach, New Zealand

Located on the southern coast of New Zealand, Koekohe Beach is famous for the large, round Moeraki Boulders that litter the shore. Local Maori legend claims the boulders are the remains from the large canoe Arai-te-uru that crashed along the Otago coast.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beatiful Beaches kohekoe

Located on the southern coast of New Zealand, Koekohe Beach is famous for the large, round Moeraki Boulders that litter the shore. Local Maori legend claims the boulders are the remains from the large canoe Arai-te-uru that crashed along the Otago coast.

 

Champagne Beach, Vanuatu

Unfortunately, the beach doesn’t come with champagne. Fortunately, it is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. In low tide the lagoons effervescent water resembles dainty champagne bubbles, hence its name, and it’s white sand beaches and clear waters make it a great beach for snorkeling.  beautiful beaches Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Beach Vacation Most Beauitful Beaches Champagne Beach

Unfortunately, the beach doesn’t come with champagne. Fortunately, it is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. In low tide the lagoons effervescent water resembles dainty champagne bubbles, hence its name, and it’s white sand beaches and clear waters make it a great beach for snorkeling.

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The list of most beautiful beaches continues on KOKETs Pinterest board: Most Beautiful Beaches for your Summer Vacation. Which of these beautiful beaches will you visit for your summer vacation? Tell us in the comments or share on social media!

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