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      Top 5 Beaches around the world

      By Ricky | April 30, 2015

      Beaches, a place where people of any age group can come and enjoy in the way they want. It’s a place to chill, relax, have pleasurous sun bath, enjoy bath, can go diving, can watch waves and many more activities to do. Here is an exclusive list of top 5 beaches around the world for you to visit.

      Anse Lazio, Seychelles

      Anse Lazio Seychelles

      Located in the Northwest of Praslin Island Seychelles, Anse Lazio is considered to be the one of the best beach. The peculiarities of this beach is that it has crystal clear water and pleasing scenery with eye pleasing views which grabs the attention of worldwide tourist’s. This beach is bordered by large granite boulders. It is not protected by coral reef like other beaches in Seychelles. It is one of the most photographed beaches across the globe and why not it would. The beauty of this beach is added by its velvety sand, deep blue waters and wide, long and leafy takamaka trees.

      Fraser Island, Australia

      Fraser Island Australia

      Situated in the South coast of queen’s island, Fraser Island is world’s largest sand island with unspoiled natural heritage. This spectacular island is world heritage listed covering a distance of 123 kms in length and 22 kms in width within an area of 1,84,000. It possesses the real natural beauty with sculpted from wind, sand and surf, striking freshwater lakes, crystalline creeks and lush rainforest. The rainforest are a real beauty in this island and it’s the only place where rainforest grows on sand. Other viewable things in this island are woodland eucalyptus, forests of mangroves, peat swamps and wallum, sand dunes and coastal health. It is a home to plenty of species like mammal species, diversity of birds, reptiles and amphibians, and in certain cases salt water crocodiles. It is a part of the fraser coast region and protected in the great sandy national park.

       

      Honokalani Beach, Maui

      Honokalani Beach Maui

      Located in Wainapanapa state park in Maui, Honokalani is a black sand beach. While exploring this beach, you can find seaside lava tubes, sea arc and sea caves. Some interesting activities which can drive you crazy are swimming, diving,  snorkeling,  and hiking trails. This island is a combination of rocks, high surfs and hot black sands which makes a destination more photogenic. The reason for its black color is that it was originated by lava flow which gone directly into the ocean while it was burning hot. This sudden temperature change caused lava to solidify and broke up into small pieces which is known as black sand beach. This island has a touch of adventures, while stepping into its entrance which is a cave you step up into a large cavernous room with pebbles which makes a crunching sound while your walk on it. You can also climb up the lava rocks to the opening in the roof of the caves. You can also have a fantastic view of sea bird colony, and anchialine pools.

      Bora Bora, Tahiti

      Bora Bora, Tahiti 1

      Known as the magical island, Bora Bora is located in the south pacific island Northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. Bora bora is nicknamed as “romantic island” because of its isolated beaches, private and silent atmosphere and intimate hotels. It is surrounded by a motus and a turquoise lagoon which is protected by coral reef. This island is famous for scuba diving. It is also well liked for its luxury resort destination which offers a unique over water bungalows for a memorable stay.

      Whitehaven Beach, Australia

      Whitehavens beach, Australia

      Whitehaven beach is a 7 km stretch along whitsunday island in Australia. This beach is accessible by boat from the mainland tourists port of Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour and Hamilton Island. There is a swimming competition of 2 kms organized every year in November in this Whitehaven beach. One of the reason for its inclusion in top 5 is that it was awarded as the cleanest beach in queensland in 2008. In 2010 it was recognized as top eco friendly beach in the world. Here dogs are not allowed and even smoke is prohibited. This beach is famous for its white sand which consists of 98% of silica which gives it a pure white and shiny effect.

       

       

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