Top 10 Beach Destinations To Visit In 2021
The combination of sun, sand, and sea makes the ultimate attraction for a vacation sojourn. Moments spend in the backdrop of magnificent sea and the lure of sun-kissed golden sands create memories to cherish for life. From isles in Micronesia and topical paradises of Asia to the amazing Mediterranean coast of Europe and soft sandy beaches off the turquoise Caribbean Sea, you have plenty to enjoy a beach holiday. Here is the list of top 10 beach destinations to visit in 2021.
#1. Turks and Caicos
A part of British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean, Turks and Caicos group of islands is famous for its Grace Bay beach. One of the most picturesque beaches in the world, it hosts luxurious resorts and a water park dotted with numerous reefs to explore. Enjoy boating, catamaran cruises, windsurfing, kayaking, skiing, jet skiing, and sailing. Crystal-clear waters and unmatched marine heritage beneath is perfect for scuba diving and snorkeling.
It hosts every type of beach – white, black, green and red – you can extend your imagination to. From beach parks taking you on an off-the-beaten-path tour to romantic bays and private beaches offering total seclusion, Hawaii has everything beach lovers want. The Big Island is home to black, sandy beaches with water sports facilities. Kauai is the place to enjoy romance off the amazing shoreline. Lanai is the perfect gateway to swim and snorkel. Maui is famous for its Bohemian beaches while Oahu pristine beaches are legendary. Molokai is the home to beach parks.
A serene tropical paradise, Maldives is adored for its truly sparkling blue beaches. Resorts build upon the translucent sea and extending like isthmus into sea and beaches with secluded coves offer plenty of privacy to rejuvenate. Cocoa Island, Reethi Rah, Hulhumale, Vabbinfaru, and many other private coral isles boast extremely alluring beaches celebrated for awe-inspiring sea view and colorful corals and marine heritage.
Ranked among the world’s top beach destinations, Thailand’s Phuket is the dream destination for millions worldwide. Known for the wide array of tourist facilities and attractions off clear blue waters, the beach destination entices with a promise of the world’s most exciting vacation. Phuket’s gorgeous coastline is blessed with over 30 incredibly soft white sandy beaches each with an eclectic ambiance of its own to relish.
The jewel of French Polynesia, tourists flock to Tahiti for its stunningly beautiful coastline sandwiched between the elegant ocean and jagged, emerald-green peaks. From sprawling beaches to rimmed coves and lagoons, this South Pacific paradise offers a truly blissful vacation and lots of surfing opportunities. Head to Lafayette Beach loaded with fabulous strands or the fabulous Bora Bora to relax and unwind. Indulge in snorkeling at Taha’a or Tikehau and diving at The Tuamotus lagoon.
Indonesia’s Bali is fast emerging on the world’s tourist map as a prominent beach destination complete with off-the-beaten paths, nature walks, vivid green scenery, meditation retreats, and outstanding coral reefs. Milk-white Blue Point Beach invites tourists to indulge in sunset bonfire or surf on its aquamarine waters. Upmarket, golden Seminyak Beach is the place to unwind amid luxury while Geger Beach is for those cherishing slower-paced oceanic adventures. Indulge in water sports at Kuta Beach or explore serene nature walks near Balian Beach.
The largest of Greek isles, Crete is home to the most beautiful beaches in the Eastern Mediterranean. With its gorgeous fine-sandy beaches bordered by azure waves and overlooked by varied terrain, Crete has fables to tell and legends to spread. The island has numerous beaches allowing visitors a perfect enchantment with sea, sand, and sun. Balos, Elafonissi, and Falassarna beaches have crystal Caribbean-like water with soft sand, water sports facilities, and a beautiful backdrop. Vai Beach with its camping ground is the place for a family holiday.
#8. Mallorca & Ibiza
The two Balearic Islands with their beautiful and clean beaches and superb landscape enable a splendid beach holiday. Luxurious beach resorts overlooking sheltered coves and water parks are the place to relax and enchant your soul. Stone-built villages and small townships displaying with Roman and Moorish remains add to the attraction. The marine heritage, catamaran cruises, and enthralling nightlife topped with festive ambiance bring thousands to these two Spanish islands on beach vacations.
#9. Amalfi Coast
Located to the south of Italy’s Naples, Amalfi Coast impresses everyone with its stunning beauty. The spectacular azure coastline overlooked by lime mountains and sloped lemon tree gardens and bordered by strikingly painted medieval towns and quaint villages, is among the most wonderful beach holiday destinations. Numerous beaches bless the 40-km-long uniquely beautiful coastline, which is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage list for its natural beauty.
A chain of 115 tiny isles in the Indian Ocean to the east Africa, Seychelles is amazing for its awe-inspiring beaches. Perched off the coral reefs and nature reserves, its green beaches extending between lush rain forests and sparkling waters are postcard picture-worthy. Whether you are planning a family beach holiday, honeymoon, or solo fun, Seychelles offer a quintessential escape. Anse Source d’Argent tops the National Geographic list of the most photographic seaside in the world.