The World's Best Beaches: A Visitors Guide

The World's Best Beaches: Discover our top picks for global beaches with a special allure and out of the ordinary features

The world's best beaches are characterized by pristine white sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, with scenic backdrops.

While most of the top beaches under consideration are located in remote, secluded areas with amenities like snorkeling and scuba diving off the coral reefs, the best beaches selected here have a special allure and attractions that make the beach destination a top spot.

Best Asia Beaches

Best Asia Beaches
The top beaches in Asia are can be found where there is no other continent or region of the world that can match the concentration of gorgeous beaches known for their exceptional white powdery sand, limestone rock formations, lush mountain greenery, and crystal clear turquoise waters

lizard Island beach, Australia

Australia's Best Beaches
Australia's best beaches feature with pristine white sand fringing the tropical turquoise waters and many with un-crowded stretches of sand.

Turks & Caicos Beach

Best Caribbean Beaches
The best Caribbean beaches are  known for their soft white and pink sand, many of which are surrounded by coral reefs that make them ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia, Greece

Best Europe Beaches
The top beaches in Europe features beaches with sand, crystal clear water, rugged cliffs, and scenic coast lines.

Praia da Cacimba do Padres Beach, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil,

Best South American Beaches
The best South America beaches are known for good quality sand, crystal clear turquoise water, a scenic backdrop, and other amenities that can add to it being a top beach destination.

The Yasawa Islands, Fiji

Best South Pacific Beaches
The best South Pacific beaches are characterized by remote islands with soft white sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters surrounded by coral reefs, warm bath tub temperature lagoons, and a scenic back drop of palm trees. Because of the islands remoteness, most of these islands are more costly to get to and more expensive to stay at.

National Seashore in Pensacola, Florida

Best USA Beaches
The best USA beaches are characterized by soft white sand, dunes, and many activities in the communities adjoining the beaches. Many of these beaches feature wildlife habitat and a large variety of maritime plants