Summer is almost upon us and we’re all starting to dream of a nice beach vacation. Well, how about instead of dreaming you do some actual planning. There’s so many nice beachy spots around the world, all you have to do is pick which one you want to go to this time and go. We took the liberty of compiling a list of the best white sandy beaches you can go to this summer, and you just get to choose which one you like best. Are you in the mood for something extravagant and luxurious or would you prefer a nice yet affordable vacation? We have all sorts of options for you.
1. Dreamland Beach, Bali
This is a very cool beach in Bukit peninsula in Bali. It’s very popular with surfers, but even if you don’t surf there’s still stuff to do and see. There’s a bunch of little shops and cafes along the beach where you can have some fresh fruits, smoothies and all sorts of snacks.
2. Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands
This is a gorgeous and probably most known beach in the Cayman islands. It’s 5 miles long and it’s all public property, so no matter what hotel you stay in, you can always go there and enjoy the white sandy beach and the beautiful clear water. Added benefits of this beach is that you can go snorkeling here and even do some jet skiing.
3. Boulders Beach, Cape Town, South Africa
If you want a truly unforgettable experience Boulders Beach in South Africa is your best bet. Not only does it have kid friendly shallow rock pools, but you can also witness some incredible wildlife in the form of penguins.
4. Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda
If you’ve ever considered going to Bermuda you’ve probably heard about Horseshoe Bay. It’s probably the most famous beach here and for a good reason. But it also has a secret part called Port Royal Cove, which is kind of hidden, has shallow water and beautiful pink sand.
5. Dorset, England
England is probably not a country you associate with beaches and summer, but that’s because you haven’t been to Dorset. There’s a beach there that’s part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and it’s open to the public. It’s truly mesmerizing and also very secluded, so if you feel like being at one with nature you should really visit this place.
6. Tikehau Island, French Polynesia
Tikehau Island in French Polynesia is a great spot for a summer vacation. The island is very small, so you never get huge crowds of people here, there’s both white and pink sand, beautiful clear water, and according to Jacques Cousteau – a lot of interesting fish to see for those who like snorkeling.
7. Caprera Island, Italy
If you want beautiful rocks, crystal clear water and incredible views, Caprera island in Italy is the destination for you. It’s a little rugged, it’s not spoiled by tourists and it’s pristinely clean. What else could you ask for?
8. Bathsheba Beach, Barbados
Bathsheba beach in Barbados is one of the few truly untouched beaches in the world. It’s perfect for surfers and not that great for swimmers, but if there’s one thing we can guarantee if you choose to come here is that you’ll definitely have mesmerizing pictures for your Instagram.
9. Zlatni Rat Beach, Croatia
Zlatni Rat Beach in Croatia is a pretty unique European beach. Not only is it triangular in shape, but it also has a triangular patch of trees in the middle providing a natural source of shade, which is quite unusual for beaches.
10. Trunk Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands
Trunk Bay is probably the most photographed beach in the world, and once you go there you’ll know why. Beautiful shoreline, incredible snorkeling opportunities, gorgeous greenery all around and the ruins of historic sugar cane plantations to explore. It really does have everything.