In summer, a lot of people love to go to the beach, just to sleep or to enjoy some sea activities. You can also go to the beach to admire the beauty of nature. You can find many kinds of beaches, not only sand but also pebbles. Indeed, most people think that a beach is made of white sand but across the world, beaches are also filled with bright pink, red, green, black, orange, white sands, and also pebbles.
If you are a beach-lover, I have compiled 8 amazing colourful beaches from around the world on this list. Please enjoy!
1. Vik Beach, Iceland
Vik Beach is located in the village of Vík is the southernmost village in Iceland. The black sand comes from the hot lava thousand years ago that flowed into the chilly waters of the ocean, and cause the extreme temperature difference causing it to harden in tiny fragments that washed ashore. The view at this beach is stunning combined with the wave, cliff and black sands you will certainly love it. Perfect to take nice selfies.
2. Ramla Bay Beach, Malta
Ramla Bay is located at the bottom of a rich and fertile valley on the northern side of the island of Gozo. What makes this beach so popular? Well, you will see that the colour of the sands is golden-reddish or golden orange which makes this beach different from all others in Gozo and in Malta. You can also visit the famous Calypso Cave that overlooks the western side of the beach. This cave is one of the historical treasures that you can find in this area
3. Crescent Beach – Siesta Key, Florida
Crescent Beach is known to be the whitest sand in the USA and perhaps also in the world. It gets its name from the natural shape on the coastline. Cause the colours of the sands, you can feel like walking on the ocean of sugar. The beach is clean and offers many activities that you can normally do on the beach such as beach bike rides, walks, frisbee, and volleyball. The beach is very great, you can have plenty of places just for you.
4. Rainbow Beach – Queensland, Australia
Australia has plenty of beautiful beaches across the county but one is perhaps the most beautiful and popular among the tourist and travelers: it is the “Rainbow Beach”. Rainbow Beach is a coastal rural town and locality in the Gympie Region. There are at least seventy different colors within the sand formations on the cliffs and makes this place spectacular, especially if you have a panoramic view of the beach.
5. Red Beach – Santorini, Greece
If you want to be “out of place” and look like an explorer visiting another planet, you need to go to the Red Beach in Santorini. The beach sand is composed of black and red pulverized volcanic rock from the nearby Santorini caldera, an old volcano. Santorini is an island in the southern Aegean Sea, about 200 km southeast of Greece’s mainland. The island was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions which occurred about 3600 years ago. You will feel like visiting the planet Mars. Send selfies to your friends with the word: “greeting from Mars”.
6. Pink Beach, Komodo Island, Indonesia
Pink Beach Komodo Island is located in the National Park and is home to many Komodo Dragons. This is just one of the many amazing features of Komodo Island that make it truly a Natural Wonder of Nature. You can find here nice panoramic views of the turquoise sea, green rolling hills, blue skies, and fascinatingly pink sands.
7. Glass Beach – Fort Bragg, California
What a beautiful experience walking along this beach with plenty of rounded sea glass. You can find this rare beach in Glass Beach, adjacent to MacKerricher State Park near Fort Bragg, California. You will find many seas glass with different colours and they are really beautiful. Oops, you need to know that it is illegal to collect glass at this state park.
8. Hyams Beach – New South Wales, Australia
This is really one of the most beautiful white sands beaches in the world. This beach is also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records cause of the colour of the sands. You will fall in love with the powdery white sands on this beach. If you have a drone, you can make amazing panoramic pictures. Furthermore, you can explore the area because it’s surrounded by natural attractions such as the Booderee National Park, headlands with clifftop walking trails and native forests.