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Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

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Summer is coming and most of you are probably planning your holiday. Previously we have offered to check out wonderful resorts that promise a great vacation in 2015. This time we invite you to see what beaches are among the most popular holiday destinations.

1. Anse Cocos, La Digue, the Seychelles

Found on the fourth largest island of the Seychelles, Anse Cocos beach is accessible by foot only. Therefore it promises serene atmosphere and pristine surroundings. Lush greenery protects the area from strong winds, therefore it is safe for the bathers to swim in warm blue water.

Why to go there?: The island group is one of the most desirable holiday destinations in the world. The weather is mild and pleasant all year round, while numerous beaches and warm water guarantee an unforgettable vacation at any time of the year.
1. Anse Cocos, La Digue, the Seychelles - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

1. Anse Cocos, La Digue, the Seychelles - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

1. Anse Cocos, La Digue, the Seychelles - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

1. Anse Cocos, La Digue, the Seychelles - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015
Photo: Daniel Giesen

2. Lake McKenzie Beach, Fraser Island, Australia

The pristine island found along the coast of Queensland is an important heritage site in Australia. Meanwhile Lake McKenzie is a true natural wonder: the sand on the beach is made of dazzling white silica, while water is so pure that only few species live there, since it is too clean and therefore unsuitable for the marine life to flourish. Fortunately it makes a perfect site for the vacationers.

Why to go there?: The island is one among the best holiday destinations in Australia. While the beach at the lake also features facilities, camping and picnic areas, making it easier for the visitors to enjoy their time.
2. Lake McKenzie Beach, Fraser Island, Australia - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015
Photo: Dan Proud

2. Lake McKenzie Beach, Fraser Island, Australia - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

2. Lake McKenzie Beach, Fraser Island, Australia - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

2. Lake McKenzie Beach, Fraser Island, Australia - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

3. Elafonissi, Hellas (Greece)

Less known than the neighboring island of Crete, Elafonissi nevertheless is a protected reserve due to its unspoiled nature. The pristine Elafonissi beach hosts pink sand and crystal clear warm water. It is perfect for sunbathing and swimming all day long.

Why to go there?: Because it is next to Crete. In fact, once you are there, you can walk to Elafonissi by water: when the levels are low, its only 200 m from Crete.
3. Elafonissi, Hellas (Greece) - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

3. Elafonissi, Hellas (Greece) - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

3. Elafonissi, Hellas (Greece) - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015
Photo: Almyrida Villas Crete

4. Scala dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy

Italian island is famous for the turquoise sea and white sandy beaches. However, Scala dei Turchi is unique in this case, since this is a white rock in the southern part of Sicily. Although it is embedded between two sandy beaches, the cliff itself attracts a lot of tourists – its smooth surface is nice to walk on to and admire wonderful views to the horizon.

Why to go there?: Visitors like to jump into the warm Mediterranean Sea from these white cliffs. There are also natural ponds of Marl that vacationers cover themselves in: it is said to be beneficial for skin.


4. Scala dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

4. Scala dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015
Photo: Shenanigan87

4. Scala dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

5. Saline Beach, St. Barths

The island is proud of its fourteen pristine beaches. But Saline seems to have the whitest sand and clearest turquoise water, as well as serene surroundings. The beach is protected from noise and pollution by the hill and sand dunes. When there is no wind the stretch attracts sunbathers and swimmers, while windy weather appeals for the surfers.

Why to go there?: A truly pristine site. Two restaurants are found next to a parking lot, which is posited further from the beach, so that vacationers would have an uninterrupted time by the water.
5. Saline Beach, St. Barths - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

5. Saline Beach, St. Barths - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

5. Saline Beach, St. Barths - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

6. Poipu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

The white sandy stretch seems to offer every water activity possible: bathing, diving and even surfing over the reef, which attracts professional surfers. Sea monks and turtles can be admired while snorkeling. Meanwhile the beach features all the facilities, is surrounded with shops and restaurants. Also the lifeguards ensure safety of the vacationers.

When to go there?: All year round – even in winter Poipu remains calm and doesn’t receive stormy waves like other beaches in Hawaii. Go watching whales from December to May.
6. Poipu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015
Photo: jbkalla

6. Poipu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

6. Poipu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

7. Playa Paraiso, Cayo Largo, Cuba

Found on the small resort island of the same name, the beach exudes serenity – what else would one need? Maybe a nice cocktail with rum. The shores are shallow, resulting in a fusion of blue coloration. Meanwhile the site is called Paradise Beach for a good reason: calm sea, soft sand and bars make it a popular spot.

Why to go there?: The beach attracts mostly those, who want to enjoy some leisure time outdoors. Sunbathing, swimming, sipping a drink and having a snack right there on the beach – ultimate relaxation is guaranteed.
7. Playa Paraiso, Cayo Largo, Cuba - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

7. Playa Paraiso, Cayo Largo, Cuba - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

7. Playa Paraiso, Cayo Largo, Cuba - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

7. Playa Paraiso, Cayo Largo, Cuba - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

8. Hollywood Beach, Florida, USA

One of the most popular beaches in always sunny Florida. Hollywood is a nice stretch of white soft sand, along which a path for the cyclists, rollerbladers and hikers extends. Its vintage vibe gives a feeling of the mid-20th century’s Hollywood: a nice natural getaway is surrounded with shops, bars and restaurants, allowing to enjoy every minute spent here.

Why to go there?: A vibrant area, where people come to relax as well as to have fun and enjoy outdoor activities.
8. Hollywood Beach, Florida, USA - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

8. Hollywood Beach, Florida, USA - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

8. Hollywood Beach, Florida, USA - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

9. Hamoa, Maui, Hawaii

It is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii. However, it is never crowded, allowing to relax and enjoy a tranquil day on the beach. The crystal clear water and soft sand make it a classic holiday site. The trees on the shore provide an exhilarating shade, while the amenities around enable to spend as much time here as one wishes.

Why to go there?: Pristine nature, facilities and no crowds attract those, who want an ultimate relaxation. Sometimes the beach receives some bigger waves, great for body surfing.
9. Hamoa, Maui, Hawaii - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

9. Hamoa, Maui, Hawaii - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

9. Hamoa, Maui, Hawaii - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

10. Tanjung Bira, the Sulawesi Island, Indonesia

The beach is found on the world’s eleventh-largest island, which is famous for its versatile nature and unique animals, that have qualities characteristic to both – Asian and Australian species. Marine life is also an important part of the natural treasures of the island. Meanwhile Tanjung Bira beach is known for exceptionally soft powdery white sand.

Why to go there?: This is a desirable holiday destination on the Sulawesi. The place has a lot of resorts, hotels and villas, attracting vacationers from all around the world.
10. Tanjung Bira, the Sulawesi Island, Indonesia - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

10. Tanjung Bira, the Sulawesi Island, Indonesia - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

10. Tanjung Bira, the Sulawesi Island, Indonesia - Top 10 Beaches to Go to in 2015

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