Have you thought about going into a vacation, where expansive white sands, abundant tropical trees and the combination of the the heat of the sun and the salty breeze of air hits your skin. Imagine yourself on a beach where the water is so clear—you can see straight to the reefs below. Quite refreshing isn’t it? It’s just like you’re on a place where you can find the ultimate relaxation and peace. Well, dream no more! Because that fantasy can become a reality with a trip to any of these oceanside destinations. Ready? Let’s go.
Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
Perhentian Islands, lie approximately 10 nautical miles off the northern coast of West Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. Two main islands are: Perhentian Besar(Greater Perhentian), and Perhentian Besil(Lesser Perhentian). The small uninhabited island of Susu Dara(Virgin Milk), Serengeh and Rawa lie off Kecil. Kecil attracts more travellers as it has cheaper accommodation, while Besar is a bit more expensive as it caters more to families and those who wants to avoid the backpacker party scene.
Wineglass Bay, Australia
Located in Tasmania, on the national park of Freycinet; that contains part of the rugged Tasmanian coastlines—is the beautiful and secluded Wineglass Bay. Boating, fishing, bush walking, kayaking and rock climbing are just some of the activities that attracts travelers alike to this Tasmanian Gem. An easy Half-hour drive from Hobart and Launceston. This beautiful bay offers local accommodations that rangers from campsites, to communal hostels to luxury resorts.
Kefalonia Myrtos, Greece
In the region of Pylaros, in the north-west of Kefalonia Island, in the Ionian Sea of Greece: Is Myrtos Beach that lies between the feet of two mountains: Agia Dynati and Kalon Oros. The surrounding sediment at Myrtos beach is generally made up of marble material, a metamorphosed limestone. The beach is made up of round, white cobblestones. Because the slope angle has an abrupt drop near the edge of the shoreline, the wave energy is very high, and causes the gradation trends from cobbles to pebbles along the beach. Once there you can go to the village of Divarata, where you can find several tavernas, and various beach bars.
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands’ third largest island, the luxurious Virgin Gorda is dotted with yacht, clubs, elegant resorts and hotels including Rosewood Little Dix bay and Mooney Bay Estate. Virgin Gorda’s most iconic site is the Baths, a stretch of border-lined beach. Christopher Columbus said to have named the island “The Fat Virgin”, because the island’s profile on the horizon looks like a fat woman lying on her side.
Moorea, French Polynesia
One look at the beach in Moorea and it’s clear why majestic French Polynesia inspired the rainbow-hued paintings of artist Paul Gauguin. If the island’s flowing waterfalls and tranquil meadows don’t entice you, just try to resist its mountain views and candy-color pastel homes. Only ten nautical miles from Tahiti, Moorea is accessible by ferry or plane from Papeete. Moorea is a high-island in French Polynesia, on of the Windward Islands, part of the Society Islands, 17 kilometers of Tahiti. The true spelling of Moorea is Mo’ore’a which means yellow lizard. An older name of the island is Aimeho. Early western colonist and voyagers also referred to Moorea as York Island.
Visiting this majestic beaches will leave you astonished and surprised, as these beaches claims to be one of the best vacation sites in the world. With clear waters and soothing atmosphere, visiting these beaches is worth a try.