Looking for some sun and relaxation this summer? How about some beautiful white sand to sink your toes into before splashing around in the water while the sun beats down on you? Well, lucky for you, the world is filled with beaches that will leave you thinking about only one thing – how good your tan will look. Below are some of the best beaches from around the world that you will definitely want to visit this summer. So pack the sunscreen, a good book, some snacks and be prepared to let your mind and body relax.
1. Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
You don’t have to worry about staying at a tourist-packed resort when you visit Mexico. This beach, near Puerto Vallarta, is a 192-mile stretch of Pacific coastline that has yet to be discovered by tourists. You will get everything you want out of a beach vacation here, including jungle adventures and humpback whale sightings. There’s also a great culinary scene and several hotels to choose from.
The Philippines offer a great mix of indigenous and European cultures in Southeast Asia and have more than 7,000 islands waiting to be explored. You can choose from commercial resorts or more private-island areas. One of the most popular is El Nido, located in the northern part of Palawan province. Here you will see limestone cliffs that sit above beautiful bays that are filled with an array of sea life. The white-sand beaches are also popular for anyone who enjoys diving.