RED SAND BEACH, RABIDA GALAPAGOS
Rabida Island is such a unique and beautiful spot but you might be surprised by the rich red color of the sand and rough volcanic coastline. Stepping out onto the dark red beaches, you can expect to be greeted by a colony of sea lions.
SHELL BEACH, SHARK BAY, AUSTRALIA
Shell Beach is a beautiful snow-white beach made up of millions of tiny shells up to 10 meters deep and stretching for over 70 kilometers. On a still day, the ocean at Shell Beach transforms into a palette of the most intense greens and blues making it easy to float for those who aren’t strong swimmers.
PUNALUU BLACK SAND BEACH, HAWAII
This beach has black sand made of basalt and created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools. It is such a neat spot as you will see green turtles basking on the sand.
MAHO BEACH, ST MARTIN
Maho Beach is a beach on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of St. Martin, that has pristine waters and white sand where the flights land above you. Although Hurrincane Irma has impacted the look of Maho Beach of late, it’s still a unique spot.
PINK SAND BEACH, BAHAMAS
Pink Sand Beach is considered one of the very best beaches in The Bahamas. Its pale pink sand stretches for some three plus miles and is 50 to 100 feet wide. The pink color of the sand comes from microscopic coral insects, known as Foraminifera. Snorkeling and swimming are made safe and easy by outlying reefs, which provide large areas of relatively calm and shallow waters.
PFEIFFER PURPLE SAND BEACH, CALIFORNIA
This beach is away from the crowds and has an element of adventure as it is not the easiest to find and is very secluded. The beautiful purple sand makes it all worth it once you get there.