World’s 10 Best Beaches 2024: Check the list of the most beautiful beaches in the world

Baia do Sancho tops the list of the world’s best beaches. Check other names.

There are different parameters to decide the beauty of the beach. Some look for the sand stretch between their feet, while others look for the activities they can enjoy at the beach. Some people are more interested in the scenery they can enjoy while at the beach and others look for the calm they miss in their daily lives. Below here is the list of the world’s 10 best beaches in 2024 where you can find every quality that you are looking for in an ideal beach.

10 Best Beaches in The World 2024

The table below presents a list of the 10 best beaches in the world along with their location.

S.No.Name of the beachLocation
1Baia do SanchoFernando de Noronha, Brazil
2Eagle BeachAruba, Caribbean
3Cable BeachBroome, Australia
4Reynisfjara BeachVik, Iceland
5Grace Bay BeachTurks and Caicos, Caribbean
6Praia da FalésiaOlhos de Agua, Portugal
7Radhanagar BeachHavelock Island, India
8Spiaggia dei ConigliSicily, Italy
9Varadero BeachCuba, Caribbean
10Kaanapali BeachMaui, Hawaii

World’s 10 Best Beaches

Find below some more interesting details about the 10 best beaches in the world.

1. Baia do Sancho

Baia do Sancho

This crescent-shaped secluded beach is located in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, about 350 kilometers off Brazil. The beach is only accessible by a boat or steep climbing metal ladder and paying a fee. The beach is perfect for swimming, diving, and snorkeling.

2. Eagle Beach

Eagle Beach

Eagle Beach is the widest in Aruba, a place famous for low-rise resorts and wide public beaches. Known for its soft white sand and gentle warm waters, Eagle Beach is counted among the best beaches in the world. From relaxing to adventurous water sports, the beach is perfect for every activity and with the presence of the leaning divi-divi trees, it has also become a popular place for watching the sunset.

3. Cable Beach

Cable Beach

Named after the telegraph cable laid between Broome and Java back in 1889, Cable Beach spreads over an area of 14 miles and is famous for its gorgeous sunsets and camel rides. Gantheaume Point at the southern end of the beach provides an ideal location for observing dolphins and migrating whales. At low tides, 130 million years old dinosaur footprints are visible in the rocks.

4. Reynisfjara Beach

Reynisfjara Beach

Reynisfjara is a famous black-sand beach on the South Coast of Iceland with unique rock formations on the cliff. The climate around the beach is quite cold and one might need a jacket instead of a swimsuit while visiting the beach. The black sand at the beach is made of volcanic ash and dark rocks and the beach is known for its basalt stacks, Atlantic waves, and stunning panoramas.

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5. Grace Bay Beach

Grace Bay Beach

Located on the beautiful Turks and Caicos Islands, Grace Bay Beach is famous for its soft white sands and warm Caribbean waters. Very calm and gentle weather around the beach, protected by a barrier reef, makes it an ideal place for water sports like kayaking, and paddle boarding, along with snorkeling, diving, and fishing. Grace Bay is constantly ranked among the best beaches in the world.

6. Praia da Falésia

Praia da Falésia

The pristine natural settings of the Praia da Falésia beach make it stand out among the other beaches in Algarve. The red and orange cliffs add to the stunning beauty of the beach as Praia da Falésia itself translates to “beach of cliffs”. In the list of the world’s ten best beaches, the beach ranks at number six.

7. Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach is a gorgeous beach located on the Havelock Island of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The beach is known for its turquoise water, beautiful ambiance, and coral reefs that attract tourists from all over the world. Often regarded as the best beach in India and Asia, Radhanagar Beach has even made it to the world’s best beaches.

8. Spiaggia dei Conigli

Spiaggia dei Conigli

It is a bit tedious to reach the Spiaggia dei Conigli beach in Sicily but all the effort is paid off once you see the beauty of the beach. A few kilometers away from Lampedusa, the beach is popular for its long stretch of sand, clear blue water, and the fact that sea turtles lay their eggs during the summer.

9. Varadero Beach

Varadero Beach

Also known as Playa Azul or Blue Beach, Varadero Beach is located in Varadero, Cuba. Varadero is known for lavish resorts and soft sandy beaches and gets more than one million tourists every year owing to its stunning beauty. Considered previously an elite beach, the place has been attracting visitors for more than 150 years now. In 2019, the beach was ranked as the second-best beach in the world and ranked number nine.

10. Kaanapali Beach

Kaanapali Beach

The only beach from the US to be included in this list is Kaanapali Beach, termed a paradise in disguise by travelers. Whether you are looking for a warm, serene place to relax or want some adventure such as surfing, snorkeling, cliff diving, and catamaran tours, the  Kaanapali Beach is perfect for every occasion. During winter, humpback whales can also be spotted at the horizon.

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