Anse Source d’Argent
Firstly, take note of Anse Source d’Argent, where the sands scatter across the island of La Digue with pale pink perfection. Not just a sun worshippers dream, these beaches also attract photographers who tread the coasts to capture the nature at its calmest for the waters are shallow and protected from waves by natural reefs.
Tayrona National Park in Columbia
For rugged beauty that speaks a wild dialogue with itself then make your way to Columbia and search for Tayrona National Park. Still relatively unknown and under developed, this beach is the prize for those who hike through the forest and opens up before you demanding you to explore it. People say the best way to experience this beach is at night, sleeping under the stars in a hammock, tied between two palm trees with the roar of the waves as your lullaby.
Up next we have the Maldives, the islands that are world famous and beckon to all who dream of the perfect holiday and, with 1,102 to pick from, you may be able to find your very own private paradise.
For those looking for a resort steeped in history that isn’t afraid to show itself, then get your beach bum to Tulum beach, Mexico. Over looked by Mayan architecture and hugged by a clear blue sea, this beach offers those who bask on it a chance to discover the world of a lost civilization in a location that also wants you to feel effortlessly relaxed.
La Creole Beach hotel in Guadeloupe is situated between Plage de la Creole Beach and Plage Beethoven and offers a four star experience in the best location for those who are indecisive. Its special location Terre-Basse and Grande-Terre means that this hotel caters for those who are there to be seen, to relax, those who want adventure or even those who want to partake in hiking. Bikini and hiking boot? Why not!
The beaches of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
The beaches of Playa Del Carmen reach out in the Caribbean Sea and offer a modern take on beach holidays with its mix of modernity and traditional elements. Those who head this way find themselves in a town that embraces the new whilst never forgetting to recall the past and makes those who visit feel chic and sexy with its blue beaches, street bars and open locals.
A must for anyone wanting to live the life of luxury is on the coast of St. Tropez, where the celebrities play and the chic get spotted. You have the best of both words; you can either go on the jetties to get to your luxury boat or take your pins for a walk along the golden coast and see who you spot or rather, who spots you!
Turn your attention to the Algarve region and find Portugal’s little gem, Tavira, and experience culture a stone’s throw away from the coast. This fishing village gives its visitors access to private coves, caves and grottos – some only accessible by boat – and also a luxurious beach that is accessed by local boat to Ilha de Tavira. Take a drink from one of the many bars and watch the sun go down.
And last but not least we have Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, which caters for any budget, from a hammock to a 5* experience. Not that any of this matters when you see open your eyes and look around you. It would be impossible not to feel like the luckiest person on the planet when you take in the natural sights before. The collection of islands are 354 km (220miles) offshore from the Brazilian coast and is littered with local bars and restaurants, board walks and tropical surprises around every corner. The main star of the show is Praia do Leao, a beach that stretches out before you and curves around the coast of the island before disappearing into the blue.