It’s that time of year again. Everyone is on the move, looking for their next vacation destination. There are plenty of options when it comes to planning a vacation, and travel agencies offer holiday packages for just about everything, from white sand beaches to snow-capped mountains. 

If you’re a sea lover looking to head out for fun, many destinations offer you just what you need to unwind. Beaches have plenty to offer, from scuba diving and snorkeling to sunbathing and great seafood. The options available to sea lovers are truly relaxing and serene. Here is a list of some of the best beaches in the world that you should visit in 2024.

Anse Source D’Argent, Seychelles

Arguably one of the most photogenic places on Earth. Beautiful granite rocks are dispersed in the shimmering white sand surrounded by shallow jade waters, and tall coconut trees look down on them.

This beach is popular among tourists; going there early and leaving by afternoon is a great way to spend time with minimal disturbance, especially for those who want to spend time on the nude beaches. A few shacks on the beach sell refreshments and transparent kayaks you can rent.

Undoubtedly, a trip to Anse Source D’Argent will be unforgettable.

Honupu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

Honupu Beach, or as it is also known, Cathedral Beach in Hawaii, is one of the most exquisite places you can ever visit. The only slight problem, as some may describe it, is getting there. The only legal way of getting there is by water, meaning you have to swim from an offshore boat or the neighboring beach, Kalalau Beach, which is about 500 meters from there.

Reethi Rah Beach, Maldives

Picking a favorite beach in the Maldives is challenging, with over 1200 beaches to choose from, but The Reethi Rah Beach is something to look out for. Situated on a small island in the Baa Atoll, it is one of the most luxurious beaches with white sands, glistening water, and palm trees standing tall, and the flamboyant nightlife here is something to look forward to. From fancy restaurants to luxurious resorts, Reethi Rah Beach adds class and comfort to your holiday and is the perfect honeymoon destination in the Maldives. There are numerous travel agencies with whom you can book Maldives holiday packages, with which you can have all the fun and none of the hassle.

Playa del Amor (Hidden Beach), Mexico

Underground beaches are something one can only dream of, and dreams do come true in the Marietas Islands where Playa del Amor or as it is famously known as the Hidden Beach. Initially used a military weapon testing ground and it is suspected that a bomb blast might have created the crater in which the beach sits. You can reach this gorgeous beach by swimming or kayaking through a long tunnel. A visit to this beautiful beach is always worth it, and as an added bonus, if you’re lucky enough, you might spot Humpback Whales.

Mandalay Beach, Australia

South of Perth, near the quaint town of Walpole, is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Isolated and almost untouched, it is a true wonder of nature, with rocky surfaces, white sand, and undaunted wilderness. A 30-minute drive from Walpole will bring you to this tantalizing stretch of sand. There are enough travel agencies that have Australia tour packages with whom you can plan your trip to make it an unforgettable experience.

Awaroa, South Island, New Zealand

Deep in the heart of the majestic Abel Tasmin National Park, Awaroa is situated next to the sparkling sea and native bushes. It can be dubbed as one of the most exotic places on Earth. You can reach Awaroa via a boat or kayak, walk through the Abel Tasmin National Park’s lush vegetation, and reach the beach.

Fakarava Beach, French Polynesia

With pink and white sand spread across Fakarava Beach, it is one of the most unique beaches you can visit. With consistent warm waters, it is also one of the best snorkeling locations in the world. Rare species of fish, corals, and sharks all pass by these waters near the beach, which makes it an amazing destination for marine life enthusiasts.

Marathonisi, Zakynthos, Greece

Also known as Turtle Island, this small islet of Marathonisi is essential for the endangered loggerhead sea turtles. Visitors must stay within five meters of water to avoid disturbing them. You can breathe in the fresh scent of pine and explore the caves. Snorkeling is also one of the main attractions here. This islet is wholly filled with wonders of nature.

Raudasandur Beach, Iceland

Below the western Fjords of Iceland, in a saturnine setting, lies Raudasandur Beach. Filled with red sand, it can be reached by gravel road. This beach lies near majestic mountains and dramatic cliffs, and it is one of the most untouched places ever, as only a tenth of Iceland’s population makes its way towards the western Fjords.

Out of all the mesmerizing beaches in the world, these are just a few. There are just too many to choose from, from beaches next to mountains to hidden beaches and underground beaches.