The 25 Best Island Beaches in the World

Island beaches make for popular tourist destinations due to the sense of alienation they simulate for overworked minds. Let’s look at the names in the best island to visit list.

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25. Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda

The horseshoe bay in Bermuda is a complete feast for the eyes with its beautiful rock formations. If you are traveling with kids, the Port Royal Cove with its shallow waters is perfect for a safe swimming session.

24. Siasconset Beach, Massachusetts

The Siasconset Beach is mainly famous for the adjacent historical village, Sconset. The winds are always fierce in this area, as in the best beaches in USA.

23. The Baths, British Virgin Islands

The serenity of The Baths is almost unparalleled in the British Isles. With beautiful flora and fauna in the adjoining national parks, the island is a special treat.

22. Unawatuna, Sri Lanka

Located in southern Galle, Unawatuna is known for its warm and serene waters. It is great for families because of the waters, having no reefs, are great for a calm swim.

21. Narragansett Bay Beaches, Rhode Island

The warm, white sands of the Narragansett Bay Beaches make for a beautiful sunset scene. It is especially favored by couples who love surfing because the beach is fairly windy all the time!

20. Sunset Beach, Oahu

If you are into snorkeling, you should put this place on the best island to visit list. The calm water of the beach is perfect for snorkeling in summer.

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19. Matira Beach, Bora Bora

Probably the most famous among Tahiti beaches, Matira has a soft, sandy beach that gives way to a beautiful emerald lagoon.

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18. Honokalani Beach, Wai’anapanapa State Park

The Honokalani Beach is one of the most photographic beaches in the world, with its verdurous foliage. Exploring the lava tubes in and around the beach is a popular tourist occupation.

17. Palm Beach, Aruba

The Palm Beach stretch is preferred by tourists because of the vast expanse that makes for an excellent scope for paragliding.

16. Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

This beach in the Cayman Islands has a syncretic beach culture. You could participate in a volleyball game with the locals and go swimming later.

15. Banana Beach, Phuket, Thailand

Much of Banana Beach is under marine conservation. The best way to reach there is by a short boat ride from Chalong Pier.

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14. Trunk Bay, St. John

Trunk Bay is one of the most well-known beaches in the Caribbean. Situated towards the northeast of the famed Virgin Islands, Trunk bay is surrounded by greenery and the history of sugar cane plantations.

13. Fundu Lagoon, Pemba Island

Zanzibar’s Fundu Lagoon is surrounded by palm trees and mangrove forests, the shallow, lapping waters engage in a deep conversation with your soul.

12. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

About 40 miles from the Hilton Head Airport, the beach is one of the best beaches in USA. It is liked by families for its peace and quiet, with food, drinks, and activities not too far away.

11. Seagrass Bay, Laucala Island, Fiji

The Seagrass Bay is surrounded by a tropical forest, and you could reach the island on horseback! The island is home to the most exotic Fijian wildlife.

10. Blue Beach, Puerto Rico

The island can only be accessed through a rugged road through the National Wildlife Refuge. Stay connected with the wildlife officials to hit the best underwater spots.

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9. Seger Beach, Indonesia

There are a lot of beaches to stroll through in Seger but do not miss the main island of Lombok for humbling views of the Indian Ocean.

8. El Nido, Philippines

This archipelago in Palawan, Philippines, has over 50 islands that sport limestone formations and white sand.

7.  Kiawah Island, South Carolina

This is a private island within an hour’s drive from Charleston Airport. One of the best beaches in USA, it stretches from west to east, running around 10 miles along the Atlantic.

6. Marco Island, Florida

This Florida island gives a delightful tropical feeling with all its mangroves and mango trees.

5. Maundays Bay, Anguilla

Although a public beach, Maundays Bay is mostly visited by the guests at the Belmond Cap hotel. The bay has two backwaters, and the water is crystal clear.

4. Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos

Parrot Cay is a great choice if you really crave seclusion within nature—a reason why celebrities often buy villas here.

3. Reethi Rah, Maldives

With over 1200 beaches to choose from, the Reethi is the best of the best islands to stay in Maldives with its sand circles and a single beach.

2. North Island, Seychelles

Famed as George Clooney’s honeymoon spot, North Island is a serene and romantic island with indolent tortoises and pink sunsets.

1. White Beach, Philippines

Located in the Boracay islands of the Philippines, the White Beach is number one on our list. The island was awarded the best island award in 2012 by Travel + Leisure.

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