Whenever we choose to spend a vacation, we already have our favourite vacation destination in our minds. Serene, tranquil and peaceful are usually the basic factors, which everyone seeks while visiting a beach. Nevertheless, today, we are counting down most unusual beaches in the world. All these locations are truly one of a kind and make your vacation truly memorable.
Top unusual beaches in the world
Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, California
Whenever we take a stroll on beach, we come across the occasional piece of sea glass. Now imagine a beach covered with colourful sea glass. In 1967, North Coast Water Quality board created a new dump away from the ocean. Now years of pounding waves and tidal waves have crushed polished and rounded tons of glass and piled onto the beach. When you visit, you get to see millions of pieces of sea glass sparkling in the sun. Hence, it is one of the most beautiful as well as most unusual beaches in the world.
In the early 1900’s the nearby city of Fort Bragg in Northern California used to dump all their trash on this beach, and over the course of the century the ocean tumbled all the glass into tiny pebbles of “sea glass”, making for an intriguing and beautiful beach today (dumping stopped in 1967, and the area is now protected as MacKerricher State Park). The beach, as you might have guessed, is called Glass Beach.
Maldives Beach at Night
This glistening beach is not a result of some vfx or CGI trickery , It’s an exceptionally beautiful natural occurrence. These glistening dots of lights, captured on a beach in the Maldives caused by the microscopic organisms called bioluminescent phytoplankton.
In the night, beach water takes an entirely different hue. These organisms retort to changes in water tension and to acidity by emitting light, so each wave break and paddle causes them to give off light. Surfers leave a trail for shining water while surfing on red tide, and steps taken in soaked sand leave shimmering imprints. Boats travelling through bioluminescent red tides leave, especially imposing light trails.
Maho Beach, Saint Martin
Love watching flying planes, then you might be able to touch one on this one of the most bizarre beaches in the world. Maho Beach in Saint Martin is globally renowned for its close encounters with airplanes. Although that doesn’t make this experience less incredible, there are many photographs and videos gone viral online showing aircraft approaching Princess Juliana International Airport.
The Beach of the Cathedrals, Ribadeo, Spain
Want to take a picture of yourself with a background that resembles to an epic fantasy setting, and then the beach of the cathedrals is just the place for you. What makes this beach so distinctive is the cluster of impressive rock formation that embroider it, Turning it into a magical place where permanent erosion because of the wind as well as powerful sea have sculpted arches over thirty meters high that recall the flying buttresses of cathedrals. To appreciate this spectacular display of nature, visit the beach at low tide.
Cave Beach in Algarve, Portugal
The Algarve coast formed of limestone that can easily erode and can create stunning sea caves such as these. You may have seen this exceptionally beautiful beach in manytop beautiful beaches countdowns. Cave beach in Algarve is not only popular among locals but also among international press and tourists.