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White sand beaches
Those beautiful beaches with white sand are usually found in tropical and subtropical coastal areas, composed of coral and shell particles. We will give you our list of countries, mostly islands, that we found most attractive. The bright sand makes sea waters especially beautiful with emerald, light blue and sparkling azure colors. You can see that the Caribbean islands are abundant with white soft sandy beaches and Cuba takes the first place in our rating with its broad stretches of some of the greatest natural wonders of the world.
Long and broad bands of fine white sand and gentle hills, big natural swimming pools and all kinds of more than 300 Caribbean type beaches can be found in Cuba. Playa Esmeralda is the most picturesque beach of Cuba. Famous for its white sand, crystal-clear water and beautiful marine reefs with their fantastical inhabitants. Varadero resort area has some picturesque white sand beaches and azure waters of the Atlantic coast, including three of the cleanest beaches in the world. The reefs of Cayo Largo are decorated with all kinds of Caribbean corals, gorgon and marine sponges. The southern coast of the island is a vast beach stretching for 27 kilometers, covered with the finest white sand. Cayo Santa Maria is located in the Atlantic Ocean, near the islands of Cayo Coco and Cayo Guillermo. Cayo Santa Maria is linked to the mainland by a dam of 48,6 km. There are small islands near the island such as Las Brujas and Ensenchos. The islands have beautiful beaches with soft white sand and very clean water.
Silhouette Island is a lush, emerald-green tropical jungle with perfect white sand beaches on the ocean side. The majestic mountain slopes are covered with ancient forests, and the peaks are lost in the misty haze of clouds, reflected in the moonlit ocean at night, they seem to be elusively gleaming pyramids. Silhouette island is surrounded by magnificent coral reefs, its crystal waters are ideal for exploring the endless wonders of the underwater world. Denis Island is a private island and its owners have made it possible for their guests to understand that comfort, pleasure and perfect vacation is a reality here. They have created a special atmosphere of privacy. North Island is clean and beautiful, its pristine peaks of granite mountains are covered with lush forests. North Island is a place of secluded beaches with powder-like soft sand, an unsurpassed tropical paradise for the most demanding travelers.

Makalawena consists of 3 sweeps of sand, separated from each other by lava points. There's lots of vegetation behind the sand, so if you want it's easy to find a place out of the sun for your picnic. The swimming and snorkeling are absolutely super. The water is pleasantly warm and, on calmer days, the underwater visibility excellent. Kua Bay Beach (Maniniowali) Located off the Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway (19) north of Kona between mile markers 88 and 89, Kua Bay offers a scenic white sand beach gently sloping down into the ocean. Kikaua Point Beach is on the of prettiest, family-friendly beaches on the Big Island. This pristine white sandy beach is surrounded by lava rocks and large groves of shady trees.


AustraliaWhitehaven beach. The sand alone is noteworthy as, at 98% silica, it is among the purest throughout the globe and actually squeaks a bit when walked on. Just a glance reveals why this stretch of snowy sand is among the most photographed and loved beaches in the world, and has been honored with many awards expressing that sentiment.


MauritiusIle Aux Cerfs beach. Covered with white coral sand with patches of basalt rocks, the beaches of Ile aux Cerf are just unbelievable, as well as the famous Blue Lagoon. In the opposite side from the lagoon there is an island with a natural pool with sea urchins. The bottom there is small, clean and smooth, where the sea urchins hide. Belle Mare Beach is located on the eastern side of Mauritius island, stretching for almost six kilometers. This sandy beach is white with Filao and coconut trees.


TanzaniaTanzania truly has something to be proud of: the ancient stone Zanzibar, tropical Mafia island, romantic Mnemba with 800km long white sand beaches and azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Mnemba Island. The landscapes with cottages, hidden in the shades of tropical forest, merge imperceptibly with the soft sand beach, everything so much belongs there that in no way it will disturb your privacy.


TunisiaSousse is home to many resorts and fine white sandy beaches backed by orchards and olive groves. It has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and warm, mild wet winters. It also has a skilled population, and serves as a strategic geographic location. The long white sandy beach of Boujaffar stretches from the centre of Sousse to Port el-Kantaoui, 10km (6 miles) away.


AntiguaFfryes Beach located at Ffryes point on the West Coast of Antigua, features powder white sand and a great view of Montserrat on exceptionally clear days. North-western part of Antigua is famous for such beautiful beach areas as , Dickenson Bay and Hawksbill beach. This is a wonderfully quiet area with long beaches with magnificent white sand and calm waters.


BahamasLong Island. The landscape of the island is formed by a combination of hilly terrain, sandy beaches and rocky shores, washed by the waters of one of the richest marine life in the world. At the northern tip of the island there is a long beach of white sand, its Cape Santa Maria - one of the most beautiful beaches in the western hemisphere.

Dominican Republic

DRPunta Cana. The most famous and chic resort of Punta Cana is Playa Bavaro, situated 25 km from the international airport of Punta Cana. Pearly-white beaches of Bavaro with a forest of coconut palms are considered the best in the Dominican Republic and one of the best in the world. The proximity of a coral reef makes the water calm and warm here.


MexicoCancun is famous for its incomparable beauty of crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and white sand beaches. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that, beyond lying in a hammock with a cocktail of exotic fruits, you can do any kinds of water sports. Paamul and Paraiso are two wonderful beaches not far from Playa del Carmen with clean, clear water and white sand.


BelizeAmbergris Caye. Ambergris Island is one of the most popular and largest islands of Belize. The main attraction is its white sand beaches near the town of San Pedro.

Saint Lucia

Saint LuciaJalousie Beach. Set between two arresting volcanic peaks, Jalousie Beach is a treasure on St. Lucia’s east coast. With delicate white sands, clear, gentle waters and sensational scenery, this location presents visitors with a slice of true St. Lucian paradise.

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