Beaches are places to marvel at. They’re not just about sounds of the splashing waves or turquoise blue waters and if you see these images, you’ll know why these beaches have left us in awe. If you have any idea what’s good for you, you’ll hop on the first plane to see these breathtaking images in real life! 

1- Hidden Beach-Marieta, Mexicoamazing-unusual-beaches-13-1

Originating from a bombsite that tore the ceiling off this grotto and created a gorgeous beach!

2- Pink Sand Beach- Harbour Island, BahamasBahamas

These pink sands are all thanks to the red coral that eroded and washed up on the shore.

3- Tunnel Beach- Dunedin, New ZealandSea cave, beach and cliffs, Tunnel Beach, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand

A beach that looks like it comes out of the magical world of Narnia!

4- Purple Sand Beach-Big Sur, California pfeiffer-beach-purple-sandMineral and Manganese deposits are the explanation for this beach’s mesmerizing views.

5- Glass Beach- Kauai,HawaiiScreen-shot-2013-07-11-at-8.14.52-PM

Sea glass particles washed up on the shore, creating this colorful masterpiece.

6- Beach of Cathedrals-Galicia, Spain0bce2c8bd213b291d91e4191f9fd8e81

I still can’t get over the marvelous shapes of the cliff faces that exist on this beach.


7- Green Sand Beach- Ka’u, HawaiiDSC03921-2-1000

One of the four green sand beaches in the world, all due to the mineral Olivine.


8- Glow in the Dark Beach- Maldivesoriginal

Phytoplankton that glows when agitated is the reason behind this magical beach!

9- White Sand Beach- New South Wales, AustraliaDocastaway

Recorded as being the world’s whitest beach in the Guinness Book of Records, this beach gets its snow-like appearance from the abundance of silica in its sands.

We still can’t believe these gorgeous beaches exist on our planet Earth!