Step back in time and discover the world’s best kept secret beaches

There is nothing more satisfying than personally discovering hidden treasures of golden sand and crystal clear water. The simple pleasures of pristine beauty await those fortunate enough to research thoroughly enough, or travel far enough to find them. The thought of a day or more at the one of the best kept beaches rewards the soul with a step back in time, to the likes of several hundred years. Yes, there are a vast number of amazing beach destinations around the world, and people are within their rights to be refer to them as the best. However, they are typically exploited, overcrowded, commercialized, and over hyped! For most stepping away from the tourist tracks into a fantasy of a uninhabited private beach is not attainable – but for those resourceful enough the hidden gems are still here!

New Chums, New Zealand

Known for its tranquillity and peacefulness, New Chums Beach has been voted among the best beaches in the world. Being only accessible by foot, New Chums Beach is often deserted leaving the vast stretch of golden sand, fringed by native New Zealand forest, free from the masses.

Pasir Putih Beach, Bali, Indonesia

This beach has coined the nickname ‘White Sand Beach’ and is the ideal place to escape the hoards of tourists throughout Bali. With no infrastructure viewable from the beach it is easy to forget the electric chaos that encompasses the rest of the island.

Holbox Island, Yacatan Peninsula, Mexico

Off the Caribbean Coast of Mexico, Holbox Island offers some of the clearest waters and cleanest beaches in the world. Due to the inaccessibility of the island it has remained hidden and off the route of the tourist masses. The beauty of this island mean it will not stay quiet for long.

Holbox Island

Whitehaven Beach, Australia

Australia’s most beautiful beach, Whitehaven is accessible by boat and showcases stretches of white sand and stunning turquoise waters. This beach is perfect for relaxation and escape, and, has been named among the top experiences in Australia.

Whitehaven Beach

Praia do Carvalho, Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal

This secluded beach offers escape from the resort region. Surrounded by cliffs this small sandy cove offers swimmers calm waters and golden sands. During low season the beach is often deserted, while in high season the surrounding cliffs offer shade from the heat.

Punta Molentis, Sardinia, Italy

The distinguished white sand shoreline of Punta Molentis is the perfect spot for those seeking exclusivity and privacy. Surrounded by cliffs you could easily be mistaken for thinking you were in the Caribbean. The crystal clear waters make this the perfect spot for scuba diving and snorkeling.

Punta Molentis

Egkremnoi, Greece

A remote beach on Lefkada, Egkremnoi is one of the most beautiful and remote beaches in the Mediterranean. With a long 2.5 kilometre stretch of white sand surrounded by towering cliffs, this hard to access beach is an exotic setting well worth the journey down the 325 steps!

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  1. These beaches look beautiful! I would love to venture to any one of them. The beauty and seclusion would be worth the time to get there, perfect photo opportunities as well. Then time for relaxing ;)

  2. apostolos says:

    In small Cyclades in Greece you can discover amazing places also. Koufonisia, Keros, Amorgos, Kalandos bay. Beauty will never forget

  3. Randy Bonds says:

    For those visiting Mexico near Cancun do not pass the chance to visit Isla Holbox included in this list. It is truly a rare experience with no cars and pristine white sand beaches to enjoy. It is growing so get there while it is still wonderful.

    Thanks for the great list.

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