The love affair with the ocean lasts a lifetime. Wind, sand and waves make a perfect getaway from the hustle bustle of city life. Beaches can make anyone happy. Just take a beach vacation in the world and you will find your inner peace in the waves. You can choose from a a lot of places for your next beach vacation in India or anywhere. Pick a beach villa according to your budget and spend time with the loved ones or go for a solo trip on picture perfect shores that nature has blessed us with. Enjoy the sunrise, go for water sports or just sit idle on sandy floors of these beautiful beaches.
Top beaches in the World
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales
“Provo” is the picture-perfect Caribbean destination, one that’s been discovered but not overrun. There are clear turquoise waters, coral reefs for snorkeling, and soft white sand where you can beach comb for miles without encountering crowds. Groove to ripsaw music with the locals and savor conch fritters and jerk chicken at the outdoor island fish fry on Thursday nights.
Find your beach nirvana on the southern peninsula of Bali, where scenes from Eat, Pray, Love were filmed. Spirituality infuses many aspects of daily life here, so expect encounters with local traditions that prompt a little soul searching. You won’t be alone—searches for Bali on Kayak went up 65 percent this year, landing the Indonesian island the number two spot on the site’s list of trending destinations for 2019.
Among Bali’s best beaches are Kelingking Beach, which requires some 500 steps to access (but don’t worry, the jaw-dropping views from above are worth it); and Gunung Payung Beach, one of the island’s hidden gems.
Maui is among America’s most iconic bucket-list beach destinations. Its beaches—including Kaanapali Beach and Kapalua Bay Beach—consistently rank among the best in the world. And what Maui lacks in affordability, it makes up for in beauty and novelty far beyond the perfect palm-fringed beaches.
Experience fire dancing at luaus, sunrise hikes to dormant volcano summits, and countless waterfalls along the curvy drive to Hana. And it’s now a little more affordable to get there: Southwest will start regular service to Maui (and other Hawaiian destinations) from select West Coast cities this spring.
Ringed with silky white sand, Grenada, the Caribbean’s “Spice Island,” even smells like paradise with all the nutmeg grown here. While you can find cruise passengers and hawkers if you go looking for them (at Grand Anse Beach, for instance), the beauty of this island lies in its quieter corners, including Morne Rouge Beach, the underwater sculpture park, and rainforest trails.
Grenada tourism is on the rise, with a 12.9 percent increase in arrivals last year and several new hotels on the way.
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
A 21-island archipelago and natural UNESCO World Heritage site 224 miles off the northern coast of Brazil, Fernando de Noronha is home to three of the world’s top-ranked beaches. One of them, Baia do Sancho, topped TripAdvisor’s 2019 list of the best beaches in the world.
The archipelago limits the number of visitors to protect its delicate ecosystems and wildlife. Those lucky enough to experience Noronha’s secluded beaches will see crystalline waters flanked by reddish sand, volcanic cliffs covered in lush vegetation, and dramatic sightings of the local spinner dolphins.
Clearwater Beach, Florida
White sand as soft as powdered sugar brings spring breakers and retirees in droves to Clearwater Beach, where restaurants, hotels, and souvenir shops vie for space within sight of the calm waters. In 2019, TripAdvisor reviewers named Clearwater the best beach in America.
The most pristine beaches in the area are at Caladesi Island State Park, an undeveloped paradise accessible only by ferry.
Last summer’s release of the Mama Mia! sequel brought the buzz back to the magical Greek Isles, where the storyline is set. Crete isn’t as popular—or pricey—as Mykonos or Santorini, but it still offers plentiful sun, sand, and history.
Go now while the exchange rate is still favorable. You can split time between the island’s rich culinary culture, ancient ruins, and alluring beaches. Laze in sheltered coves or on the top-rated Elafonissi Beach, a nearly mile-long protected stretch of white sand with shallow turquoise lagoons and sea turtles.
A favorite of honeymooners, St. Lucia is setting records in the Caribbean for its popularity. Last year, this exclusive tropical paradise saw a 10.2 percent growth in visitors over 2017, which was also a record-setting year.
In between adventures such as swimming in waterfalls, hiking to the summit of Gros Piton, and kayaking to Pigeon Island, you can relax on St. Lucia’s many beautiful beaches. Traveler favorites include Anse Mamin and Jalousie Beach.
Praslin Island, Seychelles
Secluded and romantic, the 115-island Seychelles archipelago, located in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, has a mystical draw. Seychelles’ beaches, including Anse Lazio on Praslin Island, are among the most photographed in the world.
Anse Lazio is a sweeping white crescent framed by granite rocks and tropical rainforest. It’s isolated but worth the effort to get to Anse Lazio, where solitude and nature reign. Or hop a 15-minute ferry from Praslin Island to La Digue to see the stunning pink sands of Anse Source d’Argent.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach landed on Kayak’s list of wallet-friendly trips for 2019, and is one of the most family-friendly and affordable beach destinations in the U.S. Myrtle Beach offers 60 miles of sandy shores with nonstop fun for kids, plus reasonably priced condo-style accommodations that parents love.
Construction is now underway to extend Myrtle Beach’s famous boardwalk. It will soon connect to a new Hilton hotel and a new 55,000-square-foot complex featuring restaurants, shops, and a live music venue.