Are you tired of visiting the same beach over and over again? Well, if you want to discover something new, you’re came to the right place. We compiled 10 bizarre beaches that you probably haven’t seen before! These are truly one of a kind beaches to soak your body in both water and the sun!
California Glass Beach
The Glass Beach is located in MacKerricher State Park in California and is famous for its sea glass beachfront that was created from years of garbage-dumping in the coastline near the northern part of the town.
The Hidden Beach of Marieta, Mexico
The area was once a secluded strip of sand formed after it was used by the Mexican government as a target practice for military exercises. Now, it’s an attraction of clear waters, and heaven-looking beaches.
Glowing Beach, Maldives
A fairy-tale-ish view, the Maldives beach is one of the most magical places to visit on Earth; but don’t get misguided, there is some science behind this.
According to James Morin of Cornell, this phenomena is brought about by organisms called ostracod crustaceans. These animals emit light for a longer time than bioluminescent phytoplanktons which were thought to be responsible for the glowing beach.
Pink Sand Beach of Bahamas
The pink sand of this Bahamas beach is not really sand but washed-up coral remains.
Maho Beach, Saint Martin
This beach is so close to the airport runway that you can actually see the planes close up! Airplanes arriving the airport must touch down as close as possible to the runway because it is relatively short. This results to the aircraft flying closer to the beach at minimal altitude.
Green Sand Beach, French Guiana
This beach is one of only four green beaches in the world: Talofofo, Punta Cormorant and Hornidalsvatnet. The green color comes from olivine.
Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Hawaii
This beach is popular for its black sand that comes from basalt, created by lava flowing into the oceans and explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools. This beach is also home to the endangered Hawksbill and Green turtles.
Red Sand Beach, Rabida, Galapagos
The red color of the ground on Rabida The color of the beach oin this island is due to the oxidization of lava that flowed through the beachfront. However, some argue that it’s because of dead corals.
Pfeiffer Purple Sand Beach, California
While most sand in beaches come from Quartz, a translucent mineral that gives the sand a light color, Pfeiffer’s sand is made up of manganese garnet.
Cave Beach, Portugal
A beach in a cave? Yes way!