10 Unusual Beaches – Must Visit in a Lifetime!
There are many wonderful and amazing beaches around the world. But these unusual beaches really impress and make you consider about it to visit them at the first possible opportunity!
Jokulsarlon.This piece of earth is stationed to the east of Skaftafell. Here the beach is full with black sand, where the enormous icebergs calve off the Breidamerkurjokull glacier, are falling into one of Iceland’s deepest lakes. This awesome bayou has also appeared in the movies as Lara Croft, James Bond and Batman.
The famous Princess Juliana International Airport is neighboring with the Maho Beach in the territory of Saint Martin. People can watch the airlines pass over the beach which is incredibly exciting. Be careful. Тhere is a danger of being blown into the water, because of the jet blast from aircraft taking off from runway.
Kaihalulu bay and Red Sand Beach lies on the eastern coast of Maui island. In the Hawaiian language kai halulu the bay name means “roaring sea”. The natural sea wall that protects the bay from large waves makes shield from the rough open ocean by an offshore reef. Kaihalulu with sand deep red-black colored, which contrasts with the blue water, is one of the most beautiful red sand beaches in the world. This hill is rich in iron, and that’s the reason why the beach’s sand is such a deep red.
Papakōlea Beach is also known as Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach. She is decorated with green sand and is located near South Point, in the Kaʻū district of the island of Hawaii. There are only four green sand beaches in the world, the others being Talofofo Beach, Guam, Punta Cormorant on Floreana Island in the Galapagos Islands, and Hornindalsvatnet, Norway and this beach is one of them. It gets its unique coloring from the mineral olivine, found in the enclosing cinder cone.
There are actually three glass beaches which were all former city trash dump sites that turns up at wonderful sea glass. Glass Beach is unusual beach in MacKerricher State Park near Fort Bragg, California that is abundant in sea glass created from many years of dumping garbage into an area of coastline near the northern part of the town, but now is one of the most incredible real treasure beaches in the world.
Lake McKenzie , Fraser Island, Australia
Lake McKenzie is the most famous of all of the Fraser Island attractions. The sands around the lake are composed of almost entirely pure, white silica and the water in the lake is also so pure it is unsuitable for many species. The sand is so fine it is ideal for skin exfoliation.
Bioluminescent Beach, Maldives
This is actually a perfectly natural occurrence. These glistening dots of light are captured on a famous beach in the Maldives by Taiwanese photographer William Ho. They are caused by microscopic organisms called bio-luminescent phytoplankton.
The Scala dei Turchi (Italian: “Stair of the Turks”) is an interesting rocky cliff on the coast of Realmonte. It has become a tourist attraction because of its unusual white color and stair look. Visitors can climb the bluffs for breathtaking views and take a mud-bath.
Punaluu or also called Black Sand Beach is one of the most famous black sand beaches in Hawaii. This black beach has sand made of basalt and is created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes, so when it reaches the ocean cools.
Hot Water Beach is located on Mercury Bay on the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. The name apears from underground hot springs which filter up through the sand between the high and low water tidal reaches, so people dig into the sand and create their own spa pool.