The picture that occurs in the imagination of most people with the word "beach", includes many gold or white shades. However, in the world there are beaches covered with pink sand. For this gentle color, "respond" fragments of corals and shell unicellular organisms called foraminifera. Storms and waves throw them ashore, where they are broken into the smallest crumb and mixed with sand.
We present to you the top 10 of the most beautiful pink beaches of in the world.
- 10. Elafonisi Beach, Crete, Greece
- 9. Spiaja Rosa, Budelly Island, Italy
- 8. Pink Beach, Komodo Island, Indonesia
- 7. Horseshoe Bay Beach, Bermuda
- 6. Pink Beach, Great Britain, Great Santa Cruz Island, Philippines
- 5. Pink Beaches, Barbuda Island, Caribbean
- 4. Balos Laguna Beach, Crete, Greece
- 3. Tangshi Beach, Lombok Island, Indonesia
- 2. Bonaire Pink Beach, Caribbean
- 1. Pink Beach, Island of Harbor Island, Bahamas
10. Elafonisi Beach, Crete, Greece
in the southern part of the Mediterranean island of Crete. The magnificent beach, covered with light pink sand, is equipped with showers and toilets. Light blue water with a purple reflection along the coastline, very clean and warm, and in shallow water children will splash with pleasure. Some parts of the beach are rocky.
9. Spiaja Rosa, Budelly Island, Italy
The most famous of the beaches of the Italian island of Budelli is Spiaggia Rosa. Its name translates simply - "pink beach".Fine sand with a "glamorous" shade beautifully shade the beach surrounding granite rocks.
8. Pink Beach, Komodo Island, Indonesia
Indonesia has 17,508 islands, and one of them is Komodo. The island is known as the habitat of the Komodo dragon and is famous for its pink beach, formed from particles of red corals. In combination with the green hills surrounding the beach, and the purest water, this place looks like a paradise for relaxation.
7. Horseshoe Bay Beach, Bermuda
Waves poured into the coastline of Horseshoe Island pieces of coral and shells where they mix with soft sand. Turquoise waves of the ocean roll on the pink shore, creating a bizarre natural contrast and positioning for walks.
6. Pink Beach, Great Santa Cruz Island, Philippines
The beach has crumbs of coral. It mixes with sand during erosion. Not far from the island is the city of Zamboanga, which has preserved the ancient colonial architecture of the times of Spanish rule. The beach is one of the best pink beaches in the world according to National Geographic.
5. Pink Beaches, Barbuda Island, Caribbean
The west coast of Barbuda is one continuous stretch of beach with "belts" of beautiful pink sand.
4. Balos Laguna Beach, Crete, Greece
Another corner of Crete that is on the list of amazing pink beaches of the world. In addition to the presence of pink sand, the coastline is very wide and numerous tourists do not interfere with each other. The sea is very shallow and warm, ideal for vacationers with young children.
3. Tangshi Beach, Lombok Island, Indonesia
Originally the white color of the sand was replaced by a saturated pink under the influence of the crushed corals and winds of corals. Because of the remote location of this quiet beach, there are not many vacationers on it. Picturesque coral reefs make Tangsi a great place for scuba diving. Near the beach there is no hotel, no restaurant, so it's better to visit this place in the morning or afternoon.
2. Bonaire Pink Beach, Caribbean
Bonaire( the name translates as "good air") is one of the most picturesque islands in the world, and Pink Beach is an integral part of its charm. The beach, covered with sand with a pink tint, owes its color to millions of crushed foraminifera shells. This beautiful place is popular with fans of scuba diving and water sports. In the waters of the island there are 450 species of fish and 70 species of algae.
1. Pink Beach, Harbor Island Island, Bahamas
The large beach on the island of Harbor Island is covered with soft pink-orange sand, thanks to the foraminifera shells present here in abundance. Well-kept homes, the lack of high-rise buildings near the beach, beautiful turquoise water and a constant light breeze make this pink beach in the Bahamas an ideal holiday destination.