Unique Beaches of the World

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Pink Sand Beach

Yes, there are beautiful pink sand beaches in the world. Small sea creatures named Foraminifera live in small pink and red shells. After the Foraminifera die, the shells are crushed and the colour remains on the beach. Image source: strangesounds.org

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Pink Sand Beach
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White Sand Beach

The beaches of Maldives and Fiji are great examples of white sand beaches. The famous Hyams Beach of Australia is a beautiful white sand beach. Image source: wallwidehd.com

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White Sand Beach
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Red Sand Beach

The erosion of volcanic rocks and iron deposits results in red sand beaches. Beaches such as Kokkini Beach in Greece and Kaihalulu Beach in Hawaii are among the famous red sand beaches in the world. Image source: 2.bp.blogspot.com

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Orange Sand Beach

High iron content on the beaches leads to the colour orange. Although orange beaches are rare, they still exist. Ramla Bay in Maltese Islands is a great example of an orange sand beach. Image source: everloo-events.nl

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Green Sand Beach

Papakolea Beach in Hawaii and Talofofo Beach in Guam are perfect examples of green sand beaches. Olivine crystals from basalt plateaus result in the green colour of the beach. Because the olivine crystals are heavy, they end up staying on the beach. Image source: holestories.com

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Green Sand Beach
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Purple Sand Beach

The purple sand of Pfeiffer Beach, California, makes the beach look beautiful. The deposition of granules of manganese garnet results in the purple colour of the sand. Image source: i.io.ua

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Purple Sand Beach
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Black Sand Beach

Yes, there also exists a black sand beach. Deposits of eroded lava and volcanic rocks lead to the black colour of the beach. Image source: www.resortislands.com

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Black Sand Beach
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Geometric Rock Beach

Is it necessary to have sand on the beach? Well, if you see geometric rock beaches, you’ll realise that even rocks can make good beaches. Giants Causeway in Ireland is a perfect example of a geometric rock beach. Image source: static.hdw.eweb4.com

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Geometric Rock Beach
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Cave Beach

The Secret Beach Cave in Mexico and the Algarve Cave Beach in Portugal are two of the best cave beaches in the world. These cave beaches are the result of the eroding power of the ocean. Image source: www.luxury-thailand-travel.com

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Cave Beach
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Glass Beach

Well, it’s surprising to note that there also exists a glass beach in the world. The beach in Fort Bragg, California, has amazing polished sea glass. Image source: glamgrid.com

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Glass Beach
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Sea Shell Beach

Are you fond of picking up shells when you visit the beach? Well, if you do go to shell beaches like Shell Beach in Australia or Jeffreys Bay in South Africa, you’ll see a coastline full of sea shells. Such is the scenario that you’ll get tired of picking up the shells, but the quantity won’t reduce! Image source:s1.at.atcdn.net

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Sea Shell Beach
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