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7 Hidden Beaches Across the Globe That Will Surely Surprise You

7 Hidden Beaches

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Do you ever find yourself annoyed that most of the beaches you go to have a lot of noisy people and other tourists in them? Worry not, here are seven of the most hidden beaches across the globe. Be wary though, some of these beaches are remote and getting to them might be more of a challenge. However, if you’re one of those tourists that consider the journey part of the destination, then you’re in a for a treat.

Lord Howe Island, Australia

The Lord Howe Island is a famed tourist destination that is only a two-hour flight from Sydney or Brisbane. Visitors spend time on the island by doing a lot of activities such as day hikes, snorkeling, and hand feeding some of the indigenous species of fish found in Australia. Micro Flite and other groups also offer scenic helicopter rides over the lush scenery of Lord Howe Island.

With regards to hotel accommodations, tourists can go to the Capella Lodge. The simple yet warm lodge rests atop Lover’s Bay, a perfect spot for couples on their honeymoon. Most tourists are also in for a treat as the most common way around the island is by going on a bicycle.

Ibo Island, Mozambique

With UNESCO protecting Ibo Island as a world heritage site, tourists are in for the best experience of their lives. Luscious coves and sandbank beaches are the best spot for visitors to spend their time here. Even if it’s location is remote, Ibo Island is the most accessible island located in Quirimbas. For a luxurious stay, tourists are advised to stay in one of the nine rooms available at the Ibo Island Lodge. Although the cost for a single person is $335, the experience is well worth the money you paid.

Salema, Portugal

Just three hours south of Lisbon near Cape Sagres, the beach of Salema is breathtaking. Salema is a known fishing village in Portugal where its beach is between two steep mountain cliffs. Although the Algarve coast has a lot of new high-rise buildings, Salema is virtually untouched, perfect for the tourists who want to “get away from it all.” For those who want to avoid the city, rooms are available. The cuisine is fantastic as people are in for a treat with produce directly from the sea.

Koh Lanta, Thailand

When tourists talk about Thailand, Phuket always comes into mind. However, these are the most populated beaches for tourist beachgoers. Koh Lanta offers a much more serene experience which is just an hour by van or speedboat from Phuket. The farther south a tourist gets, the more exotic the experience will be.

Visitors can do a broad range of activities from snorkeling to spending time with the locals in their authentic fishing villages. Time for Lime, a known destination for healthy meals, is an open-air restaurant where you can partake in cooking your own local foods.

7 Hidden Beaches

Cirali Beach, Turkey

Home to the endangered Loggerhead sea turtles, Cirali beach doubles as one of the most prime beaches for tourists. Although following strict conservation laws seem harsh for some tourists, the enforcers there promise that these rules won’t hamper an excellent experience.

Cirali Beach is also known for its unique cuisine. For guests, the taste and experience of having meals served directly from the sea is a unique way to try out the local menu. As for accommodation, the nearby Canada Hotel has Wi-fi and swimming pools. The hotel is also eight to10 minutes away from the beaches of the Azure Sea.

Canibad Beach, Philippines

To access the beaches of Canibad, one has to go to Samal Island. Upon reaching the island, enlist the services of “Habal-Habal” drivers to take you to Canibad. The trip to the “Garden City” takes around 30 to 40 minutes.

Canibad Beach is composed of several resorts. The locals are very hospitable when it comes to tourists. Some even treat guests with exotic and delicious meals, all for free. Due to the white sand and clear waters, Canibad has the distinction of being the "Hidden Boracay of the South."

Pyla-sur-Mer, France

The Dune of Pyla is a great spot for both tourists and hikers. The main reason for going to Pyla-sur-Mer, however, is the renowned La Co(o)rniche, a renovated hunting lodge remodeled to cater to guests. The lodge faces the ocean and has a lot of luxury amenities such as Wi-fi, hot baths and comfy beds.

The ocean-view terrace restaurant also serves the most exquisite delicacies France has to offer, such as oysters and scallops. At night time, the restaurant doubles as a bar, where they serve mango mojitos to tourists who partake in nightlife activities.

Takeaway

Finding a beach isn’t that hard. People could just go to any beach nearby and enjoy the sun and surf with the crowds. Hidden beaches, however, are difficult to find. If one does manage to visit, the experience will surely be worthwhile. It’s not everyday that everyone gets to enjoy one of the rare, exotic, and pristine hidden beaches all over the world.

Jenny Park

Jenny Park is a writer by profession with an eye for fashion and design. Apart from writing, she also spends the majority of her time scouring for the latest trends in fashion, both in local and abroad. Whenever her time permits, Jenny embarks on a camping journey together with her mother Lena and younger brother Justin. ...(Read More)

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