These stunning sands are a must-see for anyone who lives by the motto “Life’s a Beach,” i.e. all of us! Take to one, or all, of these iridescently sun-splashed and majestically calming beaches to fully embrace the ultimate beachside pastime of doing nothing at all.
The Dominican Republic boasts just under 1,000 miles worth of shimmering sands, and in Punta Cana, you’ll find Bávaro, Uvero Alto, and Macao. Bávaro teems with excitement, featuring restaurants and hotels located right on its turquoise waters; water sports adventures abound at this beach—parasailing, power-boating, and snorkeling (with more than 30 miles of coral reefs). Uvero Alto offers golden sands with large waves and a calm tide, perfect for enjoying the warm waters of the Caribbean. UNESCO recently applauded Macao as one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, and here, surfers find paradise.
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More beach perfection can be found here, mainly on famous Seven Mile Beach, where lying around has never seemed so good. It’s really 5 ½ miles, but when something is this heavenly, they can call it whatever they want. Plus, with a range of restaurants and beachside bars, and picnic areas shaded by trees, Seven Mile Beach earns its reputation as one of the best beaches in the world. Get chilling on these seven, or 5 ½, miles of Caribbean paradise.
Famously home to 365 beaches, one for every day of the year, you’ll have a hard decision taking your pick when embarking on a short vacation into one of the Caribbean’s best island spots. If you can, by all means spend a year beach-hopping, of course. If you can’t, but are looking for a classic, lounging-back, nap-on-a-beach-towel getaway, look no further than the tried and true Dickenson Bay, where relaxing on the beach comes easy and the waves coming ashore play as music to your ears.
Just off to the east of the Carolinas lies an island often mistaken for the Caribbean due to its turquoise seas and tropical charm. Bermuda’s pastel houses, pampering resorts, and sprawling golf courses beckon for a perfect island getaway. But it’s the famously pink sand that is the real star, and Horseshoe Bay’s blushing shores are ideal for soaking up the sun, exploring the surrounding coves, and capturing plenty of pictures of that rosy coast.
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