Taking a beach holiday is a great way to spend your vacation.
If you are someone that gets bored easily a beach holiday can seem daunting.
Luckily there are great beaches around the world that offer different scenery, exciting things to do, and fascinating things to explore. So here’s my pick of the Best beach holidays in the world for 2018.
Viareggio is a seaside city in Tuscany, Italy. The beaches are stunning and they are fabulous for a family vacation. Many of the beaches in Viareggio are private beaches that charge fees but you have access to amenities like toilets, chairs, and other conveniences.
There are also public beaches but be sure to get there very early in the day as they are very popular and fill up quite quickly. If you enjoy wine, then you can also spend some time experiencing the grape harvest.
The Algarve has some of the finest beaches in Europe and there are several different areas for you to explore. Spend a day visiting the Praia da Marinha, Lagoa, a stunning beach that has limestone rock stacks that have been chopped into a series of pinnacles, caves and crevasses.
The Praia da Falésia, Albufeira is a great beach for people interested in painting and has interesting plant life.
Head to Odeceixe where you will find Praia de Odeceixe, a beach that is popular with families and people who like trekking. Be sure to spend some time at the Ilha de Tavira where you can enjoy bird watching and camping.
The best way to enjoy the Algarve is to rent a villa on the coast, where you can swim in your own private pool and look out the stunning sea-views.
Another benefit of a holiday on the coast is the excellent seafood, and The Meia Praia in Lagos is one of the best places to go for delicious fresh seafood.
Cancún borders the Caribbean Sea and is a city on the Yucatán Peninsulain Mexico that is known for its lovely beaches and fabulous nightlife. Be sure to visit the traditional downtown El Centro to explore the traditional part of this city.
Zona Hotelera is a long strip of exclusive hotels, nightclubs and restaurants that is a great place to hang out.
Visit the Cancún Underwater Museum, a modern underwater sculpture museum that can be viewed through a glass-bottom boat, by scuba diving or by snorkelling. Be sure to relax on the stunning sands of Playa Delfines, a lovely beach that also includes a playground. Playa Tortugas is a great place to go if you want to try adventure sports like bungee jumping and parasailing.
Tanzania is known for its vast wilderness areas especially the Serengeti National Park which has the big five that live in these habitats along with a lot of other wildlife. After you finish your safari holiday in Tanzaniayou can take some time to relax in Zanzibar.
Zanzibar is off the coast of Tanzania and is home to stunning beaches, and is a popular proposal destination. You can visit Changuu Island that is popular for tortoise, turtles, safaris and snorkelling.
Mnemba Island has many stunning coral reefs and it is a great area for scuba diving. Be sure to take a ride on the Zanzibuggy that takes you around the north Island as you see the traditional life of the people who live there.