Did you know? Generating electric power produces more pollution than any other industry. By saving electricity, we can contribute towards saving our oceans. In the spirit of World Oceans Day, we’ve compiled a list of the world’s best beaches.
#1: Palawan Island, Philippines
Palawan Island is home to various beaches teaming with beautiful wildlife. In fact, Coron, on Palawan Island is listed as one of the top dive sites in the world for wrecks. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/philippines/palawan for more information.
There are 1,102 islands that make up the Maldives, and all of these are unrivaled in beauty. It’s hard to pinpoint the most beautiful beach. Get to one of the many resorts on Maldives through Malé International Airport, located on Hulule island, next to the capital city of Malé. All resorts will do water or air transfers from the Male International Airport. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/maldives for more travel information.
#3: Lanikai Beach, Hawaii
One of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Lanikai has 800 meters worth of clean white sand and clear blue waters. It doesn’t have facilities like restrooms or lifeguards, so come prepared with some water and towels to wash up after playing in the sea. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/hawaii/kailua/sights/beaches-islands-waterfronts/lanikai-beach for more details.
#4: Anse Lazio Beach, Praslin, Seychelles
This gorgeous beach is located on the northwest tip of Praslin and is surrounded by clear blue waters, thick green vegetation and dark granite boulders. There’s some good snorkeling to be had within the bay. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/seychelles/praslin for more details.
#5: Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Bora Bora is a collection of beautiful white sand beaches and gorgeous water spaces. It’s the destination for the world’s most famous people, including heiresses and movie stars. For more details, visit: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/tahiti-and-french-polynesia/bora-bora