Don’t we all wish that life was a beach? Here are our Top 6 beach destinations locally and around the world for you to choose your next sun kissed getaway.
Clifton, Western Cape
On millionaire’s row lies a string of exquisite beaches in Cape Towns most exclusive suburb. The Clifton beaches offer world class accommodation which is aplenty on Airbnb, and white sandy beaches which are well loved by locals and tourists from all over the globe. Stay in Clifton During the summer months from November through March for an unparalleled beach and cosmopolitan experience.
Your friends will think your holiday photos were taken from a stock website with Cocoons idyllic setting in the light blue Indian Ocean. Like a scene out of a travel show, this exotic island is home to a rustic style resort with on water villas and unforgettable beach scenery. Visit Cocoon in December, where your white Christmas will be only because of the gorgeous white sand!
Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
Are you a surfer looking for the ideal destination which is also suitable for the whole family? Look no further than the stunning Mentawai Islands in Indonesia. Famed for its consistent left-hand reef breaks, this surfing hotspot has restaurants aplenty and activities for the whole family. Visit this gorgeous region year round!
El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
A Philippines getaway might be just what you need, and El Nido is the perfect destination for it! This incredibly special location combines pristine turquoise waters with areas of imposing cliff faces, creating a stunning environment for you to let loose and relax. The ideal time to visit El Nido is between the months of October to mid-June.
La Chiva, Puerto Rico
A tropical haven, one of the Caribbean’s top beaches, La Chiva’s charm comes in the adventure it takes to get to this treasure. This secluded beach once off limits as it was used as a US Navy Training base is off the beaten path on unpaved roads in the islands wildlife refuge and is fantastic for snorkelling!
Waipio Valley Beach, Big Island, Hawaii
One of the most secluded and difficult beaches to get to in Hawaii, the only access paths to Waipio are by hiking or by scaling a steep and treacherous road. Still, the journey is worth it, as this mile long beach is backed by incredible 600m high cliffs and dense rain forest, creating a scenic masterpiece which should be on everyone’s bucket list!
When packing for your beach holiday, be sure to have the right travel luggage and accessories! We recommend packing light! It’s a beach holiday after all, so pack plenty of bathing suits and board shorts in your carry on luggage, and be sure to have a backpack for all your sunscreen, water and other beach essentials.