Go Barefoot: 5 of the World’s Best Beaches

Your hammock is ready, your holidays stacked up and the weather forecast is set to be perfect. Here are 5 of the world’s best beaches and the trips that will take you there.

1. White Beach, Philippines

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This astoundingly beautiful destination is not only home to one of the world’s best beaches, but also the International Funboard Cup that attracts hundreds of kite-boarders and windsurfers every year. A very popular holiday destination in the Philippines, White Beach offers something for everyone, from lively bars for the young ones to quiet, calm resorts for those who want to relax.

Go there with Wanderlands Philippines: 4 destinations in 12 days.


2. Dream Beach, Indonesia

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For those that have seen a long winter and crave beaches galore, this trip is the one you’ve been waiting for. It will take you on 21 days of as much sun and sand as you can handle. Swim your way through some of Indonesia’s most beautiful islands, where you will visit places such as Dream Beach. Go white water rafting, visit a temple or become an experienced diver – it’s up to you!

Go there with Bali & Beyond: 4 destinations in 21 days.

3. Railay Beach, Thailand

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The dramatic limestone cliffs provide the perfect backdrop at Railay Beach, one of the most beautiful places in Thailand. If it’s a fun filled adventure that you’re after, then this trip is for you. Full Moon Parties and crazy beach gatherings will seeing you partying till dawn and will provide you with memories that will outlive your favourite speedos. It’s one thing to hear about it and another to experience it for yourself.

Go there with Thailand – A Dose of Paradise: 5 destinations in 21 days.

4. Paradise Beach, Greece

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The Greek Island of Mykonos will have you captivated by it’s breathtaking beaches contrasted by it’s whitewashed houses and tiny streets. It’s wondrous mixture of sandside bars, historic buildings and glamorous night-life provide a beach experience second to none. Diving in crystal-clear waters, feasting on fresh local seafood and watching an unforgettable sunset will make this one journey you will never want to forget.

Go there with Greek Island Hopping: 4 destinations in 13 days. 

5. Bondi Beach, Australia

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Become an authentic Australian beach bum with this week-long introduction to Australia. Bondi Beach is world famous, and here you will get to experience its secluded bays, show off your skills in beach volleyball and enjoy an authentic Aussie beach barbecue. If that’s not enough, you can also go jet-boating on Sydney Harbour, learn to surf, and get face to face with sharks on this trip. Don’t forget your thongs!

Go there with OzIntro: 3 destinations in 7 days. 

Majella Grawatsch is a travel writer based in Vienna, Austria. Originally hailing from The Land Down Under (Australia), she uses her travel experience to contribute travel content and inspiring others to enjoy what the world has to offer.

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