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The concept of a holiday is unthinkable without the chance to relax on the beach. Whether it is just lying on the sunbed, reading, and sleeping, or being a bit more adventurous, surfing or kiteboarding, the truth about a beach is that it means you can forget your everyday worries.

To have a stunning holiday, check our selection of 10 best beaches out and imagine the sun on your face, the smell of the surf and the sand between your toes…

Tulum, Mexico

With its breath-taking view and stunning activities, Tulum is one of the favorite beaches of Instagrammers!

Surfers Paradise, Australia

Having a warm climate throughout the year, Surfers Paradise is the best spot for surfers.  Also, you can head to the Gold Coast Nightlife Precinct that is showed up Australia’s nightlife capital!

Ses Salines, Ibiza, Spain

Ses Salines, one of the best beaches in the world, is famous as a party island. With its almost unbelievably soft sand, combines the pleasures of relaxing and endless nightlife feeling like you are in a festival.

Limestone Cave Beaches, Algarve, Portugal

After millennia of being beaten by the Atlantic, the cliffs of this part of the Portuguese coast have been formed into huge, almost church-like caverns into which the sea flows. The tranquillity and the harmony of the colors make you feel like you are in another world. One of the best beaches with a different concept!

North Cornwall, England

It is tremendously rewarding to trek along the coast discovering the miles of sand that are literally untouched, give or take the odd dog walker or surfer.

Boulders Beach, Cape Town, South Africa

The beach has a safe swimming spot and offers something that nowhere else on this list does – penguins! Boulders Beach is home to a colony of African penguins. And this is the only place in the world you can get up close to them in all their waddly glory.

The Beach of the Cathedrals, Ribadeo, Spain

This spectacular beach is a national monument of Spain.  If you would like to visit it, keep in mind that you need a ticket. Go at low tide so you can fully explore the 1.4km of beach with the silent rocks towering over you.

Jökulsárlón, Iceland

One of the natural wonders of Iceland, this is a large, glacial lake which is home for seals and seabirds. The most striking feature, are the icebergs which come from Vatnajökull, the nearby glacier.

Al Saadiyat Beach, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Take a moment to enjoy and chill along the pure and breath-taking water with a clear blue color. As the temperature is extremely high in summer, it is better for you to visit between October and May.

Ölüdeniz, Fethiye, Turkey

Are you looking for a beach offering the best mix of view, quality, service and the weather? You are at the right place in Turkey!  If you are in for something adventurous, do not miss to try paragliding with a stunning view of this beauty from the sky.

If you decided to travel one or more of these best beaches, don’t forget to add travel on Glocalzone!