The most unusual beaches (41 photos)

Very interesting and informative story about the unusual beaches of our planet.

Punaluu Beach - volcanic earth Hawaiian beach Punaluu popular with tourists because of its unusual black sand. The reason for this is the color of volcanic islands and, accordingly, of the sand. But love this beach is not only tourists, but also marine inhabitants, here one can often see green sea turtles and hawksbill turtles that crawl soak up the sun. Swim here is almost impossible, the fact that the beach is strewn with pointed stones, and the water is cold all year round due to freshwater springs.

Hyams Beach - white sand beach Hyams Beach, located in the Bay of Jarvis, Australia, is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the beach with the white sand on the ground. It is said that he found himself at Hyams Beach, it seems as if there is snow or around untold reserves of shallow salt. Also this is the most fine-grained sand in the world and is more like a flour and photos beach - paradise island "Bounty».

Lyme Regis - Beach lyazh Jurassic Jurassic is located in the English county of West Dorset, close to the village of Lyme Regis. Of course, there are no dinosaurs, but coastal cliffs contain many fossils of ancient mollusks ammonites. According to experts fossils of more than 185 million years. As a result of frequent landslides on the surface appear more and more remains of the ancient inhabitants of the planet and to find them, you can do without special archaeological excavations. Which is certainly very convenient.

Beach caves in Portugal, in the town of Algarve, is an extraordinary beauty of the beach. Adorn its labyrinth of caves nice yellow color.

Red beach on the island of Maui Kaihalulu On the east coast of the island of Maui in Hawaii is Kaihalulu bay, which means "the roar of the sea." Despite the reef that protects the bay, coastal waves are high enough and really noisy. Dark-red sand, sometimes rolling in red, came here because of an old volcano eruption Cauca. And even here it is very difficult to get through a narrow and steep path, this place is frequented by people.

"Maho Beach" - the beach for extreme Maho Beach on the island of San Martin is famous for the fact that many people walk on it, not for swimming, but to see the landing aircraft. Hard to believe in the authenticity of pictures of giant ships, flying at an altitude of 10-20 meters above sunbathers tourists, however, they are real. Princess Juliana International Airport serves Sint Martin, the Dutch part of the island of St. Maarten. It is the second busiest airport in the Eastern Caribbean. Therefore beachgoers on Maho Beach have not sweet. The beach is just a perfect place for a detailed scrutiny of low-flying aircraft, although it can be a problem when bathing and getting sunbathing. Despite the challenging conditions of takeoff and landing, no accidents at this location is not fixed.

Beach made of shells Another amazing beach this time completely strewn with shells. Shell Beach on the island of St. Bartholomew's is located near the town of Gustavia dearest. If the lead on Shell Beach children can take them for a day - in the water will not come back, no ice cream will not be asked. Stormy sea life, fast currents and storms over the centuries constantly supplying Caribbean beach with tons of sea souvenirs.

Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, CA, USA Usually the person throwing garbage, negative impact on nature. Mountains of rubbish spoiling not only the air, soil and water, but also cause damage to the aesthetic natural beauty. However, rarely, but still there are exceptions - garbage creates beauty. There is one interesting place - Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, California, USA (Glass Beach, Fort Bragg, CA, USA). Surprisingly this place is its unusual beach. In the first half of the XX century in the territory, where the beach was a dump. In the 60s the dump was closed, and since then the garbage was left to himself. Mountains of broken glass, plastic and other debris and littered the shores of the warm rays of the Californian lapped by the surf and sea breezes blown. It turns out that trash too may eventually become beautiful.

When you imagine a pink beach pink beach, once there is some romantic mood. Maybe that's because the pink sand - it's something from the category of tales, Harbour Island (Bahamas) is visited annually by thousands of tourists from around the world. Just imagine a pink five-kilometer beach and the azure sea - really fascinating spectacle for true romantics. Another quite famous pink beach is on the small Greek island of Elafonissi (Deer Island), which is located in the south-west of Crete.

Purple beach Another great beach is located in the United States, California, it is called - Pfeiffer Beach. His purple-pink color he owes to the presence in the neighboring hills mineral spessartine (pomegranate varieties) and manganese, which washed out by rain water, creates a whimsical drawings on the beach, giving it the unusual purple color.

Green Beach Pakolepea Papakolea Beach (Papakolea Beach) is also called green sand beach. It is located in South Point on the island of Hawaii. Surrounding the ash cone, consisting of crystals chrysolite beach gives a green tint. If you look at the beach from a distance, it will seem quite green, but if you take a handful of sand and look closer, you'll see more shades of golden crystals. Aborigines called this mineral "Hawaiian diamond».

Gold Beach. Malta Ramla beach has sand with a hint of orange, but translated from Maltese «ramla» actually means "red". It is this beach was mentioned in the "Odyssey" by Homer - here spent time in prison from the outside world in a cave Odysseus nymph Calypso - cave remained on the island - before his famous voyage.



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