Top 10 Beach Cities of the World

Top 10 Beach Cities of the World


Top 10 Beach Cities of the World. A beach is one of the most go-to destinations
of children and adults alike. It is typical scenery to see people crowding
in the seashore every summer. When the sun is up, expect numbers of visitors
sprawling at the beach with their sun blocks and gears on. Life’s a beach! To some, beach is no fun compared to hiking,
trekking and skydiving. But to many, life in the beach is full of
adventure. From sea adventures like snorkeling to surfing,
scuba diving, jet skiing, parasailing, and motor boating, the beach could also offer
land adventures like beach volleyball, beach mini golf, Frisbee and many more. When you are tired of the usual city life
with high-rise buildings and air pollution, if you want to cool off and unwind from the
stressful work, run off to the beach. Pack your swimming gears and go straight off
to the inviting crystal-clear emerald water and have a swim. Go ahead, relax, enjoy and unwind only after
you spot the perfect destination in the list of the top ten beach cities in the world,
according to the National Geographic. 10: Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver is a home to ten beaches with their
own qualities. Whether you are looking for nice sand to sprawl
and relax or to have an outdoor beach activity with your friends or to just show-off your
water sports skills, you can have it at Vancouver. The most common beach in the city is the Kitsilano
Beach also known as the “Kits Beach”. It is the “Venice Beach” of Canada with
the heated saltwater pool covered with oceans and mountains. Some other beaches include Jericho Beach,
Spanish Banks, West End Beaches, Second and Third Beaches, Wreck Beach. 9: Tel Aviv, Israel. Tel Aviv is known for the three seas surrounding
it – the Mediterranean, the Dead and the Red seas. The Mediterranean beaches are often called
the “Miami Beach” on the Mediterranean. From the months of May to September, thousands
of Israelis and foreigners flock by the Mediterranean Sea. The most common beach is the Beit Yannai Beach
located in the Mediterranean Sea which is considered as Israel’s kite-surfing site. Other beaches include Coral Reef Beach of
the Red Sea, Banana Beach and Dado Zamir Beach in the Mediterranean, Mineral Beach of Dead
Sea, and many more. 8: Sydney, Australia. Surrounded by dozens of beautiful white sand
beaches, Sydney is a great place to spend your holidays by the beach. From peaceful bays and coves to the roaring
surf waves, Sydney assures a wonderful beach experience. Sydney is particularly known for the Bondi
Beach which is the most popular in the city. The beach is perfect for surfers, or even
the usual beach goers. During May to early October, keep watch for
the migrating whales. 7: Santa Monica, California. Santa Monica beach is situated at the western
part of Downtown Los Angeles. Known as one of the largest beaches in the
country, the beach is a great example of the famed Southern California beaches. Tourists visit the beach because of its maintained
soft sand beach, various activities and attractions and just a walking distance from innovative
hotels, shops and restaurants. Enjoy the fresh ocean breeze, vibrant ambiance,
and look for sea lions. 6: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Despite the news about this beautiful city,
Rio is mostly visited by tourists because of the beautiful beaches around the city. From the stunning Ipanema and Copacabana,
to more private and lesser-known beaches, the city offers a good round of wonderful
beaches Among the other beaches in the city, Copacabana
and Ipanema beaches are the two most favorite beaches. It is common for surfing, sunbathing, and
swimming. Other beaches include Barra da Tijuca, Prainha,
Praia Vermelha and others. 5: Miami Beach, Florida. Since the early 20th century, Miami Beach
has been one of America’s outstanding beach resorts. It is also the most favorite go-to beach of
the famous models and TV personalities especially the South Beach. Miami Beach offers an environment of a city
life and a beach destination at the same time. At the shore of the Miami Beach, you can go
swimming, surfing, jet skiing and sunbathing. Hotels, restaurants, shops, cafes and everything
is just a short walk distance from the beach. 4: Nice, France. Nice is wrap around with beautiful beaches
all along the bay of Angels from the airport to the edge of Mont Boron. The beach is composed of smooth rocks which
they call “galets”. So if you long for a sandy beach, Nice beaches
are not for you. Centenaire and Magnan beaches are known for
the galets. Although the government could replace these
pebbles with sand, the locals are against it as they want to maintain the iconic galets
in the seashore of the city’s beaches. 3: Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu is best known for its fantastic beaches
as its location is an island separated from the US mainland. Among the various beaches in the city, the
Waikiki Beach has been the most popular destination. However, people overcrowd the area making
it hard to spot a place to lay down your towel. Other beaches include San Souci Beach, Diamond
Head Beach which is known for windsurfing, surfing and sunbathing, and the Kahala Beach. 2: Cape Town, South Africa. Although Africa is mostly known for its wild
life, sanctuaries and safaris, it has also the most beautiful beaches in the world. From the trendy shores to the warmer salt
waters, Cape Town beaches are the perfect destinations for beachgoers. Cape Town beaches coasts off their white sand
beaches, blazing sunset, sea boards and refreshing sea temperature. Bay Beach is the most favorite beach. Did you know that the Boulders Beach in Simon’s
Town has been the home of a colony of African penguins? 1: Barcelona, Spain. Not a fan of white sand or pebbled beaches? Well, try Barcelona beaches. The city’s beaches are commonly known for
its golden sand, not the typical white, black or pebbled sand. Barceloneta Beach is the first on the list
of the Barcelona beaches. During the summer months, expect a lot of
people crowding by the seashore. However, it is not always a sunny day in Barcelona
so try your luck visiting the city in a good weather. Other beaches include Icària Beach, Marbella
Beach or the “Nudist Beach”, and the Sitges Beach.

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