The most secret: Los Roques, Venezuela
Here is a wonder of nature, the promise of an enchanted break. Los Roques archipelago stretches out across 160 km of the Venezuelan coastline. Some 300 islands of varying sizes, long strips of fine sand and crystal-clear waters: an authentic and heavenly setting.
The most colorful: Pink Beach, Indonesia
The only pink sand beaches in the world. A unique feeling enhanced by a clear sea, a pure blue sky and lush deep green hills. These out-of-the-ordinary landscapes have the Indonesian island of Komodo as their backdrop, which is also home to fascinating fauna.
The most well-preserved: Fakarava, France
Fakarava is a small atoll winding its way in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. A strip of white sand listed as a “biosphere reserve” by UNESCO, found 450 km north-east of Tahiti. Even though white dominates the colour palette on land, there is infinite variation in the blue of the waters of the Fakarava lagoon.
The most like paradise: Anse Source d’Argent, Seychelles
Fine white sand like powder, silvery rocks as if sculpted by human hands, Anse Source d’Argent is perhaps the most famous beach in the world. It’s warm, crystal-clear waters and lush vegetation make it a treasure trove waiting to be discovered on La Digue island.
The most peaceful: Palombaggia, France
In the shade of a pine parasol, it’s so sweet to relax on a beach with entirely Mediterranean charm. Palombaggia is hidden in the south-east of the Isle of Beauty and is a fine sand beach bordering the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. The pink rocks add a touch of magic to this unrivalled Corsican setting.