Let’s discover special beaches that look like on other planets to spend this summer! These beaches are not only beautiful but also extremely attractive by the impressive and unique impression.
Koekohe Beach is located on the Otago coast of New Zealand. It is very characterized by strange rock formations. According to local legend, this is the dragon egg or cocoon of aliens. In fact, these rocks dating back to 60 million years began to form in the seabed sediments. They can weigh up to tons.
Black sand beach Punalu’u, Hawaii, USA
The small lava fragments are the reason why Punalu’u beach of Hawaii has black sand instead of yellow or white sand like all other beaches. In addition to the dark colors, the beach is also known for the turtles that can be found scattered everywhere.
Reynisfjara Beach, Iceland
Vík, Iceland is famous for two things – the black beach and the rocks look dangerous. Like Punalu’u, Vík’s Reynisfjara beach is also has black sand. This village is also known for its impressive trio of basalt blocks jutting out of the North Atlantic. In Icelandic folklore, the three rocks are actually petrified demons in the sunlight.
Glass beach, California, USA
Once an old landfill, Glass Beach in Fort Bragg, California, proves that one person’s trash can be another person’s treasure. Between 1906 and 1967, Fort Bragg residents often dump their trash into the ocean by pushing it off the cliff of the city. Over the years, tidal currents have turned debris from the glass of abandoned cars, used equipment and other trash into stunning glitter glass. One of the rarest finds was the ruby red glass from the rear lights before 1967.
Red sand beach, Rábida, Galápagos Islands
You may be mistaken for Red Sand Beach, located on the Rábida Island of the Galápagos Islands as the surface of Mars. This rust color comes from the high iron concentration in the island’s volcanic material. Although humans do not live here, Rábida is home to a wide range of wildlife, from the famous Galápagos sea turtles to sea lions and rays.
Xi Beach, Kefalonia, Greece
The picturesque beaches of this Greek archipelago are a major tourist attraction. Xi Beach, one of the most unique beaches in Greece will surprise visitors with the adjacent location of orange sand and white cliffs.
Hyams Beach, New South Wales, Australia
About 3 hours from Sydney, you’ll arrive at Hyams Beach on Australia‘s Janner Bay, which boasts the brightest sandy beach on the planet. In fact, the Guinness record has noted that the sand of Hyams is the whiteest in the world.
Beach of Cathedrals, Galicia, Spain
At first glance, you may think that humans built this impressive architecture, but in fact these stone arches are formed by nature.
Bioluminescent beach, Maldives
You will be amazed to admire this special beach of the Maldives. Plankton emit a sparkle thanks to the chemical luciferin in their bodies (the same compound that allows fireflies to emit light). In addition to the Maldives, plankton can be found in other locations around the world including Puerto Rico, Australia and New Jersey.
Jurassic coast, England
The cliffs of the coast date back 240 million years, and in addition to being incredibly impressive, they also yield important archaeological findings, including the bones of early amphibians, reptiles and dinosaurs.
Hidden beach, Marieta Islands, Mexico
From afar, Mexico‘s Hidden Beach – also known as Love Beach (Lover’s Beach) seems to be nothing more than a loophole. But the void is actually the entrance to a sand cave on the Pacific coast.
Boulders Beach, South Africa
Boulders Beach of Cape Town, located near Table Mountain is known to be home to penguins.
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