But with so many places, where is best to go?

If you're looking for the best beach breaks or summer destinations, keep reading to discover our top picks in North America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.


1. Florida, USA

The sandy beaches of Florida offer a blend of nature, relaxation, and adventure. From bustling beach resorts to tranquil secluded bays, there's something for every traveler. Explore palm-fringed shores, family fun at Disney or go to Miami for a fantastic party atmosphere. 

You can also visit so many different locations ideal for surfing, snorkeling, jet skiing, or volleyball. Places like Key West offer stunning views and crystal clear waters. Charters like Key West Snorkeling are available to ensure a wonderful and relaxing time.

Clearwater is anotther popular location that provides a laid-back vibe for relaxing away from the hustles and bustles that characterize everyday life.

The nightlife in places like Clearwater and Miami is buzzing thanks to the amount of restaurants, stylish bars, and opulent villas enticing revelers with world-class comfort and a pinnacle of luxury.

The good thing with Florida is that it has plenty of affordable hotels and motels in various locations in the state, making it a popular budget vacation choice for holiday goers.


2. Maldives

Maldives beach

The Maldives is a tropical paradise destination thanks to the breathtaking islands. From turquoise blue water to powdery white sandy beaches, Maldives offers stunning scenery for visitors looking for paradise. The South Ari Atoll is excellent for sports like scuba diving or snorkeling due to the vibrant coral reefs. 

In north Maldives there are beautiful places to relax on the stretches of sand, whilst some of the resorts here are incredible. You can try windsurfing or kiteboarding if you're seeking an adrenaline rush. For a more relaxing and secluded experience, book your stay at the luxury hotel or plush villa on the ocean - all are equipped with modern amenities.

Also don't let money put you off, there are lots of ways to enjoy a holiday in the Maldives on a budget.


3. The Bahamas

Bahamas beach resort

The Bahamas is an archipelago stretching for 760 miles and comprising up to 700 islands and 2400 cays from Haiti in the southeast and Florida in the northwest.

The Bahamas has long been a popular vacation destination and boasts some the best beaches in the world, with crystal blue water, plenty of sunshine, and white sand. It's a tropical island perfect for an adventure and romantic escape. 

A trip to the Bahamas offers you an opportunity to dip your feet in the warm waters of the stunning beaches. Besides, you can visit Harbor Island for its unique coral reefs and pink sands.

As an adventure seeker, explore the multiple reefs or snorkel in the sea waters and enjoy a view of sea creatures in their natural habitat. For complete relaxation, you can take a leisure stroll along the Bahamian shores or soak up some sunshine in the evening.


4. Thailand

Koh Phi Phi

Thailand is a second-to-none destination with some of the most dramatic coastlines that draw visitors year after year. If you're looking for an idyllic destination with turquoise waters, white sand, and calm shores, you can head over to places like Koh Samui or Krabi. 

Visit Koh Phi Phi for an adventure and explore the hidden sea caves and climbable limestone cliffs. Every trip will be complete with experiencing beautiful sunsets and quiet nightlife scenes. Undoubtedly, Thailand is the place to be for an action-packed holiday.


5. Cape Town, South Africa

Camps Bay, Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most spectacular cities in Africa and home to some of the most stunning beaches in Africa. With crystal clear waters, colorful cabanas, and white sand, no wonder it's a popular destination for holidays.

Some of the best things to do in Cape Town during summer include seeing popular locations such as Sandy Bay, Clifton Beach, and Campus Bay offer sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and picturesome sunsets. 

The Table Mountain National park has plenty to offer if you enjoy interacting with nature and looking for adventure. For instance, you can take a surfing tour, sea kayaking, or explore hidden deep caves.

Without a doubt, a visit to Cape Town is sure to capture magical moments on the beaches before spending the night at one of the high-end restaurants. No visit would also be complete without going on a safari.


6. The British Virgin Islands

Saint Barthélemy hotel pool beach

Like the Bahamas, the British Virgin Islands is a breathtaking collection of islands in the Caribbean Sea popular for their staggering beaches. The islands offer visitors a chance to experience the clear waters of the sea and explore the lively bars located within walking distance from the charming beaches. 

A trip further to the British Virgin Islands exposes you to white sand shores for a day of swimming and sunbathing. More adventures await you in the lush forests for a trek and kayaking around the cays before settling down on the pristine beaches. 

This isn't the cheapest destination on our list, but if you have the budget, you won't regret going here.


7. Cancun, Mexico

Cancun beach strip

Mexico provides the perfect destination for anyone seeking beautiufl beaches and great value for money.

Visitors can experience the pull of the beautiful white sandy beaches that promise the perfect escapism. There are many things to do during your vacation, including lazing in the sun, exploring caves, interacting with the local culture or seeing ancient Mayan temples. 

That's not all because there's a livelier atmosphere with beach clubs and restaurants. You can also snorkel in the nearby vibrant coral reels for the ultimate Caribbean experience. In the evenings, you can experience spectacular sunsets and incredible views of the ocean.


8. Spain

Formentera beach walk

Spain is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations in Europe, and it is easy to see why.

A warm sunny climate, tasty food, friendly people, an outdoor lifestyle, a beautiful coastline and some of the most stunning islands in the world. Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Ibiza and Mallorca are all top rated places to go, whilst Formentera has beaches to rival the Caribbean.


9. Costa Rica

Playa del Carmen beach palm trees

Costa Rica is one of the best destinations in Central America famous for its friendly atmosphere and natural beauty. It offers a captivating mix of exotic wildlife, pristine beaches, and Mayan culture, which makes it a top destination for adventurers.

Here, you can explore ancient ruins, see exotic wildlife, learn to surf or climb volcanoes! For a rewarding experience you can also apply to volunteer in Costa Rica and help make a contribution to conservation efforts. 

Explore the lush National Park and dive into the clear waters of the sea, home to colorful fish and sea turtles. With beautiful rainforests, mesmerizing caves, and vibrant coral reefs, Costa Rica is a coastal paradise waiting to be explored.


10. Croatia

Dubrovnik tourist

Croatia is blessed with so many islands and Brac is one of the best. Located in the heart of the Adriatic Sea, Brac is a picturesque seaside town with tiny hidden coves, seaside towns, and secluded beaches. The stunning island provides spectacular scenery of Croatia, charming old villages, and a long sandy coastline. 

Moreover, you can experience the vibrant nightlife, explore historical landmarks, or dive into the underwater caves. No doubt that Brac is a stunning Mediterranean paradise, and this is what makes it truly special.


Plan Your Perfect Summer Holiday

Are you ready for a memorable beach break? The above-mentioned destinations offer stunning beaches with crystal clear waters and powdery coasts. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a fun trip with friends and family, these spectacular destinations have something special to offer that will linger on your mind for many years to come.