Forget seeing the world with rose colored glasses because these blush-colored beaches don’t need an Instagram filter. Naturally pink hued beaches are rare, yet can be found on stretches of sand across the world fForget seeing the world with rose-colored glasses because these blush-colored beaches don’t need an Instagram filter. The natural pink-hued beaches are rare, yet can be found on stretches of sand across the world from the Bahamas to Greece. These are just a few of the most beautiful pink sand beaches in the world. Be sure to bookmark this page to cross them off your bucket list.
Elafonissi Beach, Crete, Greece
Elafonissi Beach is located on the southwest coast of Crete in Greece and rose to prominence in 2014 after it was named the world’s top 25 beaches on TripAdvisor. The locals, however, have always known this place was a true oasis.
Stay: The Elafonisi Resort by the Kalomirakis Family is a nice option for families as the rooms have kitchenettes.
Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda
Horseshoe Bay just so happens to be one of the most famous beaches in Bermuda. The pink beach is located in South Shore Park and is well-known for its curved shape, limestone rocks and stunning cliffs.
Stay: The Fairmont Southhampton is within walking distance and features luxury accommodations for travelers. Guests can enjoy miles of pink sand beaches, tennis and golf, spacious guest rooms with gorgeous water views.
Harbour Island, Bahamas
Pink Sand Beach is a popular 3-mile stretch of beach in Harbour Island, Bahamas. Getting its rose-colored hue from crushed shells, this romantic beach can’t be missed.
Stay: Pink Sands Resort is a beautiful and lush tropical setting on the beach. The resort has 20-acres and features accommodations that include 29 luxurious cottages, villas and vacation homes in a British Colonial meets beachy vibe. Whether you choose one of its quaint cottages or a sprawling estate, waking up to these beautiful beaches is pure bliss.
Indonesia has been blessed with three beaches with pink sand. Tangsi Beach (well-knows as Pink Beach) is located in the small village of Sekaroh in east Lombok. This beach gets its hue from tiny fragments of red coral skeletons.
Stay: Jeeva Beloam Beach Camp is about 1.4 miles (a quick 10-minute drive) from Pink Beach, but it’s one of those gems that you’ll never forget. Located in a 55-acre nature forest preserve in a secluded cove, it features two pristine white sand beaches.