10 Unique Beaches From Around The World

If you are looking for a special destination for your wedding or honeymoon, consider visiting one of these must-see beaches from around the world!

1. The Sea of Stars - Vaadhoo Island, Maldives

1. The Sea of Stars - Vaadhoo Island, Maldives
worldfortravel.com

The Maldives archipelago is often called “heaven on earth” and it truly is a dream wedding and honeymoon destination. For the best night shots, go to the famous Vaadho Island! When the sun goes down, you will see sparkly blue stars in the sea – the effect called bio-luminescence is caused by microorganisms in the water. How romantic! 

2. Cathedrals Beach - Ribadeo, Spain

2. Cathedrals Beach - Ribadeo, Spain
love2fly.iberia.com

A chapel on the beach? Almost! This gorgeous beach in Ribadeo, Spain features natural rock arches and caves, so what better place to say “I do”! It is one of the best kept secrets of Galicia and is a spectacular natural monument which will give that 'wow' factor to your wedding or honeymoon snaps! 

3. Sandy Island - Sandy Ground, Anguilla

3. Sandy Island - Sandy Ground, Anguilla
tripadvisor.com.au

Nestled in the blue Caribbean Sea, just off the coast of Anguilla, the Sandy Island is a small, secluded spot where you will feel like you are miles away from civilisation. You can host a barefoot wedding here or just come for a day while on your honeymoon. Anguilla is an attractive destination for newly-weds because it is slightly off-the-radar. 

4. Shipwreck Beach - Zakynthos, Greece

4. Shipwreck Beach - Zakynthos, Greece
moco-choco.com

Commonly known as Shipwreck Beach, Navagio Bay is one of the most famous beaches in the Mediterranean Sea and you can only reach it by boat. Located on the west coast of Zakynthos Island, it is hidden away and surrounded by towering cliffs and has beautiful pebble sand and crystal-clear turquoise water. 

5. Whitehaven Beach - Whitsunday Islands, Australia

5. Whitehaven Beach - Whitsunday Islands, Australia
lonelyplanet.com

This is one of the best beaches in the world because of its pure white sands and bright blue water which are simply hypnotic. Located on one of the Whitsunday Islands, it is a wonderful place to host your beach ceremony or spend lazy days while on your honeymoon. It is 7 kilometres long, so you can easily find your very own stretch of sand. 

6. Pink sands of Harbour Island, Bahamas

6. Pink sands of Harbour Island, Bahamas
feel-planet.com

Harbour Island is best known for its breath-taking pink beaches. The colour of the sand comes from coral microorganisms which have shells in beautiful shades of pink and we can’t imagine a better backdrop for your wedding ceremony – all in pink and blue. Snorkelling and swimming is easy, and you can find fantastic honeymoon accommodation. 

7. Matira Beach - Bora Bora, French Polynesia

7. Matira Beach - Bora Bora, French Polynesia
travelingexotic.com

Bora Bora is another magnificent destination for couples who want a romantic beach wedding or honeymoon that is nothing short of perfect. Mantira Beach is the most famous beach in French Polynesia because it is a dreamy mile-long stretch of powdery sand lining the blue lagoon and surrounded by lush tropical greenery. 

8. Sunset Beach - Oahu, Hawaii

8. Sunset Beach - Oahu, Hawaii
ultimateexcursions.biz

Beaches at Oahu in Hawaii offer some of the most spectacular sunset views in the world, especially at Sunset Beach. It is ideal for surfing during winter, but the water is perfectly calm and suitable for swimming during summer. If you want a fairy-tale sunset ceremony, this is the place to be! 

9. Dreamland Beach - Bali, Indonesia

9. Dreamland Beach - Bali, Indonesia
Getty Images

Nestled among limestone cliffs on the coast of the Bukit Peninsula, Dreamland Beach is a hidden gem of Bali and a superb surfing location. It is also an idyllic spot for sunset ceremonies or chilling at one of the beach bars on your honeymoon. 

10. Red sands of Rabia Beach, Galapagos

10. Red sands of Rabia Beach, Galapagos
nowornever2015.wordpress.com

Looking for a beach that has a unique colour? Rabia Beach at Galapagos is covered in red sand which has its vibrant colour due to the oxidation of volcano lava. Awe-inspiring nature of Galapagos attracts honeymooners across the globe, so why not book a yacht trip to Rabia Beach! 

Hamilton Island

Join The Bride's Diary to plan your perfect wedding. Use our interactive planning tools and build your wedding inspiration scrapbook. Share this exciting journey with thousands of other members in our Bridal Buzz forums. Welcome...

Register Now Sign In
Sponsored by Weddingstar Australia

Preview our

Current Issue

NSW
Illawarra
ACT
QLD
SA
WA

The Bride's Diary Partners