10 of The World’s Most Unusual Beaches
Durdle Door, Dorset Bay, UK. This 95-mile coastline along England’s southern edge is a geologic storybook of the last 185 million years. Stroll the shore and you’ll see well-preserved dinosaur fossils and footprints, water-worn limestone arches, and striated rock faces. But the most unusual stretch is near Studland in Dorset, where stark white chalk cliffs and sea stacks look like towering icebergs that have slowly calved over the centuries. Photo source: ©© Midlander1231
No disrespect to gorgeous beaches with powdery white sand, but sometimes the standard-issue paradise starts to feel, well, bland. It’s time to set off for shores with strange hues of sand, alarmingly low-flying aircraft, and hot pools you can dig yourself. From Florida to New Zealand, these 10 picks take you to some peculiar beaches, all worth a visit…
World’s Most Unusual Beaches, BBC / Lonely Planet
Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls — if life is a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches might not all be swimmable but they are all extraordinary.