There’s just something about the water that excites and thrills the human imagination. Oh, and there’s the fact that waterways serves as a vital hubs for trade and communication. Simply put, for a multitude of reasons, we humans just love to build our towns and cities along the beach.
While a beachside town is plenty good enough to begin with, there are some that really stand head and shoulders above the rest. We’re talking about coastal towns that are almost works of art in and of themselves.
On the list below, we’re going to introduce you to some of the most beautiful beach towns in all the world. Located all over this great planet of ours, you’re going to see how each of these beachside locales has something special to offer.
And, you know what’s good about checking these places out here? Well, you’re going to be able to update that travel bucket list we just know you’re keeping a drawer somewhere. There can be no doubt about it; a trip to one of these amazing and beautiful beach towns would make the ideal vacation for just about anyone! Let’s take a look.
1. Cannon Beach (Oregon)
When you’re looking to get a real flavor for the Pacific Northwest lifestyle, this is a place you want to peep.
2. Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach is perhaps best known for Haystack Rock, which must be seen in person to be fully appreciated.
3. Aquinnah (Massachusetts)
Located on Martha’s Vineyard, there’s just something about this beach that captures the quintessential New England vibe.
If you pay this place a visit, be sure to check out Joseph Sylvia Beach; you may recognize it from a certain movie about a killer shark.
5. Kotor (Montenegro)
Around for over two millennia, there’s just something unique and special about this place that can’t be put into words.
This is yet another wonderful beachside place that has gained the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
7. Sidi Bou Said (Tunisia)
Here you can enjoy the beauty of the waters surrounding you, as you bask in the glow of white and blue buildings.
8. Club Med
If you’re looking for the best kind of experience that the Mediterranean has to offer, then this is a good bet.
9. Cadaques (Spain)
A quiet, small and beautiful town, this is what coastal living should always look like, no matter the location.
This is a town that captured the heart and imagination of renowned artist Salvador Dali.
11. St. George’s (Bermuda)
There’s an awful lot to love about this wonderful beachside locale that has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Of course the waters surrounding are gorgeous, but what’s really eye-catching here is the stunning architecture.
13. Paia (Hawaii)
Located on Maui, there are many who believe that this is the best of what a literal paradise on Earth has to offer.
This is an especially ideal place to visit if you’re looking to have a quiet and romantic time with a loved one.
15. Koh Phi Phi (Thailand)
It’s possible you might recognize this popular travel destination from that early-2000s Leo movie “The Beach”.
But what you should know this place for is both it’s natural beauty and the fun atmosphere that always abides here.
17. Bocas del Toro (Panama)
Here’s a place you can go if you want to bask in the Gulf of Mexico in an authentic and fun atmosphere.
18. Quiet Time
Another good reason to check this place out is that it’s still off the radar of most world travelers. That won’t be true forever, though.
19. Collioure (France)
Right at the France’s southern-most point is where you’ll find this amazing town that’s mere miles away from the border with Spain.
20. Humble Environs
This isn’t a place that’s laden with the rich and famous; instead it’s a humble little town with a quiet beauty that has inspired artists.