Even though the summer has now officially come to an end, there is still warm weather ahead! In fact, if you’re willing to get on a plane and travel around the world, there’s always warm weather to be found! And where’s there’s warm weather to be found, there’s definitely a stretch and sand and surf for you to enjoy as well!
But, beaches can get awfully crowded can’t they? The one that you’ve been hitting up all summer was likely filled to the brim, and perhaps you’re looking for a beach that offers a little more room upon which to spread out… Well, in that department we’ve got you covered on the list below!
In the pictures that follow, we’re going to take a closer look at some of the world’s longest beaches! Located all over the world, these long beaches are truly special and just might be worth planning a trip in order to visit some or even all of them!
So, what are these long beaches? Where can you find them? What makes them extra special? We’re going to be exploring just that! Let’s take a look…
1. Virginia Beach (Virginia)
Coming in at just under 35 miles long, Virginia Beach is without a doubt one of the most famous in all of the U.S.
2. Vacation Away
Still, with all of that open sand, one never feels like they’re being truly crowded out (provided you put in the effort to find a good spot, of course)!
3. Necochea Beach (Argentina)
Coming in at 44 miles long, there’s plenty of things to see and do along this stretch of Argentinian Beach.
4. Quiet to Be Found
While a great deal of the beachfront is, in fact, developed, there are plenty of quiet spaces to be found amid the dunes.
5. Ibeno Beach (Nigeria)
Coming in at a whopping 56-miles long, there are lots of attractions along this gorgeous stretch of sand and surf.
6. Great Snorkeling
In fact, if you’re looking for a great place to go snorkeling, you’ll find that Ibeno Beach offers some of the best in the world.
7. Grand Strand (North Carolina)
Essentially running the entire length of North Carolina’s coastline, Grand Strand comes in at a whopping 66-miles long.
8. Lots of Beach Fun
Given that it encompasses a great deal of North Carolina’s coastline, it should be no surprise that there’s no shortage of activities.
9. Cassino Beach (Brazil)
Want to win your next trivia night? Then put this factoid in your back pocket: Cassino Beach is the longest in the world, coming in at a whopping 137-miles long.
10. Fraser Island Beach (Australia)
Not only is this one of the longest beaches in the world, it’s also one of the world’s most beautiful.
11. 72-Mile Behemoth
Stretching for just over 72 miles, the natural beauty and splendor of Australia is on full display here.
12. Novillero Beach (Mexico)
Mexico is no stranger to beautiful beaches, but its Novillero that owns the distinction as the country’s longest.
13. Big Surf
Coming in at 56 miles long, you’ll find plenty of beautiful places to put a towel down along this stunning Mexican beach.
14. 90-Mile Beach (New Zealand)
Here’s a fun fact about 90-mile beach… It’s not actually 90 miles long! It’s actually only 54-miles long.
15. Still Grand
But, what it may have in false advertising, the beach more than makes up for in the natural splendor that New Zealand is known for.
16. Troia-Sanes Beach (Portugal)
In a country known for its beautiful beaches, Troia-Sanes might be one of Portugal’s best.
17. How Long?
As it stretches between two cities, it’s also one of the country’s longest, coming in at 39 miles.
18. Long Beach (Washington)
Coming in at a whopping 28-miles long, the aptly named Long Beach is one of the longest stretches of sand in the contiguous 48.
19. Summer Loving
During the summer months when the weather is warmer in Washington State, Long Beach becomes a very popular travel destination.
20. Cooler Living
But, even during the colder and rainier seasons in Washington, Long Beach is no less stunning to regard.