Yes, you read it right: pink beaches - exotic, picturesque pink beaches that look like they are straight out of a Barbie movie. It might be hard to imagine, but all over the world, there are some exceptional pink beaches, just like there are beaches of various other stunning colours . Among the most stunning ones are the pink beaches. Tiny red organisms live on pieces of shells and dead coral reefs. These fall to the floor of the ocean and are washed onto the shore. Sometimes, the natural formulations of calcium carbonate from the corals or shells of marine invertebrates, like the hermit crabs, mix with the sands. Some beaches have a stronger shade of pink, while others are have patches of pink. Let us take a look at 10 wonderful pink beaches in the world.

10. Elafonisi Beach, Crete - Greece

Elafonisi Beach, Crete - Greece

Elafonisi is a Greek island in the south of the Mediterranean island of Crete. It is a part of Crete administratively, and is one of the hidden gems of the world in terms of beauty . In some parts of the year, it is possible to walk to Elafonisi through the shallow water, which is lined by a gorgeous beach covered in pink sand, which makes a great playground for children. Some parts of the beach are rocky.

9. Spiaggia Rosa of Budelli, Sardinia - Italy

Spiaggia Rosa of Budelli, Sardinia - Italy

The Italian island of Budelli is in the Maddalena archipelago in northern Sardinia. The most famous of its beaches is the remarkable Spiaggia Rosa, which literally means Pink Beach. It is one of the most picturesque pink beaches in the world. Foraminifera and other marine micro-organisms that are ground by waves are spread over the beach. The fine sand of pink tint matches the surrounding granite rocks.

8. Pink Beach of Komodo - Indonesia

Pink Beach of Komodo - Indonesia

Komodo is one of the 17,508 islands which together comprise Indonesia, and is a part of the famous Komodo National Park . Besides being famous around the world as the habitat of the world's largest lizard, i.e. the Komodo dragon, it demands equal celebration for another thing: the stretch of soft sand of a magical pink tint. It is interspersed with rocky cliffs, and the water has corals beneath the surface.

7. Horseshoe Bay Beach - Bermuda

Horseshoe Bay Beach - Bermuda

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of North America. It has several stunning islands, and the most celebrated of them is the Horseshoe Bay Beach. It is a long crescent of baby-pink sand, because of the bits and pieces of corals and shells washed ashore by the waves. The beach sweeps along the turquoise waters of the ocean, and is an excellent place for a walk.

6. Pink Beach of Great Santa Cruz Island - Philippines

Pink Beach of Great Santa Cruz Island - Philippines

Great Santa Cruz Island is a small island in Zamboanga City in Philippines. It is famous for its pink beach with coralline sand. One of the rarest pink beaches in the world, Great Santa Cruz Island boasts the only pink beach in entire of the Philippines which is full of many beautiful beaches. This pink beach attains its colour from the crushed red organ pipe coral that got mixed with the sand during eons of surf erosion.



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