The colorful beaches they are an exceptional spectacle that nature offers us in particular places in the world, generated by the composition of the sand or other natural elements. The colorful beaches are one of the destinations of ecotourism, which provides a way of traveling focused on respect for the environment and sustainability.
As the opening image of this article dedicated to most beautiful colored beaches in the world I chose a photo that I personally took a Lanzarote, in June 2011, and which he portrays El Golfo, near Yaiza: an emerald green lake formed in a volcanic crater that offers a breathtaking contrast with the black sand of volcanic origin and the blue of the Atlantic Ocean.
Candy pink instead it is the color of the beach Pink Sand Beach, Harbor Island, Bahamas, 3 miles long and accessible only by boat. The pink color of the beach is due to foraminifera, unicellular organisms whose red shell mixes with grains of white sand.
From Harbor Island motor vehicles are banned, except electric ones and therefore non-polluting, also from an acoustic point of view. However, the most used means of transport is the bicycle.
The Pink Beach at Harbor Island, Bahamas
There whitest beach in the world, complete with certification of the "Guinness Book of Records" is instead that of Hyams, in New South Wales, Australia. The immaculate white color is determined by the quartz particles contained in the grains of sand. On fine days, in Hyams it is therefore essential to protect your eyes with a pair of sunglasses, so as not to be dazzled by the reflection of the sun's rays.
Hyams Beach, New South Wales, Australia
Of Red it is instead the beach of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The coloring is due in this case to oxidized iron sediments and you will certainly not find a great crowd as the average density of this island, located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is about 24 inhabitants per square kilometer.
The red-colored beaches of Prince Edwards Island, Canada
However, the web is full of spectacular photo galleries on the most colorful beaches in the world, such as the one created on the Easyvoyage website, where you can see photographs of 23 spectacularly colored beaches, including the one "with a truly sci-fi effect" Vahdoo, in Raa Atoll, Maldives, portrayed by Taiwanese photographer Will Hom:
The blue-colored beaches of Vahdoo in Raa Atoll, Maldives