There are many beautiful beaches around the world and it would not be fair to just make a top 10 list. Therefore, we have instead chosen 25 places with some of the most gorgeous beaches around the world, both known beaches, and hidden gems.

All these beaches have their own charm, but they have one thing in common – all are true paradise beaches that make you never want to leave. Here is a list of 25 wonderful beaches in the world.

1. Whitehaven Beach, Australia

whitsunday island

2. Elafonissi Beach, Crete, Greece

Elafonissi Beach

3. Cayo de Agua, Venezuela

Cayo de Agua

4. Boulders Beach, South Africa

Boulders_beach

5. Nissi Beach, Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Nissi beach

6. Pigs Beach, Bahamas

Pigs Beach

7. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

Zakynthos

8. Red Sand Beach, Rabida, Galapagos

Red Sand BeachFoto: Robert Peternel

9. Maya Bay, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

Phi Phi Island

10. El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

El NidoFoto: nexttriptourism.com

11. Tulum, Mexico

Tulumphto: miquitos / creative commons

12. Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Hawaii

Punaluu Black Sand Beachphoto: hawaiitopten.com

13. Champagne Beach, Vanuatu

Champagne Beach

14. Malolo Island Resort, Fiji

Malolo Island

Photo: Roderick Eime / creative commons

15. Pink Sand Beach, Bahamas

Pink Sand BeachPhoto: greenglobe.travel

16. Laughing Bird Caye, Belize

Laughing Bird Caye

17. Flamingo Beach, Aruba

Flamingo Beach

18. Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos islands

Grace Bay

Photo: Tobias Lindman / creative commons

19. White beach, Boracay, The Philippines

White beach

20. Green Grass Beach, Kourou, French Guyana

Green Grass Beach

21. Trunk Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Island

Trunk BayPhoto: Reinhard Link / creative commons

22. Playa De Amor, Marietas Islands, Mexico

Hidden beach marieta

23. Knip Beach, Curacao

Knip Beach

24. Anse Source D’Argent, La Digue Island, Seychelles

Anse Source D'Argent

25. Vaadhoo island, Maldives

Vaadhoo Island

Do you have more suggestions of hidden gems and wonderful beaches around the world? Leave a comment below and tell us!