The Most Stunning Rainbow Beaches in the World
We all love walking along a beautiful sandy beach, but there’s something about technicolor sand that amps up the experience. From the red beaches of Greece to the jet-black sands of Hawaii, here are the best rainbow beaches around the world!
The scarlet sands of Greece's Red Beach. (Photo: Flickr/Jeremy Vandal)
Red Sand: Red Beach in Santorini, Greece
Located near the ancient village of Akrotiri, Santorini's Red Beach is a major tourist attraction. The beach’s unique color is a result of the volcanic activity on the island.
Life is peachy at Ramla Bay Beach. (Photo: Flickr/Jennifer Morrow)
Orange Sand: Ramla Bay, Malta
What a beautiful way to start your day. Ramla Bay, on the Maltese island of Gozo, gets its breathtaking golden-orange hue from the high levels of iron in the sand.
Going green: Papakolea Beach, Hawaii. (Photo: Flickr/David J Laporte)
Green Sand: Papakolea Beach, Hawaii
The beautiful stretch of beach is located on Hawaii’s Big Island. The emerald color is thanks to the presence of Olivine crystal, a volcanic mineral.
The midnight sands of Punalu’u Beach, Hawaii. (Photo: Flickr/Rachel Savage)