Australia’s beaches: a sight to behold

In Australia, there are many different things which are most definitely worth your ever so precious holiday time. Fascinating things, amazing things, things you only see on postcards and cliche holiday photos, but there is a lot more to see if you want to delve deeper. That said, you do not exactly have to go very deep into Australia’s sunny horizons to experience something special. They are way more than enough to satisfy the sun-starved holiday goer trying to make a break from the office. At the end of the day, what kind of holiday is complete without some time spent at the beach and a few drinks with those cute little umbrellas. Regardless, you’ve seen the title, we all know what we’re here for, and that’s some quality beach recommendations for the land of the Land of The Kangaroo. If you’re visiting soon, or you’re planning your visit ahead of time, putting down a few location names on a list can prove to make your holiday a much more enjoyable and eventful experience, so without further ado, let’s get started.

Rainbow Beach

Let’s get started with number one on the list, and honestly, if the name itself did not already convince you to at least pay this beach a visit, then you drive a pretty hard bargain. The Rainbow Beach is a rather popular touristic destination, drawing in people from all over the world with its picturesque landscapes consisting of majestic, colourful sand cliffs, which are an uncommon sight to say the least. If initiative isn’t your strong point, or you just don’t like thinking too much during your holidays (which is absolutely understandable) then you could always get involved in some Rainbow Beach tours. If you’re planning on going to the beach anytime soon but want to make your time there a bit more special, then this is the place for you. Providing with some near-perfect photo opportunities and unforgettable sights, it is definitely worth your time and phone memory.

Mandalay Beach

A classy beach if there ever was one, but often overlooked because of some more popular destinations around the interstate. Located in Walpole WA, it is a little patch of heaven with high tides and some beautiful greenery both scattered around and separating it from the rest of world, making for a peaceful oasis that is not overcrowded with tourists but still most definitely worthy of a visit if you are looking for some peace and quiet. Definitely more “natural” feeling than most popular beaches, and strangely captivating in its rustic beauty, much like its name.

Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Island has possibly the most idyllic and picture-perfect piece of sandy beach goodness you can imagine. The looks most definitely live up to the name and if “Whitehaven” as a phrase could be materialised and have a representation in the physical realm, then this beach would be it. Sun-bleached, with sand white as snow lining the shores of this haven, which does not need Photoshop CC to look magazine-worthy. If you have time to only visit one beach during your stay in Australia, make it a good one, make it this one, as it is the quintessential example of a perfect beach sprinkled with soft sands tickling your feet and sun toasting your back. Of course, no place as perfect as this is free of capitalistic goodness and some smart business owners trying to make some money. This has its good sides of course, providing you with tours around the place as well as some fancy cruises which happen to be more affordable than you might expect.

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