Month: September 2012

Top 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in South America

Originally posted on jTravel:
The energetic, youthful and exotic South America is among the best travel destination you can go to. South America is teeming with gorgeous beaches; you can visit most of these all year round. With the continent’s diverse geography, its coasts have their own distinctive beauty. When you have plans to visit a South American beach in the future, you might want to take a pick of the following beaches: Ipanema (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 1) Ipanema (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – A travel destination as incredibly beautiful as its women. During the day you can enjoy various water sports, work on your tan, or just lounge in a hammock under the palm; at night you can attend beach parties and games. There are secluded areas here where you can relax, but for the most part Ipanema is generally lively, festive and restless. Punta del Este (Uruguay) 2) Punta del Este (Uruguay) – Also called the St. Tropez of Uruguay, this Vegas-style beach resort has elegant stretches of beach dotted by chic…

Top 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe

Originally posted on jTravel:
Europe is a favorite holiday travel destination for a lot of reasons: the historical landmarks, the medieval towns, the rich cultural heritage and interesting traditions. And the beaches, too! Europe has some of the best beaches in the world, and they come in different variations – rocky, sandy, secluded and urban. If Europe is your next spring break travel destination and you are wondering which beach or island to visit, check out the list below: 1) Cala d’en Serra (Ibiza) – Bordered by lush vegetation and cliffs, this crescent of white pearly sand sloping gracefully into the crystal blue waters is simply enticing. It has got secluded beach for a truly relaxing sea escapade. Many tourists are raving about what great beach experience they had while staying in Cala d’en Serra. 2) Los Caños de Meca (Spain) – This hip beach of Andalusia is the Mecca of water sports aficionados because of its gorgeous waves. It has a natural, untouched beauty. Las Caños de Meca is quickly growing into a trendy…

Top 5 Most Beautiful Beaches in Antarctica

Originally posted on jTravel:
Antarctica is not exactly known for beaches; this continent paints a mental of image of dry, cold place. But don’t be surprised to learn that it is among the favorite travel destination of some tourists for its beaches, although not primarily for swimming. Antarctica is a nice and beautiful continent to visit or tour. The Antarctic Peninsula is the warmest and most exotic area of the continent; this is where the animals migrate for breeding during the months of October to February. During the austral summer, Antarctica experiences very long day; darkness lasts just a few hours. The setting of the sun at dusk lasts a long time, too! Take a look at the list of the beautiful beaches in Antarctica, in no particular order: 1) Deception Island – The leading beach travel destination in Antarctica. Take a relaxing steam bath at this partly-submerged volcano! Situated at South Shetland Islands at the northern Antarctic Peninsula, volcanic activity formed Deception Island. The name corresponds with the small passage leading to the central…