A beach vacation is great because it gets you away from the routines of life. There is no need to talk on cell phones, check emails, or be running here and there every evening to attend meetings or events. Also when people talk about holidays, it is natural that many people will instinctively think of a beach holiday. This seems to be the default setting for many people when it comes to enjoying a break and as long as they have the chance to enjoy a beach for a good proportion of their holiday, they will be happy. Here follows the list of beaches compiled according to different criteria and preferences;

According to The Guardian, these beaches include the Source d'Argent found in Seychelles, Dune du Pyla which is in France, Shoal Bay located in Antigua, Cala Saona situated in Formentera, Glass Beach in California, Starfish Beach in Panama, Fakistra in Greece, Flamenco Beach in Puerto Rico, Koh Kradan in Thailand, Playa del Amor (Hidden Beach) in Mexico, Greenfield Beach in Australia and Bora Bora in French Polynesia

Secondly, the best beaches in Europe especially for being with family; whether it is kids building sand castles or adults playing games or just lying back and reading a book. These beaches have it all and include St George Beach in Naxos, Greece, Morgat in Crozon, Brittany, Praia da Salema, Algarve, Yyteri, Pori in Finland, Cala Gonone in Sardinia, Comillas in Cantabria, Spain, Sunj, Lopud in Croatia, Ramla l-Hamra Gozo in Malta and Es Grau in Menorca,

Reported by Cnn, there are beaches which are the best in the United Kingdom such as the Marloes Sands in Pembrokeshire, Runswick Bay which is located in North Yorkshire, Mellon Udrigle found in Highlands, Bamburgh in Northumberland and Pedn Vounder in Cornwall. Beaches Best for backpackers consists of Praia da Fortaleza in Brazil, Tekek beach which is in Malaysia, Sabang beach in the Philippines, Amanohashidate in Japan and Tortuga Bay in Galapagos,

Best beaches which are wild and remote includes Chesterman Beach in Vancouver Island, Monach Isles in Scotland, Nemto Island in Papua New Guinea, Jagodna Bay in Hvar, Croatia, Vanua Balavu and Northern Lau in Fiji. If you are in for some action, the best for action and activities are North Shore Oahu, Hawaii: marvel at surf masters, Druidstone, Wales: horse-riding, Los Lances, Tarifa, Spain: kitesurfing, Saint Agnes, Cornwall: fish for your supper, Freights Bay, Barbados: surfing, Durdle Door, Dorset: open water swimming, Ses Salines, Ibiza: party in beach bars, Hoddevik, Norway: surf deserted waves.