Now that summer’s here, it’s time for that well-deserved vacation. And what better way is there to enjoy the sun and warm temperatures than relaxing on a secluded beach. While looking out towards the glistening waves gently lapping against the shore and slowly scrunching your toes into the soft white sand, you soon realize that life isn’t all that bad. Roll out a towel, lay back, and soak up those rays in a haven of peace and tranquility… oh, if only the latter were true! Sadly many other beach-seeking vacationers have the same idea, making it almost impossible to find your own quiet spot without any annoyances. This certainly wouldn’t be a problem on the following beaches though, as first you need to find them. Check out these 17 beautiful secret beaches for yourself!
Asturias, Spain: Gulpiyuri
Zakynthos, Greece: Navagio Beach
Portugal: Salema Beach
France: Sand dunes at Pyla-sur-Mer
California, USA: Pfeiffer Beach with Keyhole Rock
Mexico: Tulum Beach
Marieta Islands, Mexico: Hidden Beach
Bali, Indonesia: Balangan Beach
Ibiza, Spain: Cala Tarida
Crete, Greece: Seitan Limania
Portugal: Praia de Dona Ana
Italy: La Maddalena Island Group
Bali, Indonesia: Suluban Beach
Goa, India: Agonda Beach
It’s just you, the sea, and your very own piece of paradise — vacations can’t get any better. Just be careful who you share these sandy secrets with, as you could otherwise find yourself back at square one on your next trip. So it’s probably best to just hush up!