What’s more romantic than spending a relaxing Valentine’s Day with your significant other on a romantic getaway by the beach? Spending a romantic vacation and waking up to the sound of the gentle waves of the sea will truly make you forget everything and enjoy savouring the moment. Not to mention, swimming and hanging by the beach has several health benefits for you as well.
Check-In has listed 49 of the most beautiful beaches around the world that you can visit this Valentine’s Day with the one you love because they deserve the best things in life.
Ora Beach, Seleman, Indonesia
Also known as “The Little Maldives of Indonesia”, Ora Beach is a hidden island known for its crystal clear waters beneath the tropical jungle of Seram Island in Maluku, Indonesia.
Hidden Beach, Palawan, Philippines
This beautiful hidden island in Palawan is not so hidden anymore. Hailed as one of the best beaches in Asia, it’s called Hidden Beach because you have to swim through a very narrow tunnel to get into a secluded and well-preserved beach.
Ile Aux Cerfs, Mauritius
Ile Aux Cerfs is Mauritius’ ultimate paradise island and a highly-recommended location for snorkeling. The privately owned island also offers different kinds of activities for every kind of tourist, they even have a golf course on the island!
Jibei Island Beach, Taiwan
Jibei Beach is one of the most underrated beaches in Taiwan and is most ideal for couples who want to spend more quality time with less people on the island.
Daku, Guyam, and Naked Island, Siargao, Philippines
Siargao is becoming one of the most anticipated summer destinations in the world. Daku, Guyam, and Naked Island are three isolated, small tropical, white sand islands that can be accessible via riding the bangka or a small boat.
Ngapali Beach, Myanmar
One of the most recently discovered beaches in Myanmar It’s 7-km stretch of pure, white sand that makes it one of the most beautiful beaches in Asia.
Amanohashidate, Kyoto, Japan
Just a few hours away from the city of Kyoto is one of Japan’s best beaches, Amanohashidate Sandbar. It has clear water with a 3.6-km stretch of fine white sand, there’s even a famous myth that this beach was made by the gods as a bridge to heaven.
Belle Mare, Mauritius
Belle Mare is one of the most recommended destinations for couples and honeymoon lovers, known for its 10-km sand stretch for romantic walks and exclusive hotels offering luxurious activities for couples. It also has one of the best views for sunrise watching!
White Beach, Boracay, Philippines
Tourists from all over the world flock to the Philippines’ most famous White Beach in Boracay, especially during the summer. The beach’s name is a no-brainer: it’s famous for its fine, powder white sand and turquoise waters and it has every kind of activity in store for every traveller.
Agiba Beach, Egypt
Agiba Beach is a well-secluded tropical paradise located in Marsa Matruh. It’s name means “miracle”, is considered a historical landmark, and has one of the most beautiful turquoise waters with moderate to strong waves riding along with the tropical heat.
One of the most beautiful islands in Maldives with a chic setting that’s perfect for couples who want a laid-back and IG-worthy vacation in a tropical paradise.
Con Dao Island, Vietnam
If you’re particularly looking for an entirely remote island, consider reserving a flight going to Con Dao Island. It’s a beautiful spot perfect for diving, island hopping, and eating the freshest seafood.
Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia
Cambodia is well-known for its ancient temples and natural parks, but the undiscovered Koh Rong Samloem is an island beauty worth traveling for, considering the affordability of travelling and the untouched tropical paradise once you arrive the island.
Pulau Tengah, Malaysia
A private, government-owned remote island that provides luxurious getaways for couples or families, Pulau Tengah or Tenga Island is most known for being an exotic island with diverse wildlife, plant species, and marine biodiversity.
Sir Bani Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sir Bani Yas Island is the only cruise beach in the Arabian Gulf region that’s inherited by the Bani Yas tribe (hence, the beach’s name) and is housed inside The Arabian Wildlife Park.
Bantayan Island, Cebu, Philippines
Another beach known for its fine white sand in the Philippines is Bantayan Island in Cebu and a perfect getaway for couples who want to have a peaceful vacation under the summer sun.
Anawangin Beach, Zambales, Philippines
Philippines might be known for its tropical climate, but consider having a trip to Anawangin Beach as a tropical getaway, only with gentler wind breeze due to being surrounded by sea pine trees.
Havelock Island, India
Havelock is located in Andaman Islands and consists of archipelago-like islands which makes it the perfect diving spot, as well as hiking and snorkeling. BONUS: Elephants also swim at Havelock, which makes it a fun beach experience.
Koh Tao, Thailand
Koh Tao Beach is one of Asia’s most traveled beach destinations due to its affordability and accessibility to all kinds of activities and establishments. Not to mention considering its value, the quality of food here is great and the nightlife is extremely alive and amazing.
Rawa Island, Malaysia
Rawa translates to “white doves” and it’s no wonder — tourists are given the freedom to enjoy their life away from the bustling city in this tropical paradise.
Jimbaran Bay Beach, Bali, Indonesia
One of the most travelled beaches in Bali, couples will definitely find themselves enjoying the sunset view while eating the freshest seafood caught in the island.
Walker Bay, South Africa
Housed within the Walker Bay Nature Reserve, its beautiful and wild waters are home to some of the most diverse and undiscovered marine species. It’s also a good spot for whale watching.
Anse Source d’ Argent, Seychelles
One of the most popular and IG-worthy beaches in the world. You need to get past a coconut plantation to reach this beautiful paradise, and the place can get easily packed during summer.
Diani Beach, Kenya
Diani Beach is the best beach destination in Kenya for the right reasons: 17-km stretch of fine white sand, emerald-blue waters, and a whole lot of activities to do and hot spots to visit nearby.
Boulders Beach, Capetown, South Africa
What’s special about Boulders Beach? It’s the only beach in the world where you can meet and swim with the African penguins.
Pemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Pemba Island is an undisturbed paradise that’s mostly travelled by people who want to celebrate a peaceful honeymoon or long romantic getaway.
Tsarabanjina is a completely isolated island near the Indian Ocean… and a perfect romantic place where you can only hear the air breeze and the calming effect of the blue sea.
Nosy Iranja, Madagascar
It is also known as Turtle Island, so don’t be surprised if one of the most enjoyable activities in this beautiful island is turtle tracking and letting the baby turtles into the ocean.
Bom Bom Island, Sao Tome & Principe
Bom Bom means “good good”, and we say the exact thing about this island. Romantic wooden bridge walk, tranquil atmosphere by the beach, fresh catch to eat everyday — it couldn’t get any better.
Manda Bay, Lamu Archipelago, Kenya
If you’re willing to spend a little extra, Manda Bay has the most luxuriously romantic beach getaway in store for you.
Santa Maria Beach, Cape Verde
A big hit among travellers and couples who love to surf all-year round, plus, the trek to the island and being able to float in warm volcanic waters (it’s the world’s most known salt mine) is an experience not to miss out on.
Awaroa Bay, New Zealand
This government-owned beach is located inside Abel Tasman National Park and is a great spot if you’re also into bird watching.
Turquoise Bay, Australia
Turquoise Bay is as pristine as its name — it’s a few metres away from Ningaloo Reef and it’s the perfect spot for swimming and snorkelling in this part of town.
Fakarava, French Polynesia
This barely untouched atoll beauty is protected and has been part of UNESCO’s Biosphere Reserve, it’s one of the most magnificent water haven in French Polynesia.
Seagrass Bay, Laucala Island, Fiji
Home to one of the richest seagrass beds in the world, Seagrass Bay is definitely a go-to beach destination if you want a laid-back and rustic romantic getaway.
Gantheaume Point, Western Australia
Finding one of the most magnificent sunset spots in Australia? Pack your luggages and head at Gantheaume, Point in Broome.
Lucky Bay, Western Australia
This beach located within Cape Le Grand National Park is very laid back and magnificent, you can even find kangaroos relaxing by the shore.
Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, Australia
Whitehaven Beach is located within Whitsunday Islands National Park and is one of the most pristine white sand beaches in Australia.
Rangitoto Island, New Zealand
Rangitoto Island is home to the world’s largest pohutukawa trees or red-bloodied trees… and many unpatrolled beaches. Make sure to always keep safe measures when spending the day on this island.
Brighton Beach, Victoria, Australia
Another IG-worthy water haven is located a couple of hours away from the city of Melbourne. Aside from its beautiful waters and white sand, Brighton Beach is known for its 82 colourful bath boxes.
Aitutaki, The Cook Islands
It’s a 4-color picturesque, glorious beauty when you’re in Aitutaki — pink and purple sunset hues over clear blue and green waters. It’s a one-of-a-kind beach destination.
Fingal Beach, NSW, Australia
Fingal Beach is another great beach for couples who’d like to spend simple and serene romantic walks by the beach, while being lulled by moderate waves and gentle winds.
Fraser Island, East Coast, Australia
If we knew you can’t have fun at the longest sandbar beach in the world, we don’t know where else we would recommend you when you travel to the East Coast this Valentine’s.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
You might’ve heard of the infamous island Bora-Bora, creme-of-the-crop island located in Tahiti. A private island paradise, it’s another top travel destination for lovers.
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Largest island in Vanuatu with the purest blue water you can imagine: you’d easily see the details right through the 4-metre bottom of the water and all the sea creatures swimming around.
Cabarita Beach, NSW, Australia
This private, barely untouched inland beach has been named as Australia’s Best Beach this 2020 and for all the right reasons. It’s a quiet location with accessibility to the best water quality for swimming, and a notable list of dining and accommodations.
Currumbin Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland
If riding the waves is a thing between you and your S.O. or you want to learn hitting the waves together, Currumbin Beach is the perfect beach location for you.
Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia
This coastal region is as old as it looks: the wildlife on this island has lived during the time dinosaurs still existed. A heritage of nature’s beauty and pristine waters, it’s truly the vacation of a lifetime.
Maria Island, Tasmania
If you’re looking for an extra beach and wildlife-packed experience, Maria Island is your spot. Bird watching is one of the most common activities, although you might encounter wombats and occasionally, seals by the shore and humpback whales.
Killiecrankie Beach, Tasmania
Mellow, calm waves? Check. Not too many people? Check. To get into Killiecrankie Bay, reservations must be made in advance as it is privately-owned land.