They’re breathtaking, their eye opening, they’re Jaw-dropping. Today we’re counting down our pics for the top 10 most beautiful places in the world.
For this list we’ll be looking at the most beautiful locations the natural world has to offer.
No.10 PALAWAN ISLAND
Picture a place where the most intensely unnatural colors are real where jagged rock formations seemingly driven to hopelessly clear water.
Surrounded by rich lagoons and richer forests and you’ve pictured Palawan. Largely untouched by man, It’s been voted the world’s most beautiful island more than once. With its beach, El Nido also topping List.
Cartoonishly colorful and psychedelically vivid, this hidden gem is accessible by Plane or boat and it is home to unique Wildlife. Including the Philippine Mouse deer and purple crabs.
These falls are among the best known in Iceland and rank among the most beautiful in the world.
Part of the Seljaland’s River the Falls and their 197 Foot or 60 meter drop are fed by waters from the volcanic Glacier Eyjafjallajökull. A land of seemingly never ending rainbows Seljalandfoss has the added bonus of a cave behind the falls aquatic curtain.
Allowing visitors of surreal viewpoint Best still the location itself is relatively easy to access and can be seen from a nearby well used ring road.
No.8 PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK
One of Southeastern Europe’s oldest National Parks and a Unesco World Heritage site since 1979.
Plitvice Lakes National Park has over 73,000 acres or 297 Square kilometres of something for everyone. Overflowing with waterfalls, Cascades, hiking trails and Limestone canyons. It’s hard to know where to look But the lakes and their vivid colours are the parks main dish.
Plitvice actually features 16 interconnecting lakes all of which change color thanks to minerals organisms and a trick of the sun.
No. 7 Algar de Benagil
Located on Portugal Southern coast this seaside gem was once a fishing base region.
But today the Benagil sea caves draw visitors based on looks alone. It’s best accessed by water by Kayak boat or swimming but your efforts will be rewarded with unfathomable beauty like a vast cathedral of Divine handiwork this natural Grotto with its rocky walls silky sand and weathered skylight is enough to make you feel small and Insignificant and yet protected against everything else the world has to offer.
No.6 The CLIFFS OF MOHER
Dismantled during the Napoleonic Wars Today the only reminder of the fort for which these gorgeous cliffs were named is an old watch tower rising 390 feet or 120 meters at Hag’s head to a height of 702 feet or 214 meters down the coast the cliffs are home to 30,000 birds from 20 different species Including adorable puffins a look in any direction provides a view of other Irish dreamscapes including the 12 pins Mountain range the Aran Islands and the Mound Turks mountains.
No.5 The Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach
The world’s largest structure made by living organisms the Great Barrier Reef was constructed by corals It’s home to diverse aquatic species From whales dolphins and clownfish to Leatherback turtles and nine kinds of seahorse.
What’s more the nearby, Whitehaven beach is considered one of the planet’s most beautiful and eco-friendly beaches. The coast is lined with glorious white 98% pure, Silica sand which doesn’t retain heat meaning you can walk the shore till your heart’s content and never burn your feet.
No.4 ANTELOPE CANYON
Known to the Navajo as the place where water runs through rocks Antelope canyon is more majestic than its name suggests It’s the product of Millennia of rainfall and floods eroding and smoothly carving deep corridors into the Navajo Sandstone But the canyon walls are only part of the attraction the rest is sunlight Sneaking its way through the canyon and creating the appearance of fire.
Naturally summer is the best time to visit as the light beams are more plentiful and more interesting.
No.3 IGUAZO FALLS
One of the modern natural wonders of the world this staggering waterfall system. The largest of its kind sits on the Argentina Brazil border Meaning big water in native languages this natural attraction is unique in that it can be accessed from three different countries. Given its additional proximity to Paraguay because something this beautiful needs to be shared Effectively a chain of mini waterfalls the lion’s share of the river passes over a u-Shaped chasm known as the Devil’s throat.
No.2 MORAINE LAKE
Situated just nine miles or 14 kilometres outside the village of lake Louise in Banff National Parks in view of the Rocky Mountains is Moraine Lake fed by glaciers. This rock flower blue Lake was once featured on the Canadian 20 dollar bill earning one view the moniker the 20 dollar view.
Among the country’s most photographed locations the Lake is Unsurprisingly popular with Hikers.
1 SALAR DE UYUNI
Resembling a vast unending Europe these are the world’s largest salt flat Covering a roughly 4,100 square mile or ten thousand Square kilometer area once a proper lake in prehistoric times today the flats are made of a 10 billion ton layer of salt under which sits between 50 to 70% of the world’s lithium reserves sparse in terms of vegetation and wildlife the almost unnaturally level flats are also packed with chemicals like Magnesium potassium and Borax But more importantly they are eerily beautiful.
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