Harbour Island, Bahamas
Kisov Boris/ShutterstockLocated on the northwestern part of Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas, Harbour Island is known for its pink sand, long beaches, colorful coral reefs, and crystal clear water. With 3.5 miles of soft, pink sand along the eastern shore of the island to explore, visitors definitely won't get bored. Its turquoise waters are perfect for snorkeling, diving, swimming, fishing, and boating. The island's tropical surroundings, ocean views, and subtle breezes make for a truly tranquil getaway. (Don't miss these 10 other beaches with the clearest water in the world.)
Elafonisi Beach, Greece
Zakhar Mar/ShutterstockNestled on the southwestern side of Crete and almost one mile long, Eladonisi is the perfect place to bring a family of all ages. Along with its beautiful pink sand, the beach's warm, shallow water is also a popular reason for its high tourist rates. Surrounded by 110 different plant species, small coves, extraordinary shells, and incredible rock formations, the only downside of this beach is that you can't take home any of the gorgeous pink sand. (Make sure you also have the 10 best beaches in America on your bucket list.)
Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda
BlueOrange Studio/ShutterstockBarbuda is one of two islands that make up the small Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Being 62 square miles and only having one village on the entire island, the secluded pink sand beaches and tropical palm trees are beautiful. Unfortunately, Barbuda is currently uninhabitable and under construction due to Hurricane Irina.
Horseshoe Bay, Bermuda
Alexander Sviridov/ShutterstockHorseshoe Bay is situated on Bermuda's south coast. It's tucked between astounding natural limestone cliffs and glistening pink sand that skims the Atlantic Ocean, which is filled with a plethora of coral reefs, a variety of fish, and other marine life. The bay is a fantastic location for snorkeling, volleyball, and kickball. The bay's long trails are also awesome for jogging or hiking. For more picture-perfect destinations, check out these beautiful pink lakes around the world.
Pink Beach, Indonesia
Pocholo Calapre/Shutterstock West of Flores Island in East Nusa Tenggara, Pink Beach is part of Komodo National Park. The turquoise sea contrasting against the pink hues of the Indonesian beach and blue skies makes for unreal picturesque scenery and an even more beautiful sunset. Beneath the surface of the gorgeous waters are very well-preserved coral reefs and thousands of species of fish—pure euphoria for snorkelers and divers. Fun fact: The park is also plentiful with Komodo dragons. (Although they might look cute, tour guides suggest you keep your distance. Here are some other beach safety tips you and your family should always follow.)
Spiaggia Rosa, Italy
Gabriele Maltinti/ShutterstockAs gorgeous as its pink sand might be, Italy's Spiaggia Rosa is off-limits to the public. The beach can be viewed via boat or from a nearby cliff that overlooks it, but no one is allowed onto the beach itself. This is due to preserving the beach's vibrant pink hues, which believe it or not, used to be brighter before visitors began taking jars of it with them. (Speaking of beautiful beaches, you need to see this one that glows in the dark!)