18 Incredible Beaches You've Never Heard Of, But Need To Know

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We've seen some pretty incredible beaches in our day, but sadly enough, this means that everyone else has seen them, too. Trash and crowding is not a good look on paradise.

Therefore, make your next bucket list one full of beaches you've never heard of. Chances are you'll discover a slice of heaven where the only footprints you can see are deliciously, wonderfully, isolated-ly yours. Happy exploring!

Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico
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It doesn't get much better than this sunny swath of sand in Culebra.

Bonifacio, France
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Mountains spill into beach at this harbor town on the tip of Corsica, a French island.

Star Beach, The Philippines
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These see-through waters are the "stars" of the Filipino beach scene.

Navagio Beach, Greece
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It's the prettiest beach in Greece, with a casual shipwreck to boot.

Apollo Bay, Australia
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Take a surf trip down Australia's Great Ocean Road. You'll never want to leave this sandy little pit stop.

San Blas Islands, Panama
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Mahé, Seychelles
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If you don't already crave a trip to the largest island in the Seychelles, you will now.

Oludeniz, Turkey
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Paraglide over the water, or simply soak in its idyllic, aqua-blue lagoon.

Mayreau, The Grenadines
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No beach is the "best" on this island: It's all just utter perfection.

Baia do Sancho, Brazil

This Brazilian beauty was named the best beach in the world this year.

Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands
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Lover's Beach, Mexico
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We're in love with this bowl-shaped wonder and its picturesque rocks.

Canouan Island, The Grenadines
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On this teeny-tiny island in the Grenadines, you can scuba the days away.

Bequia, The Grenadines
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Blue Lagoon, Malta
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Stop right now: This surprisingly accessible lagoon sits on an island south of the tip of Italy's boot.

Trunk Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands
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A Rockefeller donated this bay on Saint John to the National Park Service decades ago. You've gotta see it before you die.

Jambiani Beach, Tanzania
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Venture to the islands of Zanzibar for white-sand treks you won't forget.

Tayrona National Park, Colombia
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This lush ecotourism paradise is one big, natural playground.

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