Vik is Iceland’s southernmost village and faces the open Atlantic Ocean, framed by a long black volcanic sand beach. Less than 300 people live in Vik, but it is the biggest settlement for some 70km (43 mi). Click through to read why Vik Iceland is a MUST See!
ST IVES: beach map. 'St Ives is virtually surrounded by sandy beaches. This photo was taken towards the high tide and when the tide is out there is much, much more sand with the harbour becoming virtually empty of water. You can also see that this photo was taken in the height of summer with the beaches busy. Winter is a different story and it is possible to have the whole beach to yourself at times.' ✫ღ⊰n
Gower Peninsula (Wales). 'Just along the coast from the cities of Cardiff and Swansea, but a different world entirely, the Gower Peninsula has been a favourite with local holidaymakers for years. This 15-mile-long thumb of land has broad butterscotch beaches, pounding surf, dreamy sand dunes, precipitous clifftop walks and rugged uplands. It’s a perfect place for cycling and walking, with surfing, and wonderful beaches for families.'…
Botany Bay, Kent This is the most northerly of Broadstairss beaches, and perhaps the prettiest – a 660ft curve of sand backed by white cliffs, with chalk stacks, rock pools and safe swimming. At low tide you can walk to Joss Bay, Kents best surf beach.