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5 International Beaches to Visit in 2023

by Mary Melnick

Jan 23, 2023

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This year, plan family travel to one of these beautiful beaches around the world.

Grand cayman

© Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa


Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands

Located on the western side of Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach attracts visitors with its picturesque views of sparkling waters and coral sands. Spend your days relaxing and soaking up the rays on the beach; walking along the shoreline; and engaging in watersports like paddleboarding, parasailing and jet skiing. Go deep diving into the gorgeous waters with snorkeling and scuba expeditions around Cemetery Reef to get up close with unique marine life. Only a few steps away from the beach, The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa offers one-of-a-kind views, stunning amenities, restaurants and much more.


Cockleshell Bay, St. Kitts

No trip to St. Kitts is complete without a visit to Cockleshell Bay. This secluded stretch of powder-white sand offers stunning views of sister island, Nevis. Water sports lovers will thrive with a wide variety of activities like diving, surfing, snorkeling and beach volleyball. Restaurants and grills throughout the island offer an authentic Caribbean mix between fine dining and good ol’ reggae-style barbeque. Two must-visit restaurants are Reggae Beach Bar and Spice Mill Restaurant.


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Turtle Island, Fiji

Enjoy an intimate, private experience at Turtle Island Resort in Fiji. This eco-resort offers an authentic Fijian experience in the Yasawa Islands. The island features 12 unique private beaches, from the idyllic crescent-shaped Honeymoon Beach to the aptly named Long Beach, which offers sunrise horseback adventures. The island only welcomes 14 couples to the island at a time, guaranteeing each couple enjoys a private beach to picnic at every other day of their stay. Travelers can also snorkel, scuba dive, kayak and more throughout their stay.


Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay, Jamaica, features a ton of incredible beaches on the island, but the best one is the private one at The Tryall Club. The luxury, all-villa rental community offers private stays and seclusion from crowds. Ocean lovers can snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and see lots of colorful fish like wrasse, parrotfish, butterflyfish and chromis. If snorkeling isn’t your thing, head to the water sports facility for kayaking or paddleboarding.

Turks & Caicos

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Turks & Caicos

As one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, Turks & Caicos is a must on your 2023 travel bucket list. For a unique stay, head to Bajacu from onefinestay, the luxury rental brand. Enjoy lush, vibrant gardens and a private pathway to an enclosed private beach — the destination’s only fully private beach.


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