The Longest Beaches in the World

Posted by Beach Lifeguard on 1st Mar 2015

The next time you’re stuck in the office and daydreaming about where you would rather be, these beaches may help. Not all beaches are made the same, some vary in color, temperature, and size. Below you will find a list of the longest beaches in the world.

Praia do Cassino Beach makes the list at over 150 miles in length, which makes it the longest beach in the world. The beaches of Brazil are most known for their brilliant and beautiful white sand, warm temperatures, and friendly residents. In addition to simply losing yourself on the beach, you may also want to enjoy some of the other water activities that the area has to offer, such as surfing and jet skiing.

Next on the list is Cox’s Bazar which holds the distinction of being the longest natural sand beach in the world, it stretches across 150 miles. In order to visit this particular beach, you are going to have to travel to the intriguing land of Bangladesh. When you arrive, you will discover that there are three different areas that you will likely enjoy. Laboni Beach, Humchari Beach, and Inani Beach; each of these locations offer something beautiful for tourists to enjoy and beautiful scenery.

Next we have Padre Island which is approximately 130 miles long and best known as being one of the longest drivable beaches in the world. To visit this beach you won’t have leave the United States. It is located in Texas and features ocean water from the Gulf of Mexico which makes it warm enough to swim or surf year round. This beach features some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States.

Virginia Beach is another popular beach located in the United States. It is located on the East Coast and is approximately 35 miles long. It has the unique distinction of being named “The World’s Longest Pleasure Beach” by the Guinness Book of World Records. It is definitely a beach that is worth visiting, the sunsets are amazing and the people are extremely friendly.