Monday, 11 February 2013

Perfect Beaches and Lakes with Crystal Clear Water

 Zanzibar Beach, Tanzania 

The Zanzibar archipelago consists of over 50 islands – which vary from tiny outcrops to the larger, more populated islands of Zanzibar and Pemba. The beaches are often stunning: powdery white sand, shaded by palm trees. The sea is shallow, but venture further out into the sparkling, turquoise water and you'll find coral reefs for great snorkelling and diving. The larger islands are lush and highly fertile and everywhere the air is suffused with the aroma of fruit and spices; it's an intoxicating, exotic atmosphere.[...]

Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
 The Perhentian Islands are two islands named Pulau Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian Island) and Pulau Perhentian Besar (Large Perhentian Island). The Malay name Perhentian is translated as “place to stop” and this is exactly what these two islands were for traders travelling between Malaysia and Bangkok in years gone by. These islands are still a gorgeous place to stop and rest today, albeit for tourists disconnecting from the stress and routine of everyday life and not for weary seafaring traders.[...]

Jiuzhai Valley National Park, China
 Jiuzhai Valley is locally known as Jiuzhaigou (Chinese for “Nine Village Valley”). It is a national park located in the Min Shan mountain range, Northern Sichuan in South Western China. It is best known for its fabled blue and green lakes, spectacular waterfalls, narrow conic karst land forms and its unique wildlife.[..]

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
 El Nido Philippines is a top destination for island hopping and marine and wildlife reserve. Scuba diving is also a popular activity here with over 30 dive sites for varying levels and skills, from taking the plunge and learning to dive for the first time, to perfecting your expertise and advancing your qualifications.[...]

 Caribbean Sea, Cuba
Caribbean is a magical place of palm trees, white sand beaches, turquoise waters and sunshine, all blessed with a climate that consistently offers a much-needed break for those stuck in the cold weather doldrums of the north. [...]
 Lake Sameranger in Tyrol, Austria
 Lake Sameranger located in Tyrol, Austria. People used to call this lake as "Pearl of Tyrol". Lake Sameranger is a well known Tourist Destinatination, Beacuse of it's relaxing and Beautiful natural surrounding. When Tourist visit this Sameranger Lake, they do not forget to dive in this Small lake. Lake Sameranger grant an extraordinary diving experience to all divers. And the water close to the shore seemed crystal clear. [...]

Pagudpud, Philippines
 Pagudpud Beach, 2 hours north of Laoag City, has powder-white sand, but it's hard to tell which is bluer: the sky or the sea. While you are making up your mind, you might also consider a stop in Pasuquin, where the famous biscocho (Ilocos biscuit) is a favorite take-home delicacy for local visitors. But don't forget to check your watch, for while you play in the waters of Pagudpud, you may not notice how much time you have spent on these delightful shores, which are at the very tip of Luzon Island.[...]

Columbia Flathead Lake in Montana
Flathead Lake in northwest Montana is the largest natural fresh water lake west of the Mississippi River. Besides being incredibly beautiful Flathead Lake offers all types of water sports and many boat launches and marinas for boat rentals or boat tours. On the southwest end of Flathead Lake make your way across the water to Wildhorse Island. This island is restricted to day use only but is a great destination for a day hike, beach lounging, or viewing the island's many bighorn sheep. Its name is derived from the Salish and Kootenai Native Americans.[...]

 Emerald Lake – British
 With surreal green and blue hues, and surrounded by mountains in Yoho National Park, Emerald Lake is spectacular. The lake's pastel colours come from a baby powder-like substance suspended in the water -- sometimes called rock flour. This collects in the crystal-clear glacial waters as they run down the Rocky Mountains and into the lake. Depending on the light and time of year, sometimes it even looks electric green. [...]

Blue waters of Menorca – Balearic island of Spain
 Menorca has more beaches than Mallorca and Ibiza put together - a true paradise for sun worshippers. Many beaches have been developed and are well served with facilities for tourists, whilst others remain almost untouched.

Saint Pete Beach, Florida
St. Pete Beach is home of pristine sugary white sand beaches, clear gulf waters, warm sunshine, and plenty of hospitality. From family oriented beachfront resorts to quaint inns in the relaxed Pass A Grille area, St Pete Beach is a perfect vacation destination. Nearby is the famous Salvador Dali Museum, award winning Fort De Soto Park and the St. Petersburg Pier.[...]

Lake Tahoe, Nevada
 Explore the depth and breadth of this storied and historic land. See why this area of beautiful mountains holds a special place in the hearts of its inhabitants, and in those fortunate enough to have visited. Then make plans to come and experience for yourself the fresh air, mountain breezes, vibrant sunshine, and the myriad activities waiting for you in the Lake Tahoe region.[...]

Gulpiyuri beach, Llanes, Spain
Gulpiyuri beach is an extraordinary stretch of shoreline near the town of Llanes in northern Spain, which boasts stunning crystal-clear salt waters that are even fully tidal.Incredibly there are even waves lapping up against the 40m stretch of golden sand making the whole experience even more magical so it's almost impossible to resist taking a dip, although the temperatures can be rather cold.[...]

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