10 World’s Best Beach Cities to Travel

Tourists go to coastal cities because they have beaches, boating, fishing, and other recreation activities.  The finest beach cities in the world are generally defined as clean and beautiful beaches, a pleasant atmosphere, and a variety of enjoyable activities. The cities mentioned below are well-known tourist destinations with several attractions in and around the city. The following are the top ten beach cities in the world, according to Discovery Channel and National Geographic.

10. Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in Canada, as well as the country’s eighth-biggest city and one of its main industrial hubs. The city is surrounded by mountains, ocean, forest, and parks and gardens, making it one of the most popular tourist attractions.

Area/Population: 114.97 km2 / 603,502
Points of Interest: Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Aquarium, Canada Place, Science World at TELUS World of Science


9. Tel Aviv, Israel

The second most populated city in Israel, the Jewish community created the city in 1909 and it is one of the country’s economic centres. The city has a Mediterranean climate with wet winters and scorching summers, and 2.5 million foreign visitors and about 10 million domestic visitors visit each year. Various publications and television networks rated Tel Aviv as the best city in the world. Many museums, architectural, cultural, and recreational sites are found in the city.

Area/Population: 52 km² / 404,037
Points of Interest: Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Luna Park, Tel Aviv, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Port, Beit Hatfutsot

8. Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia’s major city, is located on the Tasman Sea and has a moderate climate with mild winters and year-round rainfall. It attracts 10.5 million domestic and foreign tourists each year, bringing in about 11 billion dollars for the state government. In the metropolitan region, there are around 40 beaches, as well as other recreational places.

Area/Population: 12,145 km² / 4.576 million
Points of Interest: Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Port Jackson, Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour

Bondi Beach, Australia
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7. Santa Monica, United States

Santa Monica is a well-known resort town in western Los Angeles, California, in the United States. It is a popular destination for visitors and Hollywood celebrities, and the atmosphere is clean, with the majority of automobiles using alternative fuels that are environmentally friendly.

Area/Population: 41.18 km² / 91,812
Points of Interest: Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica State Beach, Muscle Beach, Pacific Park

6. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is Brazil’s second-largest city and the third-largest city in South America. It is the country’s major tourist destination and resort, as well as the number one most visited city in South America, with 2.8 million international visitors annually. It has a tropical climate and receives significant rain from December to March, and has been named the finest destination by World Travel Awards several times.

Area/Population: 1,260 km² / 6.32 million
Points of Interest: Copacabana, Ipanema, Cristo Redentor, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5. Miami Beach, Florida

The beach has a tropical climate with hot humid summers and pleasant dry winters. Miami is a coastal resort city on the Atlantic Ocean in the state of Florida in the United States. Miami Beach’s sunny weather draws millions of tourists, including international visitors.

Area/Population: 48.43 km² / 90,588
Points of Interest: South Beach, Lincoln Road, Ocean Drive, Miami Beach Convention Center, Star Island

Miami Beach, Florida
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4. Nice, France

Nice is France’s fifth-largest city, the Mediterranean’s second-largest largest city, and one of the world’s most attractive and preferable tourist destinations. Nice is the second most popular tourist destination after Paris, with a long, beautiful, and clean beach that can accommodate a large number of visitors at the same time.

Area/Population: 71.92 km² / 344,875
Points of Interest: French Riviera, Promenade des Anglais, Musee Matisse, Musee Marc Chagall, Musee d’art moderne et d’art contemporain.

Beach in Nice, France
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3. Honolulu, United States

Honolulu is a major entrance to Hawaii and a major hub for culture, cuisine, and customs. It is located on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii. Honolulu attracts over 6 million visitors each year and is regarded as one of the greatest cities in the world for quality of life. In addition to various recreational facilities, the city has some of the greatest beaches.

Area/Population: 177.2 km2 / 390,738
Points of Interest: Ala Moana Center, Aloha Tower, Bishop Museum, Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu Zoo.

Honolulu, United States
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2. Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa offers numerous prominent tourist sites due to its well-developed infrastructure, natural environment, and comfortable temperature, which make it a top tourist destination in the globe. There are various beaches that fit nicely with the city’s many attractions. The beaches of Cape Town are popular with locals, beaches offering a variety of settings and atmospheres attractions.

Area/Population: 2,455 km2 /3.74 million
Points of Interest: Table Mountain, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Kirstenbosch National Botanical, Cape of Good Hope, Robben Island.

Cape Town, South Africa
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1. Barcelona, Spain

With 7 million tourists each year, it is Spain’s second-largest city, the world’s 10th large city, and Europe’s third-most-visited city. With many recreational areas, historical landmarks, and world heritage sites, the city has one of the greatest beaches in the world. The city offers a pleasant environment that is excellent for spending time on the beach, as well as high-quality hotels and tourism infrastructure.

Area/Population: 101.9 km2 / 1.6 million
Points of Interest: Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Gothic Quarter, Montjuic, Casa Mila