Unusual beaches of Spain
There are many wonders in Spain, even the beaches are unusual. Some are completely hidden under water at high tide, others are hidden among the coastal cliffs. On some beaches, sand is of an unusual black color, and there are those that, like two drops of water, are similar to the beaches of the Caribbean.
We suggest you to get acquainted with the most unusual Spanish beaches.
1. Gulpiyuri Beach (Asturias)
In the north of Spain, between the small towns of Ribadesella and Llanes, is located one of the smallest beaches in the world, Gulpiyuri, recognized as a natural attraction. Its width is only 50 m – a real beach in miniature. But it is unique not only for its size. The fact is that Gulpiyuri is a sea beach, but is not located on the sea coast. As a result of the erosive effect of the sea on coastal cliffs, karst craters formed. During high tide, the funnel is filled with sea water through the opening between the rocks. Continue reading
Sri Lanka attracts divers from all over the world with a variety of corals, marine inhabitants with unusual names and species (angelfish, Moorish idols, parrot fish), dolphins and whale sharks, which can be seen from March to April. But the main feature of diving in Sri Lanka is a visit to underwater rocks, grottoes and wrecks. About 20 dead ships of the 19th and 20th centuries are open for inspection at depths from 8 to 30 meters. These are tankers, steamboats, bulk carriers, merchant ships, and even a modern cargo ship. Many of them are well preserved, and you can even swim with them inside.
The abundance of fish in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka attracts fishing enthusiasts here. The coastal reefs of Sri Lanka are characterized by an abundance of plankton, which attracts tuna, Spanish mackerel, marlin and some species of sharks.
Amazing variety of seafood in fish markets in Colombo or Negombo. An early morning visit to the fish market itself is already a fascinating tour, but it is much more interesting to take part in fishing yourself. Continue reading
Japan is an island nation
Holidays in beach resorts in Japan, first of all, is popular among the Japanese themselves.
Beach vacations are possible on Okinawa from mid-May to September, or year-round on Saipan.
So far, in the minds of European (and especially Russian) tourists, the Land of the Rising Sun is associated more with cognitive tourism than with simple relaxation on sandy beaches.
The southern tropical islands of Japan, especially Okinawa, are one of the best places in the world for diving. The warm oceanic current of Kuroshio contributes to the formation of a unique community of aquatic life and fauna of these places, which attracts, with the very beauty of divers from all over the world. Continue reading