Have your GoPro ready as we are about to give 20 of the world’s clearest and the most beautiful waters to swim in. You will sure to have some clear pictures to remember in one of these places.
World’s 20 Clearest Beautiful Waters To Swim In
1. Palawan Philippines
The province of Palawan is home to some of the most wonderful beaches not just in the Philippines, but in the world. Palawan is comprised of many more little islands, boasts of soft white beaches and turquoise waters. Some of the world’s most famous beaches and lakes are in Palawan like El Nido, Honda Bay, Kayangan Lake, Linapacan Island, Pandan Island, Bacuit Bay, Dimakya Island and many others.
2. Maldives Islands
The 26 atolls that make up the Maldives Island are located off of the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. Here you can witness plenty of gorgeous coral reef wildlife, like whale sharks.
3. Rio Azul, Argentina
Rio Azul, which means “blue river,” is that it’s clean enough to drink. This is because the entire river, located in Argentina, gets its water from the glaciers and snowfields of the Andes, making it of the purest quality. So aside from being safe to drink, the water is also extremely clear and blue.
4. Pupu Springs, New Zealand
One of New Zealand’s most beautiful spots is Pupu Springs, located in the country’s South Island. The springs are believed by the Maori people to have spiritually healing powers, most likely due to the water’s absolute clarity and the volume of water discharged by the spring: 14,000 liters per second!
5. Wakatobi, Indonesia
A popular dive spot in Indonesia, the waters here are incredibly clear offering a peaceful tranquility found in few other places. Pampering resorts, wildlife, and the Wakatobi National Park are all located here.
6. Marsa Matrouh, Egypt
The Marsa Matrouh, which is located west of the ancient city of Alexandria, has beautiful beaches with clear, aqua waters and soft white sand. It’s relatively calm waters are a result of the island being protected from the high seas by a series of rock formations, making it all the more calm and serene for beach dwellers.
7. Bora Bora
Bora Bora, an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, is famous for its resorts that feature over-the-water bungalows so tourists can enjoy the clear, blue waters even while they sleep.
8. Exuma, Bahamas
The Bahamas is made up of 360 islands in total, each one has amazingly crystal clear waters.
9. Algarve, Portugal
The southernmost region of Portugal’s mainland has some of the clearest water on the planet.
10. Sabah, Malaysia
There are 13 different states within Malaysia, including Sabah. You can find this destination near the island of Borneo in the northern half of the country.
11. Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Thanks to the natural limestone this water passes through, it becomes ultra purified into a bright shade of blue.
12. Nylon Pool, Tobago
Shallow clear waters waft over this white sand coral pool situated in Tobago, just off Pigeon Point.
Mauritius is located in the southwest Indian Ocean, on the southeast coast of Africa.
14. Bodrum, Turkey
Located in southwestern Aegean Region of Turkey, the boats here look like they are floating in mid-air the waters are so clear.
15. Cala Macarelleta, Menorca
One of 5 different islands that make up the Bakearic Islands. Known as one of the least populated beaches in all of Spain, you must take a boat or trek it by foot to reach this gorgeous, nearly private island.
16. To Sua Ocean Trench, Upolu, Samoa
Situated in the Samoa village of Lotofaga, this natural swimming hole was formed from the blast of a shield volcano.
17. Peyto Lake, Canada
It may not provide the warmth of the beach but Canada’s lakes in the Rockies are some of the most jaw-dropping in the world. Peyto Lake, a glacier-fed body of water, is located in Banff National Park and is best visited in the summer.
18. Crater Lake, Oregon
This Crater Lake National Park in Oregon contains beautiful and clear water. The lake formed when the volcano, Mount Mazama, collapsed thousands of years ago. The deepest lake in the United States, Crater Lake is also known as “Old Man of the Lake,” the “old man” pertaining to a full-sized tree (now merely a stump) bobbing vertically in the lake for more than 100 years.
19. Isla Holbox, Mexico
Isla Holbox is located in the Yucatan Peninsula and is a popular destination for kiteboarding, due to its ideal conditions: shallow waters, a wide, empty expanse of sea, and just the right amount of wind.
20. St. George, Bermuda
St George is located at the eastern end of Bermuda and is a UNESCO world heritage site. The town is steeped with history and was the first permanent English settlement on the islands of Bermuda and is often described as the third successful English settlement in the Americas.