World’s 20 Clearest Beautiful Waters To Swim In

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.

Image source: Flickr - Andy Enero
Image source: Flickr – Andy Enero

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.

Image source: Flickr - Chi King
Image source: Flickr – Chi King

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.

Image source: Flickr - Juan Felipe Rubio
Image source: Flickr – Juan Felipe Rubio


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!

Image source: Flickr - Xu Wang
Image source: Flickr – Xu Wang

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.

Image source: Flickr - Riana Ambarsari
Image source: Flickr – Riana Ambarsari

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.

Image source: Flickr - Amre
Image source: Flickr – Amre

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.

Image source: Flickr - Javier Sánchez
Image source: Flickr – Javier Sánchez

8. Exuma, Bahamas
The Bahamas is made up of 360 islands in total, each one has amazingly crystal clear waters.

Image source: Flickr - Daniel Piraino
Image source: Flickr – Daniel Piraino

9. Algarve, Portugal
The southernmost region of Portugal’s mainland has some of the clearest water on the planet.

Image source: Flickr - Daniel Antunes
Image source: Flickr – Daniel Antunes

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.

Image source: Flickr - MEMANG RIZALIS ENT.
Image source: Flickr – MEMANG RIZALIS ENT.

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.

Image source: Flickr - Sergio de Araujo Pereira
Image source: Flickr – Sergio de Araujo Pereira

12. Nylon Pool, Tobago
Shallow clear waters waft over this white sand coral pool situated in Tobago, just off Pigeon Point.

Image source: Flickr - Steve Bennett
Image source: Flickr – Steve Bennett

13. Mauritius
Mauritius is located in the southwest Indian Ocean, on the southeast coast of Africa.

Image source: Flickr - Sofitel So Mauritius
Image source: Flickr – Sofitel So Mauritius

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.

Image source: Flickr - Henrik Berger Jørgensen
Image source: Flickr – Henrik Berger Jørgensen

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.

Image source: Flickr - Paul Stephenson
Image source: Flickr – Paul Stephenson

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.

Image source: Flickr - michael
Image source: Flickr – michael

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.

Image source: Flickr - David Grant
Image source: Flickr – David Grant

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.

Image source: Flickr - Vincent Lammin
Image source: Flickr – Vincent Lammin

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.

Image source: Flickr - Doug Finney
Image source: Flickr – Doug Finney

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.

Image source: Flickr - David
Image source: Flickr – David

 

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