People are looking for a good place to cool off now that the weather is taking a warmer turn. There is truly nothing in this world like relieving yourself of the heat in highly urbanized areas. While opting for man-made swimming pools or water parks is okay, this cannot compare to the natural wonders of nature.
Here are the top places where you can find the most serene and translucent waters around the world:
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1. ToSua Ocean Trench, Samoa
ToSua is a perfect place for those adventurers at heart. People can reach the hidden gem by heading to the village of Lotofoga on the south coast of Upolu island in Samoa. The swimming hole is actually another part of a land formation connected by a lava tube cave, the other being free of water.
2. Primosten, Croatia
The Greek island of Santorini or the Spanish island of Ibiza aren’t the only clear blue paradise that Europe can offer. Primosten is a town in Croatia that is well known for its vineyards, that even UNESCO wants it listed as a World Heritage Site. The town is also well known for its turquoise blue waters and sandy beaches, which have remain unspoiled despite the many tourists pouring in.
3. Bonito, Brazil
The municipality of Bonito offers a wide array of aquatic life, making it a popular snorkel and diving spot in the world. Tourists have flocked to the area to explore the natural environment and ecology. Dubbed as the heart of eco-tourism in Brazil, the government has sought to protect the marine life in the area.
4. Cala Macarelleta, Menorca, Spain
Minorca, or Menorca, Spain, as it is known throughout the world, is an island known for its prehistoric stone structures, and was a melting point for different cultures. Visitors will notice that many of the locals still uphold the same traditions as their forefathers, but it has been modernized because of the many tourists that visit the area.
One of the most notable places is a secluded beach called Cala Macarelleta, which is a mere thirty-minute walk from the city square. It undoubtedly has one of the best waters in all of Europe, and because of its seclusion, don’t expect to encounter a lot of people along the way.