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The 40 most beautiful coastlines in the world

The Active Times Logo By Syjil Ashraf of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 41: There’s something about the ocean that’s absolutely breathtaking, which is why beach vacations are so popular around the world. Not only is it nice to feel the sun on your skin, take a dip in some rejuvenating salt water, and feel the nice sea breeze, but a trip to the coast often has a serene quality to it that inspires some of the best relaxation you can find.Throughout the world, you’ll find that some of the most colorful places and charming villages have been built along the coast, as if to complement an already gorgeous landscape. Picturesque cliffs and mountain ranges are even more majestic when towering over stunning blue waters, and many top resorts tend to take advantage of this prime locale. From nearly every corner of the world, these 40 coastlines are sure to take your breath away.

There’s something about the ocean that’s absolutely breathtaking, which is why beach vacations are so popular around the world. Not only is it nice to feel the sun on your skin, take a dip in some rejuvenating salt water, and feel the nice sea breeze, but a trip to the coast often has a serene quality to it that inspires some of the best relaxation you can find.

Throughout the world, you’ll find that some of the most colorful places and charming villages have been built along the coast, as if to complement an already gorgeous landscape. Picturesque cliffs and mountain ranges are even more majestic when towering over stunning blue waters, and many top resorts tend to take advantage of this prime locale. From nearly every corner of the world, these 40 coastlines are sure to take your breath away.

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