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7 of the World's Most Beautiful Red Sand Beaches

Travel + Leisure Logo By Steven Casale of Travel + Leisure | Slide 1 of 7: At Ka’uiki Head, on the island of Maui, there is an isolated and remote stretch of sand known as Kaihalulu Beach. Though finding your way here is a serious journey, the sight of some of the world’s reddest sand is a breathtaking reward. High iron content in the surrounding area has led to the deep crimson hue of Kaihalulu Beach. But it also means the sands are rough, and appropriate footwear is advisable.

Kaihalulu Beach in Hawaii

At Ka’uiki Head, on the island of Maui, there is an isolated and remote stretch of sand known as Kaihalulu Beach. Though finding your way here is a serious journey, the sight of some of the world’s reddest sand is a breathtaking reward. High iron content in the surrounding area has led to the deep crimson hue of Kaihalulu Beach. But it also means the sands are rough, and appropriate footwear is advisable.

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