The World's Strangest Beaches
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The World's Strangest Beaches

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Supersize dunes, hot mineral pools, purple sand: These beaches are as strange as they are beautiful.

Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas

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Harbour Island is just 3.5 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, but this tiny slice of the Bahamas has one of the Caribbean’s prettiest beaches: three miles of pink sand that stretches along the island’s east coast. The red shells of foraminifera—single-celled marine animals—mix with the island’s white sand, thus creating the soft rosy hue.

The World's Strangest Beaches

Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas

Harbour Island is just 3.5 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, but this tiny slice of the Bahamas has one of the Caribbean’s prettiest beaches: three miles of pink sand that stretches along the island’s east coast. The red shells of foraminifera—single-celled marine animals—mix with the island’s white sand, thus creating the soft rosy hue.

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