10 Unexpected Countries With Incredible Beaches

When people look to get away from the cold or boring weather of their hometown, they look to the sandy beaches of Mexico, Hawaii, or Thailand, and for good reason – these beaches are absolutely stunning, and the tourist attractions are unending. However, for those people who like to do things a little bit differently, there are plenty of places around the globe that offer interesting and beautiful beach getaways. This list is a compilation of many different beaches in countries that you wouldn’t expect them to be in!


Iceland is probably the last place that you would expect to have a beautiful beach, but Jokulsarlon Beach is astonishingly beautiful.


Ukraine is extremely close to Russia, and is one of the most northern European countries. Therefore, it is not incredibly warm, and most people don’t anticipate it to have great beaches. Crimean Beach is surprisingly beautiful and warm, though!