A beach is a beach is a beach…right? Not so when the sand beneath your feet is like that offered by these 5 selections, chosen as the best beaches for sand quality by our well-traveled staff. Creamy powder, talc, feather-soft; the adjectives go on and on. We say just check our list and then go!
Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos
"I've never seen whiter sand anywhere," says Chelsea Manricks, Luxury Retreats' Sales and Service Coordinator. Indeed, this twelve-mile beach on the northeast coast of Providenciales looks almost like a long snowbank lining the turquoise sea. Grab your shades, a towel, and you'll sink into this sand in no time.
Maunday's Bay, Anguilla
Both Guest Experience Manager Nick Meakins and Villa Specialist Kirsten Schneider recommended this soft stretch on Anguilla…and they've seen a lot of beaches. We think crescent-shaped Maundays Bay is particularly suited for long strolls in the evening, with no worry of stepping on anything besides the powder soft sand.
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Saline Beach, St. Barts
"Saline offers beautiful settings and is great for walking along the shore," said Benoit Côté, Chief Operating Officer. We also love setting up picnics along this uber-comfortable stretch, with wine, cheese and other French goodies picked up along the way. Be warned that many choose Saline as their preferred clothing optional beach. Villas in this area:
Sian Kaan, Riviera Maya, Mexico
A bit remote? Yes. Worth it? Absolutely. This extreme southern end of the Riviera Maya thins out into a ribbon of sand one of our staffers calls "the most serene and private beachfront setting" he's ever seen. That means a paradise all to yourself, with the option of massages on the beach with no one else in sight.Villas in this area:
Casa Nalum (above)
Shoal Bay East, Anguilla
The absolute, undisputed, unanimous choice among our staff for best sand quality in the world goes to this wide creamy-soft stretch, also blessed with laidback beach bars and restaurants. If you don't like the sand at Shoal Bay East, perhaps there are some beaches on the moon that will satisfy you.
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June is beach month here at Luxury Retreats! Follow the daily countdown of our Top 30 Beaches here.
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