With Pretoria getting a new man-made ‘beach’ thanks to South Africa’s first clear-water lagoon, here are nine blue lagoons that are said to be an absolute ‘must-see’ according to Getaway Magazine:
It took Balwin Properties two years to make history in Sub-Saharan Africa, by constructing the first ‘beach’ of its kind, The Blyde Crystal Lagoon.
The Blyde, which officially opened on 8 September, is an exclusive housing estate in Pretoria East, which features a (man-made) 1.5-hectare clear-water blue lagoon.
The Blue Lagoon in Iceland is said to be “an otherworldly wonder in the heart of a volcanic landscape”. The geothermal spa can be located in southwestern Iceland near Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, which is about a 45 minutes drive from the capital Reykjavik. The lagoon has water temperatures of 39°C all year round.
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Qué gustazo empezar el día relajados en la Blue Lagoon ??? . Es el centro termal más famoso de Islandia y, aunque es bastante caro, para nosotros merece la pena probarlo una vez en la vida ??♀️??♂️ Eso sí, lo mejor es ir a primera o última hora para no encontrar mucha gente… . Tenemos muchas ganas de ir descubriendo más paisajes de escándalo por aquí ?
The great blue hole is a tremendous underwater sinkhole that is located off the coast of Belize and lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef. The great blue hole remains one of the top attractions in Belize. It is not only a world-class destination for diving but also a rich habitat for a variety of marine life like nurse sharks, reef sharks, black tip sharks, and even giant groupers.
The lagoon is a small bay with shallow, azure-colored water that’s located on the West coast of Comino, between the main island and Cominotto. The Blue Lagoon provides one of the most spectacular sights of the Maltese archipelago, attracting hundreds of tourists every day during the busy summer months.
Leave the pace of modern life behind when you visit Lord Howe Island, a lush blue lagoon natural paradise less than two hours by plane from Sydney and Brisbane.
Ölüdeniz is a resort village on the southwest coast of Turkey. It’s known for the blue lagoon of Ölüdeniz Tabiat Parkı and the wide, white Belcekız Beach. Overlooking the village is Babadağ mountain from where paragliders take to the skies.
According to Philippine Beaches, Twin Lagoon is that place and blue lagoon that you would not want to miss when you visit Coron. The place leaves people wondering if this paradise is real, stunning them with its unspoiled beauty. The name itself promises revelers and sun chasers that they will get not only one but two paradise treats!
Nanuya Levu is a privately owned island of the Yasawa Group in Fiji and the site of the Turtle Island Resort, a sustainable luxury resort and also a locale for the romance adventure film The Blue Lagoon (1980).
Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is a protected area on Brazil’s north Atlantic coast. It’s known for its vast desert landscape of tall, white sand dunes and seasonal rainwater lagoons. Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Bonita are two of the largest blue lagoons.
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Viste dall'alto, le dune sembrano biancheria stesa al vento ad asciugare. E infatti questo posto si chiama #LençóisMaranhenses, "le lenzuola del Maranhão", lo stato sulla costa tropicale nel Nord-Ovest del #Brasile. #ioviaggioconmaracaibo #maracaiboviaggievacanze #maracaiboviaggipiacenza #maracaiboviaggi #itsmorefuninthephilippines #lagoabonita #nordeste #travel
This exclusive all-bungalow resort is also the only private island resort in the Cook Islands. The upscale all-adult island resort is only 700 meters from Ootu Beach and 2 km from Aitutaki Airport and another fine example of a Blue Lagoon.