6 Beaches You’ll Love If You’re Slightly Obsessed with the Ocean

When it comes to beach vacations, many people’s main focus is on the type of resort they’ll stay at, the activities it will offer, cuisine options, etc. For others, the priority is on the quality of the beach they’re visiting. If the latter is your style, you’ll love this list of 6 incredibly beautiful beaches throughout Mexico, Jamaica, and other Caribbean destinations. These destinations are top notch when it comes to clear water, soft sand, and a calm beach environment.

Maroma Beach (Riviera Maya, Mexico)

Nestled into the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Maroma beach is located 30 miles south of Cancun. Guests are immersed in a quiet world of warm, sky-blue waters, pure white sands and rich tropical greenery.

Popular Resorts: Secrets Maroma Beach, Catalonia Playa Maroma

Bavaro Beach (Punta Cana, Caribbean)

Bavaro is an area of beach resorts on the Dominican Republic’s east coast where the Caribbean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Palm line the wide beach and a long coral reef creates calm waters.

Popular Resorts: Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro, Riu Palace Bavaro, Iberostar Bavaro All Suites, Bavaro Princess All Suites


Isla Mujeres Beach (Cancun, Mexico)

Isla Mujeres, an island located 13 kilometers off the coast of Cancún, is considered one of the best beaches in the Caribbean. The soft white sand, palm trees and water are said to be so blue that the sky appears pale.

Popular Resorts: Zoetry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres Palace

Turks & Caicos Islands

The Turks & Caicos Islands are renowned as “the last of the true exotics.” One look at the crystal clear waters and 12 miles of powder white sand, and you’ll see in an instant why TripAdvisor chose the beaches of Providenciales as the best in the world.

Popular Resorts: Royal West Indies Resort, Sands at Grace Bay, Ports of Call Resort

St. Martin Beaches (Saint Martin, Caribbean)

Embedded between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, St. Martin features some of the world’s finest beach escapes. From quiet shores to lively spots activity, every single one of St. Martin’s beaches is vastly unique and strongly reflects the rich diversity of the island itself.

Popular Resorts: Westin St Maarten Dawn Beach Resort, Riu Palace St. Martin

Doctor’s Cave Beach (Montego Bay, Jamaica)

This beach has been one of the most famous beaches in Jamaica for nearly a century. Known for its crystal-clear turquoise waters and near-white sand, Doctor’s Cave has a very nestled location that provides calm waters.

Popular Resorts: Royal Decameron Montego Beach