There’s a reason why calendars and desktop screensavers showcase serene beachscapes. Not only are these landscapes beautiful, but provide a mid-day therapy break for when the going gets tough. Luckily, Google Street View sets the computer screen with amazing, stunning and some never-seen-before water scenes. Stay cool in the air conditioning as these photographs heat the desire to visit the ocean as soon as the clock ticks 5pm.
Lands End, Cabo San Lucas, MexicoLands End is a distinct rock formation located on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. This image is popular in many marketing campaigns and its no surprise why. The glistening shades of blue-green ocean showcase the vast and beauty of nature’s creations.
Tuvalu’s City WharfIf you’ve never heard of Tuvalu, don’t feel bad, as most of the world has no idea this place exists. Formerly known as Ellice Islands, this French Polynesian Island is located in the Pacific Ocean between Australia and Hawaii. With a population of just under 11,000 people, Tuvalu is a place for seclusion and pristine ocean views. If the water looks this spectacular at the City Wharf, one can only dream of its beauty at the beach.
Asau Bay, SamoaSamoa stuns travelers with its phenomenal views and paradise-like activities. Jumping off cliffs, scuba diving the waters, visitors get the best of the sun, sand and sea. Adventure enthusiasts find waterscapes inland with lagoons, waterfalls and hot springs.
Aruba’s BeachLocated in the Caribbean, this Dutch-speaking island is 17 miles north of Venezuela. Visitors explore traditional white sand beaches and aqua-blue shorelines. Swimming, scuba diving and sunbathing are only a few options that beach-lovers get to experience in Aruba.
Zanzibar, AfricaZanzibar is the Caribbean of Africa. The beaches showcase white sand, clear waters and ancient-looking fishing boats docked on shore. This is an ideal to escape chaos while staying active, especially with its glittering nightlife. Various hotels feature a dance party where international and locals alike come to celebrate life.
Turks and Caicos IslandsGet some TLC while visiting the TCI. Whether you want to sunbath or SUP the shorelines, Turks is an ideal beach destination. The highly visible waters make scuba diving a popular destination with the opportunity to see larger than life wildlife including dolphins, turtles, whales and sharks.
Sandbar in Caramoan Islands, PhilippinesNot many places in the world allow you to sit in the sand while bathing in the vast ocean. Visitors sit, float or traverse the shallow waters with a far distance away from the shoreline.