El Nido Beach Palawan is 3rd Most Beautiful Beach in the World According to Study

We all need a beach getaway and when exploring the Philippines, El Nido Palawan has always been our go-to place. With its white sand, crystal blue waters, lagoons and coral reefs, it’s our little piece of paradise.

In a study conducted by Cult Beauty, found that Venice Beach, California is the most beautiful beach in the world with the highest number of Instagram posts and over 5.4 million articles online containing the world beautiful. It is then followed by Byron Bay Australia’s Main beach and Palawan’s El Nido.

Ranking Name of beach Location Number of Instagram posts Number of Google articles containing the word ‘beautiful’ Total Score
1 Venice Beach California, United States 4,300,000 5,410,000 89.08
2 Main Beach Byron Bay, Australia 3,100,100 6,920,000 86.05
3 El Nido Palawan, Philippines 1,200,000 3,950,000 42.48
4 Panama City Beach Florida, United States 911,000 4,380,000 42.23
5 Bondi Beach Sydney, Australia 1,800,000 2,230,000 37.02
6 Sunrise Beach Koh Lipe, Thailand 126,000 3,180,000 24.43
7 Bandon Oregon, United States 33,500 1,830,000 13.59
8 Long Beach Phu Quoc, Vietnam 35,000 1,540,000 11.51
9 Los Roques Venezuela 606,000 330,000 9.40
10 Hot Water Beach Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand 41,800 988,000 7.60
11 The Baths Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands 1,000 1,040,000 7.50
12 Maya Bay Ko Phi Phi, Thailand 420,000 342,000 7.33
13 Tulum Mexico 452,000 276,000 7.22
14 Jeffreys Bay South Africa 94,000 847,000 7.19
15 Unawatuna Sri Lanka 224,000 619,000 7.05
16 Rarotonga Cook Islands 50 959,000 6.91
17 Grace Bay Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands 414 733,000 5.28
18 Crane Beach Barbados 29,800 624,000 4.83
19 Boulders Beach Cape Town 142,000 440,000 4.80
20 Whitehaven Beach Queensland, Australia 215,000 322,000 4.80

Main Beach, Byron Bay, Australia comes second on the list and the one that features in the highest number of Google search results containing the world ‘beautiful’, 6.92 million to be exact! Main Beach in Byron Bay is a mecca of sand, sun and serenity.

El Nido in the Philippines comes in third place with 1.2 million Instagram posts and 3.9 million articles. For unspoiled beauty nothing beats the jaw-droppingly beautiful beaches of El Nido. Those turquoise waters, powder white sand and lush green vegetation. With natural beauty you wont struggle to get that Insta worthy shot!

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