Instagram is one of the modern world’s most popular social networking services. People across the world share photos and videos of things they love and places they visit through this application. It is thus one of the best tools to judge the popularity of tourist destinations.
Following is a list of the most Instagrammed beaches in the world, based on the number of hashtags associated with these top beaches.
Ao Nang Beach, Thailand
A small resort town in Thailand, Ao Nang has one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Ao Nang is located in the Krabi province of Thailand. Tourists can enjoy sunbathing, scuba diving, boating, swimming, rock climbing, and other activities while in Ao Nang.
Pink Sands Beach, Bahamas
The Harbor Island in the Bahamas is popular for its Pink Sands Beach. It is a place where people go to enjoy the natural beauty and elegant resorts. The pink sand of the beach on the island is also very popular among tourists. The warm ocean is perfect for swimming.
Boulders Beach, South Africa
This beach is quite different from those mentioned above and yet finds mention in this list of the world’s most Instagrammed beaches. Boulders Beach is an important habitat of the endangered African penguins. For people who have restricted entry to this beach, the place appears like a wonderland with hundreds of tiny black-and-white penguins of different sizes strutting along the white sandy beaches and swimming in the blue waters of the Boulders Beach.
Whitehaven Beach, Australia
The spectacular Whitehaven Beach is unsurprisingly the most Instagrammed beach in the world. It is a 7 km long beach along Australia’s Whitsunday Island. The beach is famous for its turquoise waters and white silica sand. In 2008, the Whitehaven Beach received the title of Queensland’s Cleanest Beach by Keep Australia Beautiful. In 2010 awarded the title of the world’s top Eco-Friendly Beach.