First and foremost beaches are associated with swimming and sunbathing. Quite a few of them are scenic or outstanding at a special time. Share your favorite beach which you already experienced.

Hopewell Rocks

The park is open from mid-May until mid-October but still accessible in off-season (see main text below) and an amazing experience. However, the…

Havelock Island

October to March is the best time to visit. Monsoon season from June to September. There are rains throughout the year and very torrential ones too…

Sandwood Bay

The best time to enjoy this beach is in summer.

La Cinta Beach

Very crowded! Try to be there as early as possible or later in the evening for a walk. Crowds are even worse in the high season.

Chimney Bluffs State Park

Summertime, if you are hiking the trail along the bluffs you'll be in and out of shaded areas. The bugs won't be too bad because of the…