Beautiful hidden beaches

Published July 16, 2013

| Condé Nast Traveler

Beautiful hidden beaches

Beautiful hidden beaches

You won't find hoards of tourists at these 15 secluded beaches—just unspoiled sand and surf.

RIALTO BEACH

Olympic National Park, Washington

It might not be a sunbathing destination, but rugged Rialto Beach has some of the best views along the Pacific Coast.

KAIHALULU RED SAND BEACH

Maui, Hawaii

It takes some maneuvering along a rocky trail to get to Kaihalulu, but visitors who make the trek are rewarded with a quiet, secluded cove and stunning red and black sand from Ka'uiki Head, the cinder cone hill located above.

SOPOT BEACH

Sopot, Poland

The water in the Bay of Gdańsk might be too cold for swimming, but Sopot—home to the longest wooden pier in Europe—is also home to several spa resorts.

AGONDA BEACH

Goa, India

Goa has been a popular beach destinations for years now, but if the crowds get you down at the more popular Palolem Beach, just head 10 minutes north to Agonda, a pristine beach lined with rustic shacks.

DUONG DONG BEACH

Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Vietnam's Phu Quoc island has a number of idyllic beaches—all with white sand, warm water, and palm trees.

CAPRERA ISLAND

Sardinia, Italy

The mostly uninhabited Sardinian island of Caprera is rich in deserted beaches with aquamarine waters.

BALANGAN BEACH

Bali, Indonesia

Some of Bali's most impressive surfing can be found at Balangan Beach, a lesser-known beach just 25 minutes from the Denpasar airport.

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