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Reema Bhalla Jul 23 2015

Pebble beaches around the world

Kanika Nevatia Jul 23 2015
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Want to go to the beach but hate being drenched in sand? Check out these pebble beaches around the world, which are perfect for unique holiday!

Birdlings Flat – Canterbury, New Zealand

What used to be known as Te Mata Hapuku, the Birdlings Flat is one of the most well known pebble beaches of the world. A gem collector’s paradise you’ll be able to pick out a wide array of colourful gems such as gates, quartz and jaspers. You can also catch sight of dolphins, seals and many varieties of fish as well.

Birdlings Flat (by Aidan)

Black Pebble Beach – Oregon, United States

Located along the coast of Oregon in Ohio state, The Black Pebble Beach is made up of millions of round basalt rocks which are known for the sound they make when the waves roll to the shore. The noise is said to mimic that of a large crowd applauding. Here you’ll see some unique and colourful sea animals such as purple sea urchins to orange sea stars.

Black Pebble Beach

Brighton Beach - Brighton, England

Located at a distance of less than 60 km from London, Brighton city is a beautiful beach town that is a fun-filled destination for people of all ages. In the summer months, the temperature is just right for a picnic at the pebble beach and to enjoy the rides at the pier. There are also a host of eating options around the beach.

Brighton Beach

Valugan Boulder Beach – Batanes, Philippines

Lying on the eastern coast of Batanes is a beach that was created as the result of a nearby volcanic eruption that led to the laying of large boulders and stones in this region. Years of waves hitting the stones have rounded them giving them a pebble-like appearance. If you are taking a trip to the Philippines, this beach is worth a visit.

Boulder Beach

Schoolhouse Beach – Wisconsin, United States

The Schoolhouse Beach is located on Washington Island cove in Wisconsin, United States. The entire beach is made up of limestone. When the water from the gorgeous Lake Michigan, hits the stones they instantly illuminate. One of the popular pebble beaches around the world, it got its name from a log schoolhouse which was built here in 1850s.

Schoolhouse Beach

Chesil Beach - Dorset, England

This 29 km long beach is located in Dorset, South England. Here you will come across a wide array of pebbles. From tiny ones on the west bay to fist sized ones on the south end, many are seen collecting these small beauties. According to a common belief the beach was a site for smuggling and the smugglers could judge their location just by the size of the pebbles, even at night. You will find a variety of rocks here.

Chesil Beach

Pebble Beach - Nice, France

Located towards south of France, the Pebble Beach in Nice runs across miles of picturesque French coastline along the Mediterranean coast. The beach is dotted with beautiful resorts, making it a holiday favourite among both locals and tourists. There are various activities and eating options on and around this beach, making it a fun place to be.


Mabua Pebble Beach - Mindanao Island, Philippines

Situated about 30 minutes away from Surigao, which is located on the north-eastern side of the Mindanao Island in the Philippines. The beach extends over a one kilometer stretch of the sprawling coastline. The beach is covered with pebbles of various sizes. The ones near the water are much smaller than those farther away.

Pebble Beach

If you are a beach person, try exploring these pebble beaches around the world for a slightly unique beachy experience. Pick your favourite destination and plan a trip soon.
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