Formed due to volcanic activities, the black sand beaches may sound a little quirky, but these geological gems are no less than the world's best of beaches. Here's a trail of some bucket - worthy beach destinations around the world.
The washed up icebergs appear like jaded diamonds in the stark black sands of the Diamond Beach, Iceland. This dazzling place is a rare one to spot orcas (killer whales).
Situated in the wettest village of Iceland, the marvelous Vik Beach has been a prominent location of the sensational TV show, Game of Thrones.
Bordered by Waitakere Ranges and laden with black-iron sand, the ravishing Piha Beach is a renowned surfing area in New Zealand.
Vestrahorn Beach, Iceland is a visually dramatic region not just for the black sands, but the famous Vestrahorn mountains surrounding the beach.
The phenomenal stretch of black sands of Punaluʻu Beach falls near Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii. The often spotted, green Hawaiian turtles make you feel close to nature.
The photogenic vista of Karekare Beach, New Zealand is so staggering, that renowned artists and filmmakers have made it a prominent part of their works.
Banana rides, canoeing, parasailing or just lying on the black lava sand, it's your choice, at the impressive Perissa Beach, Greece.
The enormous Mount Fuji in the background and the deep blue waters splashing on the black sand of Inamuragasaki Beach, Japan, is purely a postcard view.