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8 Stunning Black Sand Beaches in the World

Rasshmie Salunkhay Jul 30, 2019
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.

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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).

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Situated in the wettest village of Iceland, the marvelous Vik Beach has been a prominent location of the sensational TV show, Game of Thrones.

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Bordered by Waitakere Ranges and laden with black-iron sand, the ravishing Piha Beach is a renowned surfing area in New Zealand.

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Vestrahorn Beach, Iceland is a visually dramatic region not just for the black sands, but the famous Vestrahorn mountains surrounding the beach.

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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.

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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.

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Banana rides, canoeing, parasailing or just lying on the black lava sand, it's your choice, at the impressive Perissa Beach, Greece.

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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.