Whitehaven beach of Australia
By: Mahmoud Oraby
Thu, Jul. 27, 2017
CAIRO – 27 July 2017: Ever heard of a celebrity beach? Not a beach for celebrities, a beach that is in itself a celebrity. The one and only Whitehaven beach, Australia.
Aerial view of Whitehaven Beach – AFP
The beach is 7 km long along Whitsunday Island, Australia, which can be reached by boat, seaplane or helicopters from Hamilton Island or Airlie Beach.
Whitehaven beach – AFP
It was the winner of 2008’s cleanest beach award, and named the top Eco Friendly Beach in the world In July 2010 by CNN.
Whitehaven from the sky – AFP
Its sand consists of 98 percent pure silica.
Whitsunday Island, Whitehaven Beach – Wikipedia Commons
Whitehaven’s sand does not retain heat which makes it comfortable for long barefoot walks.
Space view of Whitehaven – Wikipedia Commons