Whitehaven view from Hamilton Island – AFP Whitehaven view from Hamilton Island – AFP

Whitehaven beach of Australia

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
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