20 places with the clearest water in the world, the transparency of which makes your heart skip a beat
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In some areas of our planet there are very beautiful places with incredibly clear water, but no one can accurately explain the processes by which the water in these reservoirs is so transparent. Most of these places are located in the tropical zone, but there are others that were formed by volcanic processes. We present 40 of the most impressive bodies of water, but there are many more such places on Earth.
20. Cosumel – Mexico
In addition to Cozumel, there are several other areas in Mexico with clean and clear water. This place is very popular because cruise ships bring tourists here to scuba dive and swim in crystal clear water.
19. Hardines de la Reina – Cuba
If someone likes to swim with sharks, then Jardines de la Reina is the perfect place. Many photographers do not miss the opportunity to take pictures of these ocean monsters in unsafe proximity.
18. Wakatobi – Indonesia.
Thanks to the clean and clear sea water in Wakatobi, Indonesia, you can enjoy the beauty of the underwater world, including, colorful colorful fish, algae, without having to dive deep. Wakatobi is an island national park in Indonesia.
17. Lake Baikal – Russia
The lake, with an average depth of more than 700 meters, is 25 million years old. When it freezes, standing on the ice, you can see far into the depths thanks to the clear water.
16. Red Sea – Egypt
In the Red Sea you can swim in the company of dolphins in crystal clear water. Giant turtles can also keep you company.
15. Playa Blanca – Canary Islands, Spain
The name speaks for itself. “Playa Blanca” means “white beach” in Spanish. And indeed in the Canary Islands, the beaches are white sand. In addition, the water near the islands is very clean and clear.
14. Sipadan Island – Malaysia
The island of Sipadan tops the list of the best places in the world with perfectly clear water for scuba diving. Off the coast of the island, tourists can enjoy swimming in clear water and watch hammerhead sharks and barracudas, which often swim here.
13. Fraser Island – Mackenzie Lake, Australia
Mackenzie Lake is located off the coast of Queensland, Australia, on a picturesque island surrounded by jungle and eucalyptus trees. Fraser is considered the largest sandy island in the world, according to the Australian Department of Environment.
12. Dog Island, San Blas – Panama
The Caribbean region boasts many beautiful islands, among which Dog Island in Panama is worth mentioning. The water off the coast of the island is so clear that it seems like you can even drink it. The San Blas Islands are the most popular among tourists who visit Panama.
11. Enchanted River – Mindanao Island, Philippines
In the Enchanted River, the water is perfectly clear and one can easily see the fish swimming in it. It is said that its name comes from the fact that a person who looks at the water for a long time becomes as if enchanted. The beautiful blue color of the water is due to the special minerals at the bottom of the river.
10. Mabul Island – Malaysia
Malaysia has another beautiful island, Mabul Island. For several years it has topped the list of places where you can safely watch the fish swimming in the water with the naked eye.
9. Corfu – Greece
Corfu may be very popular with tourists because of the climate or the existence of the world’s first philharmonic orchestra or the art school that the island has. But do not forget that the coasts of the beautiful island have very clear water, which attracts here to relax and enjoy the beauty.
8. Tobermory – Ontario, Canada
Tobermory is a peninsula on the coast of Ontario, Canada. You can count up to 50 sunken ships at the bottom of this peninsula. The water is so clear that all the ships are clearly visible at the bottom. Tourists gladly pay for the opportunity to scuba dive around them.
7. Bonito – Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
The town of Bonito, located in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, is known for having very clear water in the local river. Photographer Franco Banfi was able to photograph from the bottom of the river people above the surface of the water feeding the fish.
6. Kanawa Island – Komodo National Park, Indonesia
Kanawa Island is part of Komodo National Park and is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You can rent a bungalow there for about $70 a night. Unfortunately, there are very often no rooms available due to the low cost.
5. Lake Arnensi – Switzerland
Not many people know about the clean and clear water of Lake Arnensi, which is located in Switzerland. In it, the boat is not floating, but rather floating on air – at least, that is the impression created. Most likely, due to the low popularity of this place has preserved its pristine and cleanliness.
4. Cala Corsara in the Maddalena Archipelago – Sardinia, Italy
There are many beautiful photos on the internet that attest to the uniqueness of Cala Corsara in the archipelago of Maddalena, Italy. Not surprisingly, this is where George Clooney bought his home on the shores of Lake Como, which is a 15-hour drive from Sardinia.
3. the island of Ternate, Indonesia
The island of Ternate has several volcanoes, and active ones. Most likely, the volcanic activity is the reason for all the beauty that awaits everyone who is going to visit this place.
2. Prata River (Silver River) – Brazil
In Bonito, among the jungle is the Prata River with clean and clear water. It is an ideal place for snorkeling and watching swimming fish. A true paradise for divers.
1. bora bora – Tahiti
If you want to go to the most popular place among the movie stars, then you have to go to Tahiti. Celebrities like Orlando Bloom and Nicole Kidman have spent their vacations in this part of the Pacific Ocean, on the island of Bora Bora. Many newlyweds are planning their honeymoon here. If you relax, rocking on the quiet waves and watching the swimmering fish, bored, then you should go to one of the 10 most dangerous journeys in the world.