From the Maldives to Europe to South America, Musement shares 10 of the best live cams around the world for a beach fix.
While beach season is upon us, seaside social distancing measures could make the idea of a packing up for a beach getaway a little less appealing than, say, a road trip or a camping adventure. If you’re shelving the idea of a beach holiday for now, here are some live beach cams from around the world to hold you over.
1. Kuredu Island Resort, The Maldives
Check into this powdery white sand beach with exquisite aquamarine water in the Maldive’s Lhaviyani Atoll Region. Live cam here.
2. Copocabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is one the world’s, not to mention Brazil’s, most emblematic cities and the Copacabana Beach with its swirl tiled promenade is no doubt one of the world’s most dreamy destinations. Live cam here.
3. Positano, Italy
Perched into a cliff along the Tyrrhenian Sea, Positano sits just south of the Amalfi Coast and is one of Italy’s most iconic seaside resorts. Live cam here.
4. Nice, France
The French Rivieria has always been cloaked with an aura of mystique. From its beaches to its cuisine to its culture, Nice is all-around swoon-worthy and its beach is a testament to how they don’t call it the Côte d’Azur for nothing. Live cam here.
5. Watamu Beach, Kenya
The white sand coastline and turquoise waters are flanked with coral formations, attractting beach, snorkeling, and diving enthusiasts alike. Live cam here.
6. Krioneri Beach, Greece
There’s probably no country whose beaches are as fabled as those of Greece, and the sparkling teal water of Krioneri Beach in Parga, on the Northwest Coast, lives up to expectations. Live cam here.
7. Crystal Bay, Thailand
If there’s a country that garners just as much as intrigue as Greece for its beaches, it would have to be Thailand. Located on Koh Samui island, the jewellike blue water simply sparkles. Live cam here.
8. Banzai Pipeline, Hawaii
Hawaii is famous for its beaches, and the Bonzai Pipeline on the north shore of O’ahu is known for its waves, which can reach 20 feet high, making it a preeminent surfing destination. Live cam here.
9. Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Located on the Caribbean Sea along the Yucatán Peninsula, Playa del Carmen is a dreamy getaway that also lets you couple culture with relaxation due to its close proximity to the fascinating Mayan ruins of Chichén Itzá. Live cam here.
10. Woolamai Surf Beach, Australia
Also on the surfing front, Australia boasts several beaches for anyone looking to hit the waves. Woolamai Beach on Phillip Island in Victoria is a gorgeous destination for surfers of all levels. Live cam here.