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7 Designer Beaches as Good as the Real Thing

7 Designer Beaches as Good as the Real Thing

These seven artificial strands are as good as the real thing

Pictured Above: Paris Plages

Larvotto Beach, Monaco

At this luxury artificial beach, visitors can enjoy walks along pebbled shores not too far from La Note Bleue, a lounge-style bar set off in its own private area.

Artificial Beach, Malé, Maldives

Located in its capital city, the artificial beach in the Maldives is a perfect spot for both families and couples, providing a fun day under the sun or an evening shoreline stroll for two.

Valley of the Waves, Sun City, South Africa

A water theme park, the Valley of the Waves provides visitors with the illusion of a sensational beachy island. It even has a wave generator for fun.

Odaiba Beach, Tokyo

Odaiba is a man-made beach that offers an extraordinary view of skyscrapers and Rainbow Bridge.

Paris Plages, France

Paris Plages is a project that annually turns different areas and banks in the city into artificial beaches for tourists and families to have a sandy place to go in the summer.

South Bank Parklands’ Streets Beach, Brisbane, Australia

Australia’s only inner-city, man-made beach, Streets Beach is a must-go for both touring families and visitors who enjoy a tropical atmosphere that can only be provided by its white, sandy shores and exotic plants.

Wavegarden, Dolgarrog, U.K.

Wavegarden will be having its first European opening of an artificial surfing facility this summer.

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