Travel A beach in Wales has been named one of the best in the world

19:35  18 june  2017
19:35  18 june  2017 Source:   Prima (UK)

A beach in Wales has been named the best picnic spot in the UK

  A beach in Wales has been named the best picnic spot in the UK For when the weather eventually cheers upAccording to a survey by DisneyLife (via Metro), the breathtaking Three Cliffs Bay has been voted the No.1 place for a outdoor eating. The gorgeous sandy beach which stretches for miles around is on the Gower Peninsula in south Wales.

A tiny Welsh beach has been named one of the best in the world - beating the legendary sands of Copacabana in Rio and Bondi in Sydney. The picturesque Barafundle Bay in Pembrokeshire beat a string of luxury travel destinations to earn a place in the top 25.

If the thought of being on one of the world 's most beautiful beaches is enough to make you want to pack your bags - look away now. One of the best beaches on the planet has been selected - and it's in Wales .

A beach in Wales has been named one of the best in the world © Andy Stothert / Getty A beach in Wales has been named one of the best in the world When imagining gorgeous beaches, countries including Barbados, the Maldives and Hawaii are likely to spring to mind. But let's not forget the beautiful scenery right here on our doorstep. Barafundle Bay in Pembrokeshire, Wales, has been named one of the best beaches in the world.

The beach appears alongside locations in Greece, Mexico and Tahiti in the list of top 25 beaches, compiled by travel magazine Passport. It's described as a 'revelation', with 'a luxuriant curve of sand, topped by dunes and grasses on hills that make it feel immensely private'.

This Is The European Country Named Best For Beaches In The World

  This Is The European Country Named Best For Beaches In The World Beats buying a plane ticket to the HawaiianBlue Flag rate beaches around the world based on standards for water quality, safety, environmental education and information, and Spanish coasts topped the list for the 30th consecutive year.

A small, secluded beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales has won out over Sydney’s Bondi and the iconic Copacabana in Rio. Barafundle Bay was named in Passport Magazine’s best beaches in the world . The remote sand patch came 17th in the top 25 and it wasn’t the only UK listing.

A PINT-SIZED pub in Wales has been voted one of the best beach bars in the world - beating hotspots in Australia, Florida and the Caribbean. Regulars were left stunned when the pub - Welsh for Red House - was named the third best beach bar on earth.

  A beach in Wales has been named one of the best in the world © Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) Barafundle Bay is accessible only via a half mile walk from the nearest car park, and is backed by sand dunes and pine trees, adding to its magical feel.

And it obviously has the team at Passport coming over all poetic: 'The long stretch of cliff known as Stackpole Head sticks straight into the sea like an arm. A little boulder sits jauntily offshore. The waves crash against the smooth sand. Your company here? Twelve people, four dogs, and a visual overdose of beauty.'

Who needs a tropical island when you've got Wales close by. Time to book yourself a spring weekend away?

Related: 10 Hidden Beaches Around the World You Need to Know About

(Provided by Harper's Bazaar)

What to watch next
  • Bridal Style 2017 | Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Bridal Style 2017 | Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    0:50
  • George and Amal Clooney's twins are finally here!

    George and Amal Clooney's twins are finally here!

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
  • The New Liposuction Technique That Will Blow Your Mind

    The new liposuction technique that will blow your mind

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    3:50
  • 6 of the Most Stunning Villages in England

    Six of the most stunning villages in England

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:31
  • The History of Marilyn Monroe’s Turbulent Marriages

    The History of Marilyn Monroe’s Turbulent Marriages

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:46
  • Pippa Middleton and James Matthews Were Spotted Honeymooning This Week in Sydney Harbor

    Pippa Middleton and James Matthews Were Spotted Honeymooning This Week in Sydney Harbor

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
  • An Article From Barstool Called Out Rihanna for ‘Getting Fat’ This Summer

    An Article From Barstool Called Out Rihanna for ‘Getting Fat’ This Summer

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Released the First Full Trailer for Season 7

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Released the First Full Trailer for Season 7

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
  • Here's How Some of Your Favorite Celebrities Celebrated Memorial Day Weekend

    Here's How Some of Your Favorite Celebrities Celebrated Memorial Day Weekend

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
  • Behati Prinsloo & Adam Levine’s Cutest Moments

    Behati Prinsloo & Adam Levine’s Cutest Moments

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:31
  • Best Dressed At the 2017 Cannes Film Festival

    Best Dressed At the 2017 Cannes Film Festival

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:38
  • Miley Cyrus’ Realest Moments Yet

    Miley Cyrus’ Realest Moments Yet

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:41
  • 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Stephanie Shepherd, Kim Kardashian's Assistant

    6 Things You Didn’t Know About Stephanie Shepherd, Kim Kardashian's Assistant

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:34
  • Kate Middleton Took On The Most Important Job At Pippa Middleton's Wedding

    Kate Middleton Took On The Most Important Job At Pippa Middleton's Wedding

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
  • 7 Moments from Pippa Middleton’s Wedding That Are Exactly the Same as Kate's

    7 Moments from Pippa Middleton’s Wedding That Are Exactly the Same as Kate's

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
  • 14 Fashion Moments from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

    14 Fashion Moments from the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

    Harper's Bazaar Logo
    Harper's Bazaar
    1:30
UP NEXT
UP NEXT

Meet the Instagram family of 4 who are quitting their jobs and selling everything to travel the world without a return ticket .
A trip around the world is on the bucket lists of many, but for the Fisher family, travelling could become their career. According to Wales Online , the family of four from Porthcawl, Wales, are quitting their jobs and selling everything they own in order to fund an around the world trip, from which they do not have a return ticket. Known as the Travel The World Family, they will document their journey on Instagram and via a YouTube channel which will be launched before they embark after the festive period at the end of this year.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!