July 5 is International Bikini Day, a day that marks the anniversary of the invention of two-piece bathing suit by a Parisian Fashion Designer, Louis Reard in 1946. Since then, women have been hitting the beaches and pool sides in the bathing suit. Bikini is named after Bikini Atoll, a place where United States conducted atomic tests. The aim of the day is to get to the nearest beach and spend the day in your bikini. Today on International Bikini Day, check out these bikini destinations around the globe.
Virgin Islands, United States
Officially called as the Virgin Islands of the United States, are a group of islands in the Caribbean that are an insular area of the United States. The water is blue, sky is clear and the sand is fine. The beach is a must on your bucket list.
The Greek island spanning an area of 85.5 km is known for its vibrant nightlife and for being gay-friendly destination. The island is among the top travel destinations in the world since the last few years. One can easily spot beautiful bikini bodies along with beach bars and old-fashioned shops.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The amazing beaches in Rio de Janeiro are famous across the globe, with Ipanema and Copacabana being the most favourite like no other stretches of sand in the world. The beaches are stunning with white sands flanked by mountains and fringed by coconut palms.
The Seychelles is an ultimate destination that houses sea shores, blissful lagoons and tall stumbling plants. The virtual paradise has gorgeous beaches covered in white sands and rolling seas. This is a place where you can spot hawksbill turtles come out in broad daylight and lay their eggs.
One of the popular tourist destinations in India, Goa is home to some of the awesome beaches – Anjuna Beach, Vagator Beach, Ozran Beach and Arambol Beach, among others.
If you are looking for the ultimate surf and sea head to Bondi, Coogee, Bronte, Tamarama, Manly, Queenscliff, Clovelly, Narrabeen and Palm Beach. You can also enjoy water sports like sea surfing.
Hawaii, United States
If you are looking for turquoise water, gleaming white sands or the best surf, Hawaii is the place you need to head to. The beaches are flocked by tourists every year. Waikiki beach is the most popular bikini destinations and it will surely mesmerise you to bits.
St Tropez, France
Nestled along the French Riviera, St Tropez is one of the liveliest towns that delights tourists with sandy beaches, gourmet food and amazing nightlife. It is a popular destination for Hollywood beauties that reach out here for beach fun and after hours party. Plage de Tahiti is a must visit beach.
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city and is connected by bridges to mainland Miami. Beaches here are stretched from North Shore Open Space Park to South Pointe Park. The place is ideal in every aspect with sandy beaches, amazing landscapes, beautiful weather and astonishing bikini beauties.
Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
The Mamanuca Islands are a volcanic archipelago lying to the West of Nadi and South of Yasawa Islands. The islands are a popular tourist destination with crystal clear water, palm fringed sandy beaches and live coral reefs. Among the 20 islands here, seven of them are covered by the Pacific Ocean at high tide.