10 Bluest Waters In the World

Egremnoi, Greece

Nestled on Lefkada Island's west coast, Egremnoi offers stunning views of the crystal-clear Ionian Sea, accessible via a steep hike down a long set of stairs, perfect for a day of swimming in turquoise waters and lounging on sugar-white sand.

Crater Lake, Oregon

Formed within the caldera of Mount Mazama, Crater Lake impresses with its deep blue waters and unmatched clarity, offering scenic trails like the Rim Trail for breathtaking views and limited swimming access at Cleetwood Cove Trail.

Blue Lagoon, Portland, Jamaica

Enigmatic and legendary, Blue Lagoon in Jamaica boasts clear turquoise waters, ranging from turquoise to royal blue, fed by freshwater springs and saltwater, creating a stunning natural wonder east of Port Antonio.

Devil s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Accessible through a scenic trek past the gem-colored Baths, Devil's Bay on Virgin Gorda rewards with a secluded slice of white sand, ideal for snorkeling in the clear turquoise Caribbean waters.

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia showcases 16 turquoise lakes connected by waterfalls, offering a wooden walkway for visitors to admire the crystalline lakes and cascades.

Ambergris Caye, Belize

A paradise for scuba divers and snorkelers, Belize's Ambergris Caye near the barrier reef boasts Shark Ray Alley, Hol Chan Marine Reserve, and Blue Hole, along with top resorts for an immersive underwater experience.

Five-Flower Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jiuzhaigou National Park in China features brilliantly blue lakes with cascading waterfalls, including the famous Five-Flower Lake reflecting the surrounding mountains and sky.

Swaraj Dweep, India

Formerly Havelock Island, Swaraj Dweep in India's Andaman Islands offers secluded beaches, aquamarine waters, and snorkeling away from crowds, making it a tropical idyll for a peaceful getaway.

Islas de Rosario, Colombia

Off Cartagena's coast, Islas de Rosario presents uninhabited islands, white-sand beaches, and deep-blue waters with Colombia's largest coral reef, perfect for island hopping and clear-water exploration.

Peyto Lake, Alberta, Canada

Situated in Banff National Park, Peyto Lake's sky-blue hue from glacial meltwater and silt makes it a picturesque spot, best viewed from Bow Summit or by hiking down to the lake and glacier.