TIPS: What 5 of the world’s most popular beaches look like in real life — and they’re not as idyllic as you’d think!



The photos we see of beaches often depict a secluded oasis with bright white sand and glittering waters.

Sadly, though, that’s not always what those beaches look like in reality.

The photos below show that while these beaches are undoubtedly beautiful, they’re often less perfect than certain images make them seem.


Waikiki Beach


Bondi Beach


Huntington Beach


El Nido Bay


Playa Norte


Watch more closely what locations are you picking!