9. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos Island, Greece
Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Beach, is a dramatic open cove nestled along the Zakynthos coast in the Greek Islands. The site is marked by an actual shipwreck, a freightliner, stranded in the sandy heart of the beach during a storm in the 1980s. The intriguing backstory of the ship carrying alleged contraband adds to the beach’s allure, earning it an additional moniker – Smugglers Cove!