8 Riskiest Beaches Worldwide

Reunion Island, Indian Ocean Frequent shark attacks have led to this beach being dubbed one of the most dangerous for swimming.

 Playa Zipolite, Mexico Strong rip currents and rough waves make this beach hazardous, earning it the nickname "Beach of the Dead."

New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA High shark activity has made this Florida beach a hotspot for encounters, though most are relatively harmless.

Chowpatty Beach, Mumbai, India Polluted waters and poor hygiene standards pose health risks to visitors at this popular urban beach.

 Hanakapiai Beach, Hawaii, USA Powerful rip currents and undertows make swimming here extremely treacherous, leading to numerous drownings.

Gansbaai, South Africa Known as the "Great White Shark Capital," this area's waters host a significant population of these apex predators.

 Kilauea Beach, Hawaii, USA Located near an active volcano, the beach's sand is made of tiny glass particles that can be harmful if inhaled or ingested.

Fraser Island, Australia  Despite its beauty, this island's waters are infested with box jellyfish and saltwater crocodiles, making swimming risky

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