• Ashley Locke

These 360-Degree Virtual Experiences Allow You to Enjoy the World's Best Beaches

Though some want to risk their chances and visit their local beach, it's not the safest thing to do right now. Many are still closed across the country, while others are open and experiencing large crowds of people.


As much as we want to lay out on the shore and splash in the waves, we know now's not the best time to be doing that. Instead, we've been using technology to help us experience the beach vacation we need from the security of our own home.


There are a myriad of virtual beach videos that'll transport you to some of the most stunning sands across the land. We rounded up a few of our favorites, so check them out below!

Malibu Beach


This secluded stretch of Malibu Beach offers a soothing escape from quarantine life, if only for a moment. Enjoy the calming sounds of rolling waves and chirping birds as you tour this beach.

Hamilton Island


Explore one of Australia's most popular and scenic holiday destinations with a little help from this VR video. Not only will you get to experience flying to Hamilton Island, you can also swim with marine life in the Great Barrier Reef. The only thing better is the real deal.

Buck Island Reef


National Geographic takes you on a journey of a Caribbean gem with their photographer Brian Skerry. Buck Island Reef is America’s first protected marine monument, so it's definitely a sight for sore eyes.

Bora Bora


Ever wanted to stay in an overwater bungalow? Now's your chance to do so virtually. Life it up in this VR video as you're transported to Bora Bora's stunning overwater bungalows. You may never want to turn this video off.

Myrtos Beach


Escape to Greece with a little help from this virtual beach excursion. Surround yourself with the most stunning sights and all the people you want at Myrtos Beach. You'll quickly understand why it's voted one of the most beautiful beaches in the world every year upon seeing it.

Venice Beach


Miss the hustle and bustle of your local beach's boardwalk? Immerse yourself in Southern California culture as you walk the historic Venice Beach boardwalk. You don't even need to worry about social distancing.

Black Volcanic Beach


Travel on down to Auckland, New Zealand's black volcanic beach in this VR video. You may have thought visiting New Zealand was out of the question, but thanks to technology, it can easily be made possible.


Don't want the virtual escapes to end? HERE's how you can enjoy a virtual vacation while in quarantine!

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