The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Morecambe Bay, Lancashire, UK Described by The Guardian as ‘a treacherous place,’ Morecambe Bay is dangerous because of all the freaky obstacles, such as quicksand, shifting channels, and river drainages. The locals have actually used horse-drawn carts and tractors with trailers to peruse the area, with the result that the machinery sinks into the quicksand […]

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The Best Places to Live Near the Beach in the U.S.

16. Corpus Christi, Texas Best Places to Live 2018 Rank: 106 Metro Population: 447,102 Median Home Value: $149,900* Median Annual Salary: $43,810 Situated on the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi brings plenty of tourists that venture out to Padre and Mustang islands, which create the outer coastline near Corpus Christi. But the metro area isn’t […]

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The Best Places to Live Near the Beach in the U.S.

17. Miami Best Places to Live 2018 Rank: 110 Metro Population: 5,926,955 Median Home Price: $244,600 Median Annual Salary: $46,160 Beach cities in the U.S. can’t be mentioned without a nod to Miami. The South Florida hot spot is the eighth-most populous metro area in the U.S., and its beaches attract vacationers year-round. Living in […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Cape Tribulation, Australia. If you want to swim the waters of the aptly named Cape Tribulation, Cape-Trib.com suggests you wear a ‘stinger suit’ as the area is home to a lot of stinging jellyfish. Saltwater crocodiles are also prevalent; the locals advise visitors stay away from swimming in the mouths of rivers. If that’s not […]

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The Best Places to Live Near the Beach in the U.S.

18. Salinas, California Best Places to Live 2018 Rank: 114 Metro Population: 430,201 Median Home Price: $478,521 Median Annual Salary: $47,660 While Salinas doesn’t directly touch the sea, its metro area includes coastal Monterey, known for its picturesque ocean views and diverse marine life, which is highlighted at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Located in central […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

Gansbaai, South Africa Not far off the coast of this popular vacation destination lies a stretch of ocean called Shark Alley. Shark cage diving, which puts tourists in shark-proof cages to get them up-close-and-personal with the creatures, puts a somewhat safe spin on the area. However, the publication Digital Nomad points out that there’s an […]

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The Best Places to Live Near the Beach in the U.S.

19. Brownsville, Texas Best Places to Live 2018 Rank: 121 Metro Population: 418,785 Median Home Value: $94,500* Median Annual Salary: $34,350 Back on the mainland, Brownsville is located on the southern tip of Texas on the Gulf of Mexico. With proximity to South Padre Island, a popular spring break destination, Brownsville draws tourist crowds for […]

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The 13 Most Dangerous Beaches in the World

New Smyrna Beach, Florida It’s known as the shark attack capital of the world: In 2017, University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File recorded nine shark bites for the year, down from 15 in 2016. While that sounds like good news, it still puts New Smyrna Beach-goers at more risk for shark attacks than anywhere […]

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