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From Croatia to Thailand: 5 crystal clear water beaches for a dreamy holiday

These five breathtaking islands with pristine, crystal clear water and picturesque locations is a treat to the eyes. Are you adding them to your bucket list?

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There are various definitions of heaven, but a tropical island with crystal clear water stretching over the horizon and deserted beaches with the feel of smooth sand on your feet, comes close.

If you are planning a beach vacation but can't make up your mind where to head to, then we have you covered. Listed below are the five most breathtaking locations around the world that are a treat to the eyes. (Source: Wikimedia Commons/dronepicr)

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Hvar Island, Croatia: One of the longest and sunniest beaches in Europe, Hvar island alongside the Adriatic Sea is worth exploring. The scents of lavender, olive trees and wine spiced up with picturesque locations make it among the most popular places in Europe. (Source: Wikimedia Commons/Alex Proimos)

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Ambergris Caye, Belize: Alongside one of the best diving spots in the world, the Great Blue Hole, Ambergris Cayeis is the largest island in Belize. It is known for its turquoise seascapes which compliment the Caribbean charm. (Source: Wikimedia Commons/U.S. Geological Survey (USGS))

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Exuma Islands, Bahamas: Translucent blue-green water and soft sand make Exuma islands a huge tourist attraction in the Bahamas. (Source: Wikimedia Commons/Nils Fretwurst)

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Con Son, Vietnam: Con Son is one of Vietnam's star attractions. Apart from hiking and exploring deserted coastal roads, the place offers excellent wildlife. You can find the black giant squirrel and endemic bow-fingered gecko here. (Source: Getty Images)

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Koh Lanta, Thailand This pristine location alongside the Andaman sea makes snorkelling and scuba diving a heavenly experience with perfect views of coral reefs, fish and underwater caves. (Source: Wikimedia Commons/dronepicr)