The Pink beach stands in Budelli, one of the islands of Sardinia (Italy). This odd beach takes name from the particular pink coral color of the sand, due to the numerous shells and little fragments of red corals.
East of Reykjavik lies a mountain named Hengill. Hengill was formed from a Palagomite tuff and its highest point is around 800 metres above sea level. Hengill is a central volcano and has a giant magma chamber beneath it.
12 absolutely unique kinds of beaches you probably didn’t know existed.- I've been to both the green sand beach and the black sand beach. The water at the black sand beach was cold. I want to go to the pink sand beach!
Wanna go there! Pink sand on Ellafonisi Beach, Crete, Greece. Pink sand is formed of tiny red organisms that grow on dead coral reefs and pieces of shells which fall to the ocean floor and are washed onto shore. Photo credit: Jan-Erik Larsson found on