Global Top 12 Dangerous Beaches

Utakleiv Beach, Norway

Many people visit Norway's Lofoten Islands to see the Northern Lights, but it's unwise to walk on the beaches.

Schitovaya Bukhta Beach, Russia

From the shore, the beach looks safe, but old nuclear submarines have sunk to the bottom of the ocean, leaking harmful radiation.

Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Namibia's Skeleton Coast Beach Has Had More Shipwrecks Due to the Deadly Benguela Current.

Chowpatty Beach, India

Chowpatty Beach is polluted and covered in sewage, therefore avoid it.

West End Beach, Bahamas

On Your Next Bahamas Vacation, Avoid West End Beach, Home to the World's Most Shark-Infested Waters.

New Smyrna Beach,Florida

Sharks fill the beach's waters, making it one of the most deadly.

Cable Beach, Australia

Spiders, snakes, white pointer sharks, crocodiles, and deadly box jellyfish live on the shore.

Praia Do Norte, Portugal

Praia do norte is a popular surf spot with world-record waves.

Boa Viagem Beach, Brazil

Avoid Boa Viagem Beach in Brazil, which has seen the most shark attacks in the last two decades.

Darwin, Australia

Avoid Darwin's beaches on your next trip. The area is full of sharks, crocodiles, and dangerous box jellyfish.

Costa del Sol, Spain

Jellyfish still live in Spain's stunning Costa del Sol. The area has over a ton of jellyfish.

Virginia Beach, Virginia

The most common predators in Virginia Beach are wild foxes. For years, roaming foxes have attacked beachgoers, stealing food and scaring dogs.