YOU might expect a beach to have golden or white sands, or even black sands.
But there are some beaches in the world that have bright red sand.
One of the brightest red sand beaches is found on a tiny island on the other side of the world.
Rabida Island, part of the Galapagos Islands, is also known as Jervis Island, just south of Santiago.
The huge stretch of brightly coloured sand, which is often caused by high quantities of iron, sometimes from lava rocks.
The island itself isn’t populated, but many visit the island to see the amazing animal species.
This includes a huge sea lion colony, many of which are spotted dozing on the beach.
And just behind the beach is a saltwater lagoon, where flamingos can be spotted.
It’s the only site in the Galapagos where the nine Darwin’s finches are spotted too.
People on TripAdvisor raved about the island too.
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One wrote: “Beautiful island with flamingos in brackish ponds, incredible red sand beaches.”
Another said: “This island is special, and it is worth the visit. It is covered in dark red sand.”
A third agreed: “This beautiful red rock island made for a unique hike – it didn’t look anything like the other islands we visited.”
A fourth added: “Lots of beaches are advertised as red sand beaches but few are this red.”
To see Rabida Island, you can opt for their seven-night Southern Loop tours, which include a drop off on the island from 2:30pm to 6pm with a guide.
There are a number of other red sand beaches, including Kaihalulu Beach in Hawaii although locals have warned tourists to stay away due to the danger.
Cavendish Beach in, along with Ramla Bay in Malta and Kokkini Beach in Greece are also red beaches, although nowhere near as bright red.
And some rare beaches even have green sand – with just four in the world.
And here’s why some beaches have bluer water than others.