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sea of stars - bioluminescence Maldives

Bioluminescence is an amazing natural wonder so read on to find the top 5 places to see it and to learn how best to capture it on camera!

from Matador Network

40 most scenic beaches worldwide

40 most scenic beaches worldwide - Matador Network. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives.

bioluminescence on a Maldive beach

from Rough Guides

20 fantastic spots for wild swimming

The Gippsland Lakes are Australia's largest system of inland waterways, separated from the sea by the sugar-sand strand of Ninety Mile Beach. Owing to a combination of bushfires and flooding, bioluminescent dinoflagellates have appeared here unexpectedly in recent years, creating the unique opportunity to swim among twinkling constellations of light. (There have also been algae blooms in the lakes, so check local advice beforehand).

from The Independent

Trick of nature turns Maldives beach into glowing sea of stars

Maldives beach becomes sea of stars thanks to bioluminescent phytoplankton - Asia - World - The Independent

from SlipTalk

What's On These Beaches Is Very Unusual. But How They Got There Is Even More Unusual.

Maldives Beach -- The incredible star-like lights are caused by microscopic bioluminescent phytoplankton, which give off light when they are agitated by the surf.

Bioluminescent Phytoplankton at Vadhoo Island in the Maldives

from VRBO

Ocean View at Parguera

"Go kayaking (or canoeing) at night in the bioluminescent bay in Puerto Rico. It literally glows at night!!" - adding this to my list