Dunes and desert: Nature in all its glory

by hellomagazine.com

A far cry from your typical sandy beach, we travel the world in this impressive photo gallery of sand dunes and desert destinations.

Experience dusk on the dunes of Khongoryn Els (the singing sands) in the Mongolian Gobi desert, where the dunes reach up to an impressive 300 metres. Or take a stroll on the Valdearenas beach in the Liencres National Park where you will find Cantabria’s best sand dunes. Swim in a freshwater lagoon in the stunning Lencois Maranhenses National Park in Brazil and have the ultimate dining experience overlooking the astonishing Sossusylei sand dunes in the heart of one of the oldest deserts in Namibia.

These idyllic locations make for captivating travel destinations offering a peacefully stark contrast to a city break for the traveller looking for more adventure. Set your sights on nature's sands around the world...