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This beach with sand that looks like popcorn should be on your bucket list

The place is so picturesque, it’s already poppin’ with Instagrammers.

In a town called Corralejo in Fuerteventura, the Canary Islands, there’s a beach known for sand that looks just like popcorn mixed with black pepper.

Aptly named Popcorn Bay, its coast appears to have been covered with popped corn. However, a closer look reveals that the snack-like bits are actually pieces of white coral, which get their irregular shapes from the sea and friction.

Once they wash up on shore, they mix with volcanic ash and sand, creating the yummy illusion.

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durante il viaggio verso nord dell’isola percorrendo una stradina sterrata abbiamo trovato questa spiaggia fatta di piccoli sassi che somigliano a popcorn #amazing #popcornbeach

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The phenomenon isn’t new to the area, but Popcorn Bay has become really popular as of late, with people posting Instagram pics of themselves holding handfuls of kernels and pretending to eat it.

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Popcorn beach 🍿🏖️🌊⛱️💞 #popcorn #fuerte #fuerteventura #dayoff #beach #popcornbeach #adventure #sun #sea #tuiaboard #travelguides #secretplaces #lastmoments #enjoy

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What do you think? Do you have plans of adding this beach to your bucket list?

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Goedemorgen 🍿??? Hoe gaaf is dit?! Koraal in de vorm van Popcorn. Hier in Fuerteventura zijn er een aantal kleine baaien met dit prachtige witte koraal. Swipe voor nog meer foto’s⬅️ #fuerteventura#beach#fit #popcornbeach#popcorn#chill #coral#white#travel#bay#corralejo #travelphotography#love #summer#sunnydays#ocean

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Looks like mix of popcorns and licorice 🙃 #popcornbeach #corralejo #fuerteventura #canaryislands #thebeach #wanderlust

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