10 Most Beautiful Natural Lakes of the World

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The nature is full of beautiful wonders and landscapes that make us rove in a state of awe as we stand admiring them. Lakes are such beautiful water reservoirs that reverberates a simple and yet pretty beautiful facet of nature. If someone goes on to define it technically with the geographical point of view, a lake is basically an area or trenches filled with water localized in a basin and surrounded by land apart from rivers or any other outlet that serves as feed to the lake. Lakes are part of the land with stagnant stock of water and hence are not part of oceans. Today we bring you the world of lakes. Here is the top 10 most beautiful and amazing natural lakes of the world! Have a read!

1. Melissani Cave Lake


Here we go with the top beautiful natural lake of the world and it is the Melissani Cave lake situated on an island of Kefolonia and is surrounded by forests, mountains and sea. The colour of the lake is sky blue and the stones found beneath the lake are brown in color. Variety of plant species are also found at the door of the cave.  The lake which was founded in 1951 is undoubtedly the most beautiful natural lake of the world.

2. Plitvice Lakes


The next on the list are a series of similar lakes called as the Plitvice lakes found in Plitvice Lakes National Park which is situated in Croatia in Southeast Europe.  It contains sixteen lakes out of which 12 lakes are grouped as upper lakes and the rest 4 are grouped as lower lakes. This oldest and largest national park of Croatia contains these beautiful cascaded lakes which reflect different colours as per their mineral content and sunlight.

3. Yucatan Cave Lake


So the third on our list is the ever mysterious and beautiful natural lake called Yucatan Cave Lake situated in Tiger Che in the Yucatan Peninsula in the Northern Mexico and is around 2 million years old. The lake infamous for interesting myths and stories is a famous tourist attraction with frozen fountains, dry riverbeds, underground spaces and many more beautiful and worth discovering sights. The cave is made up of limestone and the local dwellers believe the lake to be forbidden as they belong to the Maya gods.

4. Lake Matheson


Lake Matheson, the next beautiful natural lake is yet another glacial lake. It is situated near the Fox Glacier is found in South Westland in New Zealand and is surrounded by Mount Tasman and Mount Cook. The glacial lake which was formed some 14,000 years ago is home to a variety of flora and fauna including eels and water birds. Surrounded by White and Red Pine trees, this lake is undoubtedly one of the most sought tourist attractions.

5. Peyto Lake


Let’s go down to Canada to visit the next beautiful natural lake on our list. It’s the Peyto lake having a peculiar characteristic of turning  bright green color during summer season which makes it all the more beautiful and worth seeing and thus a famous tourist spot for sightseeing and taking photographs. The lake which was named after Bill Peyto who was a trapper and a guide in the Banff National Park where this lake is situated is a glacial lake and looks the best when seen from Bow Summit- the highest point on the Ice field Parkway.

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