Best Beaches in Europe
Looking for the perfect beach to relax on your next dream holiday to Europe? Grab your swimsuit, sunscreen, and get ready to take in some of the best beaches in Europe!
1 Carvoeiro Algarve, Portugal
The sea is beautiful, the water is perfect – not too hot, not too cold, the waves can be gentle and more! This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Carvoeiro is charming, full of activities, discover caves, dolphins or hop on a paddle board.
2 Marathonisi Island, Greece
Also called “Turtle Island” the Marathonisi island is a must see island on the Greek island of Zakynthos. This island, floating in the middle of Laganas Bay, looks like a turtle in the middle of the ocean ; it is a small paradise on earth, a unique, exclusive place, sheltered from the crowds. It will take you about ten minutes to get to The Marathonisi beach from the port of Laganas or Agios Sostis.
3 Peljesac, Croatia
Croatia is one of the most beautiful countries with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Peljesac Peninsula is one of them: the nature is unspoiled with sublime landscapes. This destination is only an hour by car from Dubrovnik. Dive into the blue waters of Croatia and in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
4 Elafonissi Pink Sand Beach, Crete, Greece
This dream beach is astonishingly beautiful. The waters are surrounded by pink sands, and you can stay busy by surfing, kiteboarding before heading to one of the local spots to grab amazing food.
5 Vik, Iceland
This isn’t a beach you will want to take a swim in, it is pretty frigid and rough, but it is a must see spot. You will see black sand from eroded basalt rock, sharp rocks, making this a beautiful and unforgettable spot to visit.
6 San Sebastian, Spain
San Sebastian is one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. There are three sandy golden beaches that are part of this city. You will find picturesque views, the beaches are surrounded by lush landscapes, and the calm waters allow you to swim, rent a canoe, surf and more! Plus, the city’s culinary offerings are exceptional. With one of the highest number of Michelin stars per square meter as well as a vibrant pinxtos scene (tapas often pinched with a stick) and delicious, fresh seafood, you can’t go wrong chowing down in San Sebastián.
7 Cote d’Azur, France
Cote d’Azur is an exclusive and populated summer beach destination. Located on the French Riveria, experience the beauty of the Mediterranean. Whether you want to lounge in the sun or go for a swim, you won’t be disappointed here.
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