Top 5 beaches in Europe
FIND OUT OUR FAVOURITE BEACHES IN EUROPE
Anyone can agree that Europe is far from short of beaches – It’s just that some might be a little more beautiful than others.
Here are 5 of our favorite beaches across the continent. So pack your bags with your bathing suits, towels and sun screen, and make sure to visit any of these beaches in Europe for a relaxing beach day, partying, or even just for a stroll.
# 1 LA CONCHA BAY – San Sebastián, Spain.
This is one of Spain’s most famous urban beaches. It is found right in the center of the city, stretching from the City Hall to the Pico del Loro. Its promenade features a few of the city’s well-known elements making the stroll round La Concha essential when visiting.
Another major feature of La Concha Bay is the Santa Clara Island which is found bang in the middle of the bay. This island also has a small beach where you can enjoy a walk to a lighthouse, a path with picnic tables and also a bar to have a few relaxed drinks at!
# 2 FIG TREE BAY – Protaras, Cyprus
Its golden sand and crystal clear water are what make the beach such a beautiful one. It is a perfect destination for any summer vacation, be it with friends or family – You can find a coffee shop right at the top of the beach just to relax and have a drink or a bite of food, and also different types of water sports such as water skiing, parasailing, windsurfing and so on.
Last but not least, there is an islet that can be reached by simply swimming through shallow waters.
# 3 PRAIA DA MARINHA – Portugal
As for all of you who are looking for crowd-free beaches in Europe, look no further! Marinha Beach on the Algarve Coast of Portugal is the hidden gem you have been looking for. Its caves and cliffs which are great for climbing make it quite an adventurous area too.
Apart from that, this beach is perfect for any beach day because of its beautiful golden sand and picnic areas.
# 4 PLATYS GIALOS – Mykonos, Greece
This is known to be the best beach in Mykonos, surrounded by restaurants and hotels. Here, you are guaranteed a fun mellow vibe throughout the day, and a romantic vibe during the evenings.
It is quite a crowded beach filled with straw umbrellas and sun loungers on its white sand by its clear crystal water. Also, Platys Gialos is only 5km away from the capital making it the perfect beach to visit if you are on holiday in Greece!
# 5 BLUE LAGOON – Comino, Malta
This is found on one of Malta’s sister islands Comino. Here you will find complete absence of cars and a beautiful Blue Lagoon with crystal clear water. It is a perfect location for those who love to snorkel, dive or just relax on its clear waters above white sand. You could also take part in a number of water sports deeper out in the lagoon, and bike across the island’s empty paths.
If paradise does exist, it must be on these beaches in Europe!