Top 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe


When you decide to travel to Europe, you want to discover beautiful places. Emblematic monuments of a European country, churches, museums... Many places are worth a visit during your escapade in Europe. Nevertheless, there is one place that is always worth visiting when the season allows it: the beach. Fine sands, turquoise water... Discover the 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe.

Curonian Spit, Lithuania


Long, endless, stretches of white sand as far as the eye can see... This is the Curonian Spit. This sandy coastline, which separates the Baltic Sea from the Curonian Spit, remains an ideal place for walkers.

The Curonian Spit is a paradise of apparent quiet, but it remains a lively landscape with forests and meadows. In short, a place where beauty, the richness of natural resources, and flora and fauna are the same: this Lithuanian beach enjoys a reputation as a paradise, according to birdwatchers.

A Unesco World Heritage Site, you can also marvel at the natural spectacle that this beach boasts: the highest moving dunes in Europe. To admire such a panoramic view, which will leave you breathless, a hike to the top of the dune of Parnidis is necessary.

Jazz festival, music festival, heavenly beaches... The Curonian Spit gathers an abundance of unique natural, and cultural features: it is a region of Europe that remains very dynamic.

Cala Macarella, Minorca, Spain


Mass tourism organized travel... The Balearic Islands, which are located off the coast of Spain, often have a bad press but above all, a bad reputation among so-called independent travelers.

Nevertheless, this beach remains a small paradise treasure of this archipelago which is even among the most beautiful beaches in Europe: it is Cala Macarella.

It is a small cove on the Balearic island of Menorca, shaped like a horseshoe and located in the southwest corner of the island. It is 105 meters long and 75 meters wide.

Beautiful and transparent water, in addition to the paradisiacal setting, Macarella is surrounded by cliffs that will offer you a grandiose spectacle.

To enjoy the cliffs adorned with pine trees and holm oaks that line the coastline of fine sand, quietly and in silence, it is highly recommended to go to Macarella early in the morning, or at dusk.

Bantham Beach, England, United Kingdom


There are many beautiful places to visit in the UK, but Bantham Beach is something special. Located in the South Hams, this beach has it all. Consistent waves that will delight surfers, nice sand that is highly appreciated by families, dunes, and natural rock pools...

All these characteristics make Bantham beach a beach with spectacular scenery, which can be seen by walkers from the coastal path called South West Coast Path.

To visit this beach in England is also to enjoy Bigbury Bay and the elegant Art Deco hotel that is the Burgh Island Hotel. This hotel, located along the South Devon coast, but also at the mouth of the River Avon, was once a building with a chic reputation.

Agatha Christie, Prince Edward VIII, Wallis Simpson, or Noel Coward, the latter hosted guests of the prestigious stature of the time. The hotel still retains the spirit of upscale and fame, especially since it is currently a luxury hotel, with 4 stars.

Rondinara Beach, Corsica, France


Luxury yachts in high season, fine sand submerged by tanned bodies... This is indeed the beach of Rondinara, which remains an unknown paradise. Thanks to organized and rigorous management, this place remains sumptuous and, despite the intense frequentation.

A bay with shallow waters of a clear and limpid blue, and sheltered, this bay of Rondinara with its small waves, remains a place of bathing well ideal for children.

You would have understood that it is a godsend for families, including those who stay at the nearby campsite: in addition to being located near the beach, there is plenty of parking for short and long-term excursionists, and a restaurant on the sand, which serves meals and drinks from May to September.

Jaz Beach, Montenegro


For those who love a warm and festive atmosphere on the warm sand and typical resort beaches, Jaz beach is for you. Adventure sports, parties galore...

Experience the party spirit on this beach in the Balkan country. A vast and sandy expanse, this beach in Montenegro is a must-see, especially if you also want to enjoy the beautiful Adriatic coast.

Considered one of the best beaches in Croatia, this municipal beach often hosts music festivals such as the Sea Dance Festival, which still received the award for the best medium-sized festival at the European Festival Awards in 2014.

For thrill-seekers, it is possible to do a program of rafting trips, starting from Budva, in the Tara Canyon: you can also paraglide, at the level of Mount Lovćen.

Beach of Cala Goloritzé, Sardinia (Italy)


A place as secret as it is beautiful and located in the central-eastern part of Sardinia is the beach of Cala Goloritzé. This small cove, framed by huge rocky cliffs and beautiful green forests, is adorned with polished white pebbles and bordered by transparent waters: it remains, nevertheless, one of the least frequented beaches on the island.

There are different ways to get there, such as by boat or on foot, but for a more atypical and local experience: reach Cala Goloritzé, starting from the high plateau of Golgo, by mule!

Fig Tree Bay Beach, Protaras (Cyprus)


The most popular beach of Protaras, a tourist resort, is very popular with families thanks to its many facilities and infrastructures: Fig Tree Bay beach. As soon as night falls, you will be able to witness a very lively beach with its golden-colored sand and its clear waters: these are not only suitable for swimming but also for snorkeling during the day.

The name of this beach comes from the solitary fig tree at the end of the beach. Fig Tree Bay is one of the cleanest and most unspoiled beaches in Cyprus. All this is thanks to the ecological programs that have been set up in the country.

Vík Beach, Iceland


Vik beach, located at the southern tip of Iceland, is a beach whose characteristics are quite different from its other counterparts in the Caribbean: its setting is all the more atypical with its black sand and mist, caressing the sandy ground.

Almost supernatural and mystical atmosphere, this volcanic beach never ceases to be the source of local folklore based on trolls and sea monsters.

If you go to this island and look westward, you can see the Reynisdrangur, viks trolls, which are steep basalt peaks: according to Icelandic legends, they are said to be the petrified remains of three Icelandic trolls.

Still in the same dynamic of visiting the beach of Vik, when there is low tide, you have the opportunity to explore the lava caves. According to many legends, from Icelandic folklore, these geometrically shaped columns would have served as a shelter for mythical creatures.

If you observe well, during your walk on this island, you will realize that this sandy region is a paradise for sea birds: you will not miss the puffins, nesting on the nearby cliffs. So don't hesitate to see, at least once in your life, this beach with its unusual aesthetics.

Beach of Zlatni Rat, Bol (Croatia)


Beautiful, unique, and with a real postcard setting, this is the beach of Zlatni Rat, which is among the most beautiful beaches in Europe. With its unique shape and point, this beach is covered on all sides by a magnificent forest of hundred-year-old pine trees.

What makes this beach special, covered with fine white gravel, is the fact that it often changes shape depending on the wind and currents.

The other important thing to know is that not only is it accessible, but it is also the place of choice for those who enjoy windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Kleopatra Beach, Alanya (Turkey)


An iconic spot in the city of Alanya, Turkey, Kleopatra Beach is one of the most popular spots in the region. With a 2-kilometer stretch of soft golden sand and proximity to the city center, this beach is lined with many colorful restaurants, hotels, and stores.

Kleopatra beach offers pleasant sunbathing and plenty of umbrellas to relax and enjoy the friendly, calm atmosphere of Alanya's sandy soil.