10 best beaches in Europe according to travelersIn anticipation of the summer season, the website TripAdvisor has named the best beaches in Europe according to travelers. Beaches, award-winning travellers Choice award was determined based on the number and quality of user reviews and ratings collected over the past 12 months. Talk about the most idyllic, secluded, remote and romantic places of our continent.
Best beaches of Spain
Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera O.
The smallest and most peaceful of the Balearic Islands now boasts Europe's best beaches. That is Playa de Ses Illetes received the most votes in the rating of Tripadvisor members. The main argument "for" were white sand, gently sloping entrance to the sea and crystal clear water. Access to the beach is easy to popular in these parts of the form of transport — the Bicycle. The dimensions of the island small — 23×7 km. And to travel by Bicycle here for the first time. "The most magical and romantic place I have visited. Fine white sand, thin thread ridge. Amazing! Hence I do not want to leave," left a review on TripAdvisor one traveler.
El Cotillo Beach — the best beach of Fuerteventura
deserted Beaches of Fuerteventura has long been known. There are few tourists, but the small number of tourists, a lot of nudists. In these parts of fantastic sand dunes, water from dark blue to sky blue and good roads to travel from one end of the island to the other.
Beach near the small fishing village of El Cotillo is a great option for young families and couples. There are a lot of shallow bays, which is convenient for snorkeling, almost no storms and great fish restaurants. "White sand, black rocks and blue sea of all shades. Really beautiful coast. Be sure to relax, unless you want thrills, once out beyond the breakwater" — commented one TripAdvisor traveler.
Playa de Bolonia, Tarifa
Dunes of fine sand, long beaches, clear water and pine trees... From the local landscapes, without exaggeration, breathtaking. In the Rate of travel of different travelers. Some catch the wind kite or a sail, others be enchanted by the endless expanse of the sea.
Best beach of the region, the city was named Playa de Bolonia. From him, by the way, you can easily reach the Roman ruins that are nearby. "Very beautiful coast. White fine sand, clear blue ocean water, pine. The ruins of the destroyed city allow you to touch history," writes one TripAdvisor user.
Playa de Cofete, Fuerteventura island
to get to this secluded beach, you need to spend time. But it's worth it. Landscapes here are amazing. Besides these places connected with mysterious story that happened in the Villa winter is close by. It is known that the owner collaborated with the Nazis, and for many years this area was closed to the public. "Great way between the hills and breathtaking views during the descent to Cofete. The beach seems endless, and when you are on it, you feel the space and the sense of freedom," says one of the travelers of the TripAdvisor community.
Cala Comte — the best beach Ibiza
Cala Comte is a great place in Ibiza, which is to spend the whole day. After bathing or riding on a catamaran to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, watching the sunset. One TripAdvisor traveler says: "This beach is a must visit. The color of the sea from azure to dark blue. Fine sand and gentle sun stop moments".
Best beaches in Greece
Beach Elafonissi Beach, Crete
Pride of this place — white‑pink hue of the sand, which is explained by the admixture of coral chips. It is perfect for families with children: the sea is always clean, shallow and therefore warm, and the waves are very rare. Here in shallow water you can Wade to get to the nearest island and observe the splendid sea lilies. You should know that the beach is located on the South‑West of Crete, and tourists not coming here EN masse because of the distance from the main resort areas.
On TripAdvisor about this place, write this: "I Stopped one time and could not resist — the second time has come for the whole day! Pure water and, by the way, in September it was the only place in Western Crete, where was the tranquility of the sea."
Porto Limnionas Beach — best beach on the island of Zakynthos
If you're a fan of rocky beaches, you have to go to Zante. Porto Limnionas Beach the rocks such that it seems created for diving. In a local tavern travelers are always waiting for delicious Greek food. "Take a car and go here through the narrow driveway. It's worth it! Amazing place, the best sun loungers on the island and an exciting swim!" commented one of the users of TripAdvisor.
Best beach of Portugal
Third in the ranking of the best beaches in Europe — secluded beach of Praia da Marinha in the Portuguese southern province of Algarve. It is located near the small village of Praia do Carvoeiro and for travelers is well known as one of the most chamber in the country. It is surrounded by bizarre rocks, which sometimes descend to the water.
Praia da Marinha, located in the Algarve (South of Portugal), can be called a chamber beach. Low here are often a few tourists, and travelers can relax on the sand or rent a boat to see the stunning caves. As noted by one of the users of TripAdvisor: "a Very beautiful place — rocks, paths, bushes and of course the beach itself. A great pleasure to just stroll and then a swim in the cold waves of the Atlantic."
Best beach in Turkey
Turkish beach Iztuzu is located in the Delta of Dalyan river — the eponymous national Park, which is home to 200 species of birds and rare turtles Caretta‑Caretta. It is close to Marmaris and Fethiye. Travelers can book a boat tour to see turtles. "Iztuzu Beach is probably the best beach I have ever seen (and I was in the Maldives!). Its soft fine sand, its panoramic views, miles of shallow water, untouched nature — a Paradise on Earth", — shares his impressions of a traveller TripAdvisor.
Best beach in Cyprus
One of the best beaches of Europe, found also in Cyprus near Protaras. Worth coming here for the day: great restaurants and plenty of car rental companies where you can rent equipment for different water sports. One TripAdvisor user notes: "a Huge clean beach, where everyone can find something to their liking. Sunbathing, relaxing, swimming or a more active holiday: paragliding or banana boating. Everything is there, so enjoy. You will not regret it."
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