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Best beaches in Europe

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Are you looking for the perfect beach for a dream holiday in Europe? Discover the list of the beaches you have chosen among the most beautiful ones in Europe.


Just put down your bath towel on a fine sand beach, apply some sunscreen on your body and enjoy the sun and the clear blue waters. Book your flight tickets, your hotel and your best activities and guided tours in Europe today and discover the most beautiful beaches in Europe.


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Algarve - Portugal

Carvoeiro is probably one of the most beautiful places we have seen during our travels in Europe. Once on the spot get ready to be stunned by this place, you will soon decide to empty your bank account, get rid of your return flight ticket and stay in this little corner of paradise for the rest of your life. The sea is beautiful, the water is neither too hot nor too cold, the waves can be strong or on the contrary  gentle enough for paddling and discovering the coves around.


Carvoeiro has the charm of a little town of Algarve. We recommend the "Castelo Guesthouse" which offers the best views on the beach. We also recommend the "Suites Alba Resort & Spa" if you like to relax and be pampered like a star.


Book your stay in one of the best hotels, apartments, B&Bs or villas in Carvoeiro, at the best price and your best activities in Algarve such as a 2-hour caves and dolphin watching cruise or a Paddle Board tour to discover the unexpected caves of Algarve.


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Marathonisi Island

Zakynthos 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.


Book your flight tickets, your accommodation at the best price guaranteed as well as your best activities such as a turtle watching cruise near Turtle Island. We recommend the "San Giorgios Maisonettes", located 6 minutes walk from the beach ; it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beauties of this unique destination in the world.


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Lukas Zimilena

Beach of Peljesac

Peljesac Peninsula - Croatia

Croatia is one of the most beautiful countries with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. If you have not made up your mind on which places to visit in Croatia we have created a guide of the most beautiful cities, the most beautiful beaches and the must-see places.


Peljesac Peninsula is one of them: the nature is unspoiled with sublime landscapes. This destination is only an hour by car from Dubrovnik. You can book your hotel in Dubrovnik and explore the peninsula by car or book your accommodation in Orebic or in the city of Ston (its fortifications look like the Great Wall of China). Come dive into the blue waters of Croatia and enjoy an unforgettable holiday in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.


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Lucian BOLCA

Elafonissi pink sand beach

Crete - Greece

Enjoy a dream beach by booking your holiday near the Elafonissi  beach in the West of Crete, 1h30 by car from the international airport of Chania. The warm waters of this lagoon are surrounded by pink sand that makes the reputation of this unique destination in the world. The colour pink is due to a  red microorganism that develops on the coral. It is quite rare and only a few beaches in the world have a beautiful fine pink sand like the one on Elafonissi island.


Book your accommodation at the best price in Elafonissi. You can also check out all the offers available in Crete and  enjoy your holiday at the best price guaranteed.


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Samuel Borges Photography

Cameo Island

Zakynthos - Greece

Welcome to one of the most beautiful and small islands in Greece! Cameo Island is a private island that can be reached via a long and beautiful wooden bridge connected to the port of Agios Sostis on the sublime island of Zakynthos (only 55 minutes by plane from Athens airport.)


Zakynthos island is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe but the beach of Cameo Island is a unique beach, with a small bar, umbrellas, and deckchairs for you to enjoy an exceptional moment.


The entrance fee is 5 euros, but you get a free drink and privileged access to the beach. Book your holiday at the best price guaranteed on the island of Zakynthos. The best hotel near Cameo Island Beach is certainly the "Castelli Hotel", located 3 minutes walk from the beach, where sea turtles come to lay their eggs.


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Oleg Voronische



Atrani is one of the most beautiful cities in the Campania region, in the south west of Italy, near Naples. You certainly know the nearby cities of Positano and Amalfi, so do not hesitate one second, buy your flight tickets to Naples, rent a car, book your accommodation at the best price in the region and enjoy a dream holiday in Italy!


The tiny village of Atrani is famous in Italy and regarded as one of the most beautiful villages in the country. Come and swim in the blue waters of the Atrani beach and in the evening when the fishermen go fishing on their small boats, watch the beautiful lights of their boats.


Book your accommodation at the best price guaranteed on the Amalfi Coast; we recommend the  "Eva Rooms" hotel ; it is one minute walk from this beautiful beach with breathtaking views of the coast. Also book your best activities along the Amalfi Coast.


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Paul Prescott

Sakarun beach

Dugi Island - Croatia

Sakarun beach is located north of the beautiful island of Dugi Otok, in Croatia. The beach is beautiful and sandy with an incredible panorama, and crystal clear waters ; it is just a few hours by ferry from Zadar, voted best destination in Europe.


Book your plane tickets to Zadar airport, take a rental car, buy your tickets for the ferry in Zadar and set off to discover this sublime beach and this beautiful island. 


South of the island is the Telascica Natural Park ; it is world famous for the therapeutic qualities of its waters: the lake of Mir is one of the rare salt lakes in Europe. In Zadar we recommend the "Bastion Heritage Hotel" and the "Boutique Hostel Forum" ; they are finely  decorated and very well located. If you stay on Dugi Otok island, we recommend among others the "Guest House Sakarun"  10 minutes walk from this sublime beach.


Book your stay at the best price in Dalmatia as well as your best activities such as a full-day guided trip to Sakarun beach from Petrcane.


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Tamas Gabor

Fuseta beach

Ilha da Armona - Portugal

You have been to Lisbon before, immersed yourself in the alleys of the old district of Alfama, you have seen the magnificent streets of Porto, stayed at the InterContinental hotel, visited the Serralves Foundation, you know the beauties of the Madeira market by heart and its botanical garden. You have stayed in the Algarve, but also in the Azores, and you think you have seen everything about Portugal, one of the most beautiful countries in the world? You must be mistaken!


Portugal is the country with ten thousand landscapes, you only saw an overview of the country! Take your flight tickets to Faro, stay in Faro or in the sublime little town of Olhao, go to the docks, buy your ferry ticket for a crossing, rent a bike and set off to discover Fuseta island with fine sand beaches, turquoise waters,quietness and a sweet scenery.


Book your stay at the best price in the Algarve as well as your best activities such as a boat trip to the Barrier Islands of Ria Formosa. If you are staying in Moncarapacho we recommend you to stay in the beautiful "Vila Monte Farm House", for sure one of the most beautiful hotel in Europe.


If you are staying in Olhao we recommend "The Stork Hostel" but also "GuestMar" with its air-conditioned rooms and tasty regional products. 


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Calella de Palafrugell

Costa Brava - Spain

Located in the province of Girona in Catalonia, 1h30 drive from Barcelona Airport, Calella de Palafrugell is a beautiful fishing village that has kept all its charm of yesteryear. It offers authenticity, serenity  and  changes of scenery. Check out our great offers of hotels, B&B, guesthouses, apartments at the best price guaranteed and book your stay in Calella de Palafrugell.


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Saint Malo 

Britanny - France

Saint Malo is one of the most emblematic cities in Brittany. This city of old corsairs is a must for lovers of history, Gothic architecture and authenticity  There are three exceptional beaches in Saint Malo: The Big Beach which extends on 3 kilometres, the beach of Minhic and the Beach of the bridge with superb views on the bay of Saint-Malo. We highly recommend the "Hotel Particulier Ascott"  located 5 minutes walk from the beach.   Book your accommodation in Saint Malo today as well as your best activities in Saint Malo and Mont Saint Michel.


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Beach of Pizzomunno rock

Vieste - Italy 

Italy is so beautiful with sublime cities like Rome, Milan, Florence, with miles of coastline , romantic villages like Positano or Portofino.


 Vieste is a charming town located in the south of Italy.  The country looking like a boot, Vieste is located on the spur of the boot. The greatest strength of this city, ranked among the best hidden gems in Europe, is certainly the beauty of its beaches.


Pizzomunno beach is a large beach of fine sand and white rock. Come enjoy the sun of Italy and one of its most beautiful beaches by booking your stay at the best price in Vieste. We advise you to book your stay at "B&B Monsignore" in a historic building in the centre of Vieste but also the

"B&B Casanita" with panoramic views of the sea.


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Jo Chambers

Saint Ives beach

Cornwall - England

If you think that the most beautiful beaches in the world can only be found in tropical paradises, you are mistaken. The Cornish region is an inexhaustible source of beautiful beaches and breathtaking landscapes. St Ives was once a fishing village which over the years has become one of the most important seaside resorts in Cornwall. The place has already been awarded the title of best UK resort by different media. So this selection is not  a surprise ; the beach is one of the most beautiful ones in Europe!


Book your stay at the best price in Saint Ives, we recommend the "Primrose House" ; it is beautifully decorated and about 2 minutes walk from the beach.  Book your accommodation in Cornwall as well as your best activities such as a Guided Photography Tour.


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Josef Skacel

Sarakiniko beach

Milos Island - Greece

The Sarakiniko beach  is famous for its volcanic rocks which  offer sunbathers a lunar scenery ; it is located on Milos island which gave its name to "The Venus of Milo". Come  enjoy its warm and crystalline waters. Come enjoy a dream holiday on Milos island, book your flight tickets to Athens and  buy your tickets for a ferry crossing to Milos island. We recommend the "Niki Savvas" hotel located a few minutes from the beach. Book your stay at the best price on Milos island as well as your best activities such as a 5-Hour Catamaran Cruise.


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Lucian BOLCA

Xi beach

Kefalonia Island - Greece

Xi Beach is one of the many wonders of Kefalonia Island ; it is probably one of the most beautiful islands in Greece with the island of Zakynthos in the south. Come discover its red-orange sand by booking your flight tickets for Kefalonia airport and your hotel, guesthouse, apartment or B&B at the best price on the island of Kefalonia. The Xi beach  (Xi is the fourteenth letter of the Greek alphabet) ows its name to the shape of this island. Book your stay and your best activities in Kefalonia and share your photos with us on social networks!


We recommend the "Zest @ xi beach hotel" located 5 minutes walk from the beach. Book your best activities on Kefalonia island such as a half-day vineyard tour with wine tasting.


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Michael Thaler

Castlecove beach

Caherdaniel - Ireland

Castlecove Beach is certainly one of the most beautiful beaches of the "Ring of Kerry" ; it is a tourist circuit that goes around the peninsula of Iveragh in the south of Ireland. Come swim in its waters this summer and book your flight tickets to Killarney Airport as well as your hotel at the best price guaranteed for a dream holiday in Ireland.



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