A little over two months to welcome the summer, the heat and the good weather. The coastal destinations are preparing for the arrival of tourists looking to spend a vacation, this year yes, without restrictions or worries.
This is why the portal Best European destinations (EBD) has compiled a list of the best beaches in Europe, in which two of our country are among the ten best valued. More than 12 thousand travelers from 82 different countries have chosen, among 284 proposed beaches, their favorite destinations for this 2022.
a. Porto Santo Golden BeachMadeira (Portugal)
Gastronomy, leisure and well-being; all on the same island, Madeira. This territory located in the Atlantic Ocean is one of the favorite destinations for tourists to enjoy the summer. It is home to one of the most visited and famous beaches on our continent: the Golden Beach of Porto Santo. Awarded the title of “Best beach in Europe 2022”, it has already been voted the most beautiful in the world seven times and has been the safest destination during the coronavirus pandemic.
of them. Bologna beachTarifa (Cádiz)
First Spanish destination found in this list. Bolonia Beach in Tarifa is the ideal destination if you are looking for tranquility. With fine sand and a unique “wild” environment, this beach in Cadiz ranks this year as the second most beautiful beach on our continent.
3. Seixal BeachMadeira (Portugal)
Nature, crystal clear waters, cliffs and volcanic sand to place this beach in Madeira among the most popular in Europe. Ideal for enjoying the mountains that surround the north coast of the island and practicing sports such as diving or kayaking.
Four. Cala GoloritzeSardinia island (Italy)
A little complicated to access, it is ideal for getting there or training hiking or by sea with a boat. This Italian beach on the island of Sardinia is one of Europe’s top-rated “wild destinations.” Although entry is not free (6€ per person), it is advisable to go early due to the large influx of bathers. Photos of postcards in Cala Goloritze in Italy.
5. Cala MitjanetaMenorca (Balearic Islands)
Second destination of our territory which enters the list drawn up by DBE. This Menorcan cove is characterized by its fine sand and turquoise waters with a temperature of 29 degrees. The Balearic Islands, and especially Menorca, have coves and cinema beaches; Cala Mitjaneta is one of them.
6. Monolia beachKamena Vourla (Greece)
Located in the archipelago of Lichadonisia, this place is characterized by being surrounded by spectacular waters and sand ideal for walking. called the greek seychellesthe beach is generally very clean and crowd-free.
7. Zagaré BayPuglia (Italy)
The transalpine country is another of the favorite destinations chosen by tourists to enjoy the summer holidays. The southern region of Puglia, the heel of the Italian “boot”, is home to this bay (called the bay of flowers). Ideal for enjoying nature, gastronomy and sports. It should be noted that its access is not totally free since its entrance is through the facilities of a hotel located on the same beach.
8. Elafonissi IslandCrete (Greece)
In the world, few beaches like this. Its pink sand stands out from any other element, giving it a unique setting. Considered one of the most famous beaches not only in Crete, but also in all of Greece, this place, located next to the town of Paleochora, also stands out for its turquoise waters and for being a unique corner in the middle of the Lafonisi Natural Park.
9. Santa Giulia BeachCorsica (France)
South of Porto Vecchio, sheltered by large scenic rocks and several tree-lined areas, is the French beach of Santa Giulia. This French locality is considered, in 2022, as the ninth most popular beach in Europe and has also been officially recognized by UNESCO. A heavenly landscape to enjoy the summer.
ten. Hel BeachPoland
Located on the Hel Peninsula, facing the enclave of Kaliningrad (Russia), this beach offers a multitude of activities to practice on its 35 km long and between 30 meters and 3 km wide. Fine sand, shallow waters and ideal temperatures for learning about water sports or visiting with the family.