5 Greek beaches among the 15 most beautiful beaches in Europe for 2017
Five Greek beaches are among the 15 most beautiful beaches in Europe for 2017, as highlighted by travelers’ preferences from around the world on the European best destinations website.
The best beaches in Europe 2017 are the following:
1. Praia dos Galapinhos – Arrabida Natural Park – Setubal – Portugal
Portugal is extraordinary! More and more travellers from all over the world are discovering it with amazement. Do not miss the beautiful cities of Lisbon and Porto (elected best European destination three times). Plan a romantic stay in Sintra or enjoy the wild beauty of the Azores and the luxuriance of the island of Madeira.Admire the beauty of the beaches in the Nature Park of Setubal, south of Lisbon. Travellers from around the world decided it was the most beautiful beach in Europe, the perfect beach in an unspoilt nature.
2. Canal d’Amour – Sidari – Corfu – Greece
Sidari is a pretty little seaside town that houses a beautiful secret beach, a natural curiosity called “Canal d’amour / Love Canal” due to its hollow form housing a beautiful small beach. Come discover this exceptional and hidden beach and book your hotel, guesthouse, apartment at the best price guaranteed in Sidari.
3. Porto Timoni Beach – Corfu – Greece
Porto Timoni, located near Agios Georgios, is obviously one of the most beautiful spots on the island of Corfu; it is a real paradise on earth. Afionas village is stunning and its restaurants are very good and affordable. Walk out of the village and get to the most unique spot in the world.
4. Santa Giulia Beach – Corsica
This beautiful beach, located a few kilometres from Porto-Vecchio and Bonifacio is a real paradise on earth. It is in the image of Corsica: beautiful and wild. Enjoy its turquoise water and its white sand and book your hotel in the nice towns of Bonifacio or Porto-Vecchio.
5. Moscenicka Draga Beach – Croatia
Moscenicka Draga is a very charming little town in Croatia, one of the most beautiful countries in the world. You will fall under the charm of this small beach which is perfect for a relaxing holiday under the sun of Croatia.
6. Pregonda beach – Menorca – Spain
Come discover Pregonda Beach on Menorca island, one of the most beautiful European islands. It is great in summer but even more off season when the creek and the beach are not crowded. Pregonda beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the island. It has remained wild and secretive.
7. Monterosso al Mare – Cinque Terre – Italy
Monterosso al mare is the fifth village of “Cinque Terre”, the only one with real beaches in this beautiful part of Liguria.
8. Cala Agulla beach – Mallorca, Spain
This beautiful beach is very well maintained. It is wild but you can enjoy cold drinks and ice-creams on the spot. Taste the homemade cocktails and relax while enjoying a beautiful scenery.
9. Mitjaneta beach – Menorca, Spain
The island of Menorca obviously has the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Mitjaneta beach is just magical. Come bathe in its 29 degrees turquoise water and enjoy its fine sand and the sun of Menorca.The beach is just like heaven but it is small, so you will have to get up early in the morning if you want to enjoy the quietness and romance of the beach.
10. Palombaggia Beach – Porto-Vecchio – Corsica
This beach is beautiful closely and remotely. Come enjoy the sun of Corsica and take shelter in its wonderful pines. Some travellers consider Palombaggia beach the most beautiful beach in Corsica, a real paradise on earth with crystal clear water, calm sea and white sand.
11. Seychelles Beach – Ikaria – Greece
Your effort will be rewarded ! The access to the beach is not very easy, the beach is fairly small but it is so beautiful! Come have a swim in the clear waters of the most beautiful beach in the island. It is called “Seychelles Beach”. Can you guess why ? Wear your walking shoes to get there as you will have to walk away from the beaten paths to discover this exceptional beach.
12. Ballota Beach – Asturias – Spain
Come breathe the smell of Eucalyptus and iodized sea air at Ballota beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Asturias offers breathtaking natural, wild landscapes. It is a paradise for lovers of nature and wide open spaces.Take your own beverages and picnic food with you ; there are no bars or restaurants and this is one of the charms of this beach.
13. Simos Beach – Elafonisos Island – Greece
Elafonisos is a 20 square kilometres Greek island with 1000 inhabitants. There are only a dozen hotels, some B&Bs and guesthouses. Book your accommodation at the best price guaranteed and enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe
14. Xi Beach – Kefalonia – Greece
Xi beach is situated on the Kefalonia peninsula. It is one of the most beautiful places in Greece and the world ! Xi beach is an amazing and blue-flag beach.Come discover the soft orange-red colour of its sand, the quality and the pureness of its water. The beach is wild and will meet most travellers’ expectations. It is landscaped and comfortable
15. Playa de las Teresitas – Tenerife – Spain
Many travellers know this. Most beaches in Tenerife are volcanic: the sand is fairly dark. Las Teresitas Beach is one of the few golden beaches in Tenerife. Was it a geological accident ? Not at all ! Sahara sand was brought by man to the beach. Tenerife is also a perfect destination for sun lovers all year round, even in the heart of winter.