Silver sands, shimmering turquoise waters, sublime sunshine. The following beaches have all these thingsand more. You have permission to start dreaming about beach holidays, you could even start planning them.
Turkey knows how to please sunseekers. Olimpos andÇıralı (not far from the popular reort ofAntalya) are the perfect beaches to escape civilization. These beaches are side by side, linked by winding paths and surrounded by pines, citrus orchards and farmers’ fields. In the background, a little stream flows through a rocky gorge and reaches the Mediterranean at a beautiful beach. Relax and unwind in the Turkish sun this year, at this unusual and beautiful spot.
Beauty For All Ages
Mykali beach is a small, pebbled beach located just south of Vathy, the capital of Samos. 3km of crystal waters safe for families with young children and sure to take everyone’s breath away. Once you’ve soaked up the beauty of the beach and the rays, take to the waters for some watersports fun. This unspoiled Greek paradise is sure to leave you feeling relaxed.
Not Just Sand and Sea
Cala Benirrás beach near San Miguel has all that you might expect from a beautiful beach in Ibiza and is the perfect snorkeling spot too. So sip cocktails, soak up thesun, and swim into its waters by day, then get ready for things toliven up in the evenings. Ibiza nights are an experience you won’t forget in a hurry. People travel far to hear the beat of the drums as the sun sets.You won’t need to move from this beach all day.
Rocky, golden cliffs meet the brightest blue waters and the softest sands on Portugal’s Algarve coast. Praia Da Marinha Beach is a hidden gem, disturbed only by the occasional snorkeler bobbing up from the pools. Venture into the caves, or clamber the rocks, before settling down to embrace the peace and quiet. Your own piece of Portuguese heaven.
If you’ve seen pictures of Tenerife beach holidays, you’ve probably been looking at Playa de las Teresitas, Santa Cruz. Golden Saharan sand, a calm turquoise lagoon, palm trees, and neighbored by pretty fishing villages next door and an Anaga Mountain backdrop. Looking for a beach retreat? Look no further.
These beaches are sure to leave you relaxed, sun kissed, and inspired. Flip flops at the ready?