As the summer approaches, we’ll all be looking for the best destinations for ultimate relaxation and the perfect place for this relaxation is a nice and content beach. Privacy, tranquillity and simplicity characterises what beaches can offer. Spending time at the beach gets you in a sense of simplicity, letting yourself being indulged with the sand, sun and water- everything else is extraneous. Europe has some of the most attractive beach in the entire world- you have the warm Mediterranean coasts and the gorgeous Atlantic oceans that offer dramatic cliffs and caves to leave you in awe. One thing to remember before you head out to these euphoric beaches is making sure you have renewed your EHIC card. With you EHIC card, you’ll be covered if any accidents were to occur so you can feel safe when enjoying yourselves at these wonderful beaches. Now that has been covered, let’s have a look at some of these wonderful beaches that Europe has to offer:
Navagio Beach- Greece
Navagio Beach/Shipwreck beach is an exposed cove, which is sometimes referred to as ‘Smuggler Cove’ is located on the coast of Zakynthos, in the lonian islands of Greece. The reason for its name is because since 1983, an alleged smuggler ship Panagiotis was wrecked on the beach whilst transporting cigarettes. The beach is located on the north-west short of Zakynthos, in the Municipality of Elation. The area is known for its pure beauty as it boasts its white sand beaches and clear blue water which has attracted thousands of tourists each summer.
Palagruza – Croatia
Rising from the deep blue Ariatic, this remote islet of Palagruza lies halfway between Croatia and Italy. It is somewhat hidden from most tourists but if you know how to find this place, then the beach is a must for your travel plans. Throughout the centuries, people have been drawn to its glorious isolation and it is currently uninhabited but for the lighthouse keeper.
Tossa De Mar – Spain
Cliffs, pinewood, coves and beaches makes this a worthy beach to visit. The most southerly sector of the Costa Brava offers tourists who are into their history a chance to see it’s incredible heritage, the surrounding art and enticing leisure on the shores of the Mediterranean sea.
This beach is a natural haven which is maintained in a virtually unspoilt state. Berlenga, which is the largest island of three, is the only one containing inhabitants. Between May and October, there is a daily maritime transport from Peniche and this is an ideal spot for those who are looking for tranquillity, far from the normal hustle and bustle of daily life.
Santa Maria Dell’ Isoa – Italy
One of the major selling points of this beach is the crystalline waters and its white sand which is perfect for those looking for summer relaxation in addition to those wanting to explore it’s fascinating underwater world as it contains a significant amount of fish species.