Western Europe has been attracting travelers from across the globe for over 100 years, yet still the numbers are increasing. When the summer comes there’s only one thing on a lot of people’s mind and that’s Beach holidays, but where should you go for the most beautiful, serene beaches full of white sand stretches and crystal clear water?

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Well that’s where we come in. We’ve compiled a list of the 5 best beaches in Western Europe, there’s no need for you to scour google for hours, just check out the list below, pack your swimming trunks, sunscreen and passport and away you go!

 

1)   Cala Luna, Italy

In the wonderful island of Sardinia, this spectacular beach is located on the north western coast of Sardinia and is worth all the effort to get to. It’s accessible only by hiking which keeps the crowds away and means you might even be lucky enough to have it all to yourself!

 

2)   Porthcurno, UK

You might be shocked to see a beach in England on our list, but believe us – this place is something special. It’s found right in the south of England, in Cornwall, and the beach is locked in by two sheer cliffs on either side.

 

3)   Calo des Moro, Spain

Found in the beautiful enclave of Majorca, it’s difficult to decide which is the more attractive proposition – sunbathing in the soft, endless white sand or strolling into the warm, clear, turquoise waters in front you. One thing’s for sure, it’s a nice decision to have!

 

4)   Sagres, Portugal

Who doesn’t want to visit the Algarve?! Beautiful culture, immense wine, great food and of course, one of Europe’s number one beaches. At one end of this stunning beach is an impressive white fort, flanking an under developed beach just waiting for people to appreciate it, make that person be you.

 

5)   Playo Papagayo, Spain

One of our personal favourite islands on the whole globe is Lanzarote, in Spain. A common feature of the best beaches in Europe is that this one too is only accessible by dirt-road or quite a strenuous hike, which ever your prefer. The hiking around this beach is spectacular, and don’t worry about getting hot and sweating ,because the beautiful ocean is waiting for you right there.

 

 

Just the thought of the scorching sun beaming down on your ice-cold drink is enough to make anyone jump online and book some flights immediately, so what are you waiting for?!

5 Best Beaches in Western Europe