22 Best Caribbean-like Beaches in Europe

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22 Best Caribbean-like Beaches in Europe

Europe is popular worldwide for its fabulous beaches. Every year they attract millions of visitors from around the world.
 
The most beautiful beaches are found in Italy, Croatia, Greece, Cyprus, France, and Spain.
In Europe, you can find stunning beaches that can easily outrank their jaw-dropping Caribbean counterparts.

 
Coki Point St Thomas
 
Coki Point, St. Thomas, Caribbean
 
Bahamas Beaches
 
The Bahamas
 

European Beaches are the real paradise on the Earth.

 
If you are a beach lover, chasing the white sands and turquoise crystal clear water, Europe offers true masterpieces, whether hidden or overcrowded, shallow and pristine.
 
22 Heaven-on-Earth Beaches that Rival the Best of the Caribbean.

 

Greek Beaches
 
Greece is a unique place full of history, spectacular scenery, tasty food, and breathtaking beaches.
 
The best gems you can find are in Crete and Lefkada.
 Lefkada is an island replete with great beaches such as Gyra, Kastro, Kathisma, Aghios Nikitas, Egremni and the world famous Porto Katsiki.
 
Greek Beaches

 

Megali Petra Lefkada
Elafonisi Crete
Balos Crete
Myrtos Beach Kefalonia

 
Lefkada Beaches
 

Spanish Beaches
 
Water, Sun, Sand, and Sangria.
 
Spain is much more than that. Beautiful Islands Formentera, Menorca, Mallorca, and Ibiza fulfill the most extravagant expectations of beach lovers.
 
Tapas, Manchego, Helado (ice cream), and Flan (crème caramel) will perfectly round out your day on the beach.
 

Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera
Cala Macarelleta, Menorca
Es Trenc, Mallorca
Cala Saladeta, Ibiza

 

Italian Beaches
 
If you are looking for turquoise Caribbean-like beaches, then you must head up for Puglia, Calabria, and the Sicily region. Islands Egadi, Capri, and Sardegna offer the crème de la crème selection for a beach vacation.
 Sardegna is also famous for having the highest concentration of the world’s richest people, probably due to having the best beaches in the Mediterranean.
 
Capri Beaches
 

Porto Cesareo, Puglia
Cala Luna, Sardegna
Tropea, Calabria
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
Capri

 

French Beaches
 
Corsica is a small Mediterranean island of beauty and of contrasts with highlights at Filitosa, Calanche di Piana or Bonifacio.
 
The natural landscapes of Corsica are famous for their beauty.
 
Santa Giulia is a striking, large, lagoon-type beach with extremely clear turquoise water hitting the white sands. Because of its beauty, you won’t have it only for yourself.
 

Santa Giulia, Corsica
Palombaggia, Corsica

 

Cyprus’ Beaches
 
The best way to enjoy crowd-free beaches is to visit Cyprus in May or at the end of September.
 
Probably Europe’s most Caribbean sands with dreamy crystal blue water.
 
The eastern coast of the Cyprus is well-known for its beautiful, sandy beaches with shallow turquoise waters.
Aphrodite’s modern mythical birthplace is near Old Paphos in Cyprus. Old Paphos became an important place for worshipping Aphrodite in the ancient world.
 

Nissi Beach, Aya Napa
Fig Tree Bay, Protaras
Konnos Bay, Protaras
Makronissos, Aya Napa

 

Beaches in Europe
 
Croatian Beaches
 
Croatia is the land of 1000 Islands, spreading along the Adriatic coast.
 
Korcula, Elafiti, Brijuni, Pag, Rab, Hvar, Brac, Cres, Dugi Otok are just few of them. These islands are well connected with the coast by ferries.
 
Most Croatian beaches are composed of pebbles or are rocky, but you can find sandy beaches in Peljesac, Dugi Otok, Sibenik or Korcula.
 
Croatian Beach
 

Sakarun, Island Dugi Otok
Brela, Makarska Riviera
Metajna, Island Pag

 

Do you have any favorite secret or hidden Caribbean-like beaches in Europe? Give us a tip.

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