The best beaches around the world are generally those that are clean, affordable, and beautiful. There is not much more criteria to consider when thinking of the best beaches. Europe’s top beaches are often linked with Europe’s generally high prices, but with better planning, you can reduce the cost of your travel and accommodations at one of these beautiful beaches.
Although what puts a beach at the top of someone’s list is subjective, as long as a place is popular and affordable, it is bound to be at the top of anybody’s list. Even at the most popular beaches in Europe, you can avoid the crowds but still party and have a great time by following some recommendations.
Ibiza is an island known for being the party island especially in the summer when vacationers flock to its shores. Cala d’en Sera beach is a more secluded part of the island away from the raging parties and 24-hour clubs that are throughout the island. Located in the north part of Ibiza, Cala d’en Sera beach is not as active as the rest of Ibiza with young backpackers and travelers alike. Instead, it boasts only its beautiful waters and a relaxing oceanfront bar, and it gives you more of a taste of local Ibiza life. Due to the significantly smaller number of tourists that pass through here, Cala d’en Sera is more affordable with prices geared towards the locals.
Moving north, St. Tropez, France, is one of the most famous and most popular beaches in Europe. Due to its popularity, St. Tropez is expensive is crowded with tourists. Despite all of this, it still attracts tourists every year because of its beautiful beaches and resorts, casinos, wineries, and festivals. St. Tropez is also famous for its nude beaches, but, as with any other place, be sure to maintain the proper etiquette while visiting.
Another one of the top beaches in Europe is further north in Europe, in Sopot, Poland on the Baltic Sea. The population of the town is relatively small at about 50,000 people, which allows this beach to fly relatively under the radar of tourists looking for beaches to visit. Already well-known in Europe, Sopot is famous for its water sports and is becoming evermore popular amongst tourists, but it has yet to reach the high European prices that other beaches on the continent have. Sopot is family friendly as well, and there are many popular things to do there. You can walk the wooden pier in Sopot, which is one of the longest Europe at about 5 kilometers in length, or you can visit Bohaterow Monte Cassino, a pedestrian street vibrant with cafes, restaurants, and bars.