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Top European Summer Getaways

Posted by Tintin Sealey

  • Gran Canaria, Spain
  Gran Canaria is a beautiful and truly underrated island located just off the edge of Spain. With 100’s of beaches to choose from, it’s the perfect summer beach destination no matter what sort of person you are. In saying this, if sunbathing the day away isn’t quite your thing, there’s no need to worry! All over the island sporting events and activities such as scuba diving and windsurfing are offered all over the place! Gran Canaria offers a unique summer experience and is definitely worth your time.   
  • Top Beaches in Gran Canaria 
  1. Sands of Las Palmas, Las Canteras Beach.
  2. Playa del Confital.
  3. Sardina del Norte.
  4. Playa del Juncal.
  5. Playa de Vargas.
 
  • Dubrovnik, Croatia
  Dubrovnik has risen in popularity over recent years as it is home to some of the most iconic locations in HBO’s Game of Thrones. Not only is it filled with the most picturesque beaches, but it has the most rich and beautiful history. There’s almost too much to do in this beautiful city. Attend concerts and visit exhibitions, swim, go dancing, or just spend hours lazing on one of the many incredible beaches. The choices are endless!   
  • Top Beaches in Dubrovnik
  1. Copacabana Beach
  2. Sveti Jakov 
  3. Sulici 
  4. Lapad Beach 
 
  • Santorini, Greece 
  Santorini is every summer lovers dream travel destination. Other than the white sandy beaches, just strolling through the narrow streets you’ll discover the beautiful white roofed villages. Littered with bright flowers along every home it’s hard not to snap pictures as you turn every corner. This destination can be as busy and as relaxing as you like, but if you’re anything like you’re going to want to take advantage of the sun, sea and sand! pexels-photo-1285625  
  • Top Beaches in Santorini
  1. Kamari Beach 
  2. Perissa Beach
  3. Perivolos Beach 
  4. Red Beach 
  5. Monolithos
 
  • Algarve, Portugal
  The beaches of Algarve stretch far and wide. Surrounded by golden cliffs, it’s different to your usual tropical beach vacation. Many of the beaches in this city are technically vast deserts separated by small seas that present in every single shade of blue. It’s the perfect place to relax and tan, but also to take part in various watersports if you’re up for the challenge! Full of cycle paths you can explore the city quicker than ever, as well as taking in the scenery that surrounds you everywhere you go.   
  • Top Beaches in Algarve
  1. Praia de Dona Ana
  2. Praia do Camilo
  3. Praia da Marinha
  4. Praia da Falesia
  5. Praia da Rocha