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Top 7 Cities with The Most Beautiful Beaches in Europe

If you are on a hunt for the best beaches, then you are in luck! There are plenty of beautiful beaches in Europe. Some of them are hidden gems, and you may never have heard about them, and some of them are popular tourist destination where hundreds of thousands of tourists come every year to relax and spend a lovely time.

Find the most beautiful European beach destinations in France, Cyprus, Spain, or Montenegro, which you have to visit at least once in the lifetime. Since there are countless gorgeous beaches, it is always hard to select those “best destinations.” Features like accessibility from the city, cleanliness, romantic surroundings, availability of fun activities, the overall beauty of the beach, and the charm of the natural environment are all examined and considered for the compilation of the following guide. You can find more cities with beautiful beaches using our search tool.

1. Ayia Napa

Ayia Napa is great for those who are looking for romantic time, as well as for those who want to party, not to mention those who want to just spend time with their kids. Ayia Napa offers something for everybody in combination with gorgeous sandy beaches! By the way, visiting the largest themed waterpark in Europe is a must and not only for your kids.

2. Ksamil

When talking about hidden gems, Ksamil must be somewhere at the top of the list! Magnificent white sand beaches, crystal clear water, pleasant climate, an ancient city on the UNESCO World Heritage list just a 10 minute drive, or nearby natural phenomena like Syri i Kalter will definitely amaze you with their beauty.

3. Palma de Mallorca

The city is full of history and is a perfect base for exploring the rest of Mallorca. Not that you would be bored or feel the need to. Lovely sand beaches, lively nightlife, tasty food and its rich cultural heritage will make you want to just chill in the city.

4. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The colourful city offers way more than just fine sand beaches. From Las Palmas, you can explore beautiful Canary nature, follow the footsteps of Christopher Columbus, visit traditional Canary villages and much more.

5. San Sebastian

The city is sometimes referred to as the food capital of Europe. When not eating, you must visit the old town, the charming countryside, the romantic centre of the city or just learn something about unknown and mysterious Basque culture. San Sebastian is also among the best cities for surfing in Europe.

6. Sveti Stefan

Sveti Stefan is a tiny island and private 5-star hotel resort in Montenegro. The island has about a 2-kilometre (1.2 miles) coastline and a lovely private sand beach. The island is only for accommodated guests of the hotel resort, but Sveti Stefan is worth paying for those who can afford it.

7. Nice

Walk, cycle or skate along one of the best-known promenades in France, try delicious local dishes, visit wonderful parks, wander the old town or just go to fine beaches. Nice is a great destination in every season thanks to its pleasant weather.