5 Most Beautiful Beaches of Spain

Spain is a country with one of the longest coastlines in Europe. Its mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north by the Bay of Biscay; and to the west and northwest by the Atlantic Ocean. The territory of Spain also includes archipelagos in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast; two major exclaves and several islands and peñones (rocks). So of course, the number of outstanding beaches and resorts in Spain is outstanding. Where to go and what to choose? Read our guide through 5 most beautiful beaches of Spain!

1. Majorca

Majorca (or as it is also known, Mallorca) is a Spanish island located in the Mediterranean Sea. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain, especially during summer months, since Majorca is really famous for its hot climate, amazing coastline and beautiful landscapes. But not only! The Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana, a mountain range of the island, was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011. Majorca is quite a large island, but all of its beaches are stunning. Choose any of them, and you will no regret!

2. Ibiza

Most probably, you have heard about Ibiza. First of all, because of its famous and active nightlife. No wonder, Ibiza is considered to be a summer party capital of Europe! Ibiza has all the best dance clubs, best DJs, and the most famous festivals, parties and other events are happening only here! So this is a "must" place for all the lovers of unforgettable and crazy nightlife. However, this is not the only thing that can characterize the island! It’s also home to quiet villages, yoga retreats and beaches, from Platja d'en Bossa, lined with hotels, bars and shops, to quieter sandy coves backed by pine-clad hills found all around the coastline.

3. Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is an island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, and the second largest of the Canary Islands, after Tenerife. In May 2009, it was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO. The island has 152 beaches along its coastline with white sands, which is 50 km long. But this is not everything, Fuerteventura has something more to surprise you! If you want to see something really magnificent, go to the beaches with black volcanic shingle (which are about 25 km long here). Besides this, the island has a long and exciting history, and has many important cultural sites, so for sure, you will not be bored and will be able to make your trip even more interesting! So... isn't it the most beautiful choice for your summer vacation?

4. Lanzarote

Lanzarote is one more absolutely stunning island in a group of Canary islands. It is famous for its year-round warm weather, endless beautiful beaches and volcanic landscape. This is one of the most popular destinations in Spain among travelers that prefer active vacations and water activities and extreme sports. Lanzarote has several dive centres. It is known as an excellent place for diving and snorkeling. Moreover, its Famara beach has cliffs for hang gliding and surf schools. So if it is something that you would like to experience during your trip, choose Lanzarote!

5. Tenerife

Tenerife is the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, off West Africa, with its significant landmark, Mt. Teide, which rises 7,500 m above the ocean floor and is among the world’s largest volcanoes. Tenerife is one of the most popular destinations in Spain that is attracting millions of tourists. It is known for its high endless sandy beaches, crystal clear water, good climate, stunning landscapes, delicious food, quality service and great resorts. Doesn't matter, what you would like to do and with whom you would like to spend your vacation. Tenerife has something to offer for any kind of traveler, so be sure, you will totally enjoy it!

Conclusion

As you see, the variety of beautiful destinations for summer trips with amazing beaches and beautiful environment in Spain is really above the average! The only thing you have to do is to choose a place, and all the other things you will enjoy for sure! Guaranteed! We are wishing you a great vacation and a lot of unforgettable memories!

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Kate Makogon
Traveler and adventure seeker. Expert in travelling in Europe. Foodie and art lover. Can't stop wondering the beauty of this world.