Friday, April 6, 2018

Best Beaches in the Mediterranean Sea


The Mediterranean Sea surrounds 23 countries in total including some of the most powerful countries in the world. Apart from their contributions to humanity, they have the most beautiful shorelines in the deep blue sea. Turkey, Spain, Cyprus, and Greece are just some of the holiday destinations that stunned the world for its amazing beaches. 

Countries in the Mediterranean coastline has idyllic beaches, each has something different than the next. As they are hundreds located in the Mediterranean Sea; from the majestic golden beaches off Turkey to the dreamy pink and pure white sands of the Greek islands, one thing remains common among these beaches, they are astoundingly beautiful. And all are waiting to be discovered.

What would be a perfect getaway than to have a luxurious holiday in these pristine beaches? Spend some time relaxing in its different colored sands underneath the perfect blue sky. Here are some of the popular holiday beach destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. 

Kleopatra Beach

As the name implies, this place is the favorite beach destination of Cleopatra, the face that launches a thousand ships. And it’s easy to see why; it’s the most beautiful beach in Alanya. According to the mythology, Egyptian named Queen Cleopatra who traveled the Mediterranean and stopped in the area and had a swim in its deep blue waters. The beach is famous for its super clear water; one that can easily view the marine life under its waters. It’s a gorgeous place almost paradise according to most people who travel in this place. Kleopatra beach is a paradisal place with an amazing view of the castle of Alanya with great bars and organizes water recreational activities. 

Elafonisi Beach, Crete, Greece

A holiday spent in Crete will never be complete without a trip to Elafonisi Beach. Its crystal clear waters and watercolor pink sand is worthy of an epic travel. A really beautiful hidden gem in Crete, it’s a destination itself. Rocky and winding roads will greet you on the way to this place. Don’t let it stop you from going, even though the bumps in the travel is a bit of a challenge, the very scenic road will entice you for price waiting at the end of the journey. Elafonisi Beach will greet you with small rocky beaches and a trail that will lead you to a protected area. 

Balos Beach and Lagoon, Kissamos, Crete, Greece

Located about 56km northwest of Chania and 17 km northwest of Kissamos, world-renowned lagoon of Balos is the most photograph beach in Crete. Famous for its idyllic sapphire and turquoise waters, it is also referred to as beach lover’s paradise and a favorite among tourists. Thousands of people flock the beach arriving by the ferries from Kissamos port. It really gets crowded as the beach gets packed during the months of July and August. If ever you did travel to enjoy the lively crowd, then walk in serenity in the early morning before the boats arrive from Kissamos.

Iztuzu, Dalyan, Turkey

Iztuzu beach is a nesting site for the endangered Loggerhead Turtles thus calling it as the Turtle Beach. It’s considered as the second most important site for the endangered species. Iztuzu is one of those few beaches on earth that preserved its original beauty; 5km of golden sand underneath a forested mountain without a single shop or house in sight. Because of the preservation efforts in the area, many would come here to enjoy a full day of relaxing swimming. Its location is a great holiday destination for families and young couples. 

Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Balearic Islands

This beach is a perfect destination for people who love to party but still enjoy a quiet time at the beach. The area just a few miles at the lively Ibiza but still can have intimate time with their loved ones. There nothing special about the beach, nothing much of the high-end amenities compare to other beaches, but it’s captured the hearts of many because of its secluded charm. Its pure white sands and pristine glassy tortoise sea will let you remind that paradise does exist. It won’t be a problem going to this beach as there’s a public transport service and the nearest bus stop is only 500 meters away from the place. 

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