Top 10 Mediterranean destinations for spending your summer holidays!

Monday - July 27, 2015

For lots of people worldwide an upcoming summer usually means a trip to the Mediterranean region, which encompasses various countries and cultures. Numerous resorts will suite every taste: nightlife lovers will find their haven, the beach lovers will retreat in its amazing beaches, while gourmets will be pleased with Mediterranean treats. Take a look at the list and pick your next vacation destination!

10. Nissi Beach, Cyprus

The uninhabited islet located close to the coast can be easily reached on foot through the shallow waters and its location provides a good shelter for the rest of the beach. Nissi Bay Beach Bar is very popular with locals and tourists alike, playing music throughout the day and organizing events such as foam parties & catwalks with guest DJs. A great place to enjoy your holidays!

Nissi Beach, Cyprus

9. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

This beach is truly iconic and the most recognizable in the world. Crystal clear water coast is surrounded with steep cliffs, that are often used by the base jumpers. The visitors get here by boat from Porto Vromi and spend a nice day in this picturesque place. It’s one of the most popular beaches in the world!

Navagio Beach

8. Manarola, Liguria, Italy

One of the most picturesque Italian villages is part of the popular Cinque Terre chain. Situated on the Italian Riviera, Manarola has various romantic hiking trails, including Love’s Trail, which connects Manarola with Riomaggiore. You should definitely check out this beautiful and authentic Italian village!

Manarola

7. Blue Lagoon, Comino, Malta

On the tiny island of Comino you will find the sheltered, dazzlingly blue waters of this small inlet. Boat trips from Gozo and Malta to Comino enable you to take a dip in the lagoon. Also on Comino is St. Mary’s Tower, which is featured in The Count of Monte Cristo. A great and quiet place to relax during your holidays!

Blue lagoon

6. Menorca, Spain

One of the Balearic Islands is really tiny, but has 120 stunning beaches! The water is crystal clear and perfect for bathing. Canoeing and kayaking are also among the popular activities. Besides the pristine beaches, there is a wide variety of birds and flowers. A beautiful holiday destination for quiet and relaxing vacation!

Menorca

5. Dubrovnik, Croatia

Besides being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, Dubrovnik is also protected by UNESCO for its historic prominence. There is a lot to do and see here: from exploring amazing architecture with a cable car, visiting exciting summer festivals, to sailing and relaxing on the beaches. It’s a historically and culturally rich town, with great beaches and resorts!

Dubrovnik

4. Cala del Pi, Platja d’Aro, Spain

This amazing little beach is surrounded by nature and a walking trail that connects it with other little beaches, in a very peaceful and beautiful landscape. But not far away you can enjoy great shopping in the boutiques in the high street of the town of Platja d’Aro, where there is also a great variety of night time entertainment with bars and nightclubs where you can have a drink and dance!

cala del pi

3. Sardinia, Italy

Being the second largest island in the Mediterranean, Sardinia has a very long coast and numerous sandy beaches. The nature is versatile and provides all year round activities: horseback riding, sailing, even skiing in winter. And the cuisine is exquisite! Don’t miss its beautiful nature!

Sardinia

2. Corsica, France

The island’s volatile history is reflected in the dramatic landscape. A witness to various historic events, today Corsica attracts tourists for numerous reasons: a beautiful coastline, mountainous landscape, mild climate. The cuisine is splendid: a lot of fresh ingredients and local drinks will please every gourmet!

Corsica

1. Santorini, Greece

The volcanic island must have been a holiday destination for the Ancient Greek gods. The place is truly divine. The white houses, rising up the cliffs, are authentic and define the island. Various luxurious resorts make it a perfect place to relax and enjoy the perfect weather. No wonder why it’s the favorite holiday destination!

Santorini

So what’s your pick? Where would you like to spend your holidays?