The Mediterranean Sea is one of the best places in the world to spend a summer vacation. This area in the south of Europe has an unbeatable weather, heavenly beaches, marvelous historical wealth and a healthy and delicious gastronomy. BoatBureau suggests you the five best beach destinations in the Mediterranean for you to have a relaxing and unforgettable time this summer.
5. Majorca, Spain
Majorca is the biggest of the Balearic Islands, east of Spain. It is known for its large beaches and coast resorts. But this island has also small bays to relax, swim and enjoy sunbathing. Majorca has also a cathedral in Palma, castles and little towns that are worth visiting.
The quality of the fish and seafood of Majorca is excellent. And the central part of the island is mountainous and there are many vegetable crops and farms that provide the products for a varied gastronomy.
4. Sardinia, Italy
The Italian island of Sardinia is a vacation paradise. It has unbelievable beaches of crystal clear waters. It is well-known the Costa Smeralda, where the sea becomes emerald, but around the whole island the beaches are truly beautiful.
But Sardinia is not only sea. It has a very rich heritage megalithic and ancient constructions, and it has also little fishermen and farmer villages where the foreigners are kindly welcomed.
3. Corsica, France
The biggest French island, Corsica, is a territory full of surprises and secrets. Corsica is unexpectedly a very mountainous island and a significant part of its coastline is formed by cliffs. On top of them there are beautiful towns that defy the precipice, like Bonifacio.
In Corsica you will feel like you are part of the European history because this island is where Napoleon Bonaparte was born. There they are experts in boar lunchmeat and their gastronomy is divine. If you are interested in a sailing itinerary for Corsica you can check this suggestion.
2. Zakynthos, Greece
Probably by now you are astonished by the beauty of the landscape above. This paradise exists on Earth and it is called the Navagio beach of the Greek island of Zakynthos.
Greece has thousands of islands where the waters are clear, the sand is golden and all this is together with the Mediterranean landscape of green vegetation and fishermen villages. You can choose a boat charter in Greece and enjoy an unforgettable vacation, because sailing is obviously the best way to know all this islands.
1. Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre are five little villages in the Italian coast of Liguria: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These five lands preserve the ecological beauty of the Italian Riviera coast and allow visitors that reach them by land or sea the opportunity to enjoy a unique and beautiful place.
If you want to discover a truly picturesque part of Europe, Cinque Terre is a must destination in the Mediterranean coast.