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There is nothing quite like an idyllic beach for honeymoon in some of the hottest beaches in the Europe. A place to laze, take in the atmosphere and just let time pass you by, and we have put together a list of some of the best honeymoon beaches in Europe in this travel guide. These top beach destinations in Europe are beautiful and inspiring whether your travel solo in Europe or in honeymoon, ideal for writing your memoirs or just dreamy letters home. For now though do not worry about that, read our travel blog and just start picturing yourself on these good beach destinations in Europe.

1. Fig Tree Bay, Cyprus

Cyprus is full of beauty and rustic charm, both of which are captured by the stunning Fig Tree Bay. Picture yourself drifting away in the Cypriot sun, cooling off in the serene waters and then heading up to a traditional beachside restaurant for some authentic cuisine. That is what you get with Fig Tree Bay - heavenly!

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2. Navagio Beach, Greece

Navagio Beach is probably the most famous and most photographed beach in Greece. It is certainly one of the country's most picturesque. Surrounded by spectacular limestone cliffs in total seclusion, Navagio beach is only reachable by boat. This adds to the mystique, as do its alternative names of Shipwreck Cove and Smugglers Cove. It is a must-visit European beach honeymoon destination if you are in Zakynthos or close by. The best views are from above, but the best place to relax is on the beautiful white sand and in the crystal-clear waters. The best time to go Greece is June to September.

You can read more about how to get to Navagio Beach at Zakynthos, Greece here - Trip to Zakynthos and Navagio - The Shipwreck Beach of Greece

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3. Ile de Re Beach, France

Among the honeymoon islands in Europe, the beaches in the Bay of Biscay are known for their elegance. Ile de Re is quite possibly the best one in the area, maybe even on the entire west coast while traveling France. Charming waterfront houses, striking sand dunes and pine tree greenery set the scene for this idyllic French spot. You will eat well here too - the oysters and freshly caught fish of the day just have to be tried.

4. Ischia, Italy

Eclipsed unjustly by its neighbor Capri for years, the Ischia island is one of the tourist treasures best kept by the Italians. Located in the Tyrrhenian Sea and only 30 km from Naples, Ischia is an island of volcanic origin that has become in recent years one of the largest thermal centers in the Mediterranean. Ischia is undoubtedly a movie spot in Southeast Italy.

To get to Ischia, you have to take an aliscafo (motor boat) from Naples or from Sorrento. Those who seek well-being and relaxation can discover the incredible thermal offer that Isquia offers, following an itinerary that runs through the best thermal centers of the island.

The Giardini Poseidon Terme, located in the suggestive bay of Citara, are the largest thermal park on the island, with 22 thermal healing pools whose waters emerge at constant temperatures between 16 and 40˚. Another feature of this park is the abundance of water, which allows a continuous renewal of them. The Negombo Hydrothermal Park is located in the splendid bay of San Montano in the town of Lacco Ameno.

Negombo offers 15 thermal pools at different temperatures, hydromassage, a plantar massage pool, a private beach, a beauty and health center and an aesthetic center. In the month of August the nights in Negombo are animated with musical and cabaret shows in the company of great Italian artists. It is worth to savor a dish of pasta ai frutti di mare or a variety of fried fish, all washed down with a delicious white Ischitano wine.

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5. Cala Tonnarella, Italy

Just like Navagio, this Sicilian beauty is difficult to get to, but once you are there you will be so glad you made the effort. It is tucked away in the Zingaro Nature Reserve, and if peace and quiet are your thing, this is hard to beat. Small in size, Cala Tonnarella more than makes up for that in its charm and beauty. Cala Gonone is a destination that you cannot miss from the eastern coast of the center of Sardinia, a place famous for its archaeological sites, crafts and beaches.

Feel the charm in one of the largest Italian islands in the Mediterranean. The Aeolian Islands deserve an exclusive week-long trip. Pretending to go and return in a day does not make much sense. Halfway between Europe and Africa, and bathed by calm and turquoise waters, Sicily is a world apart. Despite the attempts and plunges of modern life to erase the customs and traditions that have covered the Italian way of life for centuries, Sicily remains firm to its principles.

Sicily is not an ideal destination for those who want to visit historical remains or great works of art, but for those who want to soak up folklore, fascinating food, addictive way of life, happy inhabitants and a different way of understanding time. And it is that the clock, in Sicily, slows down, everything goes to half gas, the urgencies disappear and the hurry vanishes.

If other priority destinations in Italy are attractive to see its Roman buildings, its Botticellis, its timeless ruins and its icons, Sicilia offer herself. Enjoy the mix of Norman, Arab and other civilizations that fell in love with the city in the Norman Palace and throughout the historic center in Palermo.

Located on Mount Taurus, Taormina stands on the blue sea and on it Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Enjoy the archaeological ruins of the theater, which were used by both the Greeks and the Romans. Take a walk at sunset through the Isola Bella Nature Reserve and see how the sun hides behind the calm waters. The best time to travel to Sicily is in spring.

6. Chiavari, Italy

Chiavari was for centuries, a major world-class trading port. The medieval old town is rich in carrugi (narrow streets leading to large squares) and historic buildings. The best way to discover all the treasures of this Ligurian jewel is to walk along the central street, the Via Martiri della Liberazione or to lose yourself in the many small streets that are home to countless treasures. You can buy and enjoy a wide variety of Ligurian specialties, enter the antique shops and also go shopping even in bad weather in famous fashion or design shops nestled under the ancient arcades of Caruggio Dritto.

7. Rimini, Italy

Rimini is the symbolic city of the Emilia Romagna Riviera and summer tourism in Italy. It is the goal of thousands of Italian and foreign tourists who fill its sandy beaches every year and has the reputation of being the Italian capital of fun in summer. Between the hills and the sea, near the wonderful towns of Emilia Romagna, also full of tourist and cultural attractions, Rimini houses along its coastline quiet family pensions, large hotels and apartments that satisfy all tastes.

The wide and varied offer make it the ideal place for all types of summer vacations, both for those who seek tranquility, as well as for those who are more inclined towards fun, sports or entertainment and culture.

Perfect for a family holiday, equipped even with everything necessary for the four-legged members of the same and full of opportunities for the little ones, its main characteristic is still the impeccable welcome of the tour operators that during the whole year renew the initiatives with always new offers, from wi fi on the beach to the wide range of water sports and various sports under the umbrella and in the sand.

8. Tenerife, Spain

Tenerife is one of the most famous destinations in Spain for its natural landscapes, but above all for the high quality of its beaches. On the island you will find all kinds of coastline, both for lovers of nature in its purest state, for those who like water sports or those who want to rest quietly and spend a day with the family.

Some of the most recommended beaches in your visit to Tenerife are for example the Playa de Benijo, one of the most unique landscapes of the island that is located in the town of Taganana and where you will surely fall in love with its views; the Playa de la Arena, in Tocoronte, a coast of black sand highly recommended to visit with the family or Playa del Socorro, in Los Realejos, which is characterized by being perfect for surfing, but also perfect for those who want to rest.

Playa de Jardín or San Marcos Beach is of volcanic origin with its unique black sand, in addition to its beautiful natural landscapes. You cannot miss the opportunity to practice water sports such as windsurfing or the south on coasts such as El Cabezo Beach or Punta Blanca Beach. But for diving lovers, visit coastal areas such as the Los Gigantes cliffs, the Palometa or Carbonero, perfect regions for the practice of this sport and to discover the beautiful marine biodiversity of Tenerife.

9. Costa del Sol, Spain

Costa del Sol is one of the most visited destinations in Spain. The Mediterranean coastline runs from La Linea de la Concepcion (Gibraltar) to the municipality of Nerja on the border of the province of Malaga with the province of Granada. It is a display of cities and urbanizations with picturesque villages and historic centers through 185 kilometers that alternate beaches of varied shapes, sizes and styles.

The unbeatable formula that equally appeals to tourists of different nationalities (especially from France, Germany, England and Nordic countries) is the combination of excellent weather (sun almost 300 days a year), with beaches and mountain scenery next to a huge offer of services in an urban spot that practically extends without interruptions throughout those 185 kilometers.

10. Golden Bay, Malta

The Golden Bay is one of the most tourist and most famous beaches in Malta. The name of the beach comes from the golden color of its sand. It has sand, bars, easy access and hotels in the vicinity of the beach. Also, if you are one of those travelers who like to walk you can enjoy a nice walk along the beach and get closer to Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, another beautiful beach that is 5 minutes from Golden Bay.

11. Gozo, Malta

Many tourists mistakenly assume that visiting Gozo is not worth it because what they will find will be similar to what they have already seen in their older sister, Malta. They are wrong. Although its villages are built from the same honey-colored earth, Gozo has a completely different environment. Its capital is Victoria which is located approximately in the center of the island and, like the citadel of Gozo, it is essential to visit.

If you are interested in water sports such as diving or snorkeling, the deep blue waters of Gozo will be impressive and ideal for you to enjoy these activities. You will also find good trails, both along its entire coast and in the interior of the island, to walk and live unforgettable adventures.

One of the main tourist attractions of the Gozo island, the Azure Window, has collapsed due to a strong maritime storm. The blue door was already very deteriorated. Game of Thrones fans today have a less-visited location. Remember that this important series used the vicinity of the Azure Window to make the first episode of the Winter is Coming series. The best known island of this town is the Fungus Rock.

Xlendi, the small fishing village is really one of the most beautiful to know if you are going to visit Gozo. It is located next to the bay of the same name, where you can take a bath in its calm and warm waters, while you enjoy the views of this little village. It is an ideal place if you like diving or snorkeling as it has a beautiful coral bottom.

If in each place you visit you chase good beaches where you lie in the sun and enjoy the water, in Gozo you should not miss visiting Blas Bay. You will have, however, to walk a lot since the nearest place to park the car is quite far from the beach. Ramla Bay is one of the best known beaches of Gozo and therefore it is a must if you travel to this island.

Ramla Bay is well known for its red sand and because of that, many call it the orange beach. Ramla Bay, being hidden is very charming. On the other hand, on the beach you will find a beach bar where you can eat and drink and enjoy an unforgettable day at the beach. From Ramla Bay go to the Calipso Cave, which you can get by taking a bus from the village of Xaghra or doing a walk of about half an hour from Ramla Bay.

If you are a fan of Greek mythology it will surely have a special charm for you; When you visit it you can imagine Ulysses who stopped there on his long trip to Ithaca. The coordinates of its location could coincide with those of the Ogiga island that appears in The Odyssey.

12. Vik Black Sand Beach, Iceland

We are going to finish this rundown of Europe's best beaches with the one that is most unique in the list. It is in Iceland - yes, Iceland! Whilst that might not conjure up images of dreamy days on the sand and in the surf, this is one beach honeymoon you will never forget while traveling Iceland. Rugged coastline and jet-black sand are what you will find here.

Among the things to do in Iceland is to just laze around the beach and wish for the Northern Lights to appear and illuminate the sky. Completely unforgettable. The best time to visit iceland is February to March and September to October to see the Northern Lights in a camper van.

Visit any or all of these best beaches in Europe for the best European honeymoon and they will imprint themselves on your memory for a lifetime!

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