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Are you ready to discover the most magnificent beaches in Europe? Here at StudentUniverse we have comprised a list of the best beach destinations in Europe. Why not pack your bag, sunglasses and sunscreen because we guarantee to show you some of the most beautiful beaches.  

1. Zlatni rât beach, Bol, Croatia 

Croatia is known for its fantastic beaches and partying. One beach in particular is the Zlanti rat (Golden Cape) which is situated on the island of Brac, an hour from mainland Split.

You’ll be left wide-eyed at the dazzling triangle of beaches that lies beyond the shops of Barc. Make sure you pack your camera as the mountain range behind Bol, a nearby island makes for fantastic sunset viewing.

2. Es Migjorn, Formentera, Balearic Islands

Who needs the Caribbean when you have the Baelearics? Formentera is the smallest and least developed island on the Baelearics; a very different prospect from party central Ibiza

Es Migjorn is blessed with miles of beautiful, white sand and baby blue ocean. You’ll be sure to find a spot on the beach as not many tourists come to this island making it the perfect getaway. Take advantage of the breeze and try your hand at wind-surfing.

3. Paradise Bay, Malta 

Overlooking the Maltese islands of Comino and Gozo, Paradise Bay is situated on the northern tip of Malta. Looking down on the island of Cirkewwa getting to Paradise Bay requires some walking as it is the furthest of all islands.

The minute you reach the bottom of the cobbled steps you will be wowed by the dramatic cliffs and ultramarine waters which surround the beach. Why not hire a deckchair and bask in the beautiful views before bracing yourself for the walk back up.

4. Reynisfjara, Iceland

Who says beaches have to be golden? The Reynisfjara which is located in Iceland is cover in black and blue sand plus the odd lumps of ice from the Vatnajokull glacier. If you love the weird and the wonderful then you really need to check it out.

5. Platja del Portitxol, Costa Brava

The Platja del Portitxol which is located in Costa Brava will definitely activate your holiday senses. As this picturesque beach, is surrounded by pine forests and golden sand exactly what beach holidays are made of.  You’ll find that the beach’s calm, shallow waters are ideal for everyone to take a swim, and if you stay until sundown, you’ll enjoy one of the Costa Brava’s stunning sunsets.

There’s a world of opportunity out there just waiting to be explored, so make sure you don’t miss out! Remember, the only thing that’s limiting you is your imagination.

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