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Written by Kajani Shivam on June 21, 2021 Share on

Top 8 Beach Destinations – Summer Calling!

Summer vacations are always special, right? There were days where we all waited for our summer vacation to come as early as it could. But, 2020 being hit badly by Covid-19 never really gave us all an opportunity to even imagine about summer vacation. However, 2021 being the hope of travel, there are many countries that have opened their borders as a celebration to start tourism right from the summer vacation! Well, doesn’t that sound really pleasant? It does, huh? So, are you ready to gear up your summer vibes! Well, have I missed something? Oh yeah, summer vacation can never be a complete one without hitting the beaches! Summer vacation and beach destinations are the perfect combinations and we are going to look at the top 8 beach destinations to hit the summer hard with the sparkling waves!

Gear up to virtually take a walk with me to these top 8 beach destinations!

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Top 8 Beach Destinations

We here at Pickyourtrail have curated a list of the top 8 beach destinations which are officially open for US travelers. No more staying inside the home, it’s time to set your spirit free and fly high! Also, kindly note to follow the general restrictions in each destination for your own safety purposes.

  • Portugal
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Maldives
  • Mexico
  • Miami
  • Ireland

1. Portugal

Beach in Portugal
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Portugal which has recently opened its borders to the Americans is celebrated for its long stretched beaches. With 1700 km of coastline surrounding the country, Portugal has been dotted with a lot of secluded and cliff-backed beaches. In addition, to enjoy the summer vacation, you can choose the west coast which houses a number of beaches well known for their surfing and other water activities.

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in Portugal are Camilo Beach, Falésia Beach, Amado Beach, Quinta do Lago Beach, Almograve Beach, and Carcavelos Beach.

Also Read: All-Inclusive Hotels In Portugal – Check Out The Top Holiday Resorts!

2. Croatia

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Obvious, huh? Croatia houses more than a thousand islands and includes up to 3,600 miles of shorelines. No wonder that this country has made up to the list! The interesting part about the Croatia beaches is that every type of traveler will find the type of beach they have been looking for. Let it be a water sport activity-filled beach, scenic beach, or a less crowded one, you have it all here.

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in Croatia are Zlatni Rat, Prapratno, Paradise Beach, Stara Baska and Zrće Beach.

Also Read: A Croatian travel rhapsody – Top things to do in Croatia

3. Italy

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If you think Italy is all about historic monuments and history, you have completely got it wrong! With more than 5000 miles of coastline, the charming beaches in Italy are sure to give you a relaxing summer vibe. Right from the hidden beaches to the celebrity favorites, you have a handful of beaches in Italy.

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in Italy are the Spiaggia Dei Conigli, Camogli Beach, Tropea Beach, Spiaggia Di Maria Pia and Marina Piccola.

Also Read: Italy Travel Guide – Everything You Need To Know About Italy!

4. Spain

A beach in Spain
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A vacation to Spain especially during the summer vacation is undoubtedly one of the good choices. Also, if you have been looking for a beach vibe, you definitely got to consider Spain. More than its iconic festivals, football clubs, and architectural works, Spain is also highly popular for its enthralling beaches. If your soul has been wanting to for beaches, you would never skip visiting Spain.

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in Spain are Cala Agulla, Playa De Gulpiyuri, Playa De Silencio, Playa De Ses Illetes and Es Trenc Beach Mallorca.

Also Read: Spain Travel Guide: Top Cities, Places To Visit, Food to Try in Spain

5. Maldives

A beach in Maldives
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The fifth one to enter the list of top 8 beach destinations in the Maldives! As soon as you type the Maldives in google, the internet is going to pour you a bunch of breathtaking images of beaches. Well, try it yourself and get amazed with the eye-pleasing images of the beaches which would only make you search for more and more images!

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in the Maldives are Hulhumale Beach, Veligandu Island Beaches, Fulhadhoo Beach, Taj Exotica Beach, and Kurumba Beach.

Also Read: Maldives Travel Tips – Know the do’s and don’t’s while entering to this romantic island

6. Mexico

Tulum Beach
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Mexico proudly houses almost 500 beaches and is nothing short of a beach destination! Interestingly, this place will guarantee you a whole new underwater world! You will find a lot of unique ruins underwater which makes it more popular for snorkeling, scuba diving, and many more. Make sure to take a vacation to Mexico during summer to discover both the known and unknown beaches for an interesting summer holiday!

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in Mexico are Tulum, Playa del Amor, Puerto Vallarta Beach, Playa del Carmen and Playa de Akumal.

Also Read: 9 Top Tourist Attractions in New Mexico which you must not miss!

7. Miami

A beach in Miami
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The 7th one to enter the list of top 8 beach destinations is Miami! Miami is one of the top tourist destinations in Florida and is flocked by tourists every year, especially for its everlasting nightlife and beaches. As soon as I said Miami, Miami beach would have definitely struck your mind, right? Miami Beach, the home for bikini models, water sports, wealthy shoppers definitely deserves to be on your summer vacation! The city holds some of the most stunning beaches in Florida which are surely worth a visit!

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in Miami are Lummus Park Beach, Haulover Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, South Pointe Park Pier, and Surfside

Also Read: Worship the Sun when in Miami – Top 9 things to do in the city

8. Ireland

A beach in Ireland
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We all knew that Ireland is highly famous for its fairytale landscapes which often give us romantic vibes! But, Ireland housing 3,000 km of coastline is also blessed with some stunning beaches which are perfect enough to provide you awesome beachy summer vacation! Let it be you looking to spend time with your family, to click Instagram-worthy clicks, or to share a romantic moment, you have the perfect beaches to serve your interest.

Must-visit beaches

Some of the must-visit beaches in Ireland are Bundoran beach, Dog’s Bay and Gurteen Bay Beach, Whiterocks Beach, Inchydoney Beach, and Keem Beach.

Also Read: Ireland Travel Guide – All You Need To Know Before Visiting This Country

Did you like the virtual ride to these top 8 beach destinations? If yes, I am sure that you would definitely love visiting these beaches for real on your summer vacation! Without any further delays, quickly check on the Pickyourtrail website and do have a look at the Europe Tour Packages to make your long-awaited summer holiday a massive one!

Happy Summer Vibes!

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