Best Blue Water Resorts
Here is your selection of the best European destinations to spend a wonderful holiday in crystal clear waters. For a great holiday in Turkey, a holiday in the turquoise waters of Croatia, an unforgettable holiday in the sea of Greece or Spain, book your hotel, villa, guest house, B&B or apartment at the best price guarantee and discover the best European resorts for a vacation by the water.
1. Dalmatia, Croatia
Rare are the regions that can be so proud of so many natural varieties as Split - Dalmatia. The mountain range, including one of the highest mountain in Croatia, separates Zagora with its continental features and the Mediterranean beach atmosphere. This region is among the most beautiful in the world. Here you will find both shallow water and the open sea, wild rapids and peaceful river beds, the most beautiful Mediterranean islands next to rugged cliffs with native species in the middle of the open sea, deep lakes and the unexplored wealth of the underground caves.
2. Sainte-Maxime, France
An oasis of peace between sea and land, emotions, sensations, flavors, smells, discoveries, your holiday destination cultivates the art of receiving. Welcome to Sainte-Maxime, Provencal city lively all year round and family destination. Ideally located in the heart of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, Sainte-Maxime is a favorite destination of the French Riviera. The continuous commitment to environmental protection and rational development has been rewarded since 1987 with the awarding of the famous European label "European Blue Flag".
3. Costa Brava, Spain
The Costa Brava is all about sun, beaches, coves surrounded by nature, refreshing diving experiences in crystal clear water, peace and tranquility, walks along footpaths along the coast, charming fishing villages ... How does it all sound? Unpack your diary, find the next gap and get ready to spend a great day at the beach.
4. Antalya, Turkey
Antalya, which can be visited every season, is an indispensable tourist destination, especially in the summer. This "blue" city enchants its guests with its beautiful beaches and has the longest coastline in Turkey. Antalya's most striking feature is the city's amazing palm trees that cool you with their shade and accompany you with their breeze on the way. Common in Antalya and adorning the city, palm trees are a sign of the city's mild Mediterranean climate. Hot and dry in summer and mild and rainy in winter, the city always feels like a warm home.
5. Zakynthos, Greece
Zákynthos is a green island with fertile valleys and a moderate climate. The landscape diversity has resulted in different types of beaches: there are sandy beaches in secluded bays where the calm waters are deep blue on the southeastern part of the island; nevertheless, if you like rugged cliffs and an interesting underwater world, try the western part of the island.
6. Gozo Island, Malta
Gozo is known to be a peaceful retreat for a change of pace and scene. The charm of Malta's sister island is immediately apparent; it is greener, more rural and smaller, with rhythms of life determined by the seasons, fishing and agriculture. Steeped in myth, Gozo is believed to be the legendary Calypso's island of Homer's Odyssey - a peaceful, mystical inland waterway.
7. Mallorca, Spain
Crystal clear waters, open to the wind from east to south, highlight a sandy bottom that is great for diving and small boats to anchor at depths ranging from three to four meters. Two nautical miles from the port of Cala Figuera Santanyí.
8. Brac Island, Croatia
The Zlatni Rat, often called the Golden Cape or Golden Horn, is a headland about 2 kilometers (1 mile) west of the port city of Bol on the south coast of the Croatian island of Brač, in the region of Dalmatia.
9. Bodrum, Turkey
Bodrum is one of the most popular holiday resorts in Turkey, famous for its nightlife, underwater archaeological museum and mausoleum of Halicarnassos. Not far from the city you can swim in absolutely clear, timeless, warm seas. Underwater divers in particular will want to explore the numerous reefs, caves and majestic rock formations. The waters offer multicolored sponges of all shapes and sizes, octopuses, and an immense variety of other aquatic life.