The arrival of Spring often coincides with pleasant fantasies on where to enjoy the first bath in the sea and come down hard so the beginning of the season of weekends spent at the beach relaxing, a bit of sport and so much fun.
Among the best beaches where symbolically undress for the winter to dive in the summer, we recommend that of Bergeggi, a great option if you are short on time and you will love the picturesque landscapes of liguria, or the Balata dei Turchi in Pantelleria, perfect for those who love the wild coast.
If you want to take advantage of spring break to take a long bridge away from the city, the council is to choose the Beach Elafonissthe Crete, ses Illetes in Formentera or Es Trenc in Mallorca to give you a break from the flavour of summer without the boredom that can lead to the large tourist flows that pour into these areas in the warmer months.
Discover, then, the best beaches, where to take the first swim of 2019:
- Bergeggi, Liguria
- Balata dei Turchi-Pantelleria
- The beach of Elafonissi, Crete
- The beach of ses Illetes, Formentera
- The beach of Es Trenc, Mallorca
1 – Beach of Bergeggi, Liguria
A weekend in Liguria in the spring is a real must for those who can’t wait to relax by the sea and may represent the perfect opportunity to enjoy the first bath of the 2019 enjoying picturesque views.
One of the best beaches where you can usher in the season 2019 is surely that of Bergeggi, a picturesque village of 1,200 souls, located in the Riviera di Ponente, between the towns of Spotorno and Vado Ligure, in the province of Savona
In Bergeggi you can choose between the stretches of free beach or equipped, and swimming in its waters you can enjoy the beauty of the surrounding coastline and the island has faced. The picturesque Island of Bergeggi, in the heart of the Regional Natural Reserve of Bergeggi, is located 250 meters from the coast, as the territory is protected, can be admired only from afar, imagining the rich flora that grows there and the wildlife that inhabits it.
- Where to sleep in Bergeggi: Hotel Claudio is a modern hotel where you can enjoy a fantastic view of the sea and treat yourself to a romantic dinner in its michelin starred restaurant, or Domain Sea Resort & SPA is a luxurious hotel with a large outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped Spa and a beautiful park.
2 – Balata dei Turchi-Pantelleria
If you love wild coasts and pristine, a perfect place to enjoy the first bath of 2019 is the Balata dei Turchi in Pantelleria.
This inlet is located in the southern part of the island and is wedged between the majestic cliffs up to 300 metres, from which it takes its name. The term “Balat” in Arabic means, in fact, the “slab of stone”.
During a day at the Balata dei Turchi in Pantelleria you can enjoy a crystal clear sea in a natural setting unique and memorable, and, also, a lot peace and quiet view of the difficulty in reaching it.The road that leads to this cove is, in fact, quite winding and steep and is not recommended for families with children or people with mobility difficulties.
- Where to stay in Pantelleria: Cossyra Hotel, a comfortable hotel, located in the southern area of the island and features a huge swimming pool, or Sikelia Luxury Hotel is a stylish adults-only hotel that offers a free shuttle to the airport.
3 – Beach of Elafonissi, Crete
The long holiday season that lies ahead between Easter and May day can be an occasion very interesting to enjoy a first holiday abroad, looking for the sunny coast lapped by crystal clear waters such as those ofthe Island of Crete.Here, already in the spring you can enjoy the holidays, from the flavour of summer and the beautiful beach of Elafonissi with its sand with pink shades is the ideal place to enjoy a advance in the summer.
This small beach is certainly a must during a vacation in Crete, is located on the south-western coast of the island 75 km from Chania, and is reached by a road which offers breathtaking views of the gorges of the White Mountains.
After a relaxing day on the beach of Elafonissi is recommended to visit the small and beautiful Monastery of Chrissoskalitissa from where you can admire one of the most beautiful sunsets of your life.
- Where to stay in Crete: Corinna Sea, only 5 km away from Chania, a resort recently renovated and offers a beautiful swimming pool overlooking the sea or the GDM Megaron is an elegant hotel built in the heart of Heraklion in 1925 and classified as a historical monument. From here you can reach all the main places of interest of the city and enjoy a fantastic view of the venetian harbour.
4 – the Beach of ses Illetes, Formentera
Another beach where you can treat yourselves to a memorable first swim of the season is the playa de ses Illetes on the western side of the peninsula Trucador, between Punta des Pas and Platgeta des Carregador, in the area north of Formentera.
This beach is considered one of the most beautiful of the Pearl of the Balearic islands is characterized by fine white sand and its backdrop has a dense posidonia where they are hiding thousands of colorful fish.
Given the number of tourists that pours on this beach in the warmer months, the spring can be the perfect time to enjoy fully and in all tranquility, the beauty of its nature and of the landscapes that it offers.
- Where to sleep in Formentera Hotel Club Sunway Punta prima offers simple but comfortable rooms, a large garden and a beautiful swimming pool, or Five Flowers Hotel & Spa, a modern hotel with a swimming pool, a bar and a hot tub with 360° panoramic view on Formentera and Ibiza and the rooms and common areas furnished with design furniture. These hotels are located in Es Pujols.
5 – Beach of Es Trenc, Mallorca
If you want to give the first bath of the 2019 in a location in the caribbean without facing an intercontinental journey, you can opt for the beautiful beach of Es Trenc in the part southern of the island of Mallorca.