The 10 Best European Beaches to Enjoy Before Summer Ends
From the pebbles around Brighton Pier and unspoiled Welsh coves to Greek Islands and Spanish beaches where the party never stops, September is a great month to enjoy the best European beaches.
Whether they’re gay beaches with a strong LGBT presence or are somewhere off the beaten path are thus perfect for a romantic adventure with your partner, we’ve got sea and sand sorted.
These are the 10 best European beaches to enjoy in the summer:
1. Cala Balmins / Playa de la Balmins, Sitges, Spain
The gay town of Sitges, a 40-minute train ride south of Barcelona, has everything you might want from a holiday destination: romantic cobbled streets, boutique shopping and a variety of nightlife, with the warm Mediterranean Sea and golden sands never more than a few hundred meters away.
The jewel in Sitges’ crown, however, has to be Cala Balmins / Playa de la Balmins, with its rocky outcrops, reasonably priced beach bar and — come Sitges Bear Week — more naked hairy men frolicking in the water than you could imagine possible on one strip of sand.