In today’s world, Instagram gets to depict our lives. And picture perfect beaches can up your level in this game. Europe leads the list, be it family-friendly beaches in the UK or lively hot spots in Greece and Spain. Let’s find out what are the Europe’s most-used-hashtags for the beaches.
Porthcurno Beach, Porthcurno, UK
Count of Instagram posts: 21,399
Here, dogs are welcomed at this amazing beach. It has high cliffs on both the sides providing a scenic backdrop and shelter from the wind.
Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain
Count of Instagram posts: 25,486
One of the reasons that this destination south of Ibiza might be so popular is because it’s one of Europe’s top nude beaches.
Butterfly Valley, Fethiye, Turkey
Count of Instagram posts: 26,325
Butterfly Valley is the home to a lots of Europe’s best lookout spots — and, as advertised, to some 100 species of butterflies. Is it amazing?
Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi, Greece
Count of Instagram posts: 26,443
Photography lovers can’t resist the temptation of taking photos of this beach’s unique pink sand. In fact, it’s addictive.
Balos Beach, Crete, Greece
Count of Instagram posts: 26,71
With sunsets like this, no wonder tens of thousands of Instagram users have shared photos of Balos?
Fig Tree Bay, Protaras, Cyprus
Count of Instagram posts: 28,107
This beach, is very well known for its crystal-clear, clean water, and is named for the fig trees found near its coast.
Zlatni Rat, Brac, Croatia
Count of Instagram posts: 28,530
The unique feature of Zlatni Rat is that it boasts a romantic rocky shore.
Falesia Beach, Olhos de Agua, Portugal
Count of Instagram posts: 31,286
Falesia is surrounded by stunning red cliffs waiting to be photographed.
Navagio Bay, Zakynthos, Greece
Count of Instagram posts: 32,866
Can you guess the pet-name for this beach boasting an old ship washed up on its shore? “Shipwreck Beach,” obviously.
Punta Prosciutto, Puglia, Italy
Count of Instagram posts: 33,748
This beach is quite often jammed with sun-seekers. Its white-sand shores, surrounded by the sand dunes and photogenic quality make the crowds worth it.
Playa de las Canteras, Gran Canaria, Spain
Count of Instagram posts: 35,034
Surfers having various skill levels are driven towards Playa de las Canteras, because of the classes and camps they offer to wave-riders.
Pampelonne Beach, St. Tropez, France
Count of Instagram posts: 35,034
This beach has been the stunner since the ’50s.
Playa de la Concha, San Sebastian, Spain
Count of Instagram posts: 35,136
Named for the shell-shaped bay it’s tucked into, this beach is famous because of the dramatic iron sculptures.
Reynisfjara, Vik, Iceland
Count of Instagram posts: 35,587
Black sand and rocky sea stacks bounds people to prefer it to any other beaches and capture this beauty in all the ways possible.
Kleopatra Beach, Alanya, Turkey
Count of Instagram posts: 35,656
Kleopatra Beach is famous for its fine silky sand above that the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea beyond it adds to the spark.
Cala Salada, Ibiza, Spain
Count of Instagram posts: 39,876
Cala Salada’s shallow, swimmable waters, surrounded by rocky cliffs – what more do you need?
Barceloneta Beach, Barcelona, Spain
Count of Instagram posts: 51,485
This Barceloneta Beach has the most spectacular sunsets, enough to make even the most well-traveled Instagram followers envious.
Praia de Rocha, Algarve, Portugal
Count of Instagram posts: 53,954
The Fort of Catarina, a medieval structure designed to protect locals against pirates and privateers, is one of the most photographed attractions at Praia de Rocha.
La Pelosa Beach, Stintino, Italy
Count of Instagram posts: 54,188
La Pelosa Beach is well known for its calm, clear water. It is a great place for daring cliff jumpers.
Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth, UK
Count of Instagram posts: 67,100
A lot of Instagram users choose to get their shots on Bournemouth Beachs because of its distinctive and colorful beach shacks.
Playa d’en Bossa Beach, Ibiza, Spain
Count of Instagram posts: 88,410
As expected of one of Ibiza’s very popular beaches, this spot is jam-packed with terrific ocean-side bars and lounges.
Durdle Door Beach, Dorset, UK
Count of Instagram posts: 113,990
Durdle Door Beach is one hell of a sight because of the magnificent ocean arch features, perfect for Instagram posts.
Nissi Beach, Ayia Napa, Cyprus
Count of Instagram posts: 124,910
Tourists find their bliss at Nissi. The DJs there often play tunes and most popular among all is the water sports and lounging there.
Brighton Beach, Brighton, UK
Count of Instagram posts: 466,919
Families just love the Brighton Beach. It’s an idyllic locale with a fun-filled seaside pier.
Positano, Salerno, Italy
Count of Instagram posts: 986,714
Positano has nearly twice as many Instagram photos as the second beach on this list. And with its romantic seaside cliffs, colorful sand umbrellas and patented Italian charm, it’s easy to see why.