The Turkish Dalyan is the best beach destination in Europe. This according a research carried out by Zoover and Meteovista. The Portuguese Monte Gardo and Greek Stalis complete the Top 3. Side is the most popular destination in Turkey, followed by Alanya and Marmaris.
The researchers looked at thousands of beach reviews, the local weather conditions and the appreciation of beach destinations on Zoover. This covers the best (highest appreciation) and the most popular beach destinations (most common).
Top 10 best beaches
Greece is most represented in the top 10. All other countries are southern European countries. Also beaches in Spain and Portugal scored well.
|Portugal||Monte Gordo||9,0||7,8||9||76 mm||26°C||75%||8,9|
|Greece||Stalis / Stalida||8,3||8,1||10||18 mm||27°C||78%||8,9|
|Turkey||Incekum / Avsallar||8,6||7,2||9||86 mm||30°C||76%||8,7|
|Spain||La Pineda||8,9||8,4||8||76 mm||25°C||56%||8,7|
Dalyan, according to the visitors of Zoover and the weather figures from Meteovista, is the best scoring beach destination. This destination is located on the Lycian coast and is protected area. The destination is known for its magnificent rock tombs and many turtles. The beaches are rated with an average of 8.9 on Zoover. With an average summer temperature of 29°C and almost no rainfall, Dalyan is the best beach destinations in Europe.
Enis Tataroglu, director of the Turkish Tourist Office, is very enthusiastic about the choice of Dalyan: “It’s great to hear that Dalyan has been voted as the best beach destination in Europe, Dalyan is also one of my favorites. Dalyan is a place where you can enjoy a wonderful climate, unique ecological characteristics, history and beautiful scenery. I hope everyone has a chance to visit Dalyan.”
Top 10 most popular beach destinations
The Turkish beach destinations are still popular among European tourists. With an average rating of 8.2 Side is the most popular beach destination, followed by Alanya and Marmaris. Playa del Ingles is the first destination outside Turkey.
|Spain||Playa del Inglés||8,2||7,4||8|
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