Bringing your family on a beach vacation brings a good experience for every member. If you are in Europe, you can consider these sandy shores.

Cala Gonone

This Sardinian beach presents a beautiful shore at an affordable rate. For an activity that all family members would enjoy, take a boat trip to the nearby remote beaches or the Marino caves.


Local tourists flock to this Spanish beach near Santander. It is not surprising as the seaside has a lot of cafes plus there is a nice view of the Picos de Europa peaks.

Es Grau

Menorca has a lot of beaches for families. Head over to Es Grau to enjoy kayaking and paddle boarding. It has tranquil waters and a natural paddling pool for swimming with kids.


The beaches in Crozon, Brittany are very quiet even during peak periods. There is no shortage of activities here: rock pooling, biking, kayaking, boating, diving and surfing.


Another European beach for the whole family to enjoy is in Corsica. The soft, powdery sand is a sure family pleaser. After swimming, your group can visit the variety of restaurants just right in front of the beach.

Praia de Salema

This fishing village in Algarve is a family-friendly beach destination, too. There are lifeguards watching all swimmers. Aside from the seashore, your family can look at the preserved dinosaur footprints on limestones.

Ramla Bay

Malta beaches are an eye pleaser; they have deep blue seas. Ramla Bay has activities for the whole family: snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing.

St George Beach

Greece does not disappoint with its scenic view. Every angle of the place seemingly takes you on an exhilarating imaginary ride to Greek mythology. St George Beach in Naxos offers shallow waters for paddling, swimming and snorkeling.


This family-friendly beach area in Croatia has a kilometer of sandy stretch with mostly shallow waters. Necessities such as umbrellas and deck chairs are available for hire. There are areas for beach volleyball.

 Extra beach: Yyteri

Finland presents this picture-perfect beach where the shallow waters are warm during summer and the breezes attract surfers and kitesurfers. For the children, there are play areas and ice cream stalls.