9Santorini, Greece

Renowned for its breathtaking sunsets and iconic white-washed buildings, Santorini boasts some of the most scenic beaches in the Mediterranean. Perissa and Kamari beaches, with their volcanic black sands, offer a striking contrast against the azure sea. Visitors can unwind on sun loungers, swim in crystal-clear waters, or explore underwater caves and reefs. For a more secluded experience, head to the Red Beach, nestled between towering cliffs and adorned with red volcanic pebbles. Whether it’s relaxing by the water’s edge or indulging in water sports, Santorini promises an unforgettable beach retreat.