In a recent publication aimed at the international market, Turespaña, Spain’s tourism promotion body, has decided to highlight the most “Instagrammable” beaches in the country.
In this list, one beach has particularly caught everyone’s attention: Sitges Beach, ranking number 1.
Turespaña explains that as the tourist season progresses, more and more travelers wish to spend a few days enjoying the sea, sun, and sand at the beach. In the case of Sitges, they have found over 1.5 million posts on the social media platform with the hashtag #sitges.
According to an Instagram data analysis conducted by the online travel agency Weloveholidays, Spain boasts 5 of the 20 most popular beaches in the entire European continent.
The top 5 “Instagrammable” beaches in Spain are as follows:
- Platja de Sitges, Barcelona, Catalonia: This coastal gem tops the list, offering not only stunning sea views but also a historical and cultural charm that attracts travelers from all around the world.
- Platja de Puerto Banús, Marbella, Málaga: Located in glamorous Marbella, this beach is a meeting point for luxury and nightlife enthusiasts. Its blue waters and sophisticated atmosphere make it one of the most popular destinations on the Costa del Sol.
- Platja de Maspalomas, Gran Canaria: This beach is famous for its golden sand dunes and breathtaking landscape. It’s a paradise for nature lovers and a must-visit on the island of Gran Canaria.
- Platja de Nerja, Costa del Sol, Málaga: With its crystal-clear waters and traditional Andalusian charm, Nerja is a favorite destination for those seeking an authentic coastal experience.
- Platja de Tossa de Mar, Costa Brava, Catalonia: Located on the beautiful Costa Brava, this beach combines natural beauty with the rich history of Tossa de Mar, creating a unique and picturesque setting.
In summary, Sitges Beach not only holds a prominent place in Turespaña’s list of “Instagrammable” destinations but also offers a unique experience for those who visit. With its natural beauty, cultural charm, and rich history, Sitges remains a dreamy coastal destination that attracts travelers from all around the world. It’s no wonder it’s so popular on Instagram and beyond!