Four of the best beaches in Europe, according to TripAdvisor.

Here are the top 10 beaches in Europe for 2022 according to TripAdvisor - including one of Scotland's most idyllic bays

With golden sands, clear waters, and spectacular views – these are the beaches rated highest by online reviewers.

With Covid travel restrictions continuing to ease many of us are dreaming of lying on a sun lounger with a good book, relaxing to the sound of the sea gently lapping the shore.

If you are looking for inspiration about destinations, travel website TripAdvisor recently revealed the winners of their annual Travellers’ Choice awards, including Europe’s finest beaches.

The awards use both the quality and quantity of ratings to determine which spots come out on top.

While the beaches of the Mediterranean predictably figure highly, there are also a couple of beaches Scots won’t even have to stop on a place to experience.

Here are the coastal getaways recommended.

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