Summer isn’t over yet – check out our 10 Best European Hostels for a Beach Trip!
If you’re still after a beach holiday then you’re in for a treat because these 10 awesome hostels have beautiful beaches and a whole lot of party fun. Get yourself there for a never ending summer experience!! These are our 10 best European hostels for a beach trip.
1. Hostel in Barcelona
Everyone’s favourite Spanish party city is still super hot and throwing fiestas until October! What could be better than sunning yourself all day, taking a break for some culture in the Gothic old town, or shopping in the boutiques, before heading for amazing tapas and some serious dancing? The beach at Barceloneta is still busy with people tanning, paddle boarding and playing beach volleyball. What’s not to love? Get yourself to Kabul hostel to enjoy some sun, sea and sangria!
2. Hostel in Hvar
Voted as one of the most beautiful islands in the world, this Croatian heaven is lush with greenery and has mild winters, making it the perfect beach spot all year round. Along with white sand beaches there are also plenty of cultural things to do here, as well as a lively bar scene. With amazing terrace views from their swimming pool, Villa Marija Hostel is the best hostel in town. A short walk to all the major attractions and the beaches, you’re guaranteed to have a great time at this friendly hostel!
3. Hostel in Nice
The French Riviera: long beaches, great food and plenty of glamour – ooh la la! Get yourself to Nice and enjoy this awesome Mediterranean city offering culture, beach and activities. With great shopping, restaurants, nightlife and of course a famous beach, you won’t want to leave! With plenty of water sports and sailing, as well as beautiful surrounding countryside, there really is something for everyone here. For a budget, fun and central location, check in to Villa St Exupery Beach – the best hostel in town!
4. Hostel in Lisbon
Lisbon is one of the prettiest capital cities with historical buildings and amazing views from the city’s hills, but it also has great beaches within easy reach. You can get to the sandy beaches from the city centre easily, or travel a bit further for the quiet ones. If you surf then you won’t be disappointed either with some of the best surf beaches in the world within easy reach!
For the best hostel in town, stay at Oasis Backpacker Hostel – in the best neighbourhood with our favourite sunset views (and cocktails in their garden!) they have welcoming staff and communal dinners as well as a great atmosphere.
5. Hostel in Rimini
This famous Italian beach resort is still drawing the crowds with its miles of sandy shores and bars and clubs. Check out what the Adriatic coast has to offer with loads of water sports or just some classic tan time. Where’s the party at? Sunflower Beach Hostel – just minutes from the sea and with the best party atmosphere!!
6. Hostel in Valencia
The home of paella and some amazing architecture, Valencia has a mixture of historical charm with modern attractions including the City of the Sciences and the famous aquarium. The long sandy beach is a short ride out of the old town and the best place to relax in this beautiful city after a hard night partying in the student part of town! In the centre of the old town you’ll find the colourful and lively Home Valencia Hostel – with and a traditional Spanish terrace and paella making classes.
7. Hostel in Ischia
This Italian island is the better version of neighboring Capri, with plenty of historical sites to see but also plenty of beaches to sit back and relax. A short boat ride from Naples and you’re in Italian beach heaven! With incredible sunsets and a whole host of beaches to choose from, you’re guaranteed an amazing time. Enjoy a poolside cocktail and BBQ at Paradise Beach Hostel – the name says it all!
8. Hostel in Malaga
Picasso’s home town is no longer just a beautiful beach resort but is also packed full of art galleries including the new Pompidou Center, Roman ruins and an old town sizzling with great bars and restaurants. Enjoy some Southern Spain hospitality in this cool city – and of course their famously good beaches! Check out Oasis Hostel Malaga for a centrally located and cool design hostel in the old town. The roof terrace cocktails will help you cool off from the beach!
9. Hostel in Marseille
This French party city boasts a sunny climate all year round as well as beautiful natural beaches and a great nightlife. Famous for the nearby Calanques and nature parks, the coastal scenery here is outstanding. When you’ve eaten enough amazing local food then take yourself for a boat trip or a chill out on the beach and enjoy the good life!
If you’re staying in Marseille then check in to Vertigo Vieux Port Hostel – centrally located and with an artistic flair, you’re bound to have an enjoyable stay here.
10. Hostel in Cardiff
Yes! Last but not least of our 10 best European hostels for a beach trip, it might not be as hot as the Med, but Cardiff has some awesome beaches and plenty of water sports to keep you entertained. You can even do speedboat tours around Cardiff Bay where you can see the city sights from the water.
If you’re heading to Cardiff then stay at Nosda Studio Hostel – with a central riverside location and great terrace bar with live music, we guaranteed you’ll love it!
We hope you enjoyed our tips for the 10 Best European Hostels for a Beach Trip! See you at a Famous Hostel soon!