Regardless of where you are in the world, if there is one place people flock to the most, especially during the hot summer months is undoubtedly to the beach. Travel agencies and airports are busy with millions of travellers bolting towards warm weather. Although, compared to their West Indian counterparts, the majority of Europeans are not lucky enough to enjoy the sun and sea 365 days a year. Yet many European beach enthusiasts and locals near the coast, are still able to enjoy all that the sun and surf has to offer. Especially during the summer, so it is of no surprise that millions stay on the continent, foregoing the costly flight to half-way around the world for the same scenic views.
The beauty and mysteries of many West Indian beaches are undisputed. However, there are many countries in Europe whose beaches appear to be identical twins to West Indian beaches, and are popularly enjoyed by millions of tourists and locals on the European continent. So if you live in or nearby these gorgeous European beaches, and you’re kicking yourself for not being able to travel to the West Indies, do not fear: these twin beaches of the Atlantic/Mediterranean and the West Indies will surely make you do a double take. If you are from the West Indies, then you may be surprised that Europe has a lot to offer and even rival your own.
Here are 15 types of beaches across the Caribbean and Europe that are almost identical to each other.
Verdict: Is there a clear winner in these beach-stole-my-look categories?
Have you been to any of these beaches on either side of the globe?
What other beaches have you visited that you think are similar to one another in the Caribbean and across Europe?