Best Beach Vacations for 2011

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A list of the best beach vacations in Europe was published by, one of the most famous travel guides, offering a significant distinction for the tourism industry of Greece. An interesting notice has been given to Santorini, ranked 2nd on the best beach vacations list. This Cycladic island stands out for the Red Beach, well known for its unique color of sand and its background. The beach is gifted with a special dark landscape due to the red volcanic stones and hot water. Perissa is also an impressive beach for its dramatic black surrounding and the dark sand. The last beach that draws the attention of many tourists is Kamari for its black sandy coast. While Corfu is at the next position (3rd), Ermones beach keeps attracting many visitors every year due to the greenery hills and the majestic landscape, whereas Paleokastritsa remains one of the best places to enjoy a dive. The next on the list (4th) is Crete, the biggest island of Greece and a place with numerous beaches that take your breath away for their unspoiled beauty and spectacular landscape. Crete receives thousands of visitors every year, admiring their traditional character and cultural diversity. Mykonos is ranked 7th on the list but still high in popularity for its golden beaches, the azure waters and the relaxed environment. It is an ideal place for various activities during the summer months focusing mainly on the isolated beaches that stand out for their natural setting. Rhodes is found on the 19th position among the best beach places worldwide. Its crystal waters and the beautiful greenery setting are some of the most charming features of this Dodecanese island.