Travelling around Europe can offer many exotic places that you never knew existed, giving you the same relaxation, sunshine and surfing as Hawaii can offer. So if you’re looking to travel around Europe and find some exotic alternatives, make sure to pack your sun cream, your EHIC and some board shorts, and check out our list of 5 Hawaii alternatives that you need to visit in Europe.
Biarritz is an elegant seaside resort that has been popular with European royalty and tourists alike. Thes spot often hosts various surfing competitions and is a major surfing destination for those looking to catch some waves in Europe instead of heading all the way to Hawaii. Biarritz boasts hot temperatures all year round with record highs hitting 40.6?C. If you’re looking for a fantastic surfing destination as well as luxury, then Biarritz boasts the best. With beautiful beaches and a unique atmosphere, there’s no better alternative to Hawaii than Biarritz.
Mellieha is a large village in Northern Malta which is a very popular tourist resort. Malta is one of Europe’s few exotic countries, with stunning sandy beaches and incredible nature all around the island. It is most well known for its beaches with the popular one being Ghadira Bay, where you can catch some of the best waves in Europe. If you’re looking for a Hawaiian alternative that offers relaxation, hot sun and fantastic surfing spots then Mellieha should be your first stop.
Costa de Caparica, Portugal
Surfing is a huge part of life in Costa de Caparica and if you’re looking for cultural festivals, fairs and celebrations then this is the perfect place to be. Boat tours and water sports are as big here as they are in Hawaii. Whether you’re looking to scuba dive, snorkel, surf or wakeboard, there’s plenty of opportunities to do so here.
Many people head to Hawaii for the chance to get up close and personal with nature. Pemantura can also offer this with their unique national parks such as the Kamenjak National Park and scuba diving. Premantura is wild with rugged beauty and showcases various plants, shrubs and wildflowers, dinosaur footprints and a number of protected marine species. With enjoyable temperatures almost all year round, crystal clear sea, natural beauty and interesting cultural heritage, Premantura offers a fantastic alternative to Hawaii.
Many people go to Hawaii for it’s incredible food, and although Chia may not have all of the home-grown tropical fruits that Hawaii can offer, there is no shortage of incredible cuisine here. Located in Southern Sardinia, there is also no shortage of hot weather and pristine beaches. It is these beaches and the turquoise water that attracts surfers and tourists from around the world, as well as many locals. Some of these beaches have been rated the best in Europe, so whether you’re looking for surfing, sunbathing or water sports there’s plenty to do here and is a great European alternative to Hawaii. If you’re after sun and tasty cuisine, then Chia is a great place to go.