1. Banana Beach (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Located near Jaffa, this beach is named after its iconic Banana Beach Restaurant. With its tranquil, laid-back nature, it’s known for extending the hangout past sunset. Bring a backgammon board, and you’ll fit right in.
9. Cala Macarelleta (Spain)
Two gorgeously secretive bays in the region — Macarella and Macaralleta — are revered for the beach views you can get atop the cliffs. You may see some nudists, but otherwise this small getaway is reserved for your party only.
15. Jali Beach (Albania)
On a coast where you’ll literally find people bathing atop abandoned bunkers, you’ll find Jali Beach — a frugal Albanian getaway. The beach is lined with restaurants famous for their seafood. Spend an afternoon here, and you might end up with a shot of espresso with rakia in your hands.