Summer trips for youth - four most popular destinations
By Ana Jakovljević, Air Serbia
1. Palma de Mallorca, Spain - Pearl of the Balearic Islands
Mallorca, an island of natural beauty, hidden lagoons along the coast and exotic beaches, is the largest island in Spain. Clear sea, sandy beaches, pine forests, palm trees and mountain ranges adorn this island, which is surrounded by turquoise sea, with secret coves, golden sand, green leaves, sleepy stone villages and a capital city full of life.
Palma de Mallorca is the largest city and port on the island, rich in sights and historical places, which hides a seemingly endless array of galleries, restaurants, craft studios and bars. Wandering in any direction, you can find winding medieval streets with aristocratic town houses, crowded public squares, lively bohemian settlements and markets that are flooded with all the riches of the island. As a place of rich history, picturesque cultural scene and gastronomic excellence, it offers tourists a large number of museums and palaces, masterpieces of Gothic architecture and over 500 km of coastline with more than 200 beaches to enjoy. Some of the most famous are Cala Mesquida, Cala Mayor and Cala Millor.
Palma, the largest city in the autonomous community of the Spanish Balearic Islands, is stunning because it rises in stone from the waters of Badia de Palma and dates back to antiquity. There is a mixture of past and present, the best entertainment, different cultures and the beautiful blue of the Mediterranean. Palma is known for its warm summers and mild winters. It has a hot summer Mediterranean climate, and the suitable time for the beach usually lasts about 6-7 months, from the end of April to the beginning of November. You will be delighted when you go on a tour of the beautiful bays known as "kale", which are a real turquoise paradise. In one day you can visit several bays, and some of the most famous are Cala Esmeralda, Cala Sa Nau and Cala Murada.
Palma de Mallorca is also known for the busiest nightlife on the island. A large number of clubs and cafes are located in this city, which is a great choice for a night out. La Lonja is a popular part of Palma, full of cafes, bars and restaurants. Apart from being charming during the day, it stays that way during the evening hours, where crowds of tourists come to enjoy the exciting atmosphere. Here you can enjoy colourful cocktails and delicious dishes with the sounds of jazz, Spanish melodies, classical and popular music. The centre of Palma is livelier at night than other parts of the city. It is known for its cocktail bars, where residents go after the working day is over, while on weekends it becomes the centre of events for the whole island. This is the place to try the best cocktails, and eat Spanish tapas with them.
The airport is only 8 km from the main metropolis of the island, which can be reached by bus, taxi or rental car. Airline tickets for a direct flight from Belgrade to Palma de Mallorca, or from other cities with a transfer in Belgrade, can be bought in just a few steps on our site, and in Belgrade you are only 2½ hours flight from this summer destination.
2. Kavos, Corfu, Greece - Favorite destination for young people
Corfu, one of the most popular Greek islands, is located in the north of the Ionian archipelago and known for its historical sights and natural beauty, which consists of beaches of stunning beauty, forests and olive groves. The rich history of the island, hospitable hosts, sandy and pebble beaches, emerald bays and crystal clear sea make Corfu one of the favorite summer destinations.
Kavos is a city in the south of the island of Corfu, which is an oasis of good time for young people full of enthusiasm and endless energy. It lies about 48 km from the capital Kerkyra and is one of the most popular party destinations during the summer season. It is considered the metropolis of nightlife, and its advantage is that it is much more affordable than other destinations of this type. It is known for its long sandy beaches and a large number of nightclubs and cafes. This place is peaceful during the day, while night clubs open in the evening and parties start at sunset, lasting until the morning hours.
Kavos, a seaside town, is the center of events for all lovers of nights out and parties. Across the main street, you can see over a hundred cafes, bars, clubs, taverns and restaurants that offer guaranteed fun, with the sounds of world-famous hits coming from so many bars. Famous DJs regularly visit this city, which makes it the right place for clubbing. Kavos is the most urban place on the coast of Corfu, but more importantly, a great starting point for exploring all the charms of the island.
Visit the city of Corfu, because a walk through the city may seem like a walk through history. You will be enchanted by aristocratic buildings, monuments, Byzantine churches, impressive fortresses, Venetian-style houses, narrow streets full of taverns, shops and cafes that open onto small squares full of greenery.
Don't miss Glyfada Beach, named after the town of the same name, located about 16 km from the town of Corfu and about a 90-minute drive from Kavos. About 1 km long, it is surrounded by hills covered with pine and olive trees. The beach is sandy, and along the entire coast there are cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy deck chairs, and you can also try water sports.
One of the most popular is Marathias beach, located in a beautiful bay with a sandy shore and crystal clear water, about 20 minutes drive from Kavos. The many restaurants and taverns will allow you to enjoy the Greek atmosphere and traditional local cuisine. It consists of parts where there are beach bars, deck chairs, volleyball courts and beach soccer, as well as parts with untouched nature. If you want to walk on the sand or indulge in the sea and the sun, this place is ideal for you.
Late night parties, organized excursions, aqua park, cruises and boat parties - all these are the reasons why Kavos is a great choice for summer. Do not miss to visit this party destination, plan your flight from Belgrade to Corfu through the travel agencies we cooperate with.
3. Ayia Napa, Cyprus - You will be delighted by the beauty of Cyprus
Cyprus, one of the most attractive destinations with 340 sunny days a year, is located in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea, also known as Aphrodite's Island, because, according to legend, the Greek goddess of love was born here. This island has very developed tourism thanks to its rich history, well-kept beaches, friendly and hospitable people, well-equipped hotels, Mediterranean climate, interesting activities, delicious drinks and tempting shopping. The world's most famous designers are represented here at more affordable prices than in other metropolises. Cyprus is the warmest island in the Mediterranean, where the sea temperature is over 22 degrees, and thanks to this, the bathing season lasts from May to November. This island is adorned with about 60 beaches with white sand and crystal clear water, which are decorated with a blue flag.
Ayia Napa is known as a summer resort for young people located in Cyprus and is a place of great fun. It is rich in beautiful sandy beaches with fine sand and turquoise sea water, which are very well maintained and offer a variety of facilities, from water sports to themed water parks. Along the coast there are many hotels, as well as restaurants, cafes, discos and bars that reverberate to the sounds of various musical genres and provide dazzling sea views. It has a lot of content, sights and activities that will satisfy everyone's spirit.
Ayia Napa is a place that offers an ideal combination of rest and entertainment, and is located about 40 km from the nearest airport at Larnaca. You can buy airline tickets to Larnaca on our website in just a few steps, within an offer that includes a direct flight from Belgrade to Larnaca, but also from other cities with a change in Belgrade. Don't wait - book a ticket as soon as possible to one of the most desirable destinations, which you can reach in just a 2½-hour flight from Belgrade.
4. Laganas, Zakynthos, Greece - A place where unforgettable memories are created
Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea, whose stunning beauty captivates tourists around the world with its long sandy beaches with fine white sand, and all the shades of turquoise color of a sea that stretches to the horizon.
One of the symbols of Zakynthos is the Shipwreck or Navagio beach, world-famous for the mysterious ship that ran aground on the shore, about which there are many interesting legends. It is probably the most famous and most visited beach on the Ionian Island. Popular beaches not to be missed are Saint Nicola’s beach, which is attractive for lovers of water sports, and Banana’s beach, which stretches along the coast for several kilometres.
The eponymous capital Zakynthos or Zante is filled with many cultural and historical contents. If you decide to visit this charming city, walk through the main square of Dionysios and enjoy the view of the unusual architecture, try the juicy Greek wines in a restaurant that is located above the city and offers a fantastic view of the entire bay. Laganas is the largest bay on Zakynthos, after which the city is named, and is 8 km from the capital Zakynthos. It is recognizable for its wide range of fauna and flora, and the trademark of this island is considered to be the turtle carriage. A part of Laganas is also a National Maritime Park.
In addition to natural beauty, Zakynthos is recognizable for the best summer fun and as one of the best summer resorts for young people. When the enjoyment of the beautiful beaches of Zakynthos ends during the day, there is a superb nightlife, because in the main street of Laganas there are so many nightclubs, as well as restaurants and taverns where you can find dishes from various cuisines around the world. Good fun is guaranteed wherever you go, because parties are waiting for you until dawn with numerous hits, colorful cocktails and Greek brandy. It is interesting that in this place, most clubs and discos practice a "happy hour", so in certain bars you can find beer at a price of 2.5 euros, while cocktails are 5-7 euros. Boat parties are also very popular here, they offer an unforgettable experience and last for several hours. If you want to spend your summer in a place that is active 24 hours a day and you like entertainment, you will enjoy a city that never sleeps.
Apart from nightlife, this beautiful island is also known for great excursions and cruises when you can enjoy diving in sea caves, where you will have the opportunity to see fascinating scenes of the underwater world, as well as water sports - kayaking, parasailing, jet skiing and water skiing.
Thanks to the large number of visits by tourists from different countries, the music selection is varied, and you can be sure that you will find a club that suits you with little effort. If you are looking for a place where everyone will be able to find something that suits them - maybe you should consider Zakynthos as a holiday destination. You can reach this beautiful island quickly and easily, in cooperation with our partner travel agencies. The distance from Laganas to the nearest airport is about 7 km.
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