Do you have your vacation plans set or are you still figuring them out? Florida is full of gorgeous coastlines to discover. However, if you REALLY want a change of scenery, check out these 5 dreamy beaches for your summer bucket list and for TikTok Tuesday.

I’m a beach girl and I love discovering new ones whether in Florida or places around the world. Blue water, blue skies, fresh air, the combination never gets old.

Dreamy Beaches

The photos above and below are some that I took a few years ago in Portugal. The coastal European country has lots of beachfront, but the most beautiful ones are found south, in the area known as the Algarve.

Although not visible from the angle of the photo below, the water is a gorgeous blue. The honeycomb cliffs are fascinating to walk around, walk through and see from the water. It really is a stunning place.

And before you ask, yes, the water is cold, especially for a Florida girl. However, it feels so good.

I love this area of the world. Not only is it visually spectacular, but the food is fantastic, and the people are exceptionally friendly and hospitable. In addition, it is still a pretty affordable place to visit. Put Portugal in general on your must-visit list and star the Algarve as a must-see.

Honeycomb cliffs, dreamy beaches, blue sky and blue water
Photo: Gina Birch
This beach is along the Algarve in southern Portugal. This is the route leading to the famous Benagil Cave. We took a boat tour but other kayaked the cave. It is a must see.

Dreamy Beaches Videos

While dong some vacation daydreaming this weekend, I found a few videos on social media that had me looking up the costs of plane tickets. Wow are these gorgeous getaways.

If you don’t have a TikTok account, don’t worry. I’ve made it easy to view by taking these links from mine. Simply scroll down and watch from this post. All are office friendly and share worthy. Have fun planning your summer getaway.

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