Like a search engine but for beaches, the Berlin startup Beach Inspector app and website deploys a team of real people to coastal destinations around the world to deliver their first-hand accounts.
These so-called beach inspectors deliver an official ranking and review of each beach visited, focusing on four categories of inspection: families, water sports, relaxation, and party.
The Beach Inspector team has already visited over 600 beaches in Spain and Portugal, and has shared the following list of nine all-around best beaches in Spain.
Playa de ses Illetes is the most well-known beach in the Spanish beach town of Formentera. According to Beach Inspector, it is perfect for both families and water sports enthusiasts.
See more of Beach Inspector's tips for Playa de ses Illetes here.
Playa de Formentor has green trees that provide shade, and as well as amenities like umbrellas, restaurants, and a windsurfing school.
See more of Beach Inspector's tips for Playa de Formentor here.
Ibiza isn't all party -- the bay of Talamanca is a town beach that has a near-perfect score for family-friendliness. It has more locals than other tourist-heavy beaches near resorts, but, according to Beach Inspector, never feels overcrowded thanks to its generous size.
Check out Beach Inspector's full review of Talamanca here.
This is the ultimate beach, according to the inspectors. It's spacious, and features unspoiled, natural areas with enormous sand dunes. It received a high score in all four categories of inspection: families, water sports, relaxation, and party.
Explore more of Playa del Inglés here.
Playa de Migjorn is marked by softly sloping sand, green dunes, and turquoise water, and is perfect for beginning windsurfers.
Beach Inspector's full review of Playa de Migjorn is here.
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