Edinburgh is bestowed with immense natural beauty. It is surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in Scotland. To take a break from hectic city life and to breathe fresh sea breeze, you do not have to travel too far. There are plenty of coastal villages and beaches that you can explore while staying in Edinburgh hotels. The nearby beaches that you cannot miss to visit are:Cramond: This is a small beach located at a close vicinity to Edinburgh. This beach can be easily accessed from luxury and cheap hotels Edinburgh. During the low tide, you can traverse the causeway to Cramond Island.Gullane Bents: Just 20 miles away from Edinburgh is Gullane Bents, a beach popular with the surfers. It is a perfect place to enjoy spectacular sunsets.Portobello: Portobello is Edinburgh’s town beach located just 3 miles southeast of Leith. As a lovely seaside resort, Portobello offers a lot to the swimmers, sunbathers and surfers. This beach resort features best range of budget hotels in Edinburgh.Yellowcraig: Recognized as the best UK beach, Yellowcraig is located in the east of Edinburgh. The beach is ideal for with families and dig walkers.
The coastal villages of Edinburgh are also pretty and a perfect place to escape the bustling city life. Just a few miles away from the city centre, you can enjoy easy access to coastal villages like the South Queensferry, Aberlady and North Berwick. These coastal villages have a string of lovely Edinburgh hotels, restaurants and pubs. You can enjoy plenty of water-sports like sailing and surfing.