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Go Beachside from Teesside – Eight coastal locations to fly to from Teesside

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Published on: 23rd June 2021

Whether you’re after an action-packed weekend of water sports, a chilled coastal retreat, or an amazing week in the sun, you can fly to some spectacular seaside locations direct from Teesside.

If you like to be by the seaside, here are the coastal hotspots you can jet off to from Teesside Airport.

*Please check travel restrictions before booking.


Take to Turkey, the pearl of the Mediterranean, and enjoy beautiful Blue Flag beaches, bustling bars, unforgettable day trips, natural wonders, and beautiful architecture.

The Turkish Riviera boasts resorts filled with beautiful venues and up-market boutiques, as well as beautiful waterfront villages and boat filled marinas for you to explore.

The resort of Kemer is a must-see if you want everything from amazing nightlife and a vibrant marina to incredible scenery and sites steeped in history. If you fancy a bit of luxury, you’ll find flashy hotels at Lara Beach and top-class golf courses in Belek.

Side is a stunning seaside resort offering a variety of amazing things to see and do. Wander round the cobbled streets in the old town, enjoy fresh seafood at the marina or explore ancient ruins and castles. As night falls, throw on your dancing shoes and take to the lively strip. That’s not all Side has to offer, with two idyllic beaches abundant in loungers and watersport activities, this resort is every sun-worshiper’s dream!

TUI flights will operate every Thursday from May – September from 2022, holidays on sale soon.


Majorca, Spain

When it comes to a beach holiday, Majorca is a popular choice for so many reasons. From golden stretches of coastline to bustling party resorts, this beautiful Balearic island really has it all.

If it’s stylish seafront restaurants and exciting activities you’re after, Santa Ponsa is the place to be. Feel the breeze through your hair while jet-skiing across tranquil waters or enjoy a game of volleyball on the beach.

Alcudia is home to a historic old town and one of the longest beaches in Majorca, so you can spend your days lazing on the sand and exploring ancient ruins and character-filled streets.

If you’re looking for laid-back days and lively nights, take to the buzzing bars and clubs of Magaluf and Palma Nova.

Why not enjoy all of this and more? Fly from Teesside to Majorca for your summer holiday. Flights from Palma to Teesside are operated by TUI (from 2022), Ryanair and JetsGo holidays. Head here to find out more and book direct through the operators’ websites.


Secluded coves, turquoise waters, and some of Europe’s best golf courses. Faro is filled with plenty of things to see and do.

The Algarve is a stunning seaside resort not to be missed. Tee off at world-class golf courses, spend your days at golden beaches or head for the hills to enjoy breathtaking scenery. Feel the thrill of water sports in Albufeira or find cobbled streets and secluded courtyards in Faro.

If you want fun family days out, visit Zoomarine Theme Park or find slides of all shapes and sizes at Aqualand Algarve Waterpark.

Ryanair flights from Teesside to Faro operate every Wednesday and Saturday. Book tickets here.



Holiday attraction on Corfu island in GreeceCorfu boasts gorgeous green hills, waterfront villages and an abundance of sweeping beaches. With tonnes of things to see and do, what’s not to love about this idyllic Greek Island?

If you’re a beach bum, escape to the sweeping bays of Sidari. With its Blue Flag beaches, beautiful waters and bustling nightlife, it’s no wonder this resort has been a popular holiday hotspot for years. Sun-soaked days by the beach and neon nights are a standard affair in Kavos, where lively bars and clubs line the strip, and you can dance till dawn to the sound of party beats.

Eat like a local in traditional tavernas, enjoy ouzo in local bars and feast on tasty street food like the famous “Gyro”, for as little as €3.

Due to commence this summer, you can fly with Ryanair for your next Greek getaway.  Start planning here.


Newquay, Cornwall UK

Located on Cornwall’s Atlantic Coast, Newquay is known for its incredible surfing scene, laid-back charm and 12 sandy beaches.

Newquay has plenty of activities to get your blood pumping – ride a wave in the surfing capital of England or stay on dry land with water polo on the beach. Newquay’s award-winning beaches are also perfect for families, with wide open spaces and plenty of sand for small explorers to enjoy.

Head to Blue Reef Aquarium and see amazing creatures like sharks, rays and octopuses up close, tour round Trenance Gardens or visit the biggest indoor rainforest in the world at The Eden Project.

Feast on fresh fish and chips (or Cornish pasties) in pretty seaside towns like St Ives and Mawgan Porth, or discover romantic bars and restaurants located on the bustling Newquay harbour.

Fly from Teesside Airport to Newquay with Loganair. Find flight details here.


Alicante city panoramic aerial viewBenidorm is a tourist hotspot for all the right reasons, with three Blue Flag beaches, thriving nightlife and family-friendly activities, this resort is a popular choice for all.

The Levante area is in the heart of the action, with its soft golden sands, busy restaurants and cafes and jet-skis lining the promenade. Levante’s entertainment scene doesn’t fall short either, the area plays host to everything from tribute bands to karaoke bars. If you’re searching for sandy shores that are slightly more relaxed, try lounging at Poniente or taking to the secluded strip of sand at Malpas.

Benidorm’s beautiful Old Town is the perfect place to get away from it all. A visit to the Old Town’s ‘Tapas Alley’ is a must – sample smoky chorizo and tuck into bite-sized seafood dishes as the sun goes down.

Alicante is the perfect city for a jam-packed day trip. Tour museums and medieval castles or make your way to upmarket shops and stylish boutiques, before grabbing a bite to eat or sipping on sangria in an open-air restaurant.

Fly from Teesside to Alicante with Ryanair. Flights depart every Monday and Friday and operate all year round, just in case you’re craving some winter sun. Book flights via the Ryanair website.


BulgariaBulgaria is the place to be for a classic beach holiday. Soft sands, spectacular resorts, and something for everyone to enjoy, what’s not to love?

Situated on the beautiful Black Sea coast, Sunny Beach is the perfect place to enjoy action filled days and party nights. This, along with five miles of sweeping coastline, is bound to keep tourists coming back for more.

During the day, the resort is bursting with brilliant family activities, so get competitive at mini-golf, or make a splash at Aqua Paradise, Bulgaria’s biggest waterpark. As night falls, Sunny Beach comes alive, offering some unmissable nights on the lively strip.

If you’re a beach goer looking for amazing coastline and a laid-back atmosphere, Golden Sands does what it says on the tin. Here you’ll find beautiful Blue Flag beaches, upmarket hotels and sun-soaked cocktail bars and cafes.

Balkan Holidays offers a range of package holidays from Teesside. Book your next summer holiday on its website or contact your local travel agent.


St Helier Marina, JerseyJersey is a sight to behold, with 19 idyllic beaches, luxury spa retreats, and sites steeped in heritage, this island located just off the UK’s south coast is definitely one for your travel bucket list.

When it comes to day trips and activities, Jersey doesn’t fall short. Go scuba diving to see fascinating sea creatures hidden beneath the surface, stroll along sweeping dunes and unspoilt beaches, and take in the scenery on a relaxing boat ride, where you may spot dolphins and seals in their natural habitat. Get your adrenaline going and abseil from Mont Orgueil Castle, or choose something more relaxing at the luxurious Ayush Wellness Spa in St Helier.

Jersey is a foodie’s paradise. Dive into fresh dishes in sea view restaurants and dine in Michelin-starred restaurants but don’t forget to sample the famous Jersey oysters, picked freshly from the island’s crystal-clear shores.

Book flights to Jersey from Teesside Airport with Loganair, Eastern Airways, Jersey Travel, Airways Holidays, Premier Travel and Fairs-Lloyds Travel. Find flight details here.

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