This #festivalfriday is all about #beachfestivals. Who doesn’t love dancing on a beach under endless blue skies with the sun high in the sky and golden white sand between your toes. Who needs Miami or Ibiza when you can combine a festival holiday and party on the beach all day and night.

Here’s five festivals boasting beautiful beaches to add to your wishlist for 2016…

EXIT Festival


Exit Village is by far the most popular gathering place for Exit visitors, both domestic and foreign, the place where party never ends, located at the amazing Štrand beach on the bank of the international river Danube. Overlooking the slopes of Fruška gora hills and situated only 15 minutes walk from the Novi Sad city centre as well as the Petrovaradin Fortress, where EXIT takes place, it is a perfect location to spend your summer holiday.

Exit Festival takes place from 7-10 July 2016. To book tickets visit

Electric Elephant

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Croatia is top of most people’s festival bucket list these days and for very good reason. With guaranteed sunshine, shimmering sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, The Garden Tisno is one of the most beautiful beach destinations. At Electric Elephant festival, days are spent relaxing on the beach, soaking up some rays, or sailing out on the Adriatic Sea for a disco-fuelled boat party, whilst nights are spent dancing beneath the stars at the open-air club Barbarella’s.

Electric Elephant takes place from 7-11 July 2016. To book tickets visit


Positivus Beach

Taking place in the picturesque coastal town of Salacgriva in Latvia and surrounded by idyllic woodland, Positivus
is also located next to the Baltic Sea. Take a stroll, enjoy a swim or relax with a beer whilst watching the sun set. This is a boutique festival offering festival goers a variety of activities and plenty to explore in such a beautiful setting across the three-day event.

Positivus takes place from 15-17 July 2016. To book tickets visit

Sea Dance

Sea Dance Festival takes place at the one of the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic coast, Jaz, also proclaimed the best European beach in 2015 by the Lonely Planet. With the Dance Paradise stage located at the sandy beach, as well as the camping site only 50 metres from the shore, Jaz beach offers spectacular sunsets and special moments while sipping coctails and listening to some of your favourite artists.

Sea Dance takes place from 14th to 16th July. To book tickets visit



Photo: Kálló Péter Gottschall Gergő Rockstar Photographers

The beach is where Szitizens can hide in the shade of colorful and huge textile decorations, take a nap on soft carpets and snake pillows, enjoy the game of enchanting lights, experience different smells, while listening to non-stop psychedelic and ambient music and watching films. Here you can chill out, chat, taste some excellent chai, but you can also dance to electronic DJs or meditate at our yoga workshops.  The wonderful baech will guarantee a full chill experience, plus bathing in the Danube and more.

Sziget takes place from 10-17 August 2016. To book tickets visit


Nikki McNeill |Global Publicity