Durrësi beach, situated only 39 km away from Tirana, is the biggest and the most populated beach of the country. It has a length of 6 km with a considerably wide strip of sand. The sea depth increases very gradually, which makes this beach very attractive to families with children, and the location of Durrësi Bay keeps it very protected from the winds. Situated here is the largest number of tourist facilities including hotels, motels, villa compounds, bars, restaurants, discos, etc.
Shëngjini beach is a sandy beach in Lezha district, situated 8 km away from the city of Lezha. Shëngjini beach is well known for its high quality of sand and has 200-300 sunny days per year. In the north of Shëngjini, before the Renci Hills, is the wonderful beach of Rana e Hedhun (Powdered Sand), which is well protected from the winds of this area. Lezha seaside has a wonderful natural ecosystem ideal for the development of ecotourism, bird watching, etc. Because of the winds in this area, Drini River delta is recommended for surfing.
The northern beach of the country is the one of Velipoja, situated 22 km away from Shkodra. Velipoja beach has a length of 4 km with a high quality of sand. There are 250 sunny days and above 20 degree C days normally starting by mid of May. The beach is suitable for family vacations and in general is populated from the people of Albanian north areas. Near to Velipoja's beach is situated the lagoon of Viluni at a surface of 130 ha. This is a very important natural eco -system hosting a number of varieties of sea birds.
Ksamili Islands. The four marvellous Ksamili islands only 8.9 ha when measured together feature some of the most unspoiled beauty in all Albania. They remain covered in lush, green vegetation throughout the year, and can only be accessed by small boats. The clear water surrounding these islands makes the pristine beaches in the area that much more special.
The small alluvial island of Franz Joseph is located at the outfall of river Buna on the border between Albania and Montenegro . It can changes to peninsula, depending what river can bring with it. This is a natural object of a great importance for the vegetation and sea birds that are found in this area. The vegetation is typically one of groves with dominations of poplars and other leaf trees. Seagulls dominate the sea birds in this area. Franc Joseph is recommended for people that love nature and prefer relaxing away from the civilization sounds.
One of the most attractive areas of the Albanian Adriatic is Lalëzi Bay, situated between Rodon Cape and Bishti i Pallës. Rodon Cape is a wonderful natural masterpiece of 7.5 km and is a highlight for those who enjoy diving. The beaches of Lalëzi Bay are sandy ones, some of them surrounded by strips of pine trees. Some of the most outstanding beaches are the ones of Shën Pjetri and Rrushkull, well known for their clean and deep blue waters.
Himara is the central area of the over littoral Jonian sea, It is a touristic place that comes very animated in the summer season by the youth generation and relatives.There are part of this beach Spilea, Potami, Llamani dhe Livadhja. All of them shine for the deeply water, navigability and rocky characteristic. After the Borsh is located the beach of Qeparosit and the small tectonic gulf of Porto Palermo where is located the castle of "Ali Pashait". Borshi is one of the longer littoral of Albanian Riviera with 6 kilometers.