“Beach, Please!” has begun, in Costinesti. Travis Scott, for the first time in Romania, in concert with hundreds of artists

“Beach, Please!”, one of the largest festivals dedicated to urban culture in Eastern Europe, takes place these days, July 10-14, 2024, in Costinești. More than 200 artists from all over the world are expected to perform here for five days and five nights.

Romanian artists will share the four stages of the festival with the biggest international trappers, such as: Travis Scott, Anitta, Wiz Khalifa, Yeat, Don Toliver, Chief Keef, Ice Spice, 6ix9ine, Trippie Redd, NLE Choppa, Gucci Mane, Rick Ross , Lil Pump.

More than 14 million euros were invested in this event, of which more than 8 million for paying the artists. 120,000 spectators are expected daily.

On the tens of hectares dedicated to the event, in addition to parking for those who want to come by car, a space for tents dedicated to those who want to be as close as possible to the festival, which can either be rented (here the offers are balance- out), or brought from home, a Ferris Wheel, a basketball court, another skate court, a huge food court where over 100 merchants will provide food and drink during the event. One of the four stages, called RapStalgia, will be dedicated to old Romanian hip-hop.

We offer you details about who are the artists who will delight the public, at the seaside, where you can still purchase access tickets and at what cost, and where you can stay on the seaside.

Beach, Please in Costinești, on the shore of the Black Sea Photo Archive Adevărul

Line up Beach Please: Inna, Smiley and Alexandra Stan, on the list

The main guest of the festival, Travis Scott, considered one of the biggest sensations of rap music, who will come to Romania for the first time on this occasion, will perform on the last day of this music festival – July 14, 2024, together with French Montana , Dhurata Dora, Swae Lee and Ice Spice among others. The organizers wanted to specify that the only chance to see Travis Scott is at the concert, as his moment will not be broadcast live.

Wiz Kalifa will take the stage on Saturday, July 13, the day Rick Ross, 6IX9INE, Nle Choppa, Rich the Kid and Lil Pump will also perform.

Brazilian twerk queen Anitta, Rich Amiri, Gucci Mane, Lil Tjay, Don Toliver and Trippie Redd are part of the Friday 12th July Line up. And for Thursday, July 11, Yeat and Chief Keef, among others, are announced.

The following will not miss the concerts: Inna, Smiley, Alexandra Stan, Holy Molly, Connect-R, Ami, Alex Velea, Antonia, Vescan, Puya, Alina Eremia, Nicole Cherry, Irina Rimes, Mira, Killa Fonic, Stefania, Mario Fresh and many others.

Babasha, the manele singer who was booed at the first Coldplay concert, will also perform at the biggest trot concert in Romania.

Price of tickets and accommodation on the seaside

There are still tickets available on the profile platforms or on the festival website.

Tickets start from 299 lei for the first day, and five-day passes from 895 lei (179 euros) for those under 25 and 995 lei (199 euros) for those over 25 – with General Access, but the rates go up to 950 euros, for Ultra VIP. Group discounts are also available.

Minimum age of participants at “Beach, Please! 2024” is 14 years old, but minors between the ages of 14 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult/legal guardian, access being chargeable. Moreover, young people under 18 years of age need the original signed parental consent to participate in the concerts.

And, contrary to expectations, during the festival, out of the 433 accommodation units in the Costinesti area, I found only 23 available on the Booking.com platform, with prices starting from 1,650 lei for two people – four nights – in a room from a villa, 1,838 for a room in a guesthouse or 1,900 lei in a two-star hotel. The most expensive accommodation is in a two-bedroom apartment with a view of the Costinesti wreck – 18,880 lei.

However, there are more profitable offers in the other seaside resorts: at Techirghiol, for example, I found accommodation for 1,062 lei/four nights/two people, and at Eforie Sud or Eforie Nord from 1,120 lei, some of which have excellent reviews.

Information about transport to the festival and other details

It is good to know that during the festival “Beach, Please!”some streets in Costinești will be closed, while others will have one-way traffic.

On the Facebook page of the event, Selly – the initiator of the event, provides more information about how to get around the resort these days, but also how to get to the concerts quickly, if you travel by car.

The rest of the revelers have at their disposal 120 buses that will run non-stop, at a frequency of 15 minutes, on the Constanța-Mangalia route to transport tourists, stopping at all the seaside resorts.

For those who want to go to the sea by train, as of July 5, 2024, CFR Călători has increased the transport capacity with another 3,000 seats per day, making approximately 21,000 seats available to passengers daily, from all regions of the country to the Black Sea coast. Details HERE.

For those who want to be connected with all the updated information about the biggest trot concert in Romania – the “Beach Please” music festival, there is an application with the name of the event that must be downloaded to the phone.