Beach

Sun, sea and sand

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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of warm sand underfoot as you gaze out over crystal clear waters. A beach holiday is the perfect way to step back from everyday life and enjoy days spent in the sun and evenings dining under the stars.

But it’s not all slow and steady, most beach resorts offer a programme of activities from watersports, to fitness classes and entertainment, so you can be as active as you choose, or simply opt for the shade of a swaying palm tree with a good book.

Beach holidays for everyone

Solo Travellers

Take some time for yourself to relax and unwind by the sea. A carefree beach break does wonders for the soul and offers a beautiful backdrop for a solo sojourn.

Couples

Swap the everyday norm for beachfront bliss and create lasting memories together, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or need no reason at all.

Family

Fun in the sun is what family holidays are made of. There’s no shortage of activities for all the family whether its building sandcastles or exploring rockpools.

Groups

When it comes to group get togethers the beach provides the perfect playground, with plenty on offer to keep all entertained.

Recommended destinations

Europe offers some of the best beach holidays in the world, making it almost impossible to choose between the sands of Spain, Greece, Portugal, Italy, Croatia and more.

Best for: Couples, Family, Groups, Solo Travellers

The islands of the Maldives are world-renowned as paradise on earth, while Mauritius blends laid-back beaches with adventures aplenty.

Best for: Couples, Family, Solo Travellers

When you dream of sun-kissed beaches the Caribbean may be the first destination to spring to mind. Each island offers a unique take on beach perfection.

Best for: Couples, Family, Groups, Solo Travellers

“Sun, sea and sand – what more could you need. I love relaxing on the beach with a good book in hand, the best way to switch off and unwind.”

Kerry | Solo Traveller

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