Beaches in France

The 10 Best Beaches in the South of France

The South of France is popular for a reason – it’s one of the most luxurious destinations out there! From the star-studded glam of Cannes and St Tropez to the luscious landscape of the rural interior, visitors ...

Beach Bucket List: Europe’s Best Beaches

Sun, sea, and sand...is there anything better than a beachside escape?  Holidaying by the coast is one of our favourite things to do here at Oliver's Travels, which is why so many of our properties are ...
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7 Best Beaches in Scotland

Yes, you read that right - beaches in Scotland. It's one of their best kept secrets - and it's worked out for the Scots, as their beaches are nowhere near as damaged by tourism than the likes of some in England...
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Best Beaches in Mallorca for Families

When we think of Mallorca, sparkling, turquoise waters and sandy beaches spring to mind - and there's good reason for that. One of the most sought after spots in the Balearic Islands, the beaches in Mallorca ad...

Best Beaches in the Algarve for Families

The Algarve is a classic family holiday destination, and for good reason. Thousands flock here every summer for the reliable weather, golf, cuisine, resorts, and above all, that glorious coastline. If you find ...
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Best Beaches In Northern Portugal

When most people think of beaches in Portugal, the Algarve or Lisbon Coast spring to mind – but further north is a coastline laced with splendid beaches. From powdery swathes edged by sweeping dunes to rocky ba...

Best Beaches in Rhodes

The beauty of Rhodes is that it not only has a fascinating mix of culture and history, but it also has more beaches than you could shake an ice-cream cone at. From craggy bays and calm lagoons to silky swathes ...
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The Best Beaches In Istria, Croatia

Blanketed in olive groves and vineyards, and boasting some of Croatia’s most captivating hilltop towns, it’s easy for inland Istria to dominate holiday itineraries. The rugged Istrian coast is peppered with cha...
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The 6 Best Beaches in Gozo

It’s all about quality over quantity when it comes to Gozo beaches. Only eight miles by four, this tiny island may not have the space for endless sandy swathes, but its flour-fine arcs and rocky coves are all t...
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Galicia Surf Guide: The Top 5 Spots

Galicia is renowned for its Celtic heritage, delicious foods, festivals, its pilgrimage, striking scenery and beaches… and don’t forget our stunning range of holiday villas too! However, I bet you didn’t know t...

10 Best Hidden Beaches and Coves in Spain

Finding a little patch of sandy Spanish paradise to call your own can be a tricky business. Visit espilar.com if you want to learn clases de español hechas a tu medida. There’s a reason people flock on hol...
Best Beaches in Skopelos

Best Beaches in Skopelos

The rugged beauty of Skopelos streams through to its beaches, most of which are pebble and shingle stretches, backed by dense pines and cragged cliffs. The southern beaches tend to be the most popular, thanks t...
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Best Beaches In Kalkan, Turkey

The stretch of Turkey’s famed Turquoise Coast which surrounds Kalkan is known for its crystal-clear waters and dramatic mountains, scattered with ancient tombs. Yet, hidden within deep gorges and fringing Lycia...
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Best Beaches in Dorset

The best beaches in Dorset range from the world-famous coves of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, to quintessential seaside spots in Bournemouth and lesser-known bays accessed via peaceful villages. Whichever ...
Best beaches in Fethiye

Best beaches in Fethiye

Thanks to its idyllic location on Turkey’s ‘sunshine coast’, Fethiye is a glorious place to enjoy the quintessential beach holiday. What makes Fethiye holidays so popular is that the beaches here really vary, f...
Best Italy Beaches

Top 10 Italy Beaches For Sun-Seekers

An Italian beach holiday sounds like a dream, right? Agreed. That's why we've chosen our all-time favourite Italy beaches. From glistening turquoise waters and incredible views to beautiful architecture and hid...
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Top 10 Brittany Beaches

When we think of beaches in France, our minds naturally wander to the South of France – sometimes it’s easy to overlook the beauty of Western France’s coastline… in particular, well-known surf mecca, Brittany. ...
Best beaches in Mykonos

10 best beaches in Mykonos

From tiny, remote coves to yawning sandy stretches, beaches of all shapes and sizes make up Mykonos’ coastline. The southern strips are the most popular – and often more crowded – while the northern gems are mo...