One of the beaches in Gozo, with people walking down stairs to a small bay

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...
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 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...
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10 Best Beaches in Barbados

Barbados has huge appeal for beach-lovers. Expect sugar-soft sand, impossibly clear waters (that are also beautifully warm) and plenty of palm trees to complete the paradise picture. Exploring beaches on all si...
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Beach Bucket List: 24 of Europe’s Best Beaches

Sun, sea, sand… sometimes there’s nothing better than a beach holiday. Escaping the crowded public transport, miserable rainy days and manic school runs at home in favour of kicking back on a sun lounger, readi...
Petra tou Romiou famous as a birthplace of Aphrodite: Cyprus beaches

10 Best Beaches in Cyprus

Often topping the ranking for the ratio of Blue Flag-awarded beaches, Cyprus has no fewer than 65 stretches adorned with the prestigious accolade. The island is perfect for combining a slice of history with bea...
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Best European Beach Vacations for Sun Chasers

For most Americans, the word "European" conjures images of ancient castles with limestone walls, sophisticated cuisine, art galleries, and - of course - the Eiffel Tower. Europe, however, has a rich heritage of...

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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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...
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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...
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Best Beaches In Costa Del Sol

With a coastline that stretches for 159km along the south of Spain, the Costa del Sol spoils you with wonderful beaches. The region abounds with things to do but once you’ve got your fill of food, history and c...

The Best 7 Beaches in Southern Italy

Secluded sandy coves, lively seaside resorts and picturesque seascapes, Southern Italy is overflowing with first-class beaches. Picking our favourites from a never-ending list was no easy task - but we've just ...