The book

'The English Seaside' by Peter Williams celebrates our coastal resorts, from beach huts to amusement arcades, via lively photography and accompanying text. £14.99 (

The hotel

76 Main in Nantucket will reopen on Friday after a major renovation. Inside the clapboard house, there will be a modern-take on beach-house chic, plus an all-day café and courtyard bar (

The flight

Air Europa starts flying to Montevideo in Uruguay on Monday. The flights, from Madrid with connections from Gatwick, put fashionable Punta del Este and José Ignacio within easier reach (