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Beaches & Islands

Beach & island travel

Expert travel guides and holiday advice

From European seaside holidays to sunshine breaks on tropical islands, our travel experts have guides on all the best beach breaks. Read guides on resorts, hotels, restaurants and more for the perfect sun and sand soaked soujorn.

Latest beaches & islands articles and travel guides’

UK beach holidays

Inspiration and info on the best beach trips you can make in the UK

<p>Pop a parasol on Porthcurno’s white sands </p>

The best UK beach holidays

You don’t have to leave the UK to find idyllic sandy coastlines

<p>Discover hidden coastal spots, such as secluded Lantic Bay, Cornwall </p>

Best secret UK beaches to visit for peace and quiet

As the weather warms up, we’ve rounded up the best beaches to visit and avoid the crowds

Beach holidays in Europe

Get away for some sun, sand and sea on the continent with the help of our travel guides.

<p>Valencia came out on top of a recent report </p>

Best beaches and seaside holidays in Europe 2023

Brits have their say on the continent’s best beachside towns and cities

<p>Praia de Rodas in the Cies Islands, Spain</p>

Best lesser-known European destinations for sun without the crowds

Our pick of secret spots to get your beach fix this summer

Caribbean holidays

Thailand holidays

More on beach holidays

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