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#1/30
Rating:
5
(7 comments)
With its quirky charm, its inspirational captain and its captivating story, the Falla shows the Great Barrier Reef as it deserves to be seen.... read more »
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Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Cornwall, Padstow, Rock, Penzance
Trip type: Activity
Cornwall is ideal for those seeking bracing fresh air and lashing of outdoor activities, from traditional sailing and surfing to more novel pursuits such as traction kiting... read more »
#3/30
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
A flotilla holiday is a relaxing way to sail – most of the time, anyway. Joining the fleet in Skiathos, we set a course for Loutraki, the bay of Pelagos and a hilltop restaurant high above Glossa... read more »
#4/30
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Tahiti, French Polynesia
Trip type: Beach, Cruise, Romance
Sailing on a romantic, masted clipper ship is the perfect way to discover the delights of French Polynesia, from lush valleys to deep lagoons and sparkling waterfalls... read more »
#5/30
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Isles of Scilly
The Isles of Scilly may be just off the Cornish coast, but they're like nowhere else in the UK, with beaches that could hold their own in the Med - ideal for a British seaside holiday with a twist... read more »
#6/30
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Essex
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
South Essex has unexpected charms, from upscale shopping to good bird-watching - and not a white stiletto in sight!... read more »
#7/30
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
As simple pleasures go, eating heaps of the freshest oysters and mussels takes some beating. Add a few glasses of chilled cava and a view of the Med for a perfect day on Spain’s east-coast Ebro Delta... read more »
#8/30
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Grenada
Trip type: Beach, Honeymoon, Romance
My guide to the Caribbean spice island of Grenada: the best places to eat, drink, stay, shop and sail. Or just relax on a hammock and drink in the views... read more »
#9/30
Rating:
4.4
(9 comments)
Forget Lord of the Rings, a trip to New Zealand isn't an epic quest. With the Bay of Islands and the dark caves of Waitomo nearby, a quick Auckland visit can pack in a lot... read more »
#10/30
Rating:
4.333335
(6 comments)
Destination: Halong Bay
Halong Bay, Vietnam - a serene sea with thousands of limestone pinnacles and outcrops, stunning scenery, caves and a floating village. Read about my totally magical and surreal experience ... read more »
#11/30
Rating:
4.25
(5 comments)
The Whitsundays are eastern Australia's must-do destination – and sailing is the only way to see them. These islands, halfway between Cairns and Brisbane, are picture-perfect and pristine... read more »
#12/30
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Destination: Croatia
Trip type: Activity
With remarkable scenery, an idyllic climate and superb seafood, the coastline of Croatia well deserves its reputation as Europe’s new sailing playground... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Cork
Beautiful beaches, stunning cliff walks and some fine traditional food are among the highlights of a visit to Cork, one of Ireland’s real beauty spots... read more »
#14/30
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: St. Lucia
Trip type: Beach, Romance, Winter Sun
Jump up and get down on the lush and sandy island of St Lucia, where celebrities go to play and every meal tastes better with some hot sauce and a cool Piton beer ... read more »
#15/30
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Aeolian Islands
Trip type: Beach
Think island-hopping and you tend to think Greece - but it's just as much fun in Italy, where it's the perfect way to discover the diverse charms of the seven Aeolian Islands... read more »
#16/30
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Sailing along the icy coast of southern Patagonia, taking in Cape Horn and Glacier Alley, and meeting seals, whales and penguins en route, is one of the most spectacular journeys on the planet... read more »
#17/30
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Hua Hin
Trip type: Beach, Winter Sun
On the sunrise coast of the Gulf of Siam sits Hua Hin, one of Thailand’s hidden gems, where the Thai royal family have a summer palace right on the beach.... read more »
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Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Essaouira
Head to Essaouira, on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, for some laidback beach life and the chance to feel the wind in your sails as you learn the art of kitesurfing... read more »
#19/30
Rating:
4
(9 comments)
The Lake District makes me feel happy purely by its very existence. Knowing that its always there, ready to transport me to its carefree alternate reality when the real world gets too much.... read more »
#20/30
Rating:
4
(8 comments)
Destination: Panama, Colombia
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Gap Year
If the backpacker trail is getting too crowded, leave the land behind. For the same price as a flight you can sail from Panama to Columbia, visiting the achingly beautiful San Blas islands. Here's how... read more »
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