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#1/37
Rating:
4.666665
(10 comments)
Destination: Antigua and Barbuda
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Eco
Barbuda isn't an easy island to get to - but if you want to see how the Caribbean was before tourism took over, book your flights now and be blown away by the most beautiful beaches in the world.... read more »
#2/37
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Lowestoft, Southwold, Dunwich
Trip type: Eco, Family
The county of Suffolk is a place of many treasures - some of them utterly unexpected... read more »
#3/37
Rating:
5
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Destination: Jamaica
Trip type: Beach, Eco, Winter Sun
Most visitors to Jamaica hole up in large, characterless all-inclusive hotels – but you don't have to. Here are five quirkier, small-scale and affordable alternatives with oodles of local charm... read more »
#4/37
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Fraser Island
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Eco
With hardly any roads and an awful lot of wildlife, Fraser Island off Queensland, Australia, is not for timid townies. If you love nature, take a 4x4 tour and go camping – or take the luxury option... read more »
#5/37
Rating:
4.75
(6 comments)
Destination: Procida, Salina
The Italian islands of Procida and Salina are individually charming, justifying their role as locations for famous romantic films such as 'Il Postino'... read more »
#6/37
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Calvi
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Calvi’s citadel gives you a soaring view of the sea and more than a glimpse of the rugged mountainous interior that helps to define the real character of Corsica... read more »
#7/37
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Padstow, Rock
A break in the Cornish fishing port is a must. Not only does it have fine food, a perfect setting and suberb beaches nearby, it's home to England's quirkiest tradition - the Obby Oss... read more »
#8/37
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Scotland
Trip type: Eco, Honeymoon, Romance
Silver sand beaches, azure seas and no crowds (except at church on Sundays) - that's what you'll find on the Isle of Harris, a world apart from anywhere you've ever been... read more »
#9/37
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Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
With rugged cliffs and picturesque coves, tumbling waterfalls and historic castles, Northern Ireland is tailor-made for the kind of idyllic family holiday that childhood memories are made of... read more »
#10/37
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Where do you go for a traditional British family seaside holiday, with plenty to do when it rains – and without breaking the bank? How about the Yorkshire coast? ... read more »
#11/37
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Nice
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
A must-read guide to the hottest spots in Nice, the jewel of the French Riviera... read more »
#12/37
Rating:
4.5
(5 comments)
Destination: Cape Cod
Trip type: Short Break
Looking for a special summer holiday? Cape Cod is known as one of America’s favourite vacation destinations. Great beaches; romantic inns, fine restaurants and history that goes back 400 years... read more »
#13/37
Rating:
4.25
(4 comments)
Destination: Guernsey
Golden beaches, rolling hills, heavenly seafood - Guernsey has everything you could want from a far-flung island getaway. But this little slice of paradise is less than an hour's flight from the UK...... read more »
#14/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Got three or four days to spare? Then head for the pretty pueblo of Mojácar in Almeria, where you can soak up the year-round sunshine, explore desert and beaches, and eat wonderful local food... read more »
#15/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Great beaches, fine food and a dash of culture – there's plenty of summer fun to be found on Cornwall’s north coast... read more »
#16/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Cornwall can be overrun with tourists – but there are still quiet cliffs and coves where you can watch the sunset alone and in silence. From Falmouth and St Agnes to Tintagel and St Ives, I pick five... read more »
#17/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Lisbon, Cascais
For those looking for a reasonably-priced city break, Lisbon has plenty to offer, with cultural highlights, beaches and (perhaps the best secret of all) an amazing campsite... read more »
#18/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Palma
Trip type: Short Break
To sample a real slice of Spanish life, head for the sunshine capital of the Balearics, Palma de Mallorca... read more »
#19/37
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
A trip to Kangaroo Island offers the chance to spot wallabies, koalas and seals. And if that sounds like too much hard work, you can just sit back and watch the waves with a glass of homemade gin!... read more »
#20/37
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Santiago de Compostela, in the Spanish province of Galicia, is one of Catholicism’s most holy sites - but the area has a lot more to offer than prayer... read more »
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