by Julia Hunt
From fishing port to elegant seaside resort, surfing zone to spa centre, golf and gastronomy hot-spot, Biarritz remains one of South West France’s most popular holiday destinations
There are three very good reasons to visit St Ives right now: the ailing pound against the euro, a great new luxury place to stay, and a fantastic exhibition at the Tate
In a van big enough to house two people, two surfboards, one gas stove and a few clothes, we drove from Sydney up the east coast of Australia, surfing all the way
Leave Newquay, Perranporth and St Ives to the crowds and head into the real Cornwall. Exploring the Lizard and Land’s End peninsulas is like turning the clock back to an earlier age of holidaymaking
Yes, the people are warm and friendly, and the rum flows freely - but the real reason to go to Barbados is to make the most of those beautiful beaches
by Susan Hughes
Watergate Bay - a two mile stretch of glorious sandy beach on the north Cornish coast - is where your addiction to surfing will begin and you won't hear a moan from the kids all day!
Newquay hits the headlines in summer for its waves and wild parties. But visitors also flock to this Cornish gem for the ocean walks and views, historic hotels and the Britain's best fish and chips
by Kie Walker
South-west England is awash with places claiming to be surf heaven. Croyde Bay in North Devon is the genuine article, with a perfect beach, great waves, sheltering dunes – and a quiet village
If you are looking for somewhere exotic and colourful, which feels out of this world - try a Hawaiian island or two. From what we saw, Hawaii has outstanding romantic and natural beauty
St Ives boasts effortless charm and beauty. A perfect destination with everything you could wish for...and more!