Affectionately referred to as the “Hungarian Sea”, not least for the inland beach opportunities it offers, Lake Balaton is ripe for a longer getaway or a day trip from Budapest. Among the best beaches are those at Keszthely City, Balatonfüred Esterházy, Balatongyörök and Alsóörs. Discover the Badacsony wine region and the Baroque opulence of the Festetics Palace. My first eye-opening insight into this enthralling region was as a teenager, when I hopped on a ferry from Corfu to Sarandë – on Albania’s Riviera – set on the dazzling Ionian Sea.

Beach Holidays

Don’t buy the turquoise colour as the colour washes right out on first wash. I’ve been left with 3 blotchy towels that I cant use outside as they look so old and tatty. À la carte meals included with one starter, one main and one dessert. Fly Drive Holidays Roll down the windows and turn up the music as you get behind the wheel and hit the open road to experience the freedom only a fly drive holiday can bring. It’s also a magical place to get married – just imagine exchanging your vows on One Foot Island, an uninhabited paradise in Aitutaki. Sign up to receive our latest news and exclusive offers, direct to your inbox.

We are On the Beach and we’re proud to be one of the UK’s leading online retailers of beach holidays. This small archipelago consists of 6 islands which are all famous for the pristine beauty and offer an ideal beach holiday for almost any taste. From either Phuket or Krabi, it takes around 45 minutes by speedboat or 90 minutes by ferryboat. Amongst 6 islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh are the most popular islands in Phi Phi Islands,Thailand. While the inhabited Phi Phi Don island attracts a great number of tourists every year, the uninhabited Phi Phi Leh still keeps its untouched and stunning beauty with colourful marine life. Pongwe Beach Hotel is a small and intimate resort located on one of the most beautiful beaches on Zanzibar.


Many beach resorts offer fantastic facilities for families, including family suites, kids clubs, teens clubs, babysitting facilities and water sports activities. Secluded paradise, hidden away in the tropical Sulu Sea, just north of Sandakan. Here, you can spend your days relaxing on the white sandy beaches and swimming in the crystal clear sea, alongside turtles and loads of colourful fish.

  • Restaurant pre-bookings are required, especially during busy periods.
  • When you’re done exploring town, head down to the two sweeping bays it overlooks.
  • Many of the villas enjoy the luxury of their own private pool and are tastefully furnished and fully-equipped with all the latest gadgets and creature comforts you could possibly need.
  • Matemwe is a section of coastline on the northeast of Zanzibar.
  • The Seychelles is a stunning collection of paradise islands, with white sands, luxurious accommodation and a laidback pace of life.
  • There are many types of beachfront hotels ranging from spa resorts, intimate boutique hotels and family resorts with children’s clubs and weekly entertainment.

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On the eastern side is Michamvi-Pingwe, with a vibrant coral lagoon and beautiful palm-fringed beaches set in a string of scenic coves between high coral-rag cliffs. SUPER SOFT – The composition of this material is 70% Polyester / 30% Polyamide which is slightly different than most other microfibre towels on the market. By increasing the amount of Polyamide in the mix we have increased the softness of these towels making them feel much more luxurious on you skin. The difference is immediately apparent when you hold it in your hands. With this towel you are essentially getting all the benefits of microfibre without sacrificing on comfort or quality. Spa Holidays Whether you’re after a digital detox, a week of healthy eating and fitness classes or simply unadulterated relaxation, you’ll find it with our collection of spa holidays.

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With an impressive gym, a water sports centre offering both motorised and non-motorised activities along with a wonderfully relaxing spa, guests are sure to find a diversion to meet their every taste. Lounge by one of the swimming pools or take advantage of the spectacular diving to be had, exploring the colourful coral reef, teeming with exotic marine life, just metres from the beach. A beach holiday is great for those who love to feel the sand between their toes within moments of stepping from their accommodation. In a fast paced world, beach holidays provide unadulterated relaxation and our experienced team are on hand to ensure you pick the right destination to suit your budget. Montenegro’s riviera is stunning, for sure, but it doesn’t have a monopoly on the country’s beaches. To combine popular local activities such as kayaking, wine tasting and birdwatching with a little rest and relaxation, head to Murići beach on the lake’s Montenegrin side.