Nothing beats a little rest and relaxation by the sea - wind down from an action packed tour with a few days lazing on golden sands or spend your entire holiday soaking up the sun.
Morocco provides picturesque fishing villages, ancient medinas and brilliant surf in Essaouira and Taghazoute. Cape Town calls those who want a cosmopolitan city contrasted with the freedom of the ocean and beautiful beaches, whilst Zanzibar, Mozambique and Madagascar offer pure paradise with white sandy beaches, clear blue crystalline waters framed with coconut palms.
The Adriatic sea in Croatia entices those who want to island hop between lots of picturesque and historical islands, with plenty of time to relax on a sail boat, whilst Egypt’s and Jordan’s Red Sea is a snorkeller and diver’s dream with its abundance of brightly coloured fish.
Beautiful India beckons beach lovers to the bliss of palm fringed Goa and lush Kerala, whilst Sri Lanka and the Maldives offer a tropical Shangri-la with unrivalled and resplendent scenery and the beaches and bays of Vietnam provide an ideal respite.
From the coral rich Red Sea and the azure Aegean and Mediterranean to the sparkling waters of the Indian ocean, choose from a wide range of idyllic destinations listed below for some seaside therapy.