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Holkham Beach, Norfolk

Holkham voted best UK beach

Holkham in North Norfolk has been voted best beach in the UK in the largest ever survey of British travel writers and editors.

Nothing beats a trip to the beach

A guide to Europe's most stunning beaches

What could be better than spending your holidays driving around Europe enjoying the best beaches the continent has to offer? Hiring a car gives you the flexibility to go to those little coves off the beaten track and the hidden gems that the tourist crowds simply can't find.

The Canary Islands are a popular winter sun destination

4m Brits heading overseas this festive period

ABTA - The Travel Association estimates that almost four million Britons will be heading overseas this Christmas and New Year period [20 December – 3 January], with the peak travel days predicted to be 20, 21 and 23 December.

P&O Cruises Caribbean

Caribbean cruise itinerary in pictures

IWantSun.co.uk will soon be joining P&O Cruises on a cruise around the Caribbean, visiting nine different islands - Barbados, St. Vincent, Dominica, St. Lucia, Antigua, St. Kitts, Grand Turk, Tortola and St. Maarten.

Get away from the crowds in Majorca

A guide to the picturesque villages of Majorca

Majorca has been a favourite summer holiday destination with both families and party-loving revellers for generations. With its array of attractions, stunning beaches and great weather, it’s not hard to see why.

Escape to a secluded beach on Mallorca

Top secluded coves around Mallorca

Mallorca is always a popular destination for holidays in the sun, and it's home to some extremely popular beaches. However, sometimes it's nice to escape the crowds and relax somewhere secluded - and Mallorca is the perfect place for this too.

Plymouth Long Beach, Massachusetts

Beach of the week: Plymouth Long Beach, Massachusetts

In honour of the American holiday of Thanksgiving today, our beach of the week is where the first Thanksgiving took place - Massachusetts’ Plymouth and the town’s Long Beach.

Beach of the week: Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

To celebrate the Pirate Festival that just took place in Grand Cayman’s George Town, our beach of the week is one of the most famous beaches on the island - Seven Mile Beach.

The Philippines urges tourists not to stay away

The Philippines’ Department of Tourism has issued a plea to tourists not to stay away from the country in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which hit on November 8, killing thousands and causing devastation across some of the islands.

Majorca: top resorts for bargain all inclusive deals

If you're after a sun-drenched holiday that doesn't break the bank, Majorca should definitely be on your shortlist. This is the largest of the Balearic Islands and offers all kinds of breaks, from relaxing getaways for couples to raucous trips for large groups.

Discover pure relaxation in the Seychelles

Most of us dream of a place where you can escape, enjoy the sunshine and, most importantly of all, relax. There are few better destinations for doing this than the Seychelles, a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. So what makes them so special?

Visit Florida teams up with Google Maps to showcase its beaches

This autumn a team from VISIT FLORIDA is expected to complete a four-month project to capture stunning images of the Sunshine State’s 825 miles of beaches, which will be integrated into Google Maps.

Beach of the week: Tulum, Mexico

In celebration of Mexico’s Dia de Los Muertos or The Day of the Dead on November 2, our beach of the week this week is Mexico’s atmospheric Tulum beach.

Lonely Planet's best beaches and islands for 2014

Lonely Planet has recently released its best in travel lists for 2014, so we thought we take a look at its list of 'Best beaches and small islands for travel in 2014' and show you a stunning gallery of the islands they picked.

A guide to the Andalucian coast

When searching for a sunny escape, Spain is a natural choice - and its southernmost region, Andalucia, should top your list. Below, you can not only find out why, but also get some great ideas of where to visit on the Andalucian coast and the surrounding area.

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Caribbean Cruise Dominica

We continue our series of Caribbean cruise features with what we got up to on the island of Dominica - the Caribbean's nature island.