We know all about sun, sea and sand; and continue to unearth some of the world’s most Instagram-worthy hotspots. You might want access to an exclusive beach club, to practise water sports with a pro or just dreaming of remote wilderness on your very own private island. You might need a safe cove for spade-wielding toddlers or water toy galore for a gaggle of teenagers; whatever your beach brief, our sand-savvy staff will find you the perfect match.
Clever Carlisle Bay, in Antigua has split the beach in two: one end is for couples, the other for families. Genius on both sides and the lush setting isn’t half bad either. You can trek through the rainforest, play tennis or practice yoga on the jetty.Read more
Four Seasons Resort Nam Hai, Vietnam is set along a beach that seems to stretch into eternity, guests can get culture kicks at the three extraordinary UNESCO sites nearby including the cobbled streets of Hoi An. Simply the best of both worlds.Read more
Following a total revamp of the hotel, all rooms at One&Only Le St Géran, Mauritius now offer lagoon, beach or ocean views so there's never any doubt in your mind of where in the world you are.Read more
One of few properties on the island to have rooms on the beach, Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados is the place for barefoot luxury. It also does a brilliant Sunday brunch to the lilt of steel pans.Read more
Action-packed fun is etched into the sand at Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa in the Algarve. Flying the family-friendly flag, days on land or water will never be dull at this all-singing, all-dancing resort.Read more
Whilst we know our edit of luxury getaways for 2018 are tempting enough, there are also exceptional savings to be had that add to their appeal. These include everything from bonus nights and up to half price savings on accommodation, to complimentary transfers and half board.
Here are the offers that come out on top...