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W.A.R! returns to the Balearics

W.A.R! returns to the Balearics

Last summer W.A.R! introduced an incredible mix of the most influential and exciting names in electronic music to the famous outdoor Rocks stage.

Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel gears up for third season

Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel gears up for third season

Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel, the hotel that has helped revolutionise the Ibicenco summer, has announced its 2013 opening date.

Algarve beaches are among the best in Europe

Algarve beaches are among the best in Europe

Two of the Algarve’s beaches have come in the top 25 in Europe as voted for by millions of travellers around the world who were polled for the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards this month.

Rhossili Bay cottages - close to the Best Beach in Britain

Rhossili Bay cottages - close to the Best Beach in Britain

Tripadvisor’s 2013 survey sees Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula voted best beach in the UK. Good news for holiday cottages in the area and for Sykes Cottages which has a choice of more than a dozen.

How to get the best out of a holiday to Mallorca

How to get the best out of a holiday to Mallorca

With beautiful countryside to explore, endless activities on offer and stunning beaches, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to visiting Mallorca.

10 of the best bargain beach breaks for 2013

10 of the best bargain beach breaks for 2013

With snow starting to fall and the last remains of Christmas taken down, it is the prime time to beat the winter blues and start thinking about the summer ahead!

Looking for the perfect UK beach retreat?

Looking for the perfect UK beach retreat?

Crowned best holiday destination for the fourth year running at the British Travel Awards 2012, Cornwall has become the ultimate UK all-year-round location for a short break or family holiday.

Celebrities boost beach breaks

British Airways has seen a boost in bookings to celebrity-favourite destinations in its January sale, thanks to stars uploading pictures of their holidays to popular social media sites over the Christmas and New Year period.

Ultimate winter sun in the Maldives

Ultimate winter sun in the Maldives

In search of a winter sun break? December marks the beginning of the dry season in the Maldives, with low humidity, stacks of sunshine and average temperatures of 28C making it the ultimate destination for a pre-Christmas, festive or new year sunshine escape.

Brits prefer to build sandcastles rather than snowmen this Christmas

More holidaymakers than ever before are jetting off to enjoy Christmas in the sun this year; as sales to some of Europe’s most popular beach destinations rocket by 160% year on year, according to research by online travel agent On the Beach.

New beachfront villas unveiled at Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa

New beachfront villas unveiled at Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa

Offering the height of sophistication in Mauritius, Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa has unveiled two brand new beachfront villas, opening this week.

The best quiet beach destinations for older generations

The best quiet beach destinations for older generations

Becoming part of “the older generation” opens up more time for leisure and sheer self-indulgence. Many older people use the time wisely by travelling more and taking longer breaks.

Island hopping in Hawaii

Island hopping in Hawaii

Comprising 120 islands, award-winning beaches, blockbuster backdrops, one of the driest and wettest places in the world (all on one island), Hawaii boasts diversity unlike any other island-hopping itinerary.

A romantic holiday destination that will keep an action man happy

A romantic holiday destination that will keep an action man happy

Finding the perfect romantic holiday destination that will keep beach lovers and their action heroes happy is often a real challenge.

Sun, stargazing, snorkelling and skiing in Hawaii this winter

Sun, stargazing, snorkelling and skiing in Hawaii this winter

Its sunshine all the way – plus stargazing at one of the world’s most renowned astronomical sites in the world, snorkelling in a partially-submerged volcanic crater and skiing on a mountain over 13,500 feet high – on a two-centre holiday this winter from US operator, Bon Voyage.