Travel trends come and go but the enduring truth is that we love the beach. The rolling waves, the warm sun, the unmistakable scent of sea-salt on the air, the sand between your toes; the coast is proven to have a profoundly positive effect on our psychology. From desert island beaches where you’re the only person for miles, to bohemian spots where freshly caught seafood and rum shacks are the order of the day... let's go to the beach.

A Foodie's Guide to Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria lures visitors with its golden-sand beaches, dramatic mountain landscapes, and atmospheric cities. It’s also a fabulous destination for foodies...

Our 10 favourite beaches from across the UK

While the British Isles may not be famous for their beaches, that’s not to say that they aren’t blessed with some beautiful coastal spots to brighten up your next staycation.