Exquisite Coasts Discovered

Every day we are out there - discovering new coastlines and stunning beaches right across the globe. Our latest discoveries are....

What to See in Riomaggiore on the Cinque Terre

Follow the Via dell' Amore and you'll find yourself in a village made just like your best dreams of Italy have always looked. Join us in exploring Riomaggiore on the Cinque Terre.

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Vernazza - Heaven on the Cinque Terre

Sandwiched between seas of turquoise and hills of emerald green – medieval Vernazza is the Italy we've all dreamed about.

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Stunning Seychelles Pictures

Seychelles pictures from each of the 6 most beautiful islands in the archipelago. There is no better way to discover the perfect island for you...

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Atrani - Amalfi Coast Gem

Atrani, Amalfi Coast's most beautiful and best preserved village is sandwiched between sea and mountain. At night the sea is filled with a thousand lights as....

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Eastern Cape Beaches - Our Selection

We love the Eastern Cape beaches. Completely different to those in the Cape Town area, they are wildly beautiful, often embraced by tropical forests and usually empty. There are some great little towns too.

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Storms River Mouth - All You Need to Know

The Storms River Mouth is one of the most spectacular coastlines in all of Africa. There are a few things you need to know though and we've got that info here on ExquisiteCoasts

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Beaches CLOSED

South Africa: Most beaches in South Africa are closed until late January 2021 because of an increase in Covid cases.
Bali: Bali's Kuta beach is closed because of over 30 tons of plastic garbage washing ashore. The beach is filthy and clean up operations are in place.
Auckland, New Zealand Red warnings have been issued for dozens of beaches and they have now been closed because of faecal contamination.

Chintsa - My Kind of Paradise

Far from the crowds, far from the stress of the modern world exists an altogether quieter and more beautiful world. This is the world of Chintsa.

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Living the Good Life in Morgan Bay and The Kei River Mouth

Ever had that feeling of simply needing to escape to somewhere completely different, somewhere slower, pristine? Then Morgan Bay and the Kei River Mouth is a fabulous choice.

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Along the Amalfi Coast

Along the Amalfi Coast - join us in exploring one of the world's most beautiful coastlines

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The Quest 4 The Perfect Beach Needs Perfect Travel Insurance.

We strive for the perfect beach. It is our life's work. In this crazy world with surprises around every corner we don't leave home without travel insurance. This is who we use...

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The Essential Santorini Travel Guide

The thing people always say when they first set foot upon Santorini is: "it's just how I've always dreamed Greece would be!" Now make your dreams come true with our Santorini Travel Guide...

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Where are the Best Beaches in Vietnam?

Where are the best beaches in Vietnam? We have the answer to that and some spectacular Vietnamese coastlines to explore.

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Snorkeling on Oahu - Your Chance to See a Humuhumunukunukuapua’a

Ever dreamed of gliding through crystal clear turquoise waters while schools of tiger fish or yellow tangs glide by? Or of throwing a shaka next to a turtle who smiles right back at you? Our guide to snorkeling on Oahu is where these experiences begin.

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East London, South Africa. Should I Visit?

East London,South Africa's forgotten city. Should it stay forgotten or is there something that makes this a gem worth discovering. We investigate.

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Dive into the Oahu Beach Guide

Whether you want to be in the thick of it all on the classic Waikiki beach, snorkeling at Hanauma Bay, watching the pros battle it out for big waves on the north shore or just relax somewhere remote with just a seal for company - the Oahu Beach Guide has it all.

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Penguins Invade City!

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Love Island!

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Where is Love Island? If you have been tell us more! Here is where you can do that.

Amalfi Coast Walks - From the Terrace of the Gods to Neptune's Sea

From the moment you start this Amalfi Coast walk you realize just what an enchanting little world you've entered: birds sing, butterflies dance from flower to flower, the air is filled with the fragrance of lemons, herbs, jasmine

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The Cinque Terre Town to Avoid the Crowds

Corniglia-the Cinque Terre town with the least tourists and that's despite being one of the loveliest. Why less tourists? Because people think you need to walk up 370 steps to get there.

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When is the Best Time to Visit the Seychelles

When is the Best Time to Visit the Seychelles? Here is the answer...

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Find your Paradise Beach Quiz

Out there exists a beach of unbelievable beauty, designed in heaven with you in mind. Which one is it? Our beach quiz has the answer.

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The 5 Most Spectacular Coastal Drives in the World

Each one of these 5 spectacular coastal drives should be on your bucket list. Add at least one to your plans for the next year... you'll be so glad you did.

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The 4 Most Beautiful Coastal Cities in the World

Phew, this was a hard list to create. We started with 15 cities. With much heated debate we got that down to six... then to 4. These then are the world's most beautiful coastal cities...

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Beaches of Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation

Let's go explore the beaches of Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation and we'll throw in a delicious crocodile burger lunch?

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The 8 Best Beaches in the World

The 8 best beaches in the world. Why is our list different to all others? Simple, we actually travel the world visiting hundred and hundreds of beaches. These are the results...

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4 Bucket List Islands

Scattered across the oceans and seas are 4 bucket list islands. All of them are missing only one thing... you!

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Raiatea Island - True Paradise

Raiatea Island – perhaps the most beautiful of all Society Islands. Could this be the Garden of Eden? It is that gorgeous -you need to see for yourself so please click through.

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The 6 Most Beautiful Italian Coastal Destinations

You really don't want to look at this list of the 6 most beautiful Italian coastal destinations. The risk is you'll want to visit and then...

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4 Exceptional Coastal Hotels in Italy

Coastal hotels in Italy are all the same... bla bla bla. Well most of them are but then there are these 4 hotels...

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Tropea on Calabria's Coast of Gods

The Coast of the Gods is gorgeous. One of Italy's most spectacular coastlines and at the heart of it all is Tropea.

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The Most Beautiful Island in Europe?

Hawaii, Maldives, Bora Bora...we've written about them all. But here in Europe exists an island with beaches and seas as beautiful. This is the most beautiful island in Europe. This is La Maddalena.

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Is Rene Bianca Beach the Best Beach in Italy?

Rene Bianca Beach - One of Italy's most famous beaches – loved by visitors from all corners of the globe. Here is all the inside info on the beach...

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A Beach Fit for a King - The Spiaggia del Principe

The Spiaggia del Principe is Sardinia's most famous beach, famous thanks to a Prince who brought the swinging sixties to this coast, and fell in love with this crescent of glorious, sea, sun and sand.

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Cala Luna- Beach Perfection

There are beaches and there are beaches ...ho-hum . Then there is Cala Luna Beach! Often featured in those “best beaches in the world” lists it is incredible. Come and see for yourself.

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Goloritze Beach - Italy's Paradise

Imagine a beach of finely powdered white Italian marble. Imagine seas of crystal clear turquise and tanzanite. What you are imagining has a name...it is Goloritze Beach.

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Cala Mariolu Beach

Many people ask me if there is still a beautiful yet safe beach destination left in this world? Good news...there is! You can't get safer or more beautiful than Cala Mariolu beach.

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The Best Summers Ever – Available on Bidderosa Beach

That first summer we spent exploring Bidderosa Beach was unforgettable. It was a summer that seemed to go on for ever and the area now draws us back year after year. Here's why.

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The Best Beach in Sardinia

The best beach in Sardinia is also the best beach in Europe. It is an incredible stretch of white sand with translucent azure seas.

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Cinque Terre Area

The Cinque Terre area...a destination where huge cliffs rise from azure seas and medieval villages perch on hillsides - embraced by olives groves and vineyards.

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The Loveliest of the Cinque Terre Walks

Everything you need to know about the Cinque Terre walks is right here. From Monterosso to Riomaggiore we have it covered.

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The Guide to Manarola

Quaint and picturesque with some of the best focaccia on the entire Cinque Terre, great ceramics and beautiful scenery – Manarola is a real bucket list destination.

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The Monterosso al Mare Beach Guide

Want to know everything there is to know about Monterosso on the Cinque Terre? Then the Monterosso al Mare Beach and Town Guide is essential reading.

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Walks from Tellaro & Lerici

Some of the most spectacular coastal walks in Italy and, even in summer, you'll have the trails pretty much to yourself. Unlike on the Cinque Terre, walks from Tellaro have yet to be discovered.

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Ameglia - One of Italy's Loveliest Small Towns

There's no way anyone could plan a more perfect little town than Ameglia. It might be centuries old but it is way better than any modern town and the scenery nearby is ...well...stunning!

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Tellaro - Perfect Italy

Tellaro is the Italy you've always dreamed of; a tiny town with cottages of pastel shades where bright geraniums grow in window boxes and the scent of jasmine and lemon is everywhere.

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