Exquisite Coasts Discovered

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

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.

Continue reading "Snorkeling on Oahu - Your Chance to See a Humuhumunukunukuapua’a"

The Wonderful Little Town of Amalfi

They call the town of Amalfi the "Pearl of the Amalfi Coast". Here's why...

Continue reading "The Wonderful Little Town of Amalfi"

Before The Quest 4 The Perfect Beach Begins

There is nothing like a little beach therapy and perfect beach therapy needs peace of mind. Lock that in well before you step out upon the beach of your dreams with travel insurance tailored towards beach holidays

Continue reading "Before The Quest 4 The Perfect Beach Begins"

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.

Continue reading "Tropea on Calabria's Coast of Gods"

Where to Watch Surfing in Oahu - The Guide to the Best Beaches

The north shore is THE place on Oahu to watch surfing. It is the epicenter of the sport and where the world champion is crowned December.

Continue reading "Where to Watch Surfing in Oahu - The Guide to the Best Beaches"

Tellaro - Perfect Italy

Tellaro is the Italy you've dreamed of; a tiny town with cottages of pastel shades, bright geraniums fill window boxes, the scent of jasmine and lemon is...

Continue reading "Tellaro - Perfect Italy"

The Most Beautiful Islands on Earth - The Society Islands

It's said that when dreams come true they look like the Society Islands and I'd have to agree with this.

Continue reading "The Most Beautiful Islands on Earth - The Society Islands"

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...

Continue reading "The Essential Santorini Travel Guide"

Killarney: the jewel in the Ring of Kerry

We tend to steer you a little differently. Often, that just means giving some common-sense advice about possibly THE hotspot on Ireland’s tourist itinerary…

Continue reading "Killarney: the jewel in the Ring of Kerry "

Grand Anse Beach - La Digue, Seychelles

The biggest beach on this Seychelles island - a spectacular stretch of silver sand framed by granite rocks and waving palm trees called Grand Anse Beach

Continue reading "Grand Anse Beach - La Digue, Seychelles"

Eastern Cape Beaches - Our Selection

We love the Eastern Cape beaches. Completely different to those in the Cape Town area, they are wildly beautiful.

Continue reading "Eastern Cape Beaches - Our Selection"

Beyond Amalfi.... The Cilento Coast

Few tourists venture beyond the Amalfi Coast. Those intrepid souls who do discover one of Italy's seven wonders - a land of friendly people, huge welcomes...

Continue reading "Beyond Amalfi.... The Cilento Coast"

The Best Cape Town Beaches

The Atlantic Coast in Cape Town offers the most spectacular coastline in Africa and the Cape Town beaches rank among the best in the world.

Continue reading "The Best Cape Town Beaches"

The 5 Best Cape Town Beaches

Beware of visiting any of the 5 best Cape Town beaches. There's a real danger that you may never want to leave. Prepared to risk it?

Continue reading "The 5 Best Cape Town Beaches"

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.

Continue reading "The 4 Most Beautiful Coastal Cities in the World"

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:

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

The Enchanting Island of Capri

The Island of Capri may be famous and it may be crowded in summer, but don't let that put you off - this is one of the world's greatest destinations.

Continue reading "The Enchanting Island of Capri"

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.

Continue reading "Cinque Terre Area "

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.

Continue reading "Walks from Tellaro & Lerici"

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!

Continue reading "Ameglia - One of Italy's Loveliest Small Towns"

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.

Continue reading "The Best Summers Ever – Available on Bidderosa Beach"

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.

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

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.

Continue reading "The Loveliest of the Cinque Terre Walks"

Paestum - An Ancient World Discovered

You'd not expect to find ancient Greece in Italy and yet, here it is... Paestum, once the largest of Greek cities and now but a little way from beaches filled with sun seekers. Lost for centuries in thick forest, the city is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Continue reading "Paestum - An Ancient World Discovered"

Agropoli - Sea, Sunshine & Ancient Greece... in Italy

Beautiful beaches, a medieval hill-town and an ancient Greek city. Not many destinations can offer all that... Agropoli has it all though... and more.

Continue reading "Agropoli - Sea, Sunshine & Ancient Greece... in Italy"

The Best Beaches in Cilento

Apart from the island of Sicily I've yet to find more beautiful beaches on the Italian mainland than those in Cilento. A couple of them are spectacularly stunning. It is those that I wish to share with you...

Continue reading "The Best Beaches in Cilento"

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.

Continue reading "What to See in Riomaggiore on the Cinque Terre"

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.

Continue reading "Vernazza - Heaven on the Cinque Terre"

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...

Continue reading "Stunning Seychelles Pictures"

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....

Continue reading "Atrani - Amalfi Coast Gem"

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

Continue reading "Storms River Mouth - All You Need to Know"

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.

Continue reading "Chintsa - My Kind of Paradise"

Along the Amalfi Coast

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

Continue reading "Along the Amalfi Coast"

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.

Continue reading "Where are the Best Beaches in Vietnam?"

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.

Continue reading "East London, South Africa. Should I Visit?"

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.

Continue reading "Dive into the Oahu Beach Guide"

Penguins Invade City!

Where is this? Click continue reading below...

Continue reading "Penguins Invade City!"

Love Island!

IMAGE Alt Text

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

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.

Continue reading "The Cinque Terre Town to Avoid the Crowds"

When is the Best Time to Visit the Seychelles

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

Continue reading "When is the Best Time to Visit the Seychelles"

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.

Continue reading "Find your Paradise Beach Quiz"

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.

Continue reading "The 5 Most Spectacular Coastal Drives in the World"

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?

Continue reading "Beaches of Port Douglas and Cape Tribulation"

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...

Continue reading "The 8 Best Beaches in the World"

4 Bucket List Islands

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

Continue reading "4 Bucket List Islands"