You are sure to find your own little piece of paradise within our selection of the best beach getaways.
When it comes to beach holidays, the Lightfoot Travel consultants like to stay ahead of the curve and offer the very finest luxury beach destinations in the world. Our research trips take us far and wide, searching for the most idyllic and exclusive beaches from long-time favourites like Bali and the Maldives, to up-and-coming Sri Lanka to far-flung retreats like Vilanculos Mozambique.
Read on for stories to inspire your next beach holiday.
SEYCHELLES' ISLAND MARDI GRAS
Cam Cope travels to the Seychelles to join the Carnaval des Carnavals where mardi gras groups from all over the world come to compete every year
ISLAND HOPPING IN THE AEOLIANS
Tamara Thiessen takes a whirlwind tour of the picturesque archipelago off the shores of Sicily
THE UNDERWATER MUSEUM IN SPAIN
Sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor talks about his latest underwater theme park near the island of Lanzarote
6 BEST OVERWATER VILLAS IN THE MALDIVES
Where should you drop your bags for the best sunset views over turquoise waters? Read on to find out…
FINDING THE SLOW LIFE IN SINGAPORE
Claire Turrell takes a 10-minute boat ride from Singapore to the island of Pulau Ubin and goes back in time
WOMEN DIVERS OF JEJUJose Jeuland travelled to the Korean island to photograph the last women divers of Jeju
PHILIPPINES: PORTRAITS OF A PEOPLE
Jacob Maentz decided to photograph the lives of the indigenous people of the Philippines before their traditional lives are lost forever.
INDIA HICKS' ISLAND HIDEAWAY IN JAMAICA
India Hicks tells us about her trip to Goldeneye in Jamaica
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE ON A TROPICAL ISLAND
Botanical artist Lucinda Law visited the eco-retreat of Batu Batu to highlight the need to help save the environment