Beach holidays

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What’s the Caribbean without its beaches? But the people are losing access to them
Barring public access to beaches and other sites is not a model for development. Transparency and engagement are needed

Kenneth Mohammed

06, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Turn off your email, get the packing right – and never, ever play Monopoly: 15 tips for a happy holiday
Here’s how to master the art of holidaying, whoever you’re going away with

Jess Cartner-Morley

19, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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From kiss me quick to seaside serenity: eight UK resorts close to peaceful beaches
A stay in a calm coastal spot that’s close to a high-octane seaside town makes the perfect holiday combo. Our writers suggest breaks that offer the best of both worlds

Guardian writers

06, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Spur to action: new, greener breaks on Italy’s Gargano peninsula
The Gargano peninsula is a popular seaside haunt for Italians, but now a new breed of young operators are offering low-impact activities away from the crowds

Liz Boulter

29, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Northumberland village retains title of UK’s best seaside resort for third year
With a big castle and even bigger beach, Bamburgh tops the annual Which? poll, followed by Dartmouth and Portstewart, while old favourites prop up the table

Neelam Tailor

27, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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‘You really do feel responsible’: the residents trying to prevent drownings on Victoria’s surf beaches
After a grim summer for drownings in the state, Mornington Peninsula residents are taking it upon themselves to keep visitors safe

Jane Hone

07, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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20 of the best budget beach holidays in Europe
From camping by the Black Sea to a cool Portuguese surf house, these great places to stay across Europe start at just £50 a week in summer

Rachel Dixon

04, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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The thrill of Rhyl: the childhood trips to the beach that still inspire my holidays
Having first seen the sea on a day trip to north Wales, I now plan budget family beach breaks with lessons learned on those early ‘holidays’

Nazia Parveen

04, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘You’ll have your own cove’: readers’ favourite budget beach stays in Europe
From a pine-shaded eco-resort in Croatia to a campsite in Portugal, our tipsters share their favourite breaks

Guardian readers

03, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Cornwall in winter is a blast
The county gets famously full in summer, but out of season it comes into its own as the roads quieten and the surf roars on its empty beaches

Nazia Parveen

21, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Immersed in sea, snow, sand and silence: a winter break in Lithuania
A 60-mile sandbar dotted with forests and icy lagoons, the Curonian Spit’s buried villages, elk and elemental beauty attracted Sartre and De Beauvoir

Nick Hunt

20, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The best Baltic beach holidays: where to go for summer, sea and sand
With both culture and beautiful beaches aplenty, the coastal towns of Poland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia make for a break with a difference

Caroline Eden

18, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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