5 Beaches to Visit this Winter

Limestone cliffs, quiet coves and crystal-clear waters, need we say more? Start planning your tropical getaway now.

by Tessa Marson

 

Best Beaches

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Tulum

M E X I C O

Swim in the shadows of ancient Mayan ruins when you visit this bohemian beach paradise. While Tulum has seen a surge in popularity of late, it still maintains a relaxing atmosphere.

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Kuta

B A L I

This palm-fringed endless stretch of white sand beach offers something for everyone. Surfers flock here for the huge breakers offshore and the vibrant inland nightlife.

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Lagos

P O R T U G A L

This area is home to idyllic grottoes, fascinating rock formations and wide golden beaches. Hidden between the rocky outcrops, quiet coves make for a relaxing escape from the sun, sand and surf.

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Grand Anse

S E Y C H E L L E S

Framed by gigantic pink granite boulders and perfectly positioned palms, this is truly a laid-back tropical paradise. The island is encircled by a reef, which keeps the water calm and excellent for snorkelling adventures.

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Positano

I T A L Y

Carved into the high craggy cliffs, this jewel of the Amalfi coast overlooks blue and white fishing boats gently bobbing in the harbour, colourful parasols that dot the sand and beach-clad tourists mulling around the pastel painted town. Positano is a haven for artistic souls and intellectuals, as well as anyone looking for a relaxing Italian getaway.