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Beach Holidays in Pacific

High-end heaven: Nanuku Resort and Spa Fiji swimming pool.

Fiji

Fiji luxury family holidays: Never too young

Tracey Spicer Your little ones will not want to leave these luxury family retreats, writes Tracey Spicer.

Beaches

Your island home

Young woman strolling on beach pier, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands, Caribbean.

Whatever your penchant, there is a beach somewhere in the world that is just right for you. Sheridan Rhodes surveys some of your choices.

New Zealand

Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand: Running hot and cold

Grace de Morgan Warm water at the beach isn't usually a good sign, especially with small children about. However, here at Hot Water Beach, tepid water is not only normal - it's entirely expected.

Tahiti

It's a paradise: So why is there no one here?

Huahine, French Polynesia

Craig Platt The trouble with paradise is everyone wants a piece of it. So why aren't the tourists hordes here?

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Photo galleries

Island time: Slowing down on Vanuatu

Vanuatu.

The once sleepy municipality of Vanuatu has come of age, taking on rivals Fiji and New Zealand for top spot in the beauty stakes.

World's most beautiful island

Sofitel Motu Bora Bora, private deck.Tahiti.

Bora Bora in the Pacific is often referred to as the most beautiful island in the world.

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Map of Pacific

Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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