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Beach Holidays

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.

Brazil

Trim and tanned: Why Rio is really a daytime city

A woman plays soccer on Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro

Despite its party reputation, Rio is a daytime city. Obsessed with health and good looks, locals work hard to keep tan and fit.

Queensland

Why Australia's best beach is still a mystery

Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island ... rated Australia's best.

Craig Platt It's rated the best beach in Australia and the fifth best in the world, but scientists can't explain it.

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.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: Brazilian beach getaways

Pousada Picinguaba, Paraty.

Land of sun and sand, where the weather is always warm and everyone has a good time. By Ute Junker.

Photos

Beach time: Britain embraces first warm weather

Women walk along the beach in Margate, southern England. Much of Britain enjoyed warm and sunny weather.

Much of Britain enjoyed its first wave of warm and sunny weather this with many flocking to the seaside for some sun and fun as the temperatures hit the mid-20s.

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Travellers Tips

Asia

Endless summer: how to live in paradise

Island beach yoga

Ever dream about running off to live in an island paradise? Megan Flamer explains how she did just that.

Resorts

All-expenses pays some of the time

Mucci illustration.

Jane E. Fraser If you're not sure whether an all-inclusive deal is genuine value for money, it's worth doing the sums.

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Travel News

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand

CAROLYN WEBB 24 Jul | The public will be able to sleep overnight in Old Melbourne Gaol cells, with the National Trust starting to throw open its properties as hotels.

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