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Sandy beaches, hot sun, pleasant sea waves – there are many seaside resorts around the world inviting tourists with their laid-back atmosphere. Discover the best resorts in UK, Spain or even Malta.


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Rustic Luxury in Kerala, India

Rustic Luxury in Kerala, India

Theodore Slate

There is something quite special about arriving at a resort in a small canopied boat, an arrival made all the more intriguing when it includes a 15-minute ride along the palm-lined natural canals that parallel Kerala’s coastline facing the Arabian Sea. There to greet me at the dock of the Poovar Island Resort (poovarislandresort.com) was my assigned Guest Relation Executive ready to dispatch bags to my room and guide me up the winding pathway to the elegant open-air reception area. “Here is my c...
Maltese Islands: Sightseeing and Nightlife

Maltese Islands: Sightseeing and Nightlife

Justin N. Froyd

Seaside resorts on the Maltese Islands are plentiful. Many of them were developed in the early 1970s to cater for the ever growing tourist industry. Most of the seaside resorts in Malta and Gozo offer what is typical of a resort, i.e. various accommodation options, restaurants and bars, entertainment venues and of course lovely beaches. It can safely be said that seaside resorts on the Maltese islands do not have many historical attractions. In fact, the major historical sights on the islands...
Summer Holidays in UK’s Most Famous Seaside Resorts

Summer Holidays in UK’s Most Famous Seaside Resorts

Samuel Dorsi

It is not until the late 19th century and the expansion of the UK railway network, following the Industrial Revolution, that seaside resorts started to boom. It is typically the case of Northern seaside towns like Blackpool, Scarborough and Bridlington that saw day-trippers from northern mill towns such as Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester fill their guesthouses, stroll along their promenades, and have picnic on their beaches. This trend did not just stop at Northern towns it also spread south to ...
Enjoying Spanish Sunshine in Coastal Towns

Enjoying Spanish Sunshine in Coastal Towns

Alec Hills

Located on the Orihuela Costa coastline some 20 kilometers away from the town of Orihuela itself you will find two wonderful seaside resorts which are very popular with holidaymakers visiting this part of south-eastern Spain. These fine resorts are known as Playa Flamenca and Punta Prima. The lovely town of Punta Prima is recognizable mostly by the tall water tower located on the N-332 coast road. Also, it is here that 3 rival car boot sales (rastros) are held every Sunday attracting people f...