Best Beach Holiday Destinations 2018

If you are looking to take a great beach holiday, then it might pay to look a little further away than usual. There are some great beach destinations in all parts of the world, so consider a long-haul flight, and try one of the following places.

The Maldives

This is a really luxurious destination, and the location is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world. The ocean is crystal clear, and the sands are soft and white. The accommodation here for tourists is mainly in the overwater bungalows, where you can drift off to sleep in total peace. This is not the most budget-friendly destination, but definitely one of the most memorable.


The island of Tahiti is a tropical paradise. Visit great beaches and waterfalls, and find out more about local culture, in one of the many museums. The island has a range of excellent accommodation, and you will soon discover why this place has proved to be a favourite with writers and artists.

British Virgin Islands

For a variety of different beaches, the British Virgin Islands cannot be beaten. There are certainly plenty of beaches to choose from, and you can easily find a quiet cove, that the rest of the tourists haven’t discovered yet. The islands offer hotels, and private villas for rent and activities here include water sports, such as snorkelling and sailing.

Rio de Janeiro

The city of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular beach destinations in South America. This Brazilian city is known for its lively party atmosphere, carnivals and festivals. The beaches are always filled with tourists, and locals, looking to make the most of the sun. When you want to visit a tourist attraction or two, the botanical gardens and the Christ the Redeemer statue are a must.