Fiji - Whoever said "blue and green should not be seen..." has not been to the Fiji Islands. This is the country where incredibly steep mountains covered in dense rainforest literally soar "out of the blue" - out of sparkling cerulean waters and into cloudless sapphire skies. The magic of the colours put an end to my disregard for the traditional enemies. Here, blue and green are friends, as are everyone who sets foot on the island...Read More
Turkey - Rain was smacking against the window. It was icy cold. Sitting in the dark depths of a British University's library in 1994, I was gazing out dreaming of somewhere warm and exotic. Turkey was the place that lit up my imagination... Read More
Europe - For the fortunate few, life isn't complete without a backpacking trip through Europe. This right of passage is believed to further the maturation process of college students, according to sociologists. Of course, others have opined that copious amounts of alcohol, sun and Amsterdam have something to do with it. Regardless of your purpose, you still have to figure out what to take. Obviously, the first critical item is your backpack. While one doesn't need to buy the $10,000 Himalaya Turbo Pack, you should also avoid the $12 blue light special. So, how do you pick a happy middle ground?..Read More
Spain - A sunny coastal town filled with beautiful scenery and hotels, Marbella is a popular resort in the Costa del Sol. Holidays in Marbella, cheap and expensive, are popular with all sorts of tourists, but the town is most well-known as a playground for the super-famous and uber-rich on holiday. Marbella is, these days, internationally recognised as a favourite destination for the extremely wealthy...Read More
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Greece - Meze meals exemplify the Greek way of life - it's relaxed in every aspect. There is no particular way to serve the dishes, you simply pick and choose the ones you like best and lay them out for all to help themselves. This myriad of dishes flow from the kitchen creating a mass of colour, taste and texture all complementing and enhancing each other, so you can enjoy a delicious bit of everything accompanied by a glass of something cool as you sit back and relax in the Mediterranean Sun... Read More
Beachways' Regional Beach Guide, includes the World's Best Beaches, Best Party Beaches, Most Relaxing Beaches, Most Romatic Beaches and Most Exclusive Beaches. It will help you decide which direction to point that private jet. No jet yet? Not to worry. Beaches are almost always open to everyone. Review your beach travel options on Beachways' Regions page.
There is an email form at the bottom of the page where you can enter a friend's email address, open the email, edit the message if you like, or just send it as it is. Tell your friends about Beachways!
If your favorite beach isn't listed on Beachways just email a description and attach several good quality photos. You can request a link back to any web site you wish. Click Your Beaches to see the beaches that have been posted.
Beach area pages list some of the best beaches in an area. If you want more choices or further details click "Other Beach Sites" in the upper right hand corner of the page. Here you'll find links to local beach websites, which list more beaches and give a local perspective.
For local weather, visit the beach area page and click 'Local Climate'. A chart gives a weather rundown for the best season. All tropical climates are humid, but some more so. About 70 percent humidity is a nice beach climate. If the humidity goes over 80 percent, you'd better be a 'jungle warrior' or a 'scuber'.
If you provide beach rentals in an area covered by Beachways you can get listed FREE. Just email the number of units, price range, website URL and short description. You should have no more than 100 living units to get posted free. To see what's currently listed click "Hotels & Accommodations" at the top of any beach area page.