"Beaches"

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With its turquoise waters and lush green cliffs, the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, off the Brazilian coast, is home to the world’s top beach. One of the many selling points ...

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Punta Cana

On the easternmost tip of the island, 211 km east of Santo Domingo, is Punta Cana, known for its 30 km of white-sand beaches and clear waters, Punta Cana and ...

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Santa Margherita Ligure

Santa Margherita Ligure had one brief moment in the spotlight, at the beginning of the 20th century when it was an internationally renowned retreat. Fortunately, the seaside town didn’t let ...

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Saint-Tropez

While this sun-kissed town has a well-known air of hedonism, Tropezian style is blissfully understated, it’s not in-your-face. Saint-Tropez attracts artists, musicians, models, writers, and an A-lister movie colony each ...

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Playa del Carmen

Young adventuresome travelers have long been attracted to the eclectic Playa del Carmen beach scene, but it’s no longer a budget haven with seaside campgrounds and inexpensive eateries. In fact, ...

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Santorini

No island better epitomizes the Greek vacation experience than Santorini. Upon arriving by boat, there’s a view that never palls: sugar-cube houses pasted onto the high clifftops of Fira’s caldera, ...

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Phuket

The name “Phuket” is derived from the Malay word “Bukit” (meaning hill); true to the name, lush, green hills dominate much of the island‘s interior. There are still some rubber ...

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