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The subtropical islands are about 1000 kilometers south of Tokyo, practically in the middle of nowhere, and are accessible only by a 24 hour ferry ride from Tokyo. But the isolation is a boon for those looking to get away, and the islands offer lots of secluded with snorkeling and swimming opportunities. Similar to Okinawa, the best time to go swimming here is from around June to October when the temperatures consistently top 25 degrees. Named for the cerfs, the stags imported from Java for hunting, Ile aux Cerfs has become something of a victim of its own famous beauty, much of it overrun with obtrusive crowds and pesky beach touts. But you need only hike half a mile down the beach and you’ll be rewarded with some incredible island sands that you can keep all to yourself.

Victoria Inn has 20 rooms with a posh contemporary-cottage feel. Live your best life and stroll through the walled rose gardens, dine in the restaurant for fresh shellfish with samphire from the Holkham coastline, or walk the few minutes to the golden sands of the beach. Momochihama BeachMomochihama Beach is an artificial beach along Hakata Bay at the foot of Fukuoka Tower.

The shot-silk waters are also home to the largest dugong population in the western Indian Ocean, and inland you’ll find congregations of crocodiles and all manner of bird species. But best of all, its marine-reserve status means there’s only a handful of lodges on the island, so once the day-trippers depart, you’ll have the beach all to yourself. Stat at andBeyond Benguerra Island, a classy but unpretentious beach retreat. The distant peaks of the Yr Eifl form a stunning backdrop to this beach on the remote North Coast of the Llŷn Peninsula. Sheltered by low cliffs, the sandy beach is a great sun trap, has beautifully clear waters and is dotted with excellent rock pools.

Set in the middle of ten miles of golden sand, Bournemouth Pier is the destination of choice for thousands of families every year. Colwell Bay is one of many picturesque beaches in West Wight, offer spectacular views back across the Solent to mainland England. The main beach in Bembridge runs down the coast from the spit at the edge of Bembridge harbour. The beach is comprised of stones, pebbles and shells but has sand below the high water mark and a large sandbank that extends into the Solent at low tide. The Isle of Wight also champions the ‘drive less see more’ ethos – it’s simple and easy to get to many of our beaches by foot, bike, bus or train.

Great Yarmouth’s South Beach is a glorious sandy beach to the south of Wellington Pier. The wide beach with it’s sand dunes is ideal for families who want a quieter stretch of beach. Sani Resort’s largest hotel looks out upon the azure waters of Cape Sani from its beachfront location, surrounded by 7km white-sand beaches. From watersports and mountain biking to being pampered in the spa, Sani Beach’s lavish environment ensures uncompromising experiences for all the family.

Swimming is prohibited at the beach due to strong currents, but beachgoers can still enjoy sunbathing and sightseeing at the many attractions nearby. Despite Tokyo’s image as a bustling metropolis, there are beaches not far from the city. In the summer, beaches along the Shonan Coast and the Miura Peninsula in neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture are very popular. The somewhat more distant Izu Peninsula is often considered to have the best beaches and snorkeling near Tokyo, while the Boso Peninsula is particularly popular amongst surfers. With another busy summer ahead, make sure you know how you and your community and help care for the sand and sea. With multiple stations and a curation of food from around the globe, Al Rahala is the ultimate spot to enjoy a sophisticated meal.

Trebah’s sheltered and secluded beach at the bottom of the garden, Polgwidden Cove, provides the perfect place to while away an hour or two. Please follow the Coastal Code which has important information for horse riders and dog owners. To minimise the risk of fire, the use of barbeques, fires or stoves is prohibited.

The best beaches for sunbathing and swimming are found in Okinawa to the south, but nice beaches exist in other regions, too. With a backdrop of saffron-coloured cliffs and lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, this rugged beach is one of the southern hemisphere’s most photogenic. Cast your eye across the robin-egg-blue waters and you might spot the snouts of rare snubfin dolphins breaking the surface, then turn back to the old lighthouse tower to see ospreys nesting in the framework. When the tide is at its lowest, a smattering of 125-million-year-old dinosaur footprints are unveiled, preserved impeccably in the amber-coloured reef rock. With ghost-white sand, black lava rock and gaggles of marine iguanas, Tortuga Bay is an almost surreal place. With a higgledy-piggledy 37,000-mile coastline (the world’s second longest), Indonesia has a glut of beautiful beaches.

InRydeyou’ll discover some of the most spacious on the Island. The sand shelves gently into the sea, making it an ideal beach for families. Ryde beaches are easy to get to and you’ll enjoy some of the warmest bathing waters on the Island as the incoming tide warms itself coming in over the hot sand. The soaring coastline at Compton Bay can be a fossil finders delight with dinosaur footprints visible at low tide. There are smaller beaches at Ventnor, Colwell Bay and Steephill Cove which all have an have an endearing air of the traditional British holiday about them with beach huts and shore-side cafes. If rugged Scottish coastline is your bag, you won’t do much better than Camusdarach Beach.