Beach holidays 2018: Experience the exotic life of Tobago | Beach Holidays | Travel

GETTY Tobago’s idyllic beaches and stunning wildlife make for a unique holiday The island’s Main Ridge Forest Reserve is the oldest forest reserve in the Western Hemisphere, and is teeming with wildlife. At one point, my guide, Dexter, pointed to a muddy bank and asked me what I saw. “Nothing,” I replied. He used a twig to poke open a tiny camouflaged mud flap. Behind it, a narrow tunnel disappeared into the riverbank. It’s home to a trapdoor spider, so-called because of its tendency to leap out and gobble up…

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Vietnam holidays 2018: Visit Halong Bay and Hanoi for a unique experience | Beach Holidays | Travel

The dawn light shining on to the emerald- green water of Halong Bay, illuminates the towering limestone rocks dotted around and takes my breath away. Which is not particularly helpful when you’re trying to copy the flowing, stretching movements of a t’ai chi master during a 6am class on the sundeck of our boat. A 30-minute routine was the perfect way to start the day, before exploring some of the islands and caves of the bay in Vietnam, named one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World in…

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Ibiza holiday 2018: Step away from the party scene for an upmarket experience | Beach Holidays | Travel

GETTY Head for Ibiza this year to uncover one of the most popular chilled-out beach holiday destinations The Spanish island’s reputation has changed considerably over the past decade – from a teenager’s party destination to one of the most upmarket places to holiday in Europe – and nowhere is this more evident than at Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay.  Our room, one of 152 beautiful rooms and suites here, had equally spectacular sea views from the balcony, while inside the decor was based on a palette of soft teal, cream and…

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