For a holiday with hot sun or stunning scenery, exotic cocktails or traditional cultures, the fantastic coastal resorts of Mediterranean Europe are a good choice. From the soft sands of Portugal’s Algarve and the immensely popular resorts of the Spanish Costa del Sol to the incredible selection of Greek islands, each with its own distinct character, to the less familiar delights of Turkey and Cyprus, Europe, though reassuringly familiar, still has the ability to charm and amaze.
Fascinating North Africa offers a rich blend of modern beach resorts, intriguing ancient towns and stunning desert landscapes. From the colour and life of Morocco to the beautiful beaches of Tunisia and the bewitching past of Egypt, land of the pharaohs, North Africa has qualities to beguile any holidaymaker.
If luxury had a location, it would be in one of the stunning beach hotels along the southern Gulf. The diverse countries of the Middle East – from the wealthy Emirate states to the ancient civilizations of Oman and Jordan – make the ideal destination for an exotic holiday.
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