Beach Holidays

Start typing to see suggestions or browse Australia
  1. Crystal Clear: the world's most brilliant waters you just gotta dive into

    Grab yourself an underwater camera and play in the world's most stunning waters.

  2. Take a holiday under the sea

    We have stripped away all the perks of island resorts to give you a selection of...

  3. Heaven is a place in the Yasawas

    Chris Ashton discovers what life on Fiji Time is all about

Beach and Water Experiences

  • Baby Island: Togat Nusa Retreat

    Baby Island: Togat Nusa Retreat

    Visiting the Mentawai Islands for the first time, there was an element of surprise. Little did I realise that are were hundred's and thousand's of surfers like me, who had the same childhood dream of surfing the best waves in the world.

  • Turtle Island: Heaven is a place in the Yasawas

    Turtle Island: Heaven is a place in the Yasawas

    The engine of our 1950’s De Havilland seaplane roars like a lion as we cross the last stretch of pale blue water. Just a hundred metres more and we’ll reach Turtle Island - our exclusive Fijian hideaway. We’re so close I can almost taste the...

  • Resort Review: The Westin Denarau Island Resort

    Resort Review: The Westin Denarau Island Resort

    Fiji is my favourite family holiday destination. Our close neighbour is often mistakenly over-looked by many Australian travelers for the traditional Bali and Thai beach side destinations.

  • Resort Review: Wadigi Island Paradise Fiji

    Resort Review: Wadigi Island Paradise Fiji

    Nothing could prepare me for my first year of fatherhood: the sleepless nights, the fumbling with dirty nappies and the emergence of grey hair that seemed to multiply exponentially since the little guy arrived into this world.

  • Island Time: The most beautiful Pacific Islands

    Island Time: The most beautiful Pacific Islands

    These islands getaways will have you longing to escape the concrete jungle and dive into their crystal clear waters...

  • Naturally Hawaii

    Naturally Hawaii

    Photographer Kuni Takanami celebrates almost two decades of travelling to Hawaii's beautiful islands. In this gallery he shares some of her more unknown, natural secrets from Kauai and the Big Island.

  • Seeking Serenity in Bali and Lombok

    Seeking Serenity in Bali and Lombok

    Dreaming of a quiet, tropical place to dig your toes into warm sand, plunge into crystalline waters and relax with a fresh pina colada?

  • Australia's Best Beaches

    Australia's Best Beaches

    Australia is known for it's spectacular coastline. With summer finally here, it's time to dust off your swimsuit and head for the nearest stretch of sand! Check out the best beaches in Oz.

  • James Tobin tries sea kayaking in Byron Bay

    James Tobin tries sea kayaking in Byron Bay

    The sun was out in full swing over the weekend, and James Tobin from Sunrise threw himself right into the midst of it. Dabbling in some sea kayaking, take a look at James giving it his best.

  • PNG: The land that tourism forgot

    PNG: The land that tourism forgot

    It's the diving spot that put PNG on the world map – and with it's pristine wildlife under and above the water, Milne Bay is the ultimate nature lovers' playground.

  • A Maldivian honeymoon to remember

    A Maldivian honeymoon to remember

    Trading surfboard for snorkel, beer for cocktail, Angie Takanami whisked her husband away for a belated honeymoon (five years and two kids later!) to Shangri-La Villingili Resort in the Maldives.

  • Dive on in: take a holiday under the sea

    Dive on in: take a holiday under the sea

    Longing to switch off from the world? A holiday under the sea perhaps? We have stripped away all the perks of luxurious island resorts to give you a selection of inspiring underwater shots - nature's own five star retreat!

  • Unlocking the unknown road

    Unlocking the unknown road

    Join photo-journalist Elle Green on a winter road trip weekend along Australia's east coast.

  • Palawan by boat: 5 days of island paradise

    Palawan by boat: 5 days of island paradise

    Palawan in the Philippines, offering the perks of an island paradise but without the crowds, is a great alternative to Thailand or Bali. For five glorious days, I sailed along the Sulu Sea from Coron Island, the northerly tip of Palawan, down to El...

  • Kitesurfing with the pros in Fiji

    Kitesurfing with the pros in Fiji

    Some holidays leave little lasting impression. They will be looked back on with fond nostalgia and that's about it. But some holidays change you.

  • Honeymooning in Fiji – Likuliku Lagoon Resort

    Honeymooning in Fiji – Likuliku Lagoon Resort

    For a tropical romantic getaway, you'd be hard pressed to find a better destination than Likuliku Lagoon, tucked away in a secluded corner of Fiji's Mamanuca Islands

  • Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Sanya

    Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental Sanya

    Hearing it described as the “Hawaii of China”, Hainan Island made me more than a little curious. Would it be a true tropical paradise or just creative marketing designed to fleece unsuspecting tourists?

  • The waves less surfed – Tips for an unforgettable Indian surfari

    The waves less surfed – Tips for an unforgettable Indian surfari

    Often overlooked as a surfing destination, India is home to 7,000km of primarily untouched coastline and only a handful of surfers.

  • An insider’s guide to Tropical North Queensland

    An insider’s guide to Tropical North Queensland

    From the city of Mackay to the tip of Cape York, the gorgeous tropical region of North Queensland offers a multitude of exciting things to do, not to mention some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Mackay, Townsville, Cairns and the world’s...

  • Crystal Clear: the world's most brilliant waters you just gotta dive into

    Crystal Clear: the world's most brilliant waters you just gotta dive into

    Grab yourself an underwater camera and play in the world's most stunning crystal clear waters.

Top Beach & Underwater Holiday Destinations

  • Esperance

    Esperance

    Esperance is one of those towns blessed with spectacular beaches, a perfect climate and a...

  • South Coast

    South Coast

    The South Coast begins from the south of Sydney's Royal National Park and continues...

  • Northern Rivers

    Northern Rivers

    The Byron Bay & Northern Rivers region stretches from the Clarence River up to Tweed...

  • Whitsunday Islands

    Whitsunday Islands

    The Whitsundays, part of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef, form the largest offshore...

  • Sunshine Coast

    Sunshine Coast

    Just an hour north of Brisbane begins one of Queensland's top tourist destinations,...

Recommended Beach Holidays