Warm sun, soft glistening sand and cool crystal clear water. These are the elements that go into creating the perfect beach holiday. To add to the splendor, why not sip on some chilled cocktails or coconut water? Whether you head to the beach for a relaxing day, take a dip in the pool, or are looking for a bit of adventure, we've got just the guide below to help you. Read on to find out about the best beach resorts available at your fingertips for the ultimate getaway!
Glisten in Gran Canaria
Located right in the midst of the Canary Islands lies the sunshine island of Gran Canaria. A true paradise, where every inch of the coastline is surrounded by crystal clear blue waters and where temperatures never fall below 15°C. The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Gran Canaria Mogan is located just a kilometer away from the charming fishing village of Puerto de Mogan set at the mouth of a steep-sided valley on the south-west coast of the island. It's often referred to as "Little Venice" owing to the quaint canals. So, picture perfect settings to really disconnect! You can spend the whole day at the beach, Playa Mogan, situated less than a 15-minute walk from the resort. Families can spend quality time together by lounging on the beach or taking a trip to see dolphins at Palmitos Park, and other fun theme parks. For those looking for sporty adventure, you can take diving lessons and see marine life up close, or try your hand at rock climbing and parasailing. Make sure to end the day with a wholesome meal at one of the 3-onsite restaurants in the hotel that offer national as well as international cuisine to tempt your palate.
It may be hard to believe, but Russia has more to offer than just icy cold winters and wonderful ski slopes! Sochi, also known as Russia's summer capital is home to the Russia Riviera and the ideal place to mix business with pleasure. You can attend meetings by morning and hit the beach in the afternoon - a well deserved gift of relaxation. The Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre in Sochi located right on the Black Sea coast offers mesmerizing views of the Caucasus Mountains. The hotel also gives you direct access to the Yacht Marina so you can take a boat for spin and spend the evening on the water. What's better is that all of this is just a 10-minute drive from the Sochi International Airport!
Psst! Spa enthusiast? Relax in Sochi and pamper yourself at the PACE Health Club offering a wide range of spa treatments to end the day.
Move around in Malta
One of Malta's most popular sandy beaches is Golden Bay. Staying true to its name, it offers sparkling golden sand and deep blue waters. Situated on the Northwest coast of Malta, it is nothing less than the perfect island paradise. You can rent jet skis and take a it for a spin to feel the thrill of the Maltese sea, or simply lounge on the beach with an umbrella for some shade. If you're worried about sand getting everywhere, head to the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands and lounge by the pool while sipping on a fresh drink, or visit the local attractions like Mosta Dome or St. Paul's Bay.
Chill in Cesme
Imagine waking up and stepping outside your room to find that you're right at the foot of crystal clear water in the most picturesque location. At Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Cesme, you are right on the shore of the Aegean Sea, the prime location in Cesme, also known as the Turkish Riviera, connects you to the Cesme Castle and historic town of Alacati. Relax poolside at the Aqua Pool Bar or Citrus Lobby Bar on the outdoor terrace where calming sounds of waves crashing against the shore and coupled with incredible views. Plus, if you didn't know already, Cesme is famous for thermal springs with its water possessing therapeutic healing benefits. The indoor thermal springs in the hotel will give you the perfect wellness experience and attracts visitors from all over the world.
Looking for the ultimate tropical getaway? We may have found just the spot. On the eastern shores of Mauritius lies the village of Poste Lafayette with the clearest waters for a dive to see the purest marine life. At Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa, Mauritius, you will find nothing but tranquil waters and untouched white sands. The adult-only resort sits at the foot of the sea offering endless activities to enjoy including lagoon fishing, snorkeling, beach yoga as well as a class dedicated to teaching you the sega, a tradition Mauritian folk dance. Tropical getaway, here we go
Psst! While visiting the island of pristine waters, make sure you head to these other breathtaking beach spots!
If there is heaven on Earth, it is here. The island of Uluwatu in Bali is known as the "Island of Gods" for its natural beauty and cultural heritage. Coral reefs with untouched marine life, golden sand and volcanic mountains, this Indonesian island is paradise indeed. The Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu is perfectly nestled on the island with a view of the Indian Ocean and local farmland which are visible from each of the guestrooms and suites. If you're looking to catch a wave and surf your way around Bali, then you will have access to some of the world's premier surf spots just below the hotel. But make no mistake: Bali isn't all just sand and sea - there's a lot more to this Indonesian island than meets the eye so read our guide to Bali for more inspiration.
Now that you know all about the most tempting beach resort destinations around the world, what are you waiting for? Pack your swimsuits and head to the beach to soak up all that much needed vitamin D!
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