Latest Travel Advice
The latest travel advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth office (FCO). See how your travel plans may be affected
You know you're on holiday when one of the hardest decisions you have to make is where to rest your beach towel! Relax under a parasol with a cold one, build sandcastle masterpieces with the kids, dive into the crystal waters or get stuck into some action packed water sports - the possibilities are endless.
Beaches are different all around the world. They aren't always the white, gold or black stretches of sand we associate them to be. Sometimes, they're full of fine or larger pebbles. There are pros and cons to both, but which do you prefer?