It’s a cloudy start but the sun finally comes out to show the stunning colours of Cala Mondragó . Cala Mondragó is a small sandy beach located on the southwest coast of Mallorca within the natural park of Mondragó.
It’s onto the beaches of Cala D’Or now. Famous for their stunning waters. First up is Cala Petita, a little sandy cove with lots of rocks for diving. The waters are indeed incredible but the beach is heaving. Some blindingly bright bougainvillea pics as is traditional Then onto the sparkling waters of Cala Grande andContinue reading “Azure waters at Cala D’Or”
Tzortzi Gialos beach and Kokkino Kastro show the vast variation of beaches on Alonnisos. From white pebbles to deep red cliffs, all of the beaches have their own unique characters.
Next on the Skiathos beach hitlist is another tiny wild one at Mikros Aselinos. Down a rickety set of steps to another windswept stretch of lovely sand.Mikros Aselinos or Small Aselinos is a petite sandy beach right next to the larger Megalos Aselinos beach on the north coast of Skiathos. There’s a lovely sand duneyContinue reading “Mikros Aselinos”
We can’t visit Cornwall without a flying visit to our old haunt Newquay. From girly holidays to the early days of the hubby and I, it’s played a big part in our history. From the long sweep of Fistral, to the smaller coves of Tolcarne and Towan – there are beaches galore for the sandContinue reading “Newquay sands”
It’s our final day in gorgeous Corsica and it ends on a high with possibly my favourite beach of all – Propriano! The curved golden sands of the Plage du Lido provide a perfect last stop on our scenic tour. Ten days in Corsica gave us a chance to scratch the surface of this prettyContinue reading “Pretty Propriano”
Corsica has no end of stunning beaches to chose from. Here’s a selection of some of them! Beautiful San cipriano beach is just one of the beautiful swathes of white sand. So enjoy lots of lovely azure waters and endless white sands. Take me back . . . . I can still feel the warmContinue reading “Beautiful beaches”
Corsican is littered with stunning beaches of all shapes and sizes. So naturally we’re off to explore a few of them! From tiny coves to vast swathes of pure white sand, there’s a patch of sand to suit everyone. The sands are blissfully empty towards the end of September. It’s our favourite time of yearContinue reading “Beautiful beaches”
Ajaccio is Corsica’s capital and is a port city on the rugged isle’s western coast. As such it has a bustling little marina and large port complete with a multitude of colourful, bobbing boats. The Tino Rossi Marina is a pleasant place to stroll around and enjoy the laid back bustle of fishermen carrying onContinue reading “Boats & beaches”
Onwards with our tour of the Costa Smeralda coastline and this time we’re treated to the sea at its windswept best. The water has transformed into a boiling, seething mass of navy fury topped with foamy white horses at Cala Liccia. To get to this empty, wind whipped shingle beach we have to do aContinue reading “Rough seas and windswept sands”