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The Baros resort in the Maldives

Serious relaxation with a touch of exploration

Hand-picked by us for their charm, character and glorious locations, our Hidden Beaches hotels are places where you can switch off and enjoy lazy days by the sea. Some are truly away from it all in far-flung places. Others are firm favourites in places well-loved for their beaches. Relaxation ties them all together, with a variety of choice to match your budget and tastes.

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Combine your beach time with time to explore

Your Hidden Beaches trip can be more than just beach time. From listening to our travellers, we know there's still a strong itch to explore even when you're on a break to get away from it all. With this in mind, you can choose to twin your beach stay with a short trip in another place. And, to help you pick the before-the-beach experience you want to have, we've grouped them into four themes.

A Hidden Beaches specialist will plan your trip

Our Hidden Beaches specialists have rich experience travelling in our Hidden Beaches destinations and have stayed in our Hidden Beaches hotels, so you can speak to someone who can answer your questions from first-hand knowledge. The same specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

Some of our favourite Hidden Beaches

  • Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Asia's best city & beach combinations

    Twin a beach stay with time in a city and you’ve got a trip of real contrasts. Asia’s mix of high-rise metropolises and swathes of beach lends itself to some particularly intriguing combinations. Our Hidden Beaches specialists have chosen their top coastal locations to pair with Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.

  • Aerial view, COMO Cocoa Island, Maldive Island

    Tailor-made diving holidays

    Spending time on one of our Hidden Beaches needn't mean lying around in the sun all day. Whether you're experienced or a complete novice, the warm, crystal-clear waters around many of our locations make them ideal for diving.

  • Al Waha Hotel, Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort

    Family-friendly luxury beach holidays

    Going to a Hidden Beach doesn't mean you have to leave the kids at home. Whether your children are toddlers or are branching into their late teens, many of our hotels have been specifically chosen with family needs in mind.

  • Sunrise Ocean Pool Villa, Huvafen Fushi, Maldive Island

    Spa & relaxation holidays

    What better way to complement your Hidden Beach break than by pampering yourself in a spa? Our specialists have selected some of their favourites where you can indulge yourself in the ultimate in relaxation for both body and soul.

  • Denis Private Island

    Beach getaways

    Many of our Hidden Beaches hotels have been chosen because of their complete seclusion. You can forget the hectic world outside and just immerse yourself in an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.

  • Hawksbill turtle, Seychelles

    Beach stays with a wildlife twist

    Beach stays don’t have to focus solely on relaxation. Many coastal hotels offer a range of wildlife experiences, from watching nesting turtles in the Seychelles to nature walks through the rainforests of Langkawi. We list some of the combinations that work best.

  • Le Taha`a Island Resort and Spa,Taha'a

    Romantic beach holidays

    If you’re celebrating a special anniversary or looking for the perfect honeymoon, many of our Hidden Beach hotels are ideal for a romantic getaway with beautifully scenic locations, small, intimate settings and attentive staff.

  • private beach bbq

    Luxury gourmet getaways

    To complement your surroundings you'll also want to be served some memorable food, especially if it comprises a variety of local gastronomic influences. Our specialists have picked out some of their favourite hotels based on their outstanding cuisine.