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Top six exotic holidays

Drift away from the cold weather and explore six exotic destinations with us. From the ‘purple mountain’ views in Tokyo to the stunning coastlines in Miami – our top picks are bound to inspire you to book a tropical getaway immediately!

Miami, USA

Miami, USA

You can't visit Miami without some time at the beach. The area is home to the most stunning coastline in America. It's definitely not a place you want to miss!

If you're planning on taking the family on holiday, we recommend you head to Mid Beach. It's central to the rest of Miami and only a short walk away from the boardwalk.

If you're after a more adventurous beach break, head to Hobie beach to try your hand at surfing and plenty more water sports.

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Rio, Brazil

Rio, Brazil

If you find yourself in the metropolis of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – there's more than just the city to discover. You can bask on sun-kissed beaches and jungle-clad mountains all within a short distance of the city.

Visit world-famous beach suburbs such as Copacabana Beach. A bustling beach with wide sandy shores – perfect for catching the sun or having a game of volleyball.

If you fancy spending the day doing something a little different, visit the pretty hill towns of Petrópolis. Trek in the mountains of Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos for magnificent scenes of the city.

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Tokyo and beyond, Japan

Tokyo and beyond, Japan

If you’re looking to relax during your trip to Tokyo, visit one of the traditional onsens. Here you'll find Japanese hot springs, heated by volcanic energy. It's the perfect spot for you and a loved one to relax and enjoy an au natural spa session.

Escape the bustling city of Tokyo, Japan and head west for a hike up the mountains for glorious views.

Mount Tsukuba is famous for its diversity of colours throughout the day. Penned the 'purple mountain', the morning peak gives off a vibrant indigo and transforms into a striking purple at sunset. It's definitely worth the hike!

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Planning a lengthy getaway to a country with plenty to do? Then the Philippines is the place for you. With bustling cities and active volcanic sites to see – don’t forget to find some time to relax.

Visit one of 7,000 islands for stunning white sand beaches and diving escapades.

Spend your days relaxing on the famous white beach of Boracay Island. It’s perfect for laying back and catching some sun-rays. Or if you’re feeling daring – dive into the ocean to see how the local marine life live!

For the evening, settle down for some local cuisine and non-stop entertainment. From fire shows to live music – the island’s talent is limitless. So get yourself a front row seat at one of the island’s restaurants and get ready for a show!

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Perth, Australia

Perth, Australia

If you're heading to Perth for an exotic escapade – take a detour to the Margaret River region. There's plenty to see from tall tree forests to craft beer breweries – home to the best beer in town.

Visit the Margaret River farmers’ market. Open every Saturday morning, it's the place to go for juicy, fresh fruit and earthy veg.

Once you've bagged your five-a-day, wander down the main street and explore the glorious boutiques and cafes.

Complete the day by visiting the rugged coast for a spot of surfing or a serene stroll along the shoreline.

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North Island, New Zealand

North Island, New Zealand

The North Island of New Zealand is home to many exotic white sand beaches with plenty of things to do. Here are a few of our favourites that are too good to miss during your time in New Zealand.

Anaura Bay is known for its blue oceans ideal for diving and fishing. It's also home to a scenic walkway – perfect for long walks around the shoreline.

Mount Maunganui, Bay of Islands, is the place to go for the ultimate surfing adventure. Discover the history of surfing at The Mount Surf Museum. Check out over 500 surfboards dating from 1945 - 1987 before heading to the beach to ride the waves.

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