Here are the world's most perfect beaches, with one to suit your tastes whatever they may be.
No strangers to Byron, most of us, but finding an elegant, adaptable place to stay in the heart of town eludes many.
Byron Bay's environs and food markets coupled with a restful, elegant retreat from the crowd offer a holiday that's sure to recharge your batteries.
Simple things make a big difference when travelling, says Olivia Newton-John.
Love seats, private dinners under the stars, and a superlative spa are all par for the course.
There are ways to see animals up close without alarming them or yourself.
Joanna Savill finds a tiny jewel of a beach a few kilometres from Byron Bay.
Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.
Attracting surfers and holidaymakers, Byron is a tick-all-boxes destination for beach getaways. Blessed with perennially sunny weather, its superb beaches and small-town feel have attracted an artsy community with a hippy edge. Come to relax, peruse galleries, hit the beach, sit back in a cafe and people watch, take part in one of its annual festivals or eat at one of its notoriously good restaurants.