A whole archipelago of 51 humped islands, only one of which caters to mass tourism.
There's no safer, nor cleaner – nor more geographically blessed – region on the planet.
The clamour of Bali's busy streets dissolves the second you enter the serene world of Amarterra Villas Bali Nusa Dua.
Eat, drink, be merry and enjoy the stunning environment - but wear your swimmers only when swimming.
Get to this tropical treat before the crowds do and you will be rewarded with pristine reefs, luxe villas and foodie adventures.
My legs are aching, I'm drenched in sweat and my shoes are covered in mud. But I still feel pretty great.
Despite its exotic appeal, with the exception of Cuba – which many of us see as a region in itself – few Australians visit the Caribbean. And we are missing out – big-time.
Cape Town's surfer suburb of Muizenberg not only has the glistening waters of False Bay but heritage sites key to the shaping of modern South Africa.
Not a soul is around and the waves are sublime at this resort in the southern Maldives.
It's rated among the world's best, but can a resort that accommodates more than 1500 guests be all that relaxing?
There's something about old-time sailing ships that captures the mind and heart.
Its guests have included everyone from Prince Harry and Meghan to Somerset Maugham.