Pink Sand: 50 fabulous beach holidays for 2018

From surfing in Papua to a lighthouse in Whitby, find inspiration for your seaside summer getaway

Live out your castaway fantasies at Francis Ford Coppola’s luxury retreat or try deserted white-sand beaches in the Amazon

Choose your adventure: surfing in Indonesia, paddleboarding in Vanuatu or coastal hiking in South Africa

Try out stylish but discreet retreats on Serifos in Greece or converted lighthouse keepers’ quarters in Croatia

From a ‘cliffhanger’ chalet in Cornwall to breathtaking views from a castle tower in Northumberland

Go on an ultimate Swiss Family Robinson-style adventure or opt for freedom, fresh air and an authentic Breton flavour