9 reasons to buy the new Vacations & Travel Water Holidays issue

The Summer 2019/2020 issue of Vacations & Travel is on sale now, and this edition, it’s all about is water holidays!

Inside we dive into a number of beautiful waterside locations including Tahiti, Mykonos, New Caledonia, Phuket, Indonesia, South Africa and Hawaii.


Find the new Vacations & Travel Water Holidays issue in your local newsagent, or subscribe now and save.


You’ll find trusted first-person stories, Tried & Tested reviews and the latest industry news across hotels and resorts, wine and dine, flights and cruises and spa and wellness. Plus, our regular features of Vacation Essentials, V&T Family, Postcards, Sustainability and the Last Word.

And if that’s not enough to convince you, here are 9 more reasons why you should buy the new Vacations & Travel Water Holidays issue:

1. A beautiful photo essay of Tahiti

Photojournalist Mark Fitz takes us in and around the crystal clear waters of French Polynesia.

2. Cyclades calling

Explore the mesmerising blue seas of the Aegean at Mykonos island, Greece with Katrina Holden.

3. Win five nights at Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans

In conjunction with Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans and New Orleans Tourism, one lucky winner will be dancing in the streets upon winning a five-night stay in the jazz city of New Orleans.

4. Gliding lightly

We take a cruise with Barry Stone through the Arctic on the world’s newest state-of-the-art eco-ship.

5. Wellness on the water

Natasha Dragun outlines these seven spas around the world where you can be pampered ON the waves.

6. An ocean safari

We travel to the Western Cape of South Africa with Lynn Gail to spot the Marine Big 5.

7. Beyond Bawah

At Bawah Reserve in Indonesia, Carolyn Beasley discovers that luxury tourism can help Indonesian communities build sustainable livelihoods.

8. Tried & Tested

Our first-person reviews this issue include the new Wildlife Retreat at Taronga; Raffles Istanbul; Stama Hotel in Georgia and Apurva Kempinski Bali (pictured). We also review flights with Qatar Airways and Hawaiian Airlines.

9. Plan the expedition of a lifetime

Thanks to our friends at Silversea Cruises, this issue features a special 32-page advertising feature about Silversea’s expedition cruise program for 2020 and beyond. Start planning your cruise adventure this summer!

Find the new Vacations & Travel Water Holidays issue in your local newsagent, or subscribe now and save.

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