NOW TRY NAN­TUCKET, MAS­SACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES

The Daily Telegraph - Travel - - FRONT PAGE -

In the mid-19th cen­tury, when whale oil was king, this windswept speck in the At­lantic was the rich­est dot on the map. It slipped into ob­scu­rity when elec­tric­ity came, but now it’s back, an ex­clu­sive hide­away for the su­per-rich: tech ti­tans, hedge-fund tsars and movie moguls. The cob­bled streets of the Old Town evoke Dick­en­sian Lon­don, just with bet­ter bou­tiques and bars, while Si­as­con­set on the east end side re­calls Gatsby.

Aber­crom­bie & Kent (aber­crom­biekent.co.uk) of­fers a seven-night hol­i­day to Bos­ton and Nan­tucket from £3,650 per per­son, in­clud­ing flights and car rental.

SURF’S UPSun­set Beach, North Shore, Oahu, in Hawaii is a surfers’ par­adise

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