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One of the qui­etest cor­ners of Bri­tain, this ar­chi­pel­ago is com­posed of more than 100 is­lands just 28 miles (45km) off the coast of Corn­wall. With white sand beaches and clear green wa­ter, there’s al­most a Caribbean tinge to these ver­dant dots in the sea. Tresco, the se­cond-largest is­land, is home to a num­ber of lux­u­ri­ous ho­tels, plus dra­matic rocky out­crops, bronze age burial sites, ro­man­tic cas­tle ru­ins, and the Tresco Abbey Gar­den, a nearly 200-year-old sub­trop­i­cal par­adise.

Stay at The New Inn, the only pub on Tresco. Rooms from £120 (tele­graph.co.uk/tt-tresco-new-inn). species of bird sing and kite-like fly­ing lemurs leap by.

The Four Sea­sons Langkawi (foursea­sons.com/langkawi) is nes­tled amid trop­i­cal for­est on the verge of a mile-long pri­vate beach and has rooms from £328 per night. ren­o­vated. Many vis­i­tors ar­rive by sail­ing boat, lured by turquoise coves, seafood ea­ter­ies and or­ganic wines.

The Ho­tel San Gior­gio (ho­tel­san­gior­gio­vis.com) is of­fer­ing week-long yoga and ad­ven­ture re­treat from €850pp. Bi­cy­cle rental, lo­cal tours/ ex­cur­sions, yoga equip­ment and trans­fers from Split in­cluded. ago while we were shoot­ing the com­edy

INTO THE BLUECrys­tal-clear waters in Palawan, Philip­pines, main; Che­val Blanc Rand­heli in the Mal­dives, be­low

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