We’ve got nothing against beach resorts (everyone should be exposed to all-you-can-drink fruit smoothies once in their life), but feel travel should be more than the quest for the perfect tan. Enter Intrepid beach breaks. We take the crystal waters and chalk-white sands you love, then build an adventure around them. It might be orangutan spotting in the wilds of Sabah, channelling some peaceful vibes in an Ubud temple or a Bedouin camel safari in Jordan. The point is: beaches are just the beginning. 

And to celebrate all things sandy, salty and photogenic we’re offering 15% OFF our top beach and beyond adventures. All you have to do is travel before 30 September 2015. Get that sunscreen ready – this offer ends 15 June.

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Azure adventures

We usually don’t use the word azure unless it’s absolutely necessary. But when it comes to glittering seas off the French Riviera, Thailand’s turquoise shallows or a sky-blue cay in a Cuban archipelago, no other word really cuts it. These are your classic beach breaks (Intrepid style): plenty of sun, salt and sand, with a healthy dash of adventure thrown in. 

10 Days From £880

Australia's west coast boasts some of the world's best beaches that are relatively...

9 Days From £730

Clear blue waters, white sands, swaying palm trees and a bungalow on the beach…...

10 Days From £795

Clear blue waters, white sands, swaying palm trees and a bungalow on the beach…...

8 Days From £1,094

This unique sailing adventure takes you to a side of France few get to see. Explore the...

Full-throttle beach breaks

Countries like India and Sri Lanka live with the colour and crowds turned up to the max, so it’s nice to balance that infectious energy with some well-earned R&R beneath the swaying palms of Negombo beach or the jungle-covered bluffs of Varkala. If you’re after a good mix of chaos, culture and cool, these are the trips for you. 

15 Days From £735

Travel to Morocco and visit the best of the country's attractions from Casablanca to...

15 Days From £1,425

From Cuba's historical streets of Havana to the pristine shores of the Caribbean,...

14 Days From £1,115

Don’t be fooled into thinking Indonesia is ‘just another island getaway’, because the...

17 Days From £1,500

Hug the coastline of eastern South America on this amazing unplugged adventure....

A walk on the wild side

Beach wildlife doesn’t have to be limited to seagulls and the odd washed-up jellyfish. We’ve designed a range of trips that combine phenomenal coastlines with the world’s most iconic wildlife experiences. Example? Try kicking back on the white sands of a Mozambique beach camp before heading inland to track black rhino in Kruger National Park. 

10 Days From £2,084

Amazing wildlife, both on land and underwater, is the drawcard of the remote Galapagos...

9 Days From £630

Sample the best of two stunning southern African countries on an eye-popping tour like...

13 Days From £795

Adventure-lovers rejoice! Here is a trip that delivers pure beach bliss, idyllic...

Coasts with culture

Never fear, culture vultures, we haven’t forgotten you. It’s probably no coincidence that many ancient civilisations built their temples so close to great beaches. Even the Aztecs liked to relax. Check out cliff-top ruins above the beaches of Mexico or cool off in the waters of Jordan’s Red Sea before hopping on a camel and trekking to the lost city of Petra. 

16 Days From £695

Unplug from everyday routine and head to the beaches and backwaters of southern India....

9 Days From £1,084

Discover South America's best-kept secret on this adventure through the verdant...

9 Days From £850

There's something truly epic about this nine-day adventure through the spectacular,...

14 Days From £845

Experience the best of Cambodia on a journey to the heart of the country and get to...

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