Budelli island's Spiaggia Rosa or Pink Beach, located in Sardinia's magical National Park of La Maddalena Archipelago, where crystal seas bathe wind-sculpted granite islets in otherworldly colours.
Idyllic Palombaggia Beach in Porto Vecchio, Corsica
Lonesome volcano-sculpted Baxedes Beach on Santorini
Is this the most opulent bed and breakfast in Europe? The Napoleone III Suite in the historic Palazzo Ruspoli, on swanky Via Condotti in Rome...
The stuff of dreams...Ikies Traditional Houses in Oia, Santorini, Greece
Mimmo Jodice's Real Venice, part of a fundraising project for Venice in Peril
When you need a dose of James Bond in your life...check into the Cap Estel, set on its own garden peninsula in Èze-bord-du-Mer, ten minutes from Monaco— in 2011 it was voted top seaside hotel in France
The dreamy white sands and shallow crystal waters of Stintino, Sardinia