High Life Magazine: Europe’s quietest beaches

Plus, Hong Kong’s best street food and revelatory great days out in the UK.
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Where are Europe’s quietest beaches?

Visitors relaxing on Dune di Piscinas in Sardinia, cheung fun rice noodle rolls at Hop Yik Tai in Hong Kong, and artwork at Jupiter Artland in Edinburgh.
Bucket and spade at the ready? Sidestep the hordes with our cherry-picked roundup of Europe’s quietest beaches and soak up honey-hued dunes, freshly shucked oysters and eminently swimmable seas without the background noise. 

If sinking sundowners with a view is more your scene, scroll through our hitlist of the continent’s hottest hotel rooftops, from Palma to Paris.
In the UK, we’ve sought out some less obvious places for a great day out within easy reach of our airport hubs, from snorkel safaris and lobster lunches to space missions for little ones. 

And over in Hong Kong, we’ve crossed the harbour and found a veritable time warp on the Kowloon peninsula, an area also known for its nostalgic, flavour-packed cuisine. If off-piste grub is up your street, feast your eyes on the best places to eat in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong’s coolest neighbourhood.

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