Holidaymakers sunbathe on Maenam Beach in Koh Samui. A study by British company Parkdean Resorts comparing the sand colour of British beaches to ones around the world matched this beach to West Wittering Beach in the English county of West Sussex. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesHolidaymakers sunbathe on Maenam Beach in Koh Samui. A study by British company Parkdean Resorts comparing the sand colour of British beaches to ones around the world matched this beach to West Wittering Beach in the English county of West Sussex. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Holidaymakers sunbathe on Maenam Beach in Koh Samui. A study by British company Parkdean Resorts comparing the sand colour of British beaches to ones around the world matched this beach to West Wittering Beach in the English county of West Sussex. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty Images

A Bali beach holiday in the UK? Study that targets Brits desperate for an exotic getaway should be taken with a pinch of sand

  • A British resort company’s study colour-matches beaches from around the world to those in the UK so Brits can ‘enjoy a tropical beach holiday at home’
  • That many of the beaches are all within easy drives of the company’s holiday parks might explain why they’ve been highlighted as international alternatives

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Holidaymakers sunbathe on Maenam Beach in Koh Samui. A study by British company Parkdean Resorts comparing the sand colour of British beaches to ones around the world matched this beach to West Wittering Beach in the English county of West Sussex. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesHolidaymakers sunbathe on Maenam Beach in Koh Samui. A study by British company Parkdean Resorts comparing the sand colour of British beaches to ones around the world matched this beach to West Wittering Beach in the English county of West Sussex. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty Images
Holidaymakers sunbathe on Maenam Beach in Koh Samui. A study by British company Parkdean Resorts comparing the sand colour of British beaches to ones around the world matched this beach to West Wittering Beach in the English county of West Sussex. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty Images
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