Indian Ocean 101

101 ways to experience the best of the region, from surfing Madagascar's southern coast and community projects in Sri Lanka to eco retreats and ultra-luxury private island resorts. Here's a taster of our Indian Ocean 101 guide - free with the Jan/Feb 2014 issue

Surf & sand: 10 of the best South African beaches

South Africa has over 1,600 miles of coast, from its border with Namibia in the west to its Indian Ocean border with Mozambique in the east. We pick out the best beaches en route.

We compare: Family surfing holidays

We've selected some great surf trips for families where there's more than just waves on the horizon