Explore St Helena holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | The faintest flourish of green on the big blue canvas of the Atlantic Ocean, St Helena is one of our planet's truly lonely lands. One of the reasons to go Ascension Island for an holiday is undoubtedly the beautiful sea. In this section of travel-tour-guide.com web site, you will find many photos and information about Ascension beaches, on how to get to them and what to expect while snorkeling just off the shore.
Ascension Island is an isolated and relatively young volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, some 100 km (62 mi) west of the mid-Atlantic Ridge, 1,504 km (935 mi) from Liberia (Cape Palmas), and 2,232 km (1,387 mi) from Brazil ().