5 beautiful beaches in South East Asia
Always wanted to go to one of the amazing tropical islands, with white beaches, clear, warm and turquoise waters filled with colorful fish and coral? South-East Asia is the area to be. We have summed up 5 beautiful South-East Asian beaches for you! Shark Island, Koh Phi Phi Don, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, 115 Island and Palawan, el Nido.
1. Shark Island, Myanmar
Since recently, Myanmar has opened its borders for foreigners to visit this beautiful country. Being closed off all these years for foreigners means that there are still many unspoiled beaches to be discovered in Myanmar. Shark island is one of them. All the way in the South of Myanmar, paradise awaits.
Beautiful tropical beaches stretch out around the whole island. The sand is white and the water turquoise. To read more on Shark Island, click here.
2. Koh Phi Phi Don, Krabi, Thailand
Having suffered the horrible Tsunami in 2004, Koh Phi Phi has been rebuilt and is still beautiful.
Although the island is pretty crowded, it is the perfect place to, meet people, enjoy the sun, have some drinks, climb a hill and relax in the water as the surroundings are breathtaking. To get there, take a ferry from Phuket. To read more on Koh Phi Phi, click here.
3. Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia
The Perhentian Islands, pure paradise. Visit “long beach” at Perhentian Kecil (Small) for a backpacker atmosphere or Perhentian Besut (Big) for the more luxurious resorts.
Long Beach is one of those beaches that could show up as a cover page in any travel magazine. It is that beautiful. To read more on the Perhentian Islands, click here.
4. 115 Island, Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar
The Mergui Archipelago, a still relatively undiscovered place by mainstream tourism. Up until a few years ago, tourist where prohibited to even enter Myanmar (previously Burma).
Unspoiled beaches, turquoise waters, a rich sea life with colorful fish and coral. Pure heaven on earth. A catamaran sailing trip across the amazing islands is as advisable as taking a balloon flight in Bagan: an experience you will not forget easily. To read more on 115 Island, click here.
5. El Nido, Palawan, the Philippines
El Nido, one of mother nature’s wonders. El Nido is a secluded place and takes it some effort to get to from Manila, but it is well worth it.
Fly with a propeller plane to Palawan Island from Manila and take a minibus for several hours to arrive in El Nido. It is advised to take at least 3 days into account for sightseeing. You can arrange a (private) tour around the islands on a small boat and visit the caves, sandy white beaches and rock-like formations. An amazing place, leaving you in awe. For more information about El Nido, click here.
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