The rich cultured land of Southeast Asia is not only famous for stunning world heritage sites like Angkor Wat, Hoi An, Luang Prabang but it boasts some of the most treasury beaches that satisfy all travelers who seek for world class beach – island experience.
Here are some of the best suggestions where you should immerse into the sea, sun and sand in this beautiful region:
Koh Rong, Cambodia
This is one of the least visited islands in Cambodia. It offers white sand beaches in a harmonious sundrench condition. Located about an hour far from Sihanoukville, Koh Rong is an ideal escape for those who love the unspoilt nature. Spend you time to spot the coral reef or dive in the azure water are the highlights of this island.
Make sure you are ready to stay in a secluded place boasting rustic bungalow and lovely trek path the link from one side to another of the island.
Similan Islands, Thailand
Lying on the west coast of Andaman Sea, Similan houses 9 islands of different sizes. All are well protected to offer pristine beach, untamed jungle and powdery beaches. This is a paradise for those who love scuba diving or snorkeling as the water is so clear as you can view the marine life deep to 30 metre.
Con Dao archipelago, Vietnam
To reach Con Dao, you need to take a flight from Ho Chi Minh city, the south hub of Vietnam. While the main island are dominated with historical sites, things to do in Con Dao are plentiful. Island safari is available for those who want to explore the wild side of this archipelago while diving courses are taken in many places off shore and you can spot the exotic Pacific ocean fishes like no other.
Con Dao is also a magnificent place to seek for romance as there are more luxurious resorts now with the utmost comfort and facilities to cheers your days.
Palawan, The Philippines
Palawan seduces all beach lovers by the emerald water and spectacular island landscape. It is recognized as one of the best places in the world to enjoy seascapes. For an active day, you can do snorkeling to watch the sunken Japanese warships or simply laze at some of Palawan`s sun-filled beaches.
Macleod Island, Myanmar
Situated in Mergui Archipelago Myanmar, Macleod is home to Andanam Resort which is surrounded by splendid tropical forest and a wide slide of untouched beaches.
Since the country of Myanmar has just opened its door to the world since 2012, the island is still not popular amongst the tourist points in Myanmar. For this reason, Macleod entices travelers in a very mysterious way.
The island treasures private beach with incredible sun from April to Oct while active adventurers can journey by boat or kayak to some 800 other islands in the area for a week or more. There are no shops or restaurant choices but the island itself is a good base for all other activities.