Top 8 Beaches In Asia
Are you awed by the beauty of Asia? I am sure you would want to spend some of your quality time in some of the most beautiful beaches of Asia. Here we present to you some of the best beaches in Asia you wouldn’t want to miss when you are on your vacation. The list given here is no way ranked in an order. However, these are some of the best beaches you will definitely include on your next vacation to Asia.
Best beaches of Asia
- Koh Phangan – Thailand
This island is situated in the Southern Gulf of Thailand. This was once known to be King Chulalongkorn’s favorite holiday getaway. This island has developed from a backpacker’s secret to a top holiday hot spot. The island offers you several activities such as swimming and snorkeling. For party goers, it also offers full moon parties. There are many resorts available to suit your pocket.
- Panglao Island, Philippines
Philippines has always been a home to some of the most exotic unspoilt beaches in the world. The Panglao island has beautiful white sands, crystal clear water and a very bio-diverse diving area. This can be your typical picture postcard scene. This beach too offers resorts which can be sweet on your wallet.
- Nacpan and Calitang Beaches, Philippines
These two are some of the best beaches in Asia you cannot miss. These two are adjoining beaches which can be reached either on a motor bike or boat from the town El Nido. These beaches boast of crystal clear water and white glistening sand. However, you won’t find any resorts or hotels around, so you may want to take your supplies (such as food and water) with you if you are planning to spend an entire day on the beaches. The best time to visit these beaches is in the morning where you see the fishermen tow their nets to catch fish.
- Panari Beach, Okinawa, Japan
Beautiful beaches are probably not something which come to your mind when you think of Japan. However, Japan does boast some of the most stunning beaches in Asia. The Panari beach in Okinawa has beautiful white sand and sparkling clear water. The Panari beach also has a coral reef located near to the shore due to which some level of caution should be maintained. You will also find several beach resorts, barbecues and beach parties.
- Bali, Indonesia
Your trip to Asia is incomplete without a visit to Bali. Bali is home to a rich local culture, cheap prices, delicious food, a great nightlife and of course its beautiful beaches. The island has some of the best cultural treats it can offer you such as the kecak and fire dance and, its picturesque temples.
- Tioman Island, Malaysia
Tioman Island is small but unexplainably beautiful. Crystal clear streams, lush jungles, dazzling beaches with white sand; what else could you ask for? The island offers you beautiful coral reefs and tropical fish making this island a scuba diver’s dream. This is also a backpacker dream, since it is not a highly developed island compared to Bali or Phuket. Juara Bay is one place you can visit. It is braced by three rivers and leads to a waterfall in the jungle. The resorts vary according to your taste, but make sure you have booked it in advance during peak season.
- Mui Ne, Vietnam
This beach is located a few hours away from Ho Chi Minh city and gaining a name as Asia’s next beach hot spot. This beach offers kite surfing and windsurfing. You can also rent a jeep and explore the nearby Lotus Lake. This island enjoys the lowest rainfall throughout the year. Hence it offers a great beach climate. It also offers a wide range of boutique resorts and facilities for the tourist.
- Bentota, Sri Lanka
This beach is located about 60km from the south of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. This coast of granite headlands is massaged by the Indian Ocean and is a great place for surfers and sun-seekers. There is also a wide range of 3, 4 and 5-star resorts available.
So, the next time you visit Asia, make sure to spend some time in one of these best beaches in Asia.