The beauty of Asian continent will leave you mesmerized on its first glimpse. Each and every destination has a culture of its own, followed by a set of traditions to enhance the splendor. Asia is an absolute treat to the naked eye, discovering nature in its finest form. The dreamy sand beaches, uncountable palm trees, turquoise waters with a magnificent underwater life and breathtaking surfing spots will sway your heart away. It’s no less than heaven on earth, a perfect place to seek relaxation distant from the hectic urban life. Take some time out for yourself and indulge into a refreshing vacation. Here are a few of the many enthralling islands of Asia, exhibiting a magic of its own; let’s have a closer look!
- Gili Island, Indonesia
The trio of Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno are a must-visit for all tourists planning their days off in Indonesia. Popular as the epitome of paradise islands, these are ideal for party lovers. Couples and families can have a great time surrounded by coral formations and an ample marine life. Do not forget to go for boating, diving and snorkeling once you enter this virgin island.
- Ko Samui, Thailand
Being one of the prior locations for a serene vacation, Ko Samui faces an influx of travelers from all around the world. It’s a touristy island with white sandy beaches and clear blue waters with a couple of luxury resorts Thailand has to offer. It’s an intriguing place to visit, grasping south Asian culture with temples and street stalls welcoming tourists wholeheartedly.
- Pom Pom Island, Malaysia
If you are looking for a secluded island for some soothing days, here is your perfect pick. Pom Pom Island is on the east coast of Malaysia; a tranquil spot of white sand without any hustle and bustle. The eye-appalling coral reefs with crystal waters allows a beautiful sight of innumerable fish species. Fishing and speed-boating from Semporna will keep you entertained on your holiday.
- Macleod Island, Myanmar
Renowned as an untouched island full of simple and serene beauty to attract tourism; it is as natural as ever. With only one resort on this island, it is blissful for visitors searching peace and tranquility at one place. Comprising of unspoiled nature, Macleod Island can be a part of your bucket list.
- Phi Phi, Thailand
Two islands highly admired after the filming of Leonardo DiCaprio’s movie “The Beach”, revealing an incredible rock formations, fresh waters and a vibrant marine life. The night life of Koh Phi Phi is no less, with a number of activities such as rock climbing and diving will keep you amused.
- Koh Rong, Cambodia
Located almost an hour away from Sihanoukville, Koh Rong is pure beauty, 23 startling white sand beaches has created glory on earth. With no roads and minimal lighting, you can relish lying under the sky and search for phosphorescent plankton in the sea.
- Komodo, Indonesia
As the name suggests, Komodo Island is distinguished for the habitat of the Komodo dragon. Yes, dragons do exist; if you are still in doubt then go visit Komodo National Park. Greatly similar to the untamed Jurassic Park-like Island is what you will come across. This island is not only famous for Komodo but for its unseen serenity, climb the mountains and watch a striking sunset in this paradise.
- Langkawi Island, Malaysia
Also named as the Jewel of Kedah, it is an ideal spot for shopaholics. Splendid beaches enclosed by mountainous countryside satisfying all the aspects of a perfect holiday. Get yourself pampered with a comforting spa treatment and eat scrumptious meals at the best restaurants. The transparent turquoise water and awe-inspiring ferry ride will not let you come back anytime soon.
- Jeju Island, South Korea
Pulling vacationers by its undeniable beauty, Jeju Island is just off the coast of South Korea tops the favorite list. A blend of grey and yellow sand beaches will soothe your soul, allowing a great swim. The highest mountain ranges in South Korea and lava tubes will grab your attention for a quite a while. There is nothing more peaceful than a sunrise from a volcanic crater.
- Akajima, Japan
It’s a part of Kerama islands in Japan, mostly known as “Aka”, located in the Pacific Ocean is an utter bliss. The spotless beaches and dazzling surfing keep the travelers hooked. Japan knows how to welcome visitors, you can never get over with its endless charm. Go for snorkeling or a dive into the shore to enrich into the tropical sea life. Another tourist’s attraction can be the Ryukuan heritage house.
So where are you heading next? Start planning your adventure; you deserve to give yourself a getaway and let nature astound you with its uncountable shades of magnificence.
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wonderful. i wish I could live here
I think Vietnam is a good place to go