A few years ago I posted my first list regarding some of the best beaches in South East Asia, although now my opinion has changed quite a bit. These days, however, I enjoy visiting even more beaches that are off the beaten path so I can get my feet wet more regularly than before – although I still won’t swim in the sea!
5. Pattaya Beach, Koh Lipe, Thailand
4. Otres Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
3. Mira Beach, Perhentian Islands, Peninsular Malaysia
2. Thom Beach, Phu Quoc, Vietnam
1. Bako National Park Beach, Sarawak, Bornean Malaysia
One thing is for sure – South East Asia has the best beaches in the world, regardless of whether they are known to mass tourism or not. Compared to the east coast of Australia, the up and coming southern Chinese beaches, the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, Hawaii’s volcanic islands, and the blissful Mediterranean, there is something about the coastline (and the scary things that live in the water over here!) that keeps me coming back and wanting to explore more and more…
How many beaches have you visited from this list of up and coming tropical destinations?