The beauty and magic of a beach vacation is the elixir for love. We bring five of the best beach destinations in Asia for those making their travel plans for the Valentine’s month.
The Island of the Gods, Bali, is also the island of romance, primarily because of its fabulous beaches. Lined with black and white sand, Bali’s USP is that there are beaches for every budget and every activity- whether it surfing at Kuta or Canggu, swimming in Nusa Dua or Sanur or just wanting to relax on an isolated stretch of sand such as Balangan or Geger beach.
Apart from the stunning beaches, you will also be mesmerized by Bali‘s lush green paddy fields, beautiful temples and amazing food.
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With more than 30 sun drenched beaches, romantic sunset cruises and private villas by the sea, Phuket is the best bet for that long due romantic holiday with your partner. Explore Nai Harn beach, relax at the deserted Kamala beach, feast on fresh seafood at Surin beach and then head to Patong beach to party the night way.
The sparsely populated Langkawi islands, an archipelago of 104 islands in Malaysia’s Kedah State, is home to some of the most picturesque beaches on planet earth. The island offers everything a couple in love needs- from sunset cruises and private villas to luxurious spa treatments and duty-free shopping.
Although the island of Boracay is just 10.32 square km in size, the pristine white beaches and amazing gradient of blue waters make it the perfect and most sought after romantic beach destination. Throw in the electrifying nightlife, relaxing spas, adventure and water sports and mouth-watering food scene and you get the perfect holiday to please your partner.
Where to stay: Stay right on the beach in these romantic beach-side vacation rentals.
Koh Samui, Thailand
Koh Samui with palm fringed beaches and the bluest of waters in the Gulf of Thailand may be small in size but has plenty to offer for a couple in love. Spend quality time with your loved one by snorkeling in the clear waters, joining the fishermen for a fishing trip, or swimming in the natural pool under the Na Muang waterfalls.