Top 15 beaches in Asia
From long, white sandy beaches to hidden away rocky coves, you won’t find any better beaches in Asia than these.July 30, 2014
15. Long Beach, Koh Lanta, Thailand (above)
Best for: Swimming and snorkelling.
14. Kata Noi Beach, Phuket, Thailand
Best for: Beautiful setting but still close to town.
13. Nusa Dua Beach, Bali, Indonesia
Best for: Calm, clear waters.
12. Otres Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Best for: Pure relaxation with waterside service.
11. Varkala Beach, Varkala, India
Best for: Big waves and mixing with the locals.
10. Phra Nang Beach, Krabi Town, Thailand
Best for: Postcard-perfect views.
9. Cavelossim Beach, Cavelossim, India
Best for: Long walks down the coastline.
8. Yalong Bay, Sanya, China
Best for: Year-round sun and warm waters.
7. Railay Beach, Krabi Town, Thailand
Best for: Rock climbing and exploring caves.
6. Puka Shell Beach, Yapak, Philippines
Best for: A quiet, peaceful hideaway.
5. Nai Harn Beach, Karon, Thailand
Best for: Splashing around in the waves.
4. Secret Lagoon Beach, El Nido, Philippines
Best for: Exploring hidden caves.
3. Agonda Beach, South Goa, India
Best for: Stunning rainforest views one side, blue ocean the other.
2. Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island, India
Best for: Relaxing with the elephants.
1. White Beach, Boracay, Philippines
Best for: The whitest sands you've ever seen. Taken from a recent survey by TripAdvisor.