Talking about the best places to visit in Asia, you can’t skip the best beaches, the amazing cities with distinctive culture or iconic landmarks… Asia countries with countless natural privileges will amaze you and make your Asia travel a lifetime memory.
There are many worth-visiting Asia destinations, but let’s just take a dive in the best places to visit in Asia which rise above the rest in the hearts of wanderlust addicts around the world. Are you ready to have your jaw dropped or feet itching for these paradises on Earth? Let’s go!
Top best beaches in Asia
Phu Quoc – Vietnam
Phu Quoc has one of the most beautiful beaches in South East Asia. Located on the far South of Vietnam, the island is best known for its stunning nature – from the picture-perfect white sand, crystal clear blue water, palm-lined resorts, historical sites and plenty of fishing villages.
What to do in Phu Quoc?
Visiting Phu Quoc, besides visiting the most beautiful beaches (yet they’re never crowded), you can’t skip the chance to explore the local culture via visiting the Buddhist shrines/pagodas, shopping in the local market or learn the turbulent history of the land at the Phu Quoc Prison Museum. You can also spend time in Phu Quoc National Park where adventurous hearts enjoy their time with a wide range of outdoor tropical activities. In case you get bored or miss the modern entertainment activities, there’s Vinpearl Land Amusement Park for you.
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A blissful place full of attractions, from historic landmarks to unique modern wonders, Cebu is one of the dazzling a must-visit Asia destinations for wanderers. Whether you love the sunny days with gently cool breeze, lying on the white sand in the sunlight or wowing yourself with the starlight at night, Cebu and its beaches are also the best places to visit in South East Asia. It’s not a coincidence that Cebu is the top visited island in Philippines at all.
What to do in Cebu?
There are many things wait for you in Cebu, especially when you’re a foreigner. You can visit the many beautiful waterfalls, shop at the SM mall, go on a vibrant local food tour in the public market or a restaurant (No. 9 restaurant is on our recommendation list), dive into the sea, or go on an exploration trip through its islands…
Also, Cebu has many historical sites worth visiting if you wish to dig deeper into the land’s story and culture.
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Akajima is one of the most beautiful beaches in Japan and also among the best beaches in Asia. Beaches here are truly paradise for sun, blue water and white sand lovers.
What to do in Akajima?
Staying in Akajima, you can go trekking, snorkling, kayaking, swimming, whale/turtle watching… or go exploring the unspoiled as well as uncrowded land. If you love to watch the undersea scene with colorful fishes and coral reef, you can dive into the ocean and enjoy yourself the undr crystal clear water sea life.
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Bali beach is not only very famous for its beauty but also the fantastic surf spot for those who love riding on the waves. There’s hardly enough words to describe the picturesque scenery of Bali beaches. If you visit Bali, you’ll find yourself flock there from day to day.
What to do in Bali?
Bali has many beautiful sea temples lying either on the cliff edge or the rock surrounded by water. The temples are the iconic sites here so they’re definitely a must for you. Don’t forget to spend your time in Tegallalang rice terrace too. The charming expanses of rice fields will make your heart skip a beat.
Besides, you should visit the local market to find good handmade crafts with a good price, or go to the Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal.
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Jeju, or also known as “Hawaii of Korea”, is also among the best beaches in Asia. Besides holding the title of the most popular tourist destination in Korea, the island’s glamorous charms make it a favored honeymoon and great escape destination for couples and travelers. With the unique culture along with the paradise-like beauty from the emerald water, Jeju is truly a treasure waiting to be explored.
What to do in Jeju?
In Jeju, if not bathing yourself in the sea, you can find your way to the quirky museums here such as Trick Art Museum, Sex and Health Museum or Butterfly Museum, etc. There are also many amusing theme parks to explore. Or if you have time, just get out of the tourist sites to enjoy the nature by going hiking, visiting the seaside cliffs, impressive waterfalls, exploring the caves…
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There’s no doubt in saying that Maldives is the land of paradises on Earth. Made up from more than 1,000 coral islands, Maldives owns many of the best beaches in Asia as well as best beaches in the world. Crisp white sands, sparkling blue sea and luxurious resorts – there will be no better place in the world to relax and watch your life peacefully and beautifully passing by.
What to do in Maldives?
The tropical weather rewards Maldives with lots of great biological ecosystem, especially the fruits. Make sure besides having fun on the beach with diving or surfing, you go further inside the land to explore the local life. Don’t forget to treat yourself a romantic meal while watching the sunset above the water or enjoy a sensational spa with beautiful sea view too.
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One of the best beaches in the world as well as one of the best surf spots in Asia, Danang beaches with the sun-kissed sand and ever blue water will definitely make you fall in love.
What to do in Danang?
While not swimming, surfing or tanning on the sand, be hungry and taste all the fantastic Vietnamese foods from the restaurants along the sea line. Besides the delicious and cheap food as well as sea foods, you’ll want to visit Ba Na Island nearby or go exploring the local life here.
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Langkawi is known for its famous and incredibly high-end resorts. Of course, go with the five star accommodation is the five star views. As its name says, Langkawi means Hawk and the whole island is the living and of many hawks.
What to do in Langkawi?
Although called the island of resorts, Langkawi still have many traits for everyone. Buying souvenirs from the souvenir shops and street vendors is an interesting experience and a should-try since the island is tax-free area. A part from that, you can visit the Kilim Karst geoforest park, step on the sky bridge, have a boat tour around Langkawi, etc.
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Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand
Railay is one of the most gorgeous and laid-back beaches which is still less discovered as well as uncrowded in Thailand. The breath-takingly beautiful scenery with stunning limestone cliffs, crumbly soft sand and many hidden coves makes it the number one destination for all wanderlust addicts.
What to do in Railay?
People come here to climb the rock, enjoy the romantic sunset on the boat, take a tour to the hidden coves and lagoons, or simply join a night club when it’s getting dark…
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White Beach, Boracay, Phillipines
With the lovely sand and warm blue water, Boracay – a lovely long beach – is one of the best beaches in Southeast Asia. The scenic nature always amazes tourists when they come to Boracay.
What to do in Boracay?
You never get bored in Boracay with tons of shops, restaurants, diving spots lining along the shore. In the daylight, you can swim a lot and join in the many water sport activities. At night, there will be live music and parties with fire dancers.
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Asia travel is the travel to the East paradise! Enjoy your magical time in these places!