Best Seaside Hideaways in Asia for Summer and Beyond: An Exotic Take on Traditional Beach Honeymoons
Summer is here and the wedding season is in full swing. As many newlyweds are off to Mexico or the Caribbean, savvy honeymooners should consider some of these unknown seaside hideaways in Asia, where they will find themselves on a secluded archipelago in Indonesia, or a private beach in Vietnam—having an extraordinary experience and creating memories that last a lifetime.
Asia Transpacific Journeys picks the best remote seaside hideaways on the continent for those looking for an exotic private beach escape:
Indonesia: Pink Beach in the Komodo Archipelago
Indonesia’s 17,000 islands are home to stunning beaches, none more famous than Pink Sand Beach in the Komodo Archipelago. Komodo Island is also home to incredible wildlife such as the Komodo dragon, and offers unsurpassed snorkeling. Travelers can stay on a wonderful private yacht, or opt for gorgeous island resorts.
Best time to travel in Indonesia: Now through October.
Vietnam: Con Dao Archipelago
White-powder sand rings the 16 pristine islands that comprise the stunning Con Dao Archipelago, where impressive rock formations jut from crystal-clear Windex-blue waters. Deserted, perfect beaches, a ring of colorful coral reefs and a towering mountain backdrop make this magnificent national park Vietnam’s top insider tip and one of Asia Transpacific Journeys’ favorite seaside destinations.
Best time to travel in Vietnam: November to April.
Myanmar: Ngapali Beach
Plan a trip to Myanmar (Burma) with the best season to visit coming this fall. The country offers plenty of hidden treasures, including the snow-white sands of Ngapali, the second largest beach in Southeast Asia and a great place for romantic strolls. Stunning Ngapali Beach is a great place to relax and enjoy the views, and engage in other activities.
Best time to visit Myanmar: November to March.
Cambodia: Koh Rong Archipelago
Cambodia’s islands, situated in the sapphire waters of the Gulf of Thailand, are a true treasure trove for those travelers looking for a quiet and tropical escape. Most of the islands in the Koh Rong Archipelago remain remote oases of virgin rainforests, tropical reefs and glistening white beaches, and opportunities for offshore adventures and water activities are plentiful.
Best time to travel to Cambodia: October through April.
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