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6 Jun

Top 10 Far East Beach Resorts

Kuta Beach, Bali

Luxury Coastal Retreats In The Far East

If you’re looking for an utterly indulgent beach holiday in the Far East, then check out our round-up of the ten best luxury resorts.

The Far East offers some of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in the world. Some of these picture-perfect locations are often quiet, due in part to the abundance of accessible coast in the region in addition to sunbathing not being a fashionable activity in certain Far Eastern countries. Others possess an intoxicating vibe full of shopping, dining and nightlife options.

Here is our guide to ten of the best beach resorts that the Far East has to offer.

Kuta Beach, Bali

Once a quiet fishing village, this resort on the west coast of Bali has a real buzz to offer its visitors.  The Bali Dynasty Resort provides the perfect retreat for families, whilst the younger crowd may be drawn to the Aussie expat surfing culture in the area.

Gaya Island, Borneo

Gaya Island is an eco-resort located just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu in Borneo. The fringe-reefed island offers the opportunity to visit endangered green sea turtles and enjoy an indulgent spa experience whilst living in pure luxury.

Lombok Island, Bali

This serene island is one of 27 provinces in the Indonesian archipelago. It boasts a luscious west coast with the semi-active Mount Rinjani as a backdrop. Lombok is located approximately 20 minutes by boat from Bali.

Hua Hin, Thailand

The Aleenta Hua Hin Resort and Spa offers a spacious white beach and boutique luxury accommodation with private pools and steps down to the shores.

Langkawi, Malaysia

Guests visiting the Andaman Resort in the Datai Bay can choose a unique style of accommodation, staying in either a Treetop or Rainforest Room. The resort is set on a white coral beach just off the west coast of Malaysia.

Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Situated offshore of the backpacker destination of Sihanoukville is the Song Saa Private Island Hotel on the Koh Rong Islands. This beautiful location offers castaway luxury amongst thatch or stone villas with magnificent views of the sea.

Koh Samui, Thailand

The Full Moon parties may take place on the neighbouring island of Koh Phangan, but it is the Kandaburi Resort on Chaweng Beach which boasts glamour and relaxation within walking distance of the scenic bay.

Tiomon Island, Malaysia

The Japamala Resort offers boutique cabins within a secluded beach location. A sophisticated open-air restaurant sits on top of stilts in the sea and offers guests with both stunning cuisine and fabulous views.

Boracay Bay, Philippines

This small beach on the north coast of Panay on the Palawan Islands has become popular with British and German travellers in recent years. The Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa is furnished with local materials and offers hot tubs and sea views.

Phuket, Thailand

The Cape Panwa Resort and Spa is located in a secluded cove on one of Thailand’s few private beaches. The hotel is set amongst coconut groves and offers spa treatments and cooking classes.

If you have been tempted by a fortnight of indulgence and comfort in these stunning beach locations, then don’t delay and book your holiday today. Always remember to take out some annual multi trip insurance so that you can return to your favourite beach haunts throughout the year.