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5 Bucket List Beaches In Asia

Needing a fresh source of inspiration for your next long weekend getaway – or just a moment of escapism? Our round-up of five bucket list-worthy beaches in Asia should do the trick.

Destination 1

Papaya Beach
Philippines

Destination 1

Papaya Beach
Philippines

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EVOA

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A powdery white sand beach surrounded by dense jungle and jagged cliffs, Papaya Beach in Palawan is exactly what summer dreams are made of. While the beach is private, it’s still open to tourists and is accessible by a short kayak or few minute boat ride from El Nido’s Corong Corong beach. Match with your surroundings and travel with a shimmering turquoise suitcase.

Destination 2

Maphrao
Island
Thailand

Destination 2

Maphrao Island
Thailand

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TRI-TECH

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Maphrao Island is bursting with rustic charm. While the beach isn’t large, it offers a classic tropical island experience – edging onto a backdrop of lush greenery. Travel there in less than 10 minutes on a long-tail boat from Laem Hin Pier, Phuket, and ensure your belongings don’t get wet with water-resistant luggage.

Destination 3

Tangalle
Beach
Sri Lanka

Destination 3

Tangalle Beach
Sri Lanka

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LITE-BOX

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A three hour drive from Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo lies Tangalle beach. Here, the glistening blue waters are hardly affected by onshore winds making it the perfect spot for beginner surfers. Take an excursion bag – ideal for carrying maps, sunscreen and sunglasses – and start exploring the sandy shoreline.

Destination 4

Sunayama
Beach Japan

Destination 4

Sunayama Beach
Japan

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PARADIVER LIGHT

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An hour flight from Okinawa, Japan’s island of Miyako-jima is edged with picturesque beaches including Sunayama. The sandy shoreline features an arch-shaped rock which frames some of the clearest, stillest waters in the precinct. After a dip, explore the surrounding islands with ease thanks to a versatile, transforming backpack.

Destination 5

Bara Beach
Indonesia

Destination 5

Bara Beach
Indonesia

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AUBINNE

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A three and a half hour flight from Jakarta, Bara Beach in Sulawesi’s Bira is what most people imagine when thinking of the perfect tropical holiday spot – crystal clear waters, soft white sand and swaying palm trees. Planning to find a tranquil spot to catch up on work? Pack your laptop in a backpack as sunny as your mindset.