Whether you want to swim, dive or just soak up the sun, these spots in Southeast Asia are famous for their beaches.
Vietnam's poster island, ringed by picture-perfect white crescents and sandy bays sheltered by rocky headlands.
Rock-climbers gravitate to the karst cliffs, but the sands between the outcrops are snippets of paradise.
Natural and cultural wonders onshore, and a haven for sand and scuba addicts.
Hollywood's stand-in for Bali Ha'i is castaway perfection, with added dive appeal.
This backpacker legend rages during Full Moon parties, but its sun-kissed coves doze in between.
The other Kuta, with a string of perfect sands, and the iconic Gili Islands just offshore.
Good times rule at Cambodia’s new favourite party islands, but you'll still find serene stretches of sand.
Squeaky sands, towering dunes and kitesurfing galore.
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