Borneo is like no other place on earth. The sheer variety in ecosystems, landscapes, and wildlife is something everyone should experience at least once in their lifetimes. With the oldest rainforest in the world, one of the tallest peaks in South East Asia, and some of the continent’s best beaches, it’s an extraordinary place.
Regardless of whether you want to relax with a cold drink in your hand or opt for a more active experience, the sheer variety of beaches found in Asia will satisfy even the most specific requirements.
For those who prefer to kick back and enjoy the sun, the beaches and private islands of the Maldives provide a real luxurious take on a beach lifestyle. Relax in the shade of swaying palms or enjoy all the amenities that a luxury all-inclusive resort has to offer.
Those looking for underwater exploration have a wide variety of options – the Maldives, Raja Ampat, Komodo Island and areas around Bali and Lombok have incredible marine life where snorkelling and diving in the pristine clear waters offers an incredible opportunity to explore the rich underwater wildlife.
Food and drink can play an important part too – do you want to be close to bars and restaurants or tucked away in a private, remote beach location?
In this section of our blog, you will find a selection of the most stunning beaches to help you plan for your next paradise gateway, however active (or not) you want it to be.
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There are a range of beaches with a mixture of accommodation options in Malaysian Borneo. In certain regions to the far east of the island we must also consider FCO advice when looking for a brilliant beach stay. This guide will provide you with a brief overview of what the beaches in this area have to offer so you can start planning your perfect Borneo beach holiday.
With a huge coastline, India must have some incredible beaches, right? As South Asia experts we at ETG actually think that there are more tropical beaches in nearby Sri Lanka and of course the Maldives. But India does have a few gems. Read on for a rundown of the best beaches in India according to ETG.
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Product Director, Melissa, recently inspected several exciting island resorts in The Maldives. As part of her visit, she flew for the first time in a seaplane. More spectacular than a speedboat, flying low enough to give fantastic views over the white sandy islands in the turquoise ocean, she provides her account of the experience.
If you’ve ever had the pleasure to experience the charms of Malaysia’s Pangkor Laut Resort, chances are you would have dined at its Chinese restaurant known simply as Uncle Lim’s Kitchen. Celebrating his auspicious 80th birthday-milestone in 2014, the talent (and name) behind Uncle Lim’s Kitchen shares his story.