What can we say about beaches that you don’t already know? We could describe the cathartic effect of the sound of waves crashing against the shore, soft sand filling between the toes, and just staring up at that vast blue sky. Don’t even get us started on the unreal sunset gradients. But you can’t deny how those damn cliché elements come together to make the perfect getaway.
And because we understand how the average Singaporean functions (that is, a need for maximum efficiency), we’ve searched out the beaches within the Southeast Asian region so you can start your vacation as quickly as possible. Whether you fancy your coastline bustling with people and activity, or prefer a secluded private island, there’s one for every kind of beach folk.
While this is no official worldwide poll-based list, these beaches are carefully curated by the editorial team with a little help from Google analytics. Plus, taking into account dream properties of the likes of Small Luxury Hotels and Mr & Mrs Smith, along with real life reviews, so we’ll let the pictures do the qualifying.
Alright. You don’t even want to read this introductory paragraph, do you? You just want to endlessly browse through these 50 beaches as you allow yourself to slowly slide into escapism. We completely understand. Now scroll away.