Phuket is an ideal luxury venue for those who are seeking to escape from a busy life and to enjoy exotic fauna and flora and hidden coves. Krabi is also promising for its undersea scenery and its amazingly clean water that is ideal for snorkelling and for diving.
The Phi Phi Islands are comprised of two islands - Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Le. The stunning cliffs that sweep down into the clear sea even played a major role in the "Beach" movie. Whether on land or by the sea, the Phi Phi Islands offer a variety of activities for their visitors. Snorkelling, swimming and diving around the islands could be described as flawless and unrivalled luxury.
These islands that consist of massive granite boulders offer a different landscape view of Phang Nga bay. In addition to the boulders, the islands are also unique because of their coral and marine life. The Similan Islands represent a true paradise for snorkelling and diving in Asia and they are even one of the best in the world. If you thought that the waters surrounding the Similan Islands were impressive, then the untouched surroundings of the Andaman Islands will take your breath away.
The National Park on the island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has plenty to offer. It is located in the centre of the Indonesian archipelago - between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores. It offers the beauties of isolated beaches, breathtaking coral reefs and clear water all day long, making it an ideal place in which to relax. The island is also the home of the well-known Komodo dragons.
One of the places to visit in Bali is Ubud, which is located to the north of Kuta. The city itself is full of restaurants, art galleries, artworks and handicraft products that you can also purchase. Jewellery with a mix of Western and Eastern influences is also present. The Celuk village located on the road between Kuta and Ubud is renowned for its gold and silver smiths.
The pride of Lombok Island is its untouched beach that is surrounded by sleepy fishing towns that can also be explored. The island that lies to the west of Bali, also attracts tourists for another reason. It is the active volcano called Rinjani, from which you can enjoy breathtaking views of Segara Anak Lake.
The cruises along the Sabah coast offer something for everyone - from the west to the east. On the west coast, near Kota Kinabalu, lies Tanjung Aru, a small quiet island where you will find several top-class resorts with relaxing beaches. One of the main attractions on the east coast of Sabah is the world-class diving site in Sipadan. Due to its unique geographic features and its incredibly diverse underwater ecosystems it has gained worldwide recognition.
The surrounding islands of Mabul and Kapalai also offer excellent diving conditions, countless tropical fish and luxurious corals.