Paradise found in Asia
Experience Asia without the crowds on the lesser-known islands sounds like nirvana. To snorkel in coral rich waters, or stroll around on powder soft sand is a reality in well-known places such as the Maldives, Mauritius and the Seychelles but these idyllic holiday wishes can be found in a host of islands that are off the beaten track.
Tioman Island, Malaysia
This little island is paradise found, sitting like a gem in the South China Sea complete with palm lined shores, rainforests teeming with wildlife and tumbling waterfalls. Look to the southern coast for an uninhabited stretch of the island where local activities will see you taking off into the jungle for trekking and wildlife. Access to the area is via speed-boat from Mersing and you will really feel that you have left the cities behind
A 9-night trip to Malaysia, including 7 nights on Tioman Island, on B&B basis including flights from London Heathrow and transfers from £1.699.00 per person, based on 2 sharing, for travel valid September 14th - 21st, 2018
Koh Yao Yai, Thailand
Millions of visitors descend upon Thailand every year for sun, sea and sand but despite this the area has managed to keep a clutch of untouched islands. Located in the Andaman Sea Koh Yao Yai is one such spot where you can laze around on hidden beaches and explore the traditional villages, trek through the rainforest, kayak through the waters or climb a mountain. The island is accessible via speedboat from Phuket and will feel like your own personal space in Thailand.
Seven nights on the island including flights from Heathrow and transfers from £899.00 per person, based on 2 sharing, valid for travel between September 1st and October 31st, 2018
Koh Rong, Cambodia
Escape the crowds in Sihanoukville and while away the hours on an island in the Koh Rong archipelago. With either private transfers or regular ferries from the mainland you can soon be experiencing raw nature. Dive in or chill out, or enjoy kayaking through the mangroves, hiking and cycling or a private picnic on the beach. Paradise!
7 nights on a B&B basis from £1795.00 per person including flights and transfers, based on 2 sharing.
Off Japan there is an archipelago of 160 white sand islands which have become a favourite place to fly and flop if you are visiting Japan. The island of Okinawa has been named the healthiest island in the world with the slow pace of life ideal for creating a calm environment for recharging your mind and body.
14 night tailored-made trip to Japan, including a visit to Okinawa. the trip is priced from £4995.00 per person including flights, accommodation, transfers and touring, based on 2 sharing.
If you have been to Bali and Lombok and are wanting to embark on a new cultural and wildlife experience then consider Flores and Komodo. Flores in one of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia with lush rainforest, traditional villages and warm tropical waters. Take a cruise from Flores in search of the world’s most exotic lizard the Komodo dragon.
15 day Indonesian Island Explorer including accommodation, flights, transfers and a 2 night cruise, excursions, guide and transport from £4835.00 per person, based on 2 sharing.
Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar
Off the coast of Myanmar is an archipelago made up of hundreds of islands blessed with coral reefs and idyllic beaches. Take a coastal expedition that visit a number of these islands and experience opportunities to snorkel, kayak, engage with local communities and enjoy diverse sea and bird life.
A Burma coastal voyage starts from $4450 per person, based on 2 sharing a cabin. The price includes 10 nights on the explorer ship, excursion, meals, kayaks and snorkelling equipment. 4 departure dates are confirmed for November 5th or 18th, 2018 and January 5th or 18th, 2019.
Lagen Islands, Philippines
Consider this island if you are looking for a secret slice of paradise. Plan a visit to Lagen Island as part of a multi-destination trip to explore the Philippines. Lagen is a private island set in magnificent surroundings with nature, marine activities, island hopping and relaxation at the heart of any time spent here.
9 night holiday including 3 nights in Manila and 6 nights on the island B&B from £2499.00 per person, based on 2 sharing, departing 14th June, 2018