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11 Gorgeous Beaches You Didn't Know About

There's more to Southeast-Asia than Patong and Kuta.

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1. Khao Lak, Thailand

Perfect for those who want a break from the loud, glitzy Patong beach
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Perfect for those who want a break from the loud, glitzy Patong beach

2. Khao Sok, Thailand

A lonely, beautiful island situated on the mainland between Phuket, Krabi, Khao Lak and Koh Samui.
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A lonely, beautiful island situated on the mainland between Phuket, Krabi, Khao Lak and Koh Samui.

3. Ko Tao

Thailand is great for those who wish to pick up scuba diving and there's nowhere than Ko Tao to learn how to do it.
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Thailand is great for those who wish to pick up scuba diving and there's nowhere than Ko Tao to learn how to do it.

4. Ko Nang Yuan, Thailand

Just a short distance away from Ko Tao, this island has a cool sandbar that gets semi swallowed up by the tide at certain times of the day.
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Just a short distance away from Ko Tao, this island has a cool sandbar that gets semi swallowed up by the tide at certain times of the day.

5. Pranang Cave Beach, Railay

You can enjoy this exclusive one-resort island with its stunning peaks and beautiful overhanging formations from afar.
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You can enjoy this exclusive one-resort island with its stunning peaks and beautiful overhanging formations from afar.

6. Coron island, Palwan, Philippines

Famous for her plentiful 'wreck diving' and snorkeling sites.
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Famous for her plentiful 'wreck diving' and snorkeling sites.

7. Puka Beach, Boracay, Philippines

This small stretch along the west of the party island is known for its serenity.
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This small stretch along the west of the party island is known for its serenity.

8. White Beach, Boracay, Philippines

Famous for amazing sunsets, and white sand that stays cool even in super-sunny weather. If you want to party and Patong is too mainstream for you, check out Boracay.
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Famous for amazing sunsets, and white sand that stays cool even in super-sunny weather. If you want to party and Patong is too mainstream for you, check out Boracay.

9. Sri Lanka, near Malaysia

The old custom of stilt fishing is still practiced in Sri Lanka, where vertical poles are balanced two metres above the water.
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The old custom of stilt fishing is still practiced in Sri Lanka, where vertical poles are balanced two metres above the water.

10. Tanjong Rhu, Langkawi, Malaysia

The perfect spot for some cocktails by the beach.
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The perfect spot for some cocktails by the beach.

11. Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia

If you're not too keen on well-known Bali beaches such as Kuta and Uluwatu, check out Nusa Lembongan for some quiet beaches and lush landscapes.
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If you're not too keen on well-known Bali beaches such as Kuta and Uluwatu, check out Nusa Lembongan for some quiet beaches and lush landscapes.

12. BONUS TIP: Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia

The plentiful mangroves and healthy reefs mean nature enthusiasts will love this place.
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The plentiful mangroves and healthy reefs mean nature enthusiasts will love this place.

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