Islands & Beaches

Beachside Mauritius is utterly enticing

Perfect for the couple craving the best of Africa, Beachcomber’s Bush & Beach holiday package has us swooning.

A pier reaches out over the pristine waters of Koh Lanta; photo: Dreamstime

Less than 90 minutes by boat from Krabi, Koh Lanta (technically called Koh Lanta Yai) is the largest of 52 little islands in an archipelago blessed with nature reserves, gorgeous beaches, hiking trails and a scenic lighthouse.

Koh Samui Beach; photo: Ermolaevamariya/Dreamstime

For couples wanting to get away from the crowds, Koh Samui has a more laid-back atmosphere and is less developed than Phuket. It’s no longer a sleepy backwater, though, as Koh Samui has morphed into a stylish island destination with luxury resorts, spa treatments, cocktails and beaches.

Photo: Felex Liu – Flickr

A teardrop-shaped Andaman Sea island, Phuket is known as the "Pearl of the South". As Thailand’s most established beach destination, Phuket’s advantage is its huge selection of resorts, bars, restaurants, attractions and activities.

The ultra laid-back Gili Islands are perfect for some romantic downtime; photo: Master2 / Dreamstime

No matter what your travel style, Bali has something for every couple. From lavish villas and yoga retreats to nature treks and perfect waves, you can find what you are looking for on this tropical island getaway.

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