Planning a short trip to the beautiful island in SE Asia, but having second thoughts due to the recent warnings of the possible volcanic eruption at Mt Agung? Fear not, here are some other suggestions of islands you have to visit in SE Asia. Meanwhile, let us pray that everyone in Bali is safe, and hope nothing destructive happens.
1. Sentosa, Singapore
First on the list will be the island of Sentosa, the most popular in Singapore. Home to the Universal Studio Singapore, and Resorts World casino, Sentosa is a must-visit attraction for tourists. Different events and promotions are held frequently, so there’s always something new for visitors to experience. Thought the beaches there may pale in comparison against destinations like Bali and Phuket, the entertainment found there are definitely World-class. Besides, due to the unique geographical location and low crime rate, Singapore is one of the safest countries in the World!
2. Phuket, Thailand
Next up will be the island of Phuket. This popular island should need no introduction to beach-lovers. Being one of the most visited islands in SE Asia, Phuket is known for her beautiful beach resorts and vibrant nightlife. For the best rest and relax trip, be sure to try out the activities like Spa and Yoga, or even plan some sports like Golf and Trekking to relieve some stress. Not to forget to indulge yourself in the delicious Thai food. Resorts like the Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort even provides all those under one roof! Talk about a fulfilling trip!
3. Batam, Indonesia
Want to indulge in shopping and seafood? Batam is another top choice for an island getaway. With an wide array of both indoor and outdoor actitivies, you will never feel bored during your trip. For a good weather plan, be sure to enjoy the water sports like parasailing and jet skiing. Otherwise, you can spend your day at a spa center, or satisfy your need to shop at the famous Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall. If you are looking for a hotel that is near to the bustling city, do try out the Harmoni Suites Hotel, which is just about 1km away from the city centre!
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