3 Thailand beaches that are your next party hub in Asia
A trip sampling the diversity of Southeast Asian destinations can take you from the sleek modernity of Singapore to the ancient temples of Cambodia's Angkor Wat.
Accommodation options can be way too overwhelming. Too much choice. On your beach holiday, you pretty much just want a central location in a safe area with a great atmosphere, all the mod cons, close to the shops, shore, dining options and nightlife, with happy hour drinks by the pool – right?
Hedonist or hermit? Are you seeking a spiritual experience or knock-off clothing? City lights or off-the-beaten-track simplicity? Confounding and confronting, the Land of Smiles is a full-on cultural onslaught from that first hit of humid air.
Whether you’re a seasoned recreational diver or just starting to get your toes wet, there’s an underwater paradise of colourful coral gardens, cavernous sea caves, technicolour aquatic life and some fearsome fish around the world - just waiting for you to take the plunge.