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Things to know about Beach Resorts

A beach resort is a vacation destination that offers beachfront accommodations, various amenities, and recreational water activities, all set along a beautiful coastline for guests to enjoy a relaxing and entertaining seaside experience.

Some of the most popular destinations for beach resorts include the pristine shores of the Maldives, the vibrant coastline of Cancun, Mexico, and the stunning beaches of Bali, Indonesia. These destinations offer the perfect mix of relaxation, adventure, and luxury for all types of travelers.

Beach resorts often boast unique amenities such as beachfront access, water sport rentals, and on-site dining options offering fresh seafood and tropical cocktails, all designed to enhance your seaside relaxation and enjoyment.

At beach resorts, you can enjoy a variety of activities such as swimming, sunbathing, beach volleyball, surfing, snorkeling, and indulging in water sports, as well as relaxing at beachfront bars and restaurants.

Beach resorts are typically located near the beach, but not all of them are positioned directly on the beachfront. Some resorts may be a short walk or drive away from the beach, offering easy access to the shoreline while still providing various amenities and ocean views.


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Popular Islands

  • Phuket
    布吉島猶如七色彩虹般璀璨耀眼,你可以盡情欣賞藍色的潟湖、粉色的日落,以及身著橙色袈裟的僧侶。三輪電單車、的士、巴士和長尾船,絡繹不絕地將遊客載往這些令人驚嘆的奇景。布吉島南方海岸有著最受歡迎的熱門海灘。相較之下,北方海岸則顯得寧靜得多。PP 島、攀牙灣和巴東海灘皆是熱門景點。潛水、浮潛、風帆和帆船等豐富的戶外活動任君選擇。此外還有陸地、翠鬱的山丘、高山和懸崖靜待你深入探險。
  • Penang Island
    Famed throughout Asia for its heady mix of eastern cultures, Penang Island is Malaysia’s prime melting pot. Roadside vendors serve some of the world’s best street food; its national parks offer white-sand beaches and wildlife; and UNESCO-listed George Town is full of colorful heritage houses.
  • Bali
    Bali is a living postcard, an Indonesian paradise that feels like a fantasy. Soak up the sun on a stretch of fine white sand, or commune with the tropical creatures as you dive along coral ridges or the colorful wreck of a WWII war ship. On shore, the lush jungle shelters stone temples and mischievous monkeys. The “artistic capital” of Ubud is the perfect place to see a cultural dance performance, take a batik or silver-smithing workshop, or invigorate your mind and body in a yoga class.
  • Jeju Island
    Where else can you find an azalea-framed volcano to climb, a sisterhood of deep-divers, and ancient stone statues on which to make wishes? Jeju Island. A favourite with newlyweds (and K-drama fans), this popular retreat is also home to miles of golden beaches, winding coastal trails, and Jeju Waterworld, the area’s largest water park. No matter what your fancy, one thing is for certain: a day of sightseeing isn’t complete without enjoying some of the isle’s delicious raw seafood and famed barbecued black pork.
  • Luzon
    The biggest island in the Philippines, Luzon is also one of the most diverse—it’s where mountain peaks and volcanoes meet miles of coastline, and indigenous culture melds with Spanish colonial history. You can relax at the beach in Pagudpud, hike with locals up the Batad Rice Terraces, ride in a horse-drawn carriage in Vigan, and snack on street food and dance the night away in Manila. You’ll need a few days and a bus pass, but you’ll be glad you stayed.
  • Palawan Island
    巴拉望猶如天堂,到處都有美麗的島嶼風光,以及充滿異國風情的野生動物、寧靜的小漁村,此外,這裡也是 UNESCO 的世界遺產之一。你可以前往 Calauit Game 野生動物保護區觀察瀕臨絕種的稀有動物,或者也可以去科隆島潛水,看看這個有世界上最精彩的潛水地點,同時尋找日本沉船所在地。你亦可以參加普林塞薩港地下河 (Puerto Princesa Underground River) 之旅,保證讓你畢生難忘。
  • Boracay
    Boracay Island has reopened with new rules and regulations in place to protect the island from overdevelopment. Not all businesses were allowed to reopen. Please check with the Philippine Department of Tourism for details: http://www.tourism.gov.ph/
  • Maldives
    Want to make your co-workers insanely jealous? Just casually drop "I’m holiday making in the Maldives this year" into conversation, preferably in the dead of winter. Or better yet, go there without mentioning it to anyone—then send them a "Wish you were here!" postcard.
  • Margarita Island
    Located about 25 miles from the mainland and accessible via air or ferry, Venezuela's mountainous Margarita Island provides Caribbean-style beaches and access to windsurfing, golf, horseback riding and scuba with a laid-back South American vibe. It's comprised of two islands connected in the middle by the mangrove-filled lagoon of La Restinga National Park. Most development falls on the isle's eastern side around busy Porlamar, the capital La Asunción and colonial Pampatar, founded in 1535.
  • Puerto Rico
    Culture-seekers will be charmed be La Isla's heritage and history, from Old San Juan's charms to folk art and festivals in the outlying towns. You can drive round Puerto Rico in a day, but take your time. Coffee plantations, colonial towns, beaches, bars and restaurants wait to be explored. Old San Juan, with famed Castillo de San Felipe del Morro, is an atmospheric place to wander. Experience life at a different pace by rainforest hiking, scuba diving or swimming Vieques' glowing bioluminescent lagoon.
  • Sentosa Island
    聖淘沙島有高爾夫球場、多個主題景點,如果想要冒險,也可以雇用遊艇前往深海區,不管是情侶還是闔家出遊,都非常適合。如果是來度蜜月的新婚夫妻,也可以選擇在座落於海灘上的度假村下榻,一享浪漫的金黃沙灘或陰鬱雨林的優美景色。在聖淘沙島,其中一個最受歡迎的度假村就是新加坡環球影城度假村 (Universal Studios' Singapore)。在這裡不但有刺激的雲霄飛車、遊樂設施,還可以搭乘遊園列車參觀整座影城。如果喜歡冒險,你也可以試試水下世界 (Underwater World),這裡不但可以乘船欣賞鯊魚,還可以與海豚共泳。

Popular Cities

  • Hong Kong
    美味點心、島嶼還有獨特的城市天際線,就是香港的獨特魅力所在。想要看看傳統的中式建築,那麼去昂坪市集準沒錯。逛完市集之後,你可乘搭電車到太平山山頂,欣賞無與倫比的美景。南蓮園池的石陣以及平緩的丘陵,能平息你的煩躁心情。不妨也到赤柱咖啡廳喝杯茶,也同樣具有平緩心情的效果。在靜諡的志蓮淨苑細細品味四周景色,相信你一定也能體會出佛教的禪理。
  • Shenzhen
    Located in the south of China, the cityscape--Shenzhen-- is home to some of the most modern buildings worldwide. Although this area is largely industrial, it offers many tourist attractions, such as the Chinese folk Culture Village, Safari Park, and beach resorts. Perhaps one of the most frequented tourist attractions is Window of the World, which offers replicas of the Eiffel tower, the pyramids, and Taj Mahal. 
  • Kota Kinabalu
    哥打京那巴魯 (Kota Kinabalu) 是婆羅洲島著名的京那巴魯國家公園集散地。國家公園內的最高點是高達 13400 英尺的金納布拉山 (Kinabula),這亦是馬來西亞的最高峰、登山客的聖地。而克羅克山脈國家公園 (Crocker Range National Park) 則全長 90 英里,讓旅客盡享驚險刺激的叢林徒步旅行和露營。
  • Nha Trang
    芽莊最知名的就是這裡美麗的沙灘。不過這裡還有遊樂園、洗泥浴、哥爾夫球場,還有充滿歷史風情的佔婆族遺址,以及各種酒店和餐廳選擇。如果識食客想要冒險嘗試新東西,不妨來一道用旗魚和水母做成的當地料理 Bun Cha Ca。
  • Jakarta
    雜亂無章又擁擠的國際化都市雅加達是印尼的首都,也是一座對比鮮明的城市。這裡有數百萬人來自世界各地,各種語言、文化在此交融,貧窮與富裕也在此並存。這裡有亞洲最精彩的夜生活,同時還有最差勁的交通。本地人每逢假日便會遠離污染和人群,享受放鬆的娛樂活動,例如尋夢園 (Ancol Dreamland),這裡有水上樂園、海灘、哥爾夫球場、海洋世界等娛樂設施。
  • Colombo
    對許多旅客來說,來到斯里蘭卡旅遊,第一站必定是可倫坡。不過請不要走馬看花,記得也要參觀這座多元化的有趣城市。你可以乘坐火車,沿著海岸的 Lavinia 山一路觀光,沿路還有熱門的海灘。如果對熱鬧的都市生活步調趕到厭倦,你亦可以選擇由 TripAdvisor 旅客大力推薦的 Talangama 濕地探索之旅。
  • Macau
    澳門的賭場富麗堂皇,酒店亦屬世界級水準,過去曾是葡萄牙殖民地,如今是中華人民共和國的特別行政區。旅客不但喜愛這裡猶如拉斯維加斯般的奢華氣氛,更愛上充滿歷史氣息的獨特風光。其中最引人入勝的景點有:建於 16 世紀的聖保羅大教堂遺址 (大三巴牌坊),現時為 UNESCO 世界遺產,此外,東望洋砲台亦是熱門景點之一。
  • Davao City
    Davao City is a gateway to Mindanos, one of the Philippines’ largest islands, and home to Mt. Apo, one of the highest mountains in the archipelago. In Davao City, lovers of durian can eat their fill beneath a sculpture dedicated to the pungent fruit.
  • Hoi An
    會安位於越南中部海岸,是 15 到 19 世紀的東南亞重要的貿易港口之一,如今仍保存完好。這裡早已在背包客之間口耳相傳,如今也是觀光客眾所皆知的旅遊地點。在農曆每個月的 14 日,小鎮會將電燈換成傳統的彩色燈籠,而這裡的名勝分別有日本廊橋 (Japanese Covered Bridge) 和關公廟 (Quan Cong Temple)。不妨也拜訪城裡一流的裁縫師傅,讓他們為你精心縫製幾套服裝吧。

Popular Countries

  • Thailand
    Thailand is a country of many contrasting facets, with glorious beaches as well as forests, jungles and mountains. Whether you want to swim, sunbathe or explore the wildlife, a family holiday in Thailand will never be dull.If you're looking for seaside relaxation, visit the beaches and bay of Hat Karon in Phuket with sand dunes and palm trees. The island of Ko Tao has coral reefs and is the place to go if you want to learn to dive, but you can also go mountain biking or just sunbathe on the beach. The Royal Barge National Museum in Bangkok houses several barges built for Thailand's kings; the beautifully detailed carving is quite breathtaking. Doi Suthep-Doi Pui National Park in Chiang Mai has a wealth of flowering plants and ferns as well as three hundred species of birds. If you're in the mood for a quiet spot, try the town of Sangkhlaburi; from there you can set off on an elephant trek or jungle tour. For mountains and forests, visit the north-western province of Mai Hong Son.
  • Vietnam
    The jungles and monsoon forests of Vietnam are diverse ecosystems that are alive with unique wildlife. Trekking is a popular activity here, particularly the mountains of Sapa and the primeval landscape of Cuc Phuong National Park. For a more urban escape, take a guided food tour of Ho Chi Minh City, making sure to squeeze in visits to the historic Hoi Truong Thong Nhat palace and the intricately adorned Emperor Jade Pagoda.
  • Taiwan
    You could spend months exploring Taiwan’s Buddhist temples, villages, cities, and mountains and still barely scratch the surface of all the island has to offer. Here Confucius meets C-pop in a cultural mash-up of a place where traditional festivals are as important as hip-hop and cell phones. Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung each burst with opportunities to explore, learn, shop, and dine. Don’t miss breathtaking natural features like Sun Moon Lake, the hot springs of Tainan, and Taroko Gorge.
  • China
    The grand story of China features a great wall, a forbidden city, and a few thousand Terracotta warriors. Settings include the sci-fi skyline of Shanghai, the jutting peaks of Zhangjiajie, and the tropical beaches of Hainan, but the tale of this ancient kingdom began long ago.
  • Cambodia
    Set your own pace by cycling through Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat or pedaling the banks of the mighty Mekong. Trek off the beaten path on eco-adventures through the Cardamom Mountains, southern tropical islands or crater lakes of the remote northeast. Add urban adventure and hire a "motodop" taxi in Siem Reap.
  • South Korea
    While only 60 years ago South Korea was considered a developing country, it’s now one of Asia’s economic and cultural leaders. Super-chic Seoul combines modernism with ancient history; coastal Busan serves up rugged beach spots; and Jeju Island wows with volcanic landscapes and towering mountains.
  • Ireland
    Woven with wild greenery and Gaelic legends, the Emerald Isle is one of Europe’s most prized jewels. Rugged Atlantic beaches and mystery-shrouded sites rub shoulders with the cosmopolitan cities of Belfast and Dublin, where literary history and warm Irish hospitality are always in abundance.
  • Indonesia
    From the idyllic beaches of Bali to the chaotic melting pot of Jakarta, Indonesia is a diverse Southeast Asian gem. West Java and Sumatra are home to some of the most beautiful tropical forests in the world – perfect for jungle trekking. The Prambanan collection of Hindu temples in Yogyakarta will astound you with their architecture and aura of spirituality. Capital city Jakarta is a cultural and political hub that’s jam-packed with museums, performing arts centers, and traditional food stalls.
  • New Caledonia
    From outback plains on the west coast and desert landscapes in the south to tropical mountains on the east coast, dazzling beaches in the Loyalty Islands and a buzzing capital city, Noumea, New Caledonia is a striking mix of impressive geography and diverse culture. There’s something to delight all ages and interests, whether it’s enjoying water sports in the UNESCO Heritage-listed lagoon, feasting on culinary delights, exploring cultural festivals, or hiking through amazing natural landscapes.
  • Greece
    Greece is one of those rare places where ancient history is still very much a part of modern life. Visitors are as much drawn to the country’s epic intellectual history as its beauty and charm. Make time for the iconic features of the Acropolis of Athens, which include the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, and the Temple of Athena Nike. Mythology buffs will appreciate Crete, Olympia, Samos, and Naxos for their mythological significance. For a peaceful beach holiday, the island of Santorini is perfect.

Popular Continents and Regions

  • Europe
    From the mighty fjords in the north to the ancient Greek ruins in the south, all the way to the volcanic Azores in the west and the monumental architecture in the east, Europe's unique blend of history, landscapes, and cultures must be seen to be believed.

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