1) Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives
Photo: The Silver Spoon
Landaa Giraavaru is an island in the Baa Atoll in the Maldives (UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve). Frankly, any of the beaches in the Maldives are incredible!
2) Krabi, ThailandPhoto: Nina R
Krabi is on the west coast of southern Thailand at the mouth of the Krabi River where it flows into Phang Nga Bay. There are great Thai houses close to the beach to rent and nice sleepy beaches (except for long tail boats of course).
3) Koh Yao Noi, ThailandJohn taking a walk on the beach. Photo: Chris Wise
Close to Phuket, but without the crowds.
4) Desroches Island, SeychellesPhoto: TripAdvisor
Desroches Island in Seychelles is the main island of the Amirante Islands in Seychelles.
5) Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Photo: Anantara Hotels, Resorts, & Spas
Tangalle in the southern province of Sri Lanka boasts untouched beaches with azure waters.
Photo: Rachel Robshaw