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Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

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Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

Hey guys

I need some serious advise!

Im traveling to bangkok and want to also go to an island, the thing is i dont know which places to choose from.

I cant decide weather i should go to an island in Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

Here are a few things to consider:

- I want to go to an island for 4 days

-i dont want to sit on a long flight from Bangkok to which ever Place i go to.

-I want to see crystal clear water

-I want it to be romantic

-Must be a little lively

-Must have reasonably priced 5 star hotels

If you have been to any of the places i want to go to please advice me which is best?

Also can you guys recommend the exact islands you have been to?

Thanks a mil!

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1. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

Alona Beach, Panglao Island is suitable, as it is a 'little lively.'

Fly from Manila to Tagbiliran City with PALExpress (part of the Philippine Airlines group) or Cebu Pacific.

Philippine Airlines also flies from Bangkok to Manila.

Search 'Panglao island' as well as 'Bohol' and 'Balicasag Island' on TA to see the wide range of land and marine activities available.

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2. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

Here are the best beaches in the whole continent of Asia according to the world's largest travel website. I would recommend any of the Top 5 beaches --> tripadvisor.com.au/TravelersChoice-Beaches-c…

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3. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

These threads from the Top Questions may assist. Beaches in the Philippines are some of the best Ive experienced in the Asia region.

tripadvisor.com.au/…39202957

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g294245-i3256-k381…

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4. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

Also can you guys recommend the exact islands you have been to?

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I have never been to Vietnam Thailand or Bali.

For the Philippines, you are probably seeking Boracay.

But since you want a recommendation of exact islands I have been to. These are my favourite islands in the Philippines

- Siquijor

- Camiguin

- Biliran

- Bohol including Panglao Island

- Malapascua island.

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5. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

thanks :) great help!!

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6. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

If you want clear, postcard white sand beaches, kindly scratch Bali off your list.

So you choose among three countries now.

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7. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

Boracay Philippines certainly fits the bill.

As per Keglers link Boracay is voted No 1 beach in Asia. I must say of the many beaches Ive been to in my life its probably one of my favourites.

Tommo

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8. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

But he has to fly twice to get to Bohol/Boracay from Bangkok.

I think he needs to stay in Thailand (with some concessions). It's the most practical thing to do specially if he only has 4 days to spare.

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9. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

Lol im not a "he" :) iv been to phuket last year... which islands would u recommend in ?

also guys which philippines islands besides boracay is good? As accomodation price's for 5 star hotels are ridiculously expensive in boracay.

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10. Re: Bali, Vietnam,Thailand or Philippines .

What do you consider to be " a long flight from Bangkok? "

Many of the great "beach" alternatives I could suggest to you dont have 5 star hotels or require a reasonable amount of travel.

Im starting to think that there isnt a place that suits all your requirements.

Tommo