Best Islands in Asia (2014) by TripAdvisor

So the list is out – The Top 10 Best Islands in Asia 2014 as recognized by TripAdvisor’s Travelers. TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site announced the TripAdvisor 2014 Travelers’ Choice Award Winners on February 19th 2014, based on reviews and opinions of millions of travelers on TripAdvisor. The annual award recognizes islands all around the world, including Asia, the Caribbean, Africa, South America, the South Pacific, Europe and the U.S.

Top 10 Best Islands in Asia :

  1. Ko Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand (also ranked #10 in Top 10 Best Islands in the World)
  2. Bali, Indonesia
  3. Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand
  4. Ko Lanta, Krabi, Thailand
  5. Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia
  6. Boracay, Visayas, Philippines
  7. Phuket, Thailand
  8. Palawan Islands, Palawan, Indonesia
  9. Ko Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand
  10. Langkawi Island, Kedah, Malaysia

For the complete list of winners from the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Islands as well as other details and reviews, go to

Although most of the top 10 is conquered by Thailand islands, (and I can’t deny that they are indeed pristine and amazing beaches) but Malaysia’s very own Langkawi island has done it again, a second win in the last three years! How amazing is that. It’s nice to have a nice easy-to-access island nearby for a quick break, I just hope that Langkawi will be able to keep its charm with more unique chalets and waters clean for many more years to come.

Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Kedah
Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, Kedah

Having said that, I would probably make this list as my to-go list for 2014/2015 and by crossing out Bali, Gili Trawangan, Phuket and Langkawi, it’s four down and six more to go, so who’s with me? 🙂

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