Thailand takes 4 of the top ten rankings in annual TripAdvisor poll
TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its inaugural Travelers’ Choice Islands awards. Based on millions of traveler reviews and opinions on the popular travel website, the 2013 awards recognize more than 100 islands across the globe, including dedicated lists for Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, and the U.S.
Thai, Philippine, Indonesian, Malaysian and Indian islands all received accolades with Thailand taking 4 of the top ten slots, and Indonesia and the Philippines capturing two each.
Top 10 Islands in Asia:
1. Koh Tao, Surat Thani, Thailand
“Drifting serenely in the Gulf of Thailand, the palm-fringed island of Ko Tao takes its name from the abundant sea turtles that reside on its shores. White sand beaches sheltered by steep hills – some only accessible with four-wheel drive vehicles – and 300 days of sun per year invite long afternoons of lounging.”
Dusit Buncha Resort
Its difficult to believe that this resort only carries a 3.5 star rating. While the rooms are basic, the absolute beachfront location is excellent, views amazing and the resort itself is very nice.
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