Life’s A Beach
We have to admit, when it comes to beaches, we at Yonder have become something of connoisseurs. One beach is much the same as another, right? Oh, so wrong! Unique and legendary beaches colour our memories. Strolling like Robinson Crusoe on the snow-white beaches of the Andaman Islands, one of the world’s most far-flung paradises, the opaque, emerald waters sheltered by teeming reefs. Beaches don’t get much more away-from-it-all than this.
Lounging in the heart of an ancient rainforest in Malaysia’s magnificent Datai Langkawi resort, sharing nature’s blissful tranquility with dusky leaf monkeys, tokay geckos or Sunda flying lemurs amid the mangroves. Enjoying five-star beach boy service on a perfect mile-long, palm-fringed crescent of sand on Thailand’s Koh Phangan, later wandering the moonlit beach later in search of supper, the waves alive with magical phosphorescence.
Or wiping the salt spray from our eyes and savouring that good-to-be-alive rush as the hot sun dries us after some exhilarating surfboard action on Sri Lanka’s lively southern beaches. Whether you seek a beachside hotel, a hideaway villa or even a private yacht voyage to the untrodden shores of an uninhabited island, Yonder will take you to the beaches you’ve always dreamed of visiting.
Perfect beaches will remain with you as they do with us. By absorbing the tranquility of a beach, you are soaking up more than just sun and salt water. The next time you’re catching the rays on some heavenly strip of unblemished sand, think on Rachel Carson’s words: ‘In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand, there is the story of the earth.’ Now there’s a thought for when you’re sipping your glass of rosé …