One of the best things in life to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul, is a getaway with your best girlfriends! Live, love, and laugh together while making memories to last a lifetime and building even stronger girl bonds. It’s all part of the package when going away with your girl tribe. Whatever the ideal vacay looks like for you and your friends, Asia has a lot to offer you. As the biggest continent, Asia has a diverse range of holiday destinations to choose from – whether you’re looking for a shopping spree or some nature time.
Don’t know where to go? We are here to help! We’ve narrowed down the best Asian getaway options for a fabulous girls trip. Here is our list, ladies. Sorry boys, it’s your turn next time!
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a massive and vibrant metropolis. Get immersed in a wonderful mix of modern skyscrapers, Buddhist temples, high-tech subways, palaces, k-pop culture, and street markets. For comfortable weather, the best time to visit is between April to June and September to November. Head out with the girls for some serious shopping sprees in Myeong-dong shopping district, and try authentic local Korean food at the eateries in the Myeong-dong market. Seoul has so much to offer for girl gangs who enjoy the city-bustle.
Bali, a tropical island of beautiful Indonesia, is currently one of the most popular holiday destinations for groups looking for a fabulous island-vibe getaway. Whether your girl tribe is looking to party from dusk till dawn or wanting a spiritual yoga retreat, Bali can offer you all this and more! If you plan on trekking through Bali’s lush rice paddies, hiking up Mount Batur, or soaking in some rays on Bali’s pristine beaches, it’s best to visit during the dry season between April to October. Bali’s magical culture, authentic cuisine, tranquil nature, and endless list of fun-filled activities will satisfy your tribe’s soul!
Singapore, a sovereign island country and city-state in southeast Asia, is known for its cosmopolitan, green, and urban luxurious appeal. It’s a year-round destination, but visit between February to April to experience the best weather outdoors. Round-up your troop for some insta-worthy shots with Singapore’s iconic mascot, the mythical Merlion at Merlion Park. Singapore is heralded as a major shopping mecca destination, with the highest concentration of shopping malls in the world found on Orchard Road. With a super trendy rooftop bar scene, girl gangs can round vacay days off with some luscious cocktails while taking in Singapore’s bright nightscapes.
Thailand…a bit of Bangkok, a touch of Koh Samui, and a dash of Phuket…a perfect blend for a fabulous Thai getaway with your girlfriends! It’s relatively easy and close to island-hop between the various islands that collectively make up Thailand. The best time to visit is between November to April. A place to savor the exoctic flavours of Thai cuisine. Warm white sands coat the magnificent beaches. Dip your toes or splash about in crystal blue water. Chat to the friendly locals while meandering through the buzzing street markets. Refreshing coconut drinks are plentiful and the many beautiful, sacred temples await your visit.
Vietnam, a southeast Asian country well-known for the tragic Vietnam War, attracts many visitors worldwide due to its fascinating history. It was named as the “World’s Leading Heritage Destination” in both 2019 and 2020, and “Asia’s Leading Destination” in 2021. Vietnam’s bustling capital city, Hanoi, exemplifies old-world charm with elements of modern progression. Vietnam is well-known for its beautiful beaches, deep culture, marvellous cuisine, friendly people, and a profusion of motorcycles in the urban areas. Visit between November to April and find interesting floating markets, drink rich Vietnamese coffee, wander through lush rice terraces, and explore ancient Buddhist pagodas.
The Maldives is the ultimate beach paradise getaway for a relaxing and fun girls trip. It’s an archipelagic country made up of 1,192 islands. These islands are grouped into a double chain of 26 atolls situated in the Indian Ocean southwest of Sri Lanka. Avoid the monsoon season to soak up the most rays between November to April, but keep in mind this period is more pricey as it’s peak season. The Maldives is a haven of natural beauty with many attractions and water activities. Make the most of your time there by island hopping around by boat. The Maldives is the perfect place for snorkeling and lazing in beach hammocks!
Malaysia occupies parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It’s also a great year-round destination to visit. Malaysia is a cultural melting pot with a mix of Chinese, European, Indian, and Malay influences. Here you will find lush dense rainforests and dazzling beaches. Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is home to bustling shopping districts like Bukit Bintang, charming old colonial buildings, and the Petronas Twin Towers - the world’s tallest twin skyscrapers. Kuala Lumpur will make for a fun-tastic city vibe getaway for you and your girl gang!
Nepal, a landlocked country in south Asia, is mainly situated in the Himalayas with a diverse geography. If your girl tribe is into hiking and adventure activities, this mountainous paradise is the place to visit. Nepal is home to Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Nepal is an extremely diverse location in terms of culture and Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha. For spectacular views, visit between the months of October to December. Here you can spend hours roaming about the charming hill villages, beautiful golden temples, breathtaking glaciers, and exhilarating subtropical jungles.
Boracay is a gorgeous small island in the central Philippines. This little slice of paradise boasts picturesque palm trees, crystal clear waters, and warm white sandy beaches. As you walk along the beach, you will find many bars, restaurants, and water sports activity operators. Boracay is home to spectacular and diverse marine life with the most gorgeous coral reefs to be seen during snorkeling trips. The nightlife and party scene in Boracay pumps with plenty of fun to be had! Visit Boracay during the December to April months for fine weather.