5 Atypical beach retreats in Southeast Asia -Marie France Asia
Our travel expert Hajar Ali picks 5 of the best retreat destinations around the region.
Why it’s different: A serious schlep to get to, this private island in southern Raja Ampat lures divers with world-class diving, nearby caves housing ancient petroglyphs and swimming in a lake with jellyfish but no sting.
How to get there : From Jakarta or Manado, take the early morning flight out to connect to Sorong. From Sorong, the transfer to Misool is by private speedboat, a 4-5 hour transfer.