• Orchid Escape

    By South China Sea Staff Images: Seabourn // It’s a week of sailing to a floral world—from Singapore to Bali. All aboard the Seabourn Encore for the 7-Day Orchid Isle Escape. Indeed, even the outside deck shade of the Encore takes on an orchid pattern. A Week of Orchid Isles Hoisting anchor at 11 pm on 26 November 2018 in Singapore, the ship sails for two days until reaching the city of Semarang, Java, in Indonesia with its colonial Dutch architecture. A Suite Stay The next day, its down the coast to Surabaya for nature and shopping excursions, followed by more …

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  • Wagyu BBQ Okinawa Cruises

  • Crystal Symphony’s South China Sea Voyage

  • Sanya Surfing in the Morning

    By Christopher Cottrell Images: Christopher Cottrell // The meter high waves at Dadonghai beach in Sanya are as easy going as the riders who surf here. Until typhoon season at least. Typhoon Rider Then swells can get serious, with harsh rip tides. It’s not an ideal break but the surfers here thresh it out. Its a family oriented strip of sand, with many Chinese and Eastern Europeans wading and belly-floating in the shallows. Pelting rain won’t stop them  By night, it can get wild. So wild that authorities had to ban nudity at night. There’s no full moon parties like …

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  • Underwater Magic on Koh Samui

  • Azimut’s New Action

  • Riva Arun Bangkok Special

    By South China Sea Staff Images: Riva Arun Bangkok // With stirring views of the Chao Phraya River, the Riva Arun Bangkok is an urban magnet. Fine dining. Alluring bedrooms with hipster Jacuzzis. Art showings. Stellar rooftop entertainment. In a city fabled for its absolutely fabulous stays, the Riva Arun holds its own. Now running through October 2018, they have special packages: Stay Three, Pay Two. These also include free day passes for the Chao Phraya Tourist Boats.     South China Sea Magazine loves its indie yet trendy vibe, and its upmarket yet down-to-earth identity. Blissful Bangkok all around! …

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  • Le SPA’tique Parisian Macao Best 2018

  • Intercontinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort