Sun, sand, trance

This May 4-6, Phuket's Paradise Beach will host UnKonscious, a new festival devoted to trance music. 

Organized by Pure Pleasure Entertainment, the event claims to be the biggest trance festival to ever happen in Asia. The lineup appears to back that up with the likes of Solarstone, Allen Watts, Darren PorterMenno de Jong, Daniel Skyver and RAM represents big-name labels In Trance We Trust, Grotesque and Pure Trance.

The three-day festival will take place at Paradise Beach Phuket, which boasts its own idyllic stretch of private beach, about an eight-minute drive from Patong Beach. Partiers can also expect a range of beach-based sports activities on offer like paddleboating, snorkeling and canoeing.

A three-day pass is $148, while a one-day is $76, available here. You can find the full lineup here.