Bounty islands with snow-white beaches framed by palm trees and azure water is one of many good reasons to travel to Thailand. Some of the world’s best and most beautiful beaches can be found in Thailand where you can fling yourself with an icy Mai Thai or go diving or snorkeling in the colorful coral reefs. It is easy to take care in thinking that you have found paradise on earth!
Those who take on Thailand travel and is looking for the best beaches and beautiful islands should read on. Thailand has a myriad of islands spread between the Andaman Sea to the west (among others Phuket and Krabi) and the Thai golf to the East (among others Ko Samui and Ko Chang). Below you will find the three most popular islands for tourists and other travelers.
Phuket is the favorite tourist destination in Thailand. Phuket is a modern holiday paradise with everything that belongs to the experiences, activities, watersports and excellent restaurants and of course some of the world’s best beaches. The largest beach town on Phuket is Patong which is where most go. There is very idyllic and peaceful find here tilgeng?ld there is plenty of nightlife, adventure and good food. A little further down the coast you will find Karon and Kata beach in particular is more quiet and popular for those who want a little peace and quiet. Phuket is best to visit in winter when the weather is best and should avoid going there during the rainy season.
Ko Samui is located approx. one hour by boat from the port town of Surat Thani and is a very popular resort for newlyweds, backpackers and tourists who want the perfect blend of beautiful and unspoiled beaches, activities, experiences and good food. Ko Samui is far less crowded than Phuket, although the main Chaweng beach is quite developed. Still, it’s possible to find an idyllic vacation at the seashore, especially if you go to Lamai or Bo Phut. Near Ko Samui are also islands of Ko Tao, which is very popular for divers and of course Ko Phangan where the popular Full Moon Party takes place.
Ko Chang is located near the border with Cambodia, ca. 6 hours by bus from Bangkok and is part of a larger park. The island has a lot of hotels, bars and shops, especially around the White Sands beach north of the island, but beyond that there are many beautiful and unspoiled beaches further south.
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