Thailand boasts a world of treasures waiting for visitors to explore, and millions of tourist flock to the country to enjoy these awesome sites every year. Thanks to the countries rich heritage and proud culture Thailand holidays offer no shortage of things to see and do.
That being said there’s nothing wrong with wanting to do a little less, and luckily Thailand is the perfect place to do that too.
With some of the very finest beaches in the entire world, a trip to Thailand offers an unbeatable way to relax and unwind. To help you on your journey here are five of the county’s best.
Located on the ever-popular island of Phuket, Kata Noi Beach is a surprisingly quiet tropical haven. With beautifully blue, clear calm waters and unbeatable sunset views in the evening, this remains one of Phuket’s finest beaches.
Offering the picture-perfect vision of a Thai beach, Phra Nang Beach is often considered one of the top ten most beautiful in the word let alone in Thailand. The combination of warm shallow blue waters and the breath taken green-covered rock formations makes this a must see for any holiday makers to the country. The equally beautiful Railay Beach is a mere stone’s throw away as well.
Mae Nam beach offers a scenic and relatively secluded four-mile stretch of beach. The beach is found on the famously back packer-friendly island of Ko Samui. That’s to its location away from the crowds it is the ideal beach to enjoy a romantic sunset walk.
Found on the small island of Ko Lipe, the aply named Sunrise Beach is a beauty spot worth traveling for. As the name suggests, it is one of the best places to watch the sunset in the whole of Thailand, and is also a popular snorkeling spot,
There are plenty of activities to enjoy on this sheltered beach. The bay itself is popular with boats and luxury yachts and has a range of restaurants to choose from just past the shore. Found at the southern tip of Phuket, the beach has a number of first-class hotels to choose from, and makes a great base to explore the rest of the island from.
Images by Roberto Faccenda, Fabio Achilli, Bastian Stein, and VnGrijl, used under Creative Commons licenses.
97 Countries • 1400 Cities
Have you been to Ko Samui Island? Is the water calm?
Hi Linda, Thanks for your comment and my apologies for getting back to you so late. I haven’t been to Ko Samui but from what I’ve heard, it’s an island for water sports enthusiasts, snorkeling and swimming so I am assuming that the water is perfect for bathing 🙂