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Over the years, Thailand has become a much sought-after tourist destination in South East Asia, owing to its diversity of culture and breath-taking landscapes. One of the reasons that can be attributed to its popularity with tourists is its beautiful beaches. With several options, travellers may find it a bit daunting to pick one. The following are some of the top beaches in Thailand.
Krabi - Railey Beach
Railey Beach at Krabi offers the relaxation of a beach without its din and distractions. To access the beach, visitors have to take a boat although Krabi is situated in the mainland. The proximity from the city ensures that travellers are offered solitude and privacy. Railey Beach, with its small islands and pristine blue waters, is one of the world’s top beaches.
Travellers can indulge in a variety of water activities such as snorkelling, swimming and adventure sports such as rock climbing. The beach is mainly for those who would like to take a step back from the hustle and bustle of a city and relax with a book while enjoying the gentle lap of the waves and beautiful scenery.
Hua Hin - Hua Hin Beach
Hua Hin Beach is easy to access as it is just a short distance from Bangkok city. As such, it is a popular destination for international and local visitors. A beach primarily meant for families, the flat stretches with gentle waves and shallow waters; it may not be ideal for swimming but is a great place for picnics.
Phuket - Patong Beach
Patong Beach is one of the world’s most popular beaches and is also the largest in Phuket. It is largely a commercial beach with numerous restaurants and shopping malls dotting the promenade leading to the beach. Clear blue waters and smooth sand makes the beach a good option for avid swimmers.
Koh Pha Ngan – Haad Rin Beach
Although the beach is exceptionally beautiful and offers world-class amenities such as massages and water sports, the main attraction of the Haad Rin Beach is its party life. One of the key events that draw a number of visitors is the all-party hosted once a month on the beach.
Samui – Lamai Beach
Situated at the south of Chaweng of Koh Samui, Lamai Beach is the perfect blend for travellers who want to enjoy the sun and the sand without too many distractions. With access to water sports such as paragliding, and aquamarine waters, the beach is not crowded and has numerous restaurants and bars.
Thailand offers visitors a chance to experience some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Take a pick from the options above and use Travellers Choice to book a wonderful beach holiday in Thailand.