A relaxing beachside holiday is something everyone looks forward to, and by deciding to visit Thailand, you would join many visitors who travel from all around the world to enjoy its fantastic picture postcard resorts. The hardest decision you may need to make is in choosing which of Thailand’s stunning islands to visit, whether it’s the ever popular Phuket or one of the quieter, more relaxed islands like Koh Lipe. This short article will discuss the main options available and how best they might suit you. There really are not any bad choices, but some islands will suit some more than others; whether you choose a relaxing spa with sauna Koh Samui or the staggering beauty of the Phi Phi islands, you are sure to have a great time in Thailand.
The Island of Phuket
Thailand’s largest island Phuket is a popular destination in the south of the country and an excellent base to explore the other smaller islands nearby; it can easily be reached on a one-hour internal flight from Bangkok. Its main areas are on the southern coast at around the beachside towns of Patong, Kata and Karon. Phuket caters for all types of travellers with beautiful sandy beaches, many attractions and activities while showcasing Thailand’s local seafood cuisine in its many excellent restaurants.
Enjoy A Laidback Lifestyle
Easily reached by a short internal flight Koh Samui is perfect for first-time visitors and those looking for a relaxing beachside family holiday; many people often return to this stunning island after experiencing its clean sandy beaches, spa retreats and family-orientated resorts. Koh Samui is well known for its quiet and laidback atmosphere when compared with some of the other islands, and there are awesome waterfalls and stunning Buddhist temples to visit on a day away from the beach.
The Stunning Movie Location
Reached by day trip speedboats or slower ferries from Phuket, the Phi Phi islands are a great choice for honeymooners and those looking for the ultimate secluded retreat. Made famous by the locational use of Maya Bay in the Leonardo DiCaprio film The Beach, its steep cliffs and clear blue seas are simply amazing, and it is truly an awe-inspiring place. The main island of Phi Phi Don has a number of exclusive hotels and accommodation options.
If You Want to Party
If nightlife and partying are your thing, then the only place to head for is the famous Koh Pha Ngan. The Moon parties on Haad Rin beach are legendary, with crowds of up to thirty thousand people attending. Be aware that Full moon parties can get a little crazy, so do take care. The island is easily reached on a one-hour ferry ride from Koh Samui.
Wherever you decide to visit, one thing is for sure, and that is you will have a wonderful holiday in amazing Thailand.