While there are lots of tourist destinations to choose from when visiting the country of Thailand, the beaches that the country has to offer is undoubtedly belonging to one of the best beach destinations around the world. The country’s top beaches offer unique tropical paradise, white sands that are one of a kind, calm and crystal clear seas, nodding palms, and cooling sea breezes.
There are at least 25 beaches in Thailand that are considered tourist worthy, but here we have listed just 5 of them. These five are among the famous beaches in Thailand that you should consider adding on your “absolute must-see” list the next time you take a travel vacation in Thailand.
Khao Lak Beach
Khao Lak is just an hour ride from Phuket island. It is one of the most popular resort destinations in Thailand. The place doesn’t only offer beautiful white sand beaches that go for miles but as well as cool tropical forest and national parks. If you are thinking about what are the best things to do in Khao Lak, there are lots of choices to choose from. In just around 50km off the Khao Lak coast, you’ll find the beautiful islands of Similan that are famous due to its prime scuba diving spots.
If you are vacationing together with your friends and loved ones, then Kata Beach is the best place to go to. The beach offers crystal clear seas with soft white sands. There are lots of unique and delicious foods to choose from, not to mention the famous spicy delicacies of Thailand. There are also endless group activities that you can enjoy, such as acro-yoga, snorkeling, surfing, and scuba diving.
Ya Nui Beach
The beach is located just in the south of Phuket island, it is a tiny beach that was separated into two bays due to rock formation. The water it has is a perfect blue-green that is also perfect for snorkeling. During the low season, you can find lots of interesting rock formations and beautiful waves. If you don’t like being with the crowded Phuket, then going to this beautiful place is your best alternative.
Thong Takian Beach
Popularly known as the silver beach, it is one of the famous Koh Samui attractions in the country of Thailand. Thanks to its soft white sand and crystal clear sea waters, this beach is a perfect family destination in the country. Thong Takian Beach is also an ideal place for people who are looking for snorkeling adventures and kayaking. The area also homes, several spa and beauty spots, and different types of local restaurants.
Koh Tao Beach
The Koh Tao beach is also known for being one of the best scuba diving destinations of choice in Thailand. It offers vibrant coral reefs that are home to a wide range of exotic yet colourful sea creatures, including turtles, naturally. With its pristine white sand, nodding palm trees and glittering blue seas, the beach is perfect for couples who are looking for a place to spend time together.