Thailand’s Islands are very different, some are good for families, others for seclusion and romance – the weather is quite different from one island to another too. There the differences end! All the Islands are beautiful – with beautiful sunsets and sweeping, sandy beaches fringed with swaying palm trees. Just like the picture postcards!
Phuket – This is the place to party! It’s lively and outrageous. Famous (or infamous) Patong is filled with loud bars and neon lights – don’t expect to get too much sleep if you’re holidaying in Phuket!
Koh Samet – This is closest to Bangkok, so it is easy to have a city and beach experience. Just four hours by car and speedboat. Koh Somet is a national park and there are plenty of secluded beaches to enjoy some quiet solitude.
There are lots more Islands to choose from - you’ll have heard of Koh Pha-ngan’s full moon parties, and Koh Phi Phi – made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio in the film, The Beach. Hua Hin, actually on the mainland of Thailand and home of the Royal family – Krabi, peaceful and quiet and Khao Lak’s waterfalls and lagoons.
You may have to visit more than just once!
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