Thailand Getaways for Beach Lovers

Finding a beach in Thailand should be easy given the wealth of choices available. The country boasts of some of the most spectacular beaches in the world. With so many options to choose from, picking one for your next getaway can be overwhelming. It may be a tall order to create a short list of some of the best beaches across Thailand. But here are some of the top destinations if you are looking for some sun, sand, and sea.

Haad Rin, Koh Pha Ngan
Haad Rin
Why go: Underdeveloped but known for its party scene, popular for its full moon parties

Kata Noi, Phuket
Kata Noi
Why go: Quieter stretch, perfect for people who want to avoid the much crowded beaches of the popular island

Koh Kood, Ko Kut
Koh Kood
Why go: Breathtaking scenery which is a mix of pristine beaches and verdant forests, a beautiful resort with an infinity pool

Koh Libong, Trang
Koh Libong
Why go: One of the islands along an amazing coastline, a chance to see some of the endangered dugongs in the area

Koh Nang Yuan, Surat Thani Province
Koh Nang Yuan
Why go: Popular diving destination, wide range of other activities like snorkeling, island-to-island zip lining, short treks, scenic views and stunning coral formations

Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga Bay
Koh Yao Noi
Why go: Lush landscape, enjoy different water activities, sign up for a Muay Thai lesson

Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi
Maya Bay
Why go: Sheltered bay best known as the setting for Leonardo DiCaprio’s movie The Beach, surrounded by three high cliffs, rich and colorful marine life, water activities like diving and snorkeling

Railay Beach, Krabi
railay-beach-krabi
Why go: Remote beach getaway; stunning views that include beautiful limestone cliffs, hidden coves, clear waters; various activities like caving, kayaking, rock climbing, and more

Sunset Beach, Koh Lipe

Koh Lipe
Why go: Also known as Hat Pramong, famous for its spectacular sunsets, fairly underdeveloped and perfect for travelers who want to get away from the crowd

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