It goes without saying that Thailand is among one of the best beach destinations in the world with beautiful white sand beaches and stunning, clear blue seas. With over 2,000 miles of coastline and 8,000 tropical islands, Thailand is definitely the country that you have to travel once a life. It will be a challenging task to pick out the best beaches in Thailand but now we will give you five beaches you won’t want to miss on your trip to Thailand.
Phra Nang Beach is a part of Railey Peninsula with just 450 meters in length, and reachable in a mere 20-minute long-tail boat trip directly from Ao Nang, or by foot from Railay East (about 10-minute walk). This beach is famous for its stunning limestone cliffs and blessed with clear, emerald waters and beautiful white sands. It is also considered to be one of Thailand's the most photogenic. Coming here, tourists can join in some interesting activities such as sea kayaking, exploring caves or taking some rock climbing lessons. You can come to this beautiful beach any time of the year but the high season is from November to April.
This beautiful beach situated on Koh Chang – the largest Thai islands in the Gulf of Thailand. The gorgeous stretch of beach on the west side of the island is fringed with palm and coconut trees against a backdrop of gently sloping hills. If you want to sunbathe, swim or play volleyball, White Sand Beach is wide enough for such activities, especially when the tide is low. Just one notice that beach vendors are really common and they will offer all sort of knick-knack. The best time for traveling to White Sand Beach is the end of the year – from October to April or May.
Patong is the largest beach on Phuket Island. It is the center of Phuket's nightlife and the central shopping in Thailand. This vibrant area is filled with numerous entertainment complexes as well countless luxurious bars. That makes it become an ideal place to party and play. The best time to travel is from December to January and of course, at this time of the year, the price is fairly expensive.
Located in Samui – the second largest island in Thailand, just after Phuket, Lamai beach is truly a beautiful beach with white sand and crystal blue water. The beach is perfectly balanced for visitors looking for a place which have beautiful scenery and plenty of things to do when not on the water. At night, a significant number of bars, restaurants, and activities keep turning Lamai Beach into a party scene. Coming here, tourists can visit some interesting destinations such as Grandfather and Grandmother stones, Wat Lamai Temple, Wat Khunaram or Walking Street.
Railay Beach in Krabi is surrounded by the Andaman Sea and accessible only by boat. It looks like a luxury tropical paradise with fairy tail limestones, lush jungle, twisted rocks and incredible beaches. This beach itself will give you a sense of relaxed and peaceful and it is especially suitable for a family trip. At night, you stretch and relax on the beautiful white sand while listening to the animated music from the bars nearby. The best time to visit this beach of Thailand runs from November to April.