Freedom of choice
Freedom of choice

The best Islands in Thailand


Thailand recent years — one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.

Every year it attracts millions of tourists from all over the world to relax in this bright Eastern country, enjoy the exotic Thai cuisine, see the local nature and amazing sights, and also visit the mysterious ancient temples.

Such a stir periodically has not the best influence on the preservation intact of the local nature and cultural heritage, so the Islands of Thailand, has retained its idyllic beauty, is particularly valuable.

We have collected a list of 15 Islands in Thailand that can be safely called the most beautiful and picturesque. If you want to see the bright nature of this country in all its luxurious beauty, take these names on the note, and be sure to visit at least part of these Islands during his travels in Thailand!

1. Diving: Ko Lipe

Located off the southwest coast of Thailand, 70 kilometres from the Andaman sea, Ko Lipe is a true Paradise for fans of diving and good clean beaches. Despite the diminutive size Ko Lipe, found on the coast neat Bungalow for a small fee it is possible.

2. Day trip: Koh Blunt

To Blunt, or, as it is called, the island of Sheep — one of the four Islands in Krabi. Here you will have to wait for a great beach vacation and a very good diving white sandy beaches, clear turquoise water and high rocky cliffs at the coast create all the necessary conditions. The only caveat, which is worth considering — quite a large number of tourists at peak times.

3. Beaches and diving: the Islands of Racha

The Racha Islands, located 12 kilometers South of Phuket, will be probably the best in Thailand choice for fans of beach rest and diving. Guests of these Islands expect pure white sand, rich underwater world and a small but comfortable Bungalow.

4. Alternative to Ko Samui: Koh Chang

If you are looking for an alternative to Ko Samui, Ko Chang is the only true option. Quiet and calm, it pleases with its picturesque waterfalls, deserted beaches, interesting diving, and the opportunity for Hiking through the jungle. If you are looking for good recreation and natural wilderness — you definitely need to visit Koh Chang!

5. Night party: Ko PHA Ngan

If you want to see the best in the world night party, come on Thai island of Koh PHA Ngan! White sandy beaches, tall palm trees with lush canopies and azure bays here just blends perfectly with a variety of Bohemian restaurants, cafes and bars, where travelers will find a lot of music, delicious cocktails and an unforgettable vacation under the sun.

6. Diving for beginners: the island of Koh Tao

The island of Koh Tao in Thailand is almost isolated from the bustling Thai tourism in the world. A serene tranquility that prevails here, the incredible beauty and fantastic diving — what else is needed for those who want to indulge in relaxation during your well-earned vacation? Scuba diving on Koh Tao offers a fairly large number of operators, also there is always good instructors, who will teach and insure beginners making their first dive.

7. Exotic nature island of Koh Nan yuan

If your soul asks for rest in the bosom is really a wonderful wildlife holiday on the island of Koh Nan yuan. Here you will find great snorkeling, interesting diving, quiet walk under the canopy of tropical trees, and, of course, incredibly quiet on magically quiet beaches. The island has only one hotel — the Nang Yuan Diving Resort and for a limited number of rooms here is not always possible to stop. Therefore, if you decide to visit Koh Nan yuan, book a hotel room in advance.

8. Budget holiday in Thailand: Koh Maak

Small but very clean and peaceful island of Ko Maak is ideal for those who want to relax from the hustle and bustle of the big city, while spending on holidays and a very small amount of money.

Clean beaches, clear water, lush tropical greenery and a lot of options for interesting leisure activities will help make the holidays truly bright and pleasant. On the island there are coconut plantations along which is very good to ride during Cycling, are several cooking schools, where the permanent master classes in Thai cuisine, there is a diving school and excursions. In addition, a small Bungalow on the coast it is possible at quite moderate prices.

9. Camping: the island of Ko Tarutao

The island of Ko Tarutao has a national Park status, so it is carefully guarded from the encroachments of developers. You can stay there in the camp or in the tents (you can rent).

10. The most beautiful sunsets: the island of Phi Phi

Island Phi Phi is probably the best place in the world for watching the sunset. Just incredible views they offer from the top of a rocky peak, located on this island, so ascending it is included in the mandatory travel program for all travelers who come here. It is logical that in the evening there is going to a lot of tourists, and sometimes their number reaches several hundreds, so any magically-romantic moments do not even dream of.

11. The traditional culture of Thailand: Koh Lanta

Belonging to Krabi province, Ko Lanta is quite famous among tourists from different countries thanks to its incredibly picturesque, unspoiled nature, long white beaches and rich underwater world. Here you will see beautiful hills covered with forests, mountainous landscapes, beaches and coral reefs.

The tourist infrastructure is present but in very reasonable limits that do not violate the natural world of the island.

12. Wildlife of Thailand: Koh Ngai

The island of Koh Ngai located between the provinces of Trang and Krabi, almost all covered with thick tropical forests, while the Northern and Western part of the island is virtually uninhabited, so there are some unbelievable opportunities for wildlife viewing: wild crabs, monitor lizards and monkeys in their natural habitat, as well as the seasonal migrations of birds. Also on the island there are good conditions for a beach holiday.

13. The lack of tourists: the island of Ko Phayam

For those who are looking for a good, but very secluded relaxation, the best choice will be the island of Ko Phayam, located in the Andaman sea off the coast of the province of Ranong. Beautiful nature, clean deserted beaches, wild rainforests, spotless waters and large coral reefs, combined with the absence of huge crowds of tourists will be a boon to those travelers who seek secluded holiday away from busy resorts and bustling tourists.

14. Relaxing vacation: the island of Ko MUK

A small but very interesting Thai island of Ko MUK, often called the pearl of the Island for its tranquility and incredible beauty. Vacationers are in for an exciting descents on kayaks, underwater swimming, Hiking through the tropical groves, day trips to other Islands, great beach vacation, and the incredible beauty of sunsets. In addition, it also is one of the most famous natural attractions of Thailand-the emerald Cave.

15. Deserted beaches: the island of Koh Phra Thong

Need tropical Paradise on the picture? The island of Ko Phra Thong, which is also part of the National Park, preserves its original appearance, fascinating inhabitant of the modern cities with first sight. Over 15 miles of white beaches — uninhabited and very desolate, inviting you to relax under the tranquil sound of the surf.

Close to the island of Koh Phra Thong is the island of Surin, known for the biggest in Thailand diversity of corals, Richelieu Rock, which is in the top 10 best places in the world for diving.


Date of publication: 22.01.2015