Top 10 Best Beach Destinations in Thailand

As one of the most popular tourist countries in recent years, Thailand continues to attract tourists with its rich culture and beautiful natural scenery. Thailand is one of the most charming beach destinations in the world, here has a variety of tropical islands. As you walk on the soft white beaches, look at the calm sea, and experience the exciting water activities, you will soon be immersed in this exotic atmosphere. If you are planning an unforgettable beach holiday to Thailand, the following Top 10 beaches are sure to be your favorite choices.

As the largest island in Thailand, Phuket is known as the pearl of the Andaman Sea. Its warm climate and convenient geographical location make Phuket one of the most popular tourist destinations for tourists in recent years. There are many beautiful beaches on this island, among which Patong Beach is the most famous and charming beach in Phuket.

Patong Beach, 15 kilometers away from Phuket town, is the earliest developed beach in Thailand. With its clear water and a wide variety of organisms, is recognized as one of the best diving sites in Asia. There are also banana boats, sailing, motorboat and other water entertainment, which can make tourists fully feel the tropical style. In addition, Patong Beach is a nightlife paradise. You can taste delicious seafood and traditional Thai street food, hang out in bars and discos along BanglaRoad, and even watch the famous hermaphrodite show.

Nai Harn Beach is located at the southern point of the west coast of Phuket Island. It is a deep bay surrounded by mountains, with steep rock cliffs at the north and south. Compared to the bustle of Patong Beach, Nai Harn Beach is more quiet and less crowded. If you want to go to a quieter and less crowded beach, then Nai Harn Beach is a good destination.

Nai Harn Beach is sandy and flat, making it suitable for a wide variety of water activities. It is worth mentioning that Thailand's grand and important King Thai Cup boat race is held at Nai Harn Beach the first week at December every year, which attracts many people to watch the race. If you are a water sports and adventure enthusiast, Nai Harn Beach can also cater to your needs, as there are yachting, snorkeling, surfing, paragliding and many other thrilling activities. In addition, Nai Harn Beach is one of Phuket's best sunset viewing spots, you can sit by the sea or rent a beach umbrella to enjoy the beautiful sunset on the beach.

Nai Harn BeachNai Harn Beach

Railay Beach is the most popular southern beach in Krabi province and is known as a rock climber's paradise. The island is popular with rock climbers because of its lush jungle, and rugged rocks. Canoeing, drifting, snorkeling, jungle trekking and other activities are also well worth experiencing.

In addition, Railay Beach is the only place on the island where you can see both sunrise and sunset, and the west coast of Railay Beach is the best viewing point. Sitting side by side with friends on the top of a rock, enjoying the sea wind and watching the sun slowly rise or set, is a pleasant atmosphere. If you're lucky, you'll see a long-tailed boat teetering on the surface.

Railay BeachRailay Beach

Phra Nang Cave Beach is one of Krabi's most beautiful beaches, located in a bay on the Railay Peninsula and surrounded by rocks. Leaning against a limestone cliff, Phra Nang Cave Beach provides a natural shade and is one of Krabi's most important rock climbing spots.

At the bottom of the cliff, there is a famous Cave called the Princess Cave. Supposedly dedicated to an ancient goddess of fertility, the objects in the cave reflect the local worship of the fertility goddess. The cave has been a must-visit place for local people to worship, and the cave has many wreaths and other offerings to express people's wishes for more children and good fortune. And it has gradually become a tourist attraction.

In addition, Phra Nang Cave Beach is also named as one of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand. The large white beach in the bay extends to the sea, and with the soft sand and clean water, swimming at this beach has become a popular experience.

Located in the seaside town of Prachuap Khiri Khan, southwest of Bangkok, Hua Hin Beach is known as the most traditional beach resort in Thailand. It is said that the royal family of Thailand to visit Hua Hin every year for a period of time, which is enough to prove the uniqueness of Hua Hin Beach.

Hua Hin means stone in Thai. As its name suggests, many stones in the water can be seen at the beginning of the beach. After the erosion of the sea, they have been transformed into honeycomb stones of various shapes and sizes, which have become a unique scenic spot in the coastline of Hua Hin. The scenery along the road in Hua Hin is beyond description, and is suitable for strolling.

In addition, it is worth mentioning that horseback riding on Hua Hin Beach is also one of the must-experience things. Riding on horseback, feeling the sea wind and looking at the scenery, you must have a unique seaside memory.

Hua Hin BeachHua Hin Beach

Pattaya Beach is known as Oriental Hawaii. The beach is 10 kilometers long, gentle slope, soft sand, clean water, and warm sunshine, make it an excellent beach.

Pattaya Beach, surrounded by tropical trees and coconut groves, has a strong Southeast Asian tropical landscape. Pattaya Beach can be divided into three areas, if you want to go to a quiet and relatively less crowded beach, North Pattaya is a good choice. Central Pattaya and South Pattaya are centers of nightlife such as discos and bars.

In addition to various water sports, Pattaya beach is full of chairs and beach umbrellas that you can enjoy sunbathing anywhere.

Pattaya BeachPattaya Beach

If you want to get away from the crowds and feel nature, maybe Lanta is the best place to go. Located between Pipi Island and Krabi Island on the west coast of the Andaman Sea, Lanta Island is popular with tourists from Europe and the United States for its charming beaches and beautiful underwater natural scenery, especially for those who love water sports, it is an excellent place for snorkeling and diving.

There are many beaches in Lanta, and one of the most recommended is Koh Rok Island. The island is small, but the scenery is charming. There are fine white beaches, clear blue waters and abundant coral reefs. The Koch Rok island is one of the best diving sites in Thailand, and the clean water reveals the colorful coral reefs and fish in the water. In addition, the island has top diving spots. For example, Hin Daeng and Hin Muang have been recognized by the Scuba Diving magazine as one of the world's top 10 diving sites. For diving enthusiasts, here is a real diving resort. Of course, those who don't like to dive don't have to worry. The quiet, beautiful and mysterious scenery of the Koch Rok island can also satisfy your expectations of the beach.

Koh Phangan is one of the tropical islands of Thailand. It is located in the northern part of Ko Samui Island and is famous for its full moon parties. Together with Goa, India, and Ibiza, Spain, it is known as the world's three major electronic music beach party shrines and attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.

This may be the first time you've heard of the full moon party. The full moon party was held at Haad Rin Beach on Koh Phangan. It is said that this tradition began with a small birthday party for a group of backpackers and became popular because of the film Beach in 2000. Since then, this activity has gradually been loved by many young tourists. As its name suggests, this activity takes place once a month on the full moon. Before the party starts, everyone will wear full moon party equipment and apply fluorescent paint to each other. With the pulse of electronic music, people will start dancing in crowded people. Koh Phangan not only has exciting full moon parties, but also beautiful natural scenery worth visiting.

Koh Chang is located in Thailand's easternmost Trat province, and is Thailand's second largest island, compared with other islands, Koh Chang is developed relatively late, so the island still retains its simple style. On Koh Chang, you can see the sea, mountains, waterfalls and tropical jungle. In addition, there are plenty of entertainment resources here, such as island hopping, elephant projects, jungle jumping, gun shooting, etc., which can not be experienced on other beaches.

White Beach is one of the most iconic locations in Koh Chang. It has a long coastline, shallow and calm water, and is one of the best places for snorkeling. If you want to get a great view of the whole Koh Chang, it is recommended to visit the observation deck of White Beach in person. You can get a beautiful view of the beach from here, which is sure to make you never forget. As it still retains the original cultural customs, you can also see a very distinctive wooden water house here, which is an interesting experience that can let you feel the local cultural characteristics.

As a new development of tourist attractions, Racha Yai with its beautiful scenery, high-quality sand and seawater, independent of geographical location, perfect service facilities and interesting snorkeling experience attracts a lot of tourists, especially in Europe and the United States tourists. Compared to Phuket, Racha Yai is relatively less visited, the scenic area is so better protected that only a few tourists know. Racha Yai consists of Ko Racha Yai and Ko Racha Noi, which is mainly recommended Ko Rocha Yai.

Ko Rocha Yai was the exclusive property of the Thai royal family before it was opened to the public. Due to the small size of Ko Rocha Yai, not many scenic areas have been developed, so Ko Rocha Yai still has a charming natural tropical island scenery. With the comfortable water temperature, clear and blue water, and colorful coral reefs and fish, Ko Rocha Yai is a perfect place for snorkeling enthusiasts.

This beautiful island country undoubtedly has many more beautiful beaches to unlock and experience. The above suggestions are just some of the top ideas when our team travels to Thailand. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us and our 1-to-1 travel expert will create a tailor-made trip to the Thai islands for you according to your needs.

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