With more than hundreds of islands of serene and untouched beauty, islands of Thailand definitely merit a visit. Stay with us and discover some of the most beautiful and paradisiacal islands of Thailand.
The little island of only 21m2 has much more to offer than its small size. For example, Koh Tao offers a freediving school. Apply for marine expedition and fulfill your day with snorkel trips and diving trips for photographers. Choose among many restaurants that offer both indigenous and international food. White sand beaches sheltered by steep hills of Koh Tao cater to any type of tourist. Some of the spectacular beaches with rich night life include Mae Haad Beach, Sairee Beach and Chalok Ban Khao.
A part of the Had Chao Mai National Park, Koh Mook is an extraordinary combination of mountainous landscape on the west coast and sandy beaches on the east coast. Indulge your senses in one of the most famous resorts on Koh Mook, Sivalai Beach Resort. The trademark of the island is the famous Emerald cave with emerald water surrounded by greenery and high cliffs. Fishing trips in the pristine Trang Sea are one of the activities perfect for the whole family.
The second largest Andaman Sea island in Ranong Province, Koh Phayam is only 10 km long with population around 500 people. This kangaroo shaped island has two main bays: Aow Yai and Aow Khao Kwai. Aow Yai can offer flourishing party life whereas Khao Kwai bay is quiet and serene. This little island is praised for the abundance of wildlife and its natural beauty. No cars are allowed, only motorcycles and bicycles. The island uses solar power.
Koh Samui is the third largest island in Thailand. You can find both commercialized and peaceful beaches in this tropical paradise. Koh Samui is one of the most famed places for leisurely vacations in Thailand. The most popular landmarks of this island of the great natural beauty are natural rock formations resembling human body parts, the 12 meter gold statue of the Lord Buddha, spectacular waterfalls and the National Marine’s park. Leisure activities include cooking classes, scuba diving, Thai boxing, horse riding and many more.
The largest island of the Tarutao National Marine Park archipelago located in Southern Thailand, Koh Tarutao is known for its rainforests that cover 70% of the island. So, this island is the best option for wildlife enthusiasts. Some of the activities you can indulge in are birdwatching and snorkelling trips. If you look for the unspoilt natural beauty, Koh Tarutao is the perfect island for you.
Koh Chang is the largest island in the Eastern Thailand. Its tourist potential was discovered at the beginning of 2000. This island of extraordinary beauty is quieter than other islands like Koh Samui, for example. The island is known for its breathtaking waterfalls, the most popular being Klong Plu and Klong Nonsi. The leisure activities are various, ranging from learning Thai massage to walking with a ranger from the Than Mayom Waterfall to the Khlong-Plu Waterfall down to diving trips and guided sea kayaking trips.
Choosing one of these spectacular and extraordinary islands is not an easy task. Each one of these islands offers something for each type of tourist. Whatever island you choose, you will certainly enjoy.