With its endless beaches, incredible islands, awesome nightlife and mouthwatering food, the Southeast Asian country of Thailand is a place worth coming back to over and over again. The tropical paradise of Thailand hundreds of beautiful beaches – all of them boasting crystal clear water, breathtaking views and powdery white sand.However, if you are going on your very first luxury Thailand vacation, then choosing one of these beaches can be a really hard task. To make your Thailand tour planning a little bit easier, here is a list of four most popular beaches in Thailand. Spend your day in your luxurious room, relax on one of these beaches and enjoy the experience this beautiful and welcoming country has in store for you.
1. Patong Beach, Phuket
Patong beach is most probably the most popular beach in the whole of Thailand. This beach has a wide variety of activities and nightlife. It is the ideal place if you want to party and play during your vacation in Thailand. There are hundreds of restaurants, bars and shacks on the beach. Grab a drink and spend the day relaxing on the beach. Or take part in various watersports or activities happening at the beach. At night, the whole beach comes to life. Enjoy the fire-dancers’ performance, drink and party at the beach itself. There a lot of nightclubs near the beach too, if you prefer that.
2. ChawengBeach, KohSamui
KohSamui has become one of the most travelled islands in Thailand, and the main reason behind the island’s popularity is the Chaweng Beach. It is the best beach on this island, and the busiest and biggest town of KohSamui centres this beautiful beach. Like every other popular beach of Thailand, Chaweng also boasts of a brilliant nightlife, hosts of restaurants and bars, and a lot of watersports. Almost all of KohSamui’s dive shops are based in Chaweng Beach, and there are a lot of diving points near this beach.
3. Maya Bay, near Koh Phi Phi
Maya Bay is one of the most beautiful beaches in the whole of Thailand. While the beach is not exactly located on Koh Phi Phiisland, it is just a short ferry ride away from the island. The Maya Bay was made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Beach, which was shot here. Many tourists visit Koh Phi Phi only to see this beach itself. The bay boasts of a diverse marine life which makes it a favourite spot for snorkelers.
4. Railay Beach, near Krabi
Visiting Railay Beach can only be described as an otherworldly experience. The longstanding limestone rocks full of lush green dense trees look just like they have come out of the movie Avatar. Isolated from the mainland, the Railay Beach is only accessible by boat, and you can easily reach here by taking a short boat ride from Krabi Island. This is a paradise for adventure lovers, and you can go sea kayaking, diving, snorkelling or jungle trekking if you want. However, the most famous activity to do in Railay is to go rock climbing. The rocks of Railay are all limestone and it is part of the world’s largest coral reef. The vistas atop are breathtaking, and it is one of the most incredible places you can visit in Thailand.