Thailand’s Islands are some of the most popular places for tourists. You can get some rest, feel the presence or dance all night long! Here are the top 10 islands for a perfect trip to Thailand.
Ko Lipe is located in the Adang-Rawi Archipelago in southwest Thailand. This small island is just outside the jurisdiction of Tarutao National Park. Ko Lipe has three main beaches: Sunset Beach, Sunrise Beach and Pattaya Beach. It is possible to walk around the island in little over an hour.
Ko Samui is one of the most visited island in Thailand. The most popular beaches are Chaweng and Lamai. There are a lot of accomodation opportunities for travellers ranging from small bungalows to exclusive villas.
Ko Samet is famous with its white sand beaches. There are 14 white sand beaches that feature a number of beachside bars and restaurants. Visitors can choose relaxing settings or popular crowded beaches. Both foreign tourists and residents choose Ko Samet because it is so near to Bangkok.
Ko Phi Phi
Ko Phi Phi is a small archipelago in the Krabi Province in Southern Thailand. The island has become more popular after the movie “The Beach” (2000). Limestone cliffs, turquoise waters, white sand beaches and miles of trackless forest make Ko Phi Phi a perfect island.
Ko Phangan is halfway between the islands of Ko Samui and Ko Tao. Every year the island holds Full Moon Party which is an electronic dance festival. The island is famous with its spas and meditation retreats.
Ko Tao is preffered by scuba divers, rock climbers and hikers. The island is one of the most popular place to learn how to dive. Around 7000 new divers get certified each year. With increasing tourist population, a number of resorts, bars and nightclubs have opened up, but it is still possible for relaxed vacation.
Ko Kut is one of the lesser-known Thai island. If you're looking to really escape from the world, you can choose Ko Kut. You should see Klong Chao and Klong Yai Ki Waterfalls here.
Ko Poda is the starting point for many travelers visiting the Thai islands. The voyage begins with a one-hour longtail boat trip. Ko Poda is the perfect place for a good rest.
Ko Chang (Elephant Island) is Thailand’s second largest island. Ko Chang’s western half is a busy nest of tours, shops, and nightclubs, but east coast have quiet beaches. The majority of tourists stay at Hat Sai Khao, Hat Kai Muk, Hat Ta Nam, and Laem Bang Bao, all of which are linked by a single road running down the west coast.
Ko Jum is a small island, located between Ko Lanta and Krabi town. The south end of the island is known as Ko Jum and the northern part is also called Ko Phu. There is plenty of accommodation on the island.
Enjoy your holiday!