Vacation Islands of Thailand

 

Take a relaxing vacation on one of Thailands amazing islands. Escape far away from the big cities with their pollution and congestion. Enjoy the sunbathing, yachting, snorkeling, rock climbing, relaxing massages, dining out on the beach front, and immersing yourself in the friendly Thai culture.

Thailands islands are located throughout the Kingdom from the Eastern Seaboard around the provinces of Chonburi, Chachoengsao, Samut Prakan, and Rayong, the West Coast around Prachuap Khiri Khan province in the Gulf of Thailand, the Southern Islands in the Gulf of Thailand around Chumphon and Surat Thani Provinces, along the Andaman Coast near the provinces of Ranong and Phang Nga, also the Southern Coast area around Phang Nga Bay, Krabi and Phuket, and the far Southern Islands around Trang and Satun provinces. The weather patterns are distinctly different for each area.

 


Ko Samui

Location: Surat Thani Province.

Attractions: Big Buddha statue, beaches, mountains and rain forests.

Directions:  Flights from Phuket or ferries from the mainland.

This is one of Thailands largest Islands and a well known tourist destination with several luxury resorts.

 

Map          Hotels in Ko Samui


 

Ko Phi Phi

Location: Krabi Province.

Attractions: Beaches, mountains and cliff faces

Directions:  Phuket or Krabi ferries from the mainland.

A very popular and well known Island in Thailand.

 

Map          Hotels in Ko Phi Phi


 

Phuket

Location: Phuket.

Attractions: Beaches, rainforest, golfing, scuba diving.

Directions:  Direct international flights and flights from Bangkok and other cities in Thailand.

This is Thailands largest and most popular Island.

 

Map          Hotels in Phuket


 

Ko Samet

Location: Rayong Province.

Attractions: Beaches, snorkling, parasailing, beach restaurants.

Directions:  Mini-bus from Pattaya and boat from Rayong at Ban Pae Pier.

A popular island with tourists and locals. There are many beaches, restaurant tables right on the beach, and not so expensive hotels and bars. Also used by Bangkokians for weekend breaks.

 

Map          Hotels in Ko Samet


 

 

Ko Chang

Location: Trat Province.

Attractions: Beaches, coral reefs and marine life, rain forests and wildlife.

Directions:  Flights from Bangkok then mini bus and ferry, or bus from Bangkok and ferry.

A large island that is a tropical marine national park. The island has luxury resorts, hotels and other cheaper accommodation.

 

Map          Hotels in Ko Chang


 

Ko Lanta

Location: Krabi Province.

Attractions: Long uncrowded beaches, scuba diving, caves.

Directions:  Ferry from Phuket to Ko Lanta via Ko Phi Phi.

There are several islands that make up Ko Lanta. Ko Lanta Yai is the main tourist island and Ko Lanta Noi the other main island.

 

Map          Hotels in Ko Lanta


 

Vacation Islands of Thailand