Did you know that Thailand is home to more than one thousands islands? Many of these islands are inhabited and some of them are protected, so you can’t stay there on your holiday. However, there are dozens of amazing islands that attract millions of tourists every year. In this article we will mention some of the best islands you can visit while you are in Thailand.
Ko Lanta is not one island, it is more like a small archipelago located in Krabi region. Ko Lanta Yai is the largest island in this archipelago. The west part of this island is the place where you can find more than one beautiful sandy beach. This place also hides some traces of prehistoric rainforests.
The protected Tarutao National Marine Park consists of over 50 islands and Ko Tarutao is obviously the most important one. Visitors can choose beteen bungalows and camps when it comes to accommodation. This island is praised for the calm atmosphere and clean environment. The island is also visited by huge turtles.
Phuket Island is a very large island and the most popular region in Thailand. Tourists can enjoy a huge number of parties during the entire year and since this is a very large island you can easily find quiet places in case you don’t like crowds. While you are there, check the museums, monuments and galleries and feel free to sign up for golf classes or Muay Thai classes.
People who enjoy recreational activities will definitely like Ko Tao. In the recent period more and more hikers, rock climbers, trekkers, scuba divers, surfers and swimmers are visiting this island. In addition, this island is known for the specific and unique fish types found there.
Ko Samui is another popular holiday destination in Thailand. This is the reason why there are so many accommodation options there. Ultra modern 5-star hotels, bungalows, hostels, guesthouse – these are some of the type of accommodation you will find there. There are many playground then it is good for your kids and family. This island is also popular due to the numerous festivals that take place in different parts of the year.