Top beaches in Thailand | Traveler by Unique

Figuring out beaches to visit when in Thailand is never too difficult. The country has a coastline which stretches 2,000 miles and also has 8,000 tropical islands within the same country. The beaches to offer a variety for the tourists. A few of them are very quiet and secluded from urban areas, which makes them preferable for relaxation. Similarly, a few of the beaches offer variable resources for recreation and fine dining for both, kids and adults and are happening party destinations. Here is a list of beaches that make the mark and are exquisitely beautiful to essentially make it to a tourist’s itinerary.


1. Sairee Beach, Ko Tao, Thailand

Sairee Beach Thailand

Sairee beach is at the beautiful island of Ko Tao, which is also referred to as the Turtle Island. The beach is around a mile long and is located towards the western side of the island. It is a destination much adored by snorkelers and scuba divers. Airplanes and ferry service can both let you easily reach the island when on a trip to Thailand.


2. Haad Rin Beach, Ko Phangan, Thailand

Haad Rin Thailand

The beach of Haad Rin is a happening party destination. It is located at the Island of Ko Phangan and is well recognized for the full moon party, a major attraction for the young crowd from all places in the world. Tourists who love the disco environment often try and attend the full moon party, wherein the beach is full of party goers. Music and lighting are some other party attractions at the destination, and it hosts a number of parties almost every day. Similarly, catching the sunrise and sunsets at the Haad Rin beach is a delightful experience.


3. Lamai Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand

Lamai beach Thailand

Lamai beach is a more peaceful kind of a beach, at a laid-back area at Samui, the second largest island in Thailand after Phuket. It is characterized by a vast stretch of white sands and makes a fine option for taking long walks at the beach or relaxing in a hammock. But the beach also offers a number of activities to keep the tourists busy and has some of the nicest cafes and restaurants.


4. Hua Hin Beach, Thailand

Hua Hin beach Thailand

The Hua Hin beach was initially developed in the 1920s and has come across a preferred holiday destination for tourists, both from Thailand and abroad. The beach stretches 8km is also the site for Klai Kangwaon palace, which is used by Thai royalty till date. The site is a preferred golfer’s destination as well and is home to a number of very pleasing golf courses.


5. Ko Nang Yuan, Thailand

Ko Nang Yuan Thailand

Ko Nang Yuan is not too large area wise. The island is in close vicinity of Ko Tao, and tourists often visit the site by ferries during the daytime. This keeps the beaches busy round the year. They are much adored for clear waters and are an ideal destination for water sports like snorkeling and scuba diving.


6. Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand

Patong beach Thailand

Patong comes across as a destination for party lovers and is the party capital of Phuket. The place vibrates with life and is abundant with nightclubs, restaurants and tourist shops. A few of the attractions that Patong beach offers include parasailing and Jet Ski rentals which make the destination a nice fun stop.


7. Hat Pramong Beach, Ko Lipe, Thailand

Sunset Beach or Hat Pramong Thailand

Hat Pramong is popularly known as the sunset beach. It is located at a small bay on Ko Lipe. This is a west facing beach well recognized for its astounding sunsets and is a popular couples’ destination. The entire site is home to the aboriginal shades of Thailand, which is also visible in the lodging facilities for tourists.


8. White Sand Beach, Ko Chang, Thailand

white sand beach Thailand

The scenic White Sand Beach is located at Ko Chang and is a fine family destination with an elongated stretch of grained sand. While the location is urban, it offers solace to the traveler looking to spend some delightful times with their loved ones. Bungalows and large hotels effectively meet the lodging requirements of tourists, and the location is dotted with a number of fine eateries. The beach is located towards the south-eastern part of Thailand.


9. Maya Bay, Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

maya beach Thailand

Maya Bay, on the beautiful Ko Phi Phi Leh, is made famous by "The Beach", the Hollywood movie starring Leonardo Di Caprio. The sheltered bay is framed towards three sides by tall cliffs, and also offers fine diving and snorkeling facilities for the tourists. Accommodation facilities at the site too are delightful.


10. Phra Nang Beach, Thailand

Phra Nang Beach Thailand

Phra Nang Beach is close to the Andamans and is located at Railay, a peninsula at the Andaman coast. The beach exhibits nature in all its glory, with clear waters and classy white sands. It is believed to be among the most scenic beaches in Thailand. The destination also comes across as a mountaineers’ paradise, as they can practice their skills at limestone cliffs. At the Phra Nang Beach, tourists can find a number of instructors to guide them through to the basics of mountaineering. A ride in a long tail boat from Ao Nang takes the travelers to the beach, and it does become crowded at times as well.