The west coast of Thailand has become the prime beach destination for beach lovers the world over, famed for its clear waters, white sandy beaches and strange limestone karsts that come out from the seabed. It is also the place to enjoy some of the most exclusive hotels in the country.
Phuket Island has some of the most developed beaches on the west coast, linked to the mainland via a causeway. Phuket has some of the best beaches in the country, great water sports, amazing nightlife and is also great for families as well.
Khao Lak, to the north of Phuket, has long sweeping, quiet sandy bays and an extraordinary range of hotels, which are all within walking distance of good local restaurants. This area has excellent access to the diving spots off Similian and Surin Islands and Khao Sok National Park as well.
The archipelago of Koh Lanta in the Andaman Sea is a quiet and peaceful island with beautiful beaches and a lot of natural wildlife to be found in the dense rainforest. The Koh Yao Islands are made up of small fishing villages and are refreshingly unspoilt, perfect for an intimate, romantic getaway. Our winter is the best time to visit this area as the sun shines long with pretty much no rainfall.