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5 best beach destinations in Thailand: Get your travel on, ladies!

Koh Yao Noi

Hi, this is Maryn, guest posting today about great beach destinations in Thailand.

There are many trips to take around the world for female travellers. Thailand is on the top of the list.

Why are each destinations in Thailand so popular?

A lot of female travellers visit Thailand each year to have a taste of this tropical land. Thailand is a unique travel destination with all what you need to call a vacation impressive.

One of the primary reason why people visit various locations is to interact with nature as well as learning from new cultures. In Thailand, you can have a lot of fun in the beautiful white Sunday beaches and interact with the friendly Thai people at any time of the year.

Here are 5 must-visit beach destinations in Thailand for female travellers:

1. Phang Nga

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga is located north of Phuket and is popular for its amazing bay and great diving. Some of the scenes you’ll love about the area include rock formation, islets, and sunken caves jutting out of the water. The National parks in the area provide sanctuary for birds and other animals considered endangered.

If you’re looking for a place to chill after a long days travel then Somdet Phra Srinagarindra park is one of the places you should be. The place offers spectacular views of nature as well as the surrounding mountains. Those visiting the first time can get to explore the beauty of tastefully designed caves underground.

There are areas where you can sit and relax with plenty of space for kids to run and play. The park is popular in the late afternoons and early morning as there are always many health-conscious locals practising martial arts and meditation techniques, and competing different exercises such as power walking.

If you’re the type that loves outdoor adventures Phang Nga is home to a lot of caves both at sea and on dry land.

2. Railay Beach

Railay Beach in Thailand
Photo via VnGrijl, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr.

Railay beach is located in Krabi province, which is one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations. It’s among the best beaches destinations in Thailand for delivering on the promise of clear blue water and white sand beaches.

Beaches may be the main tourist attraction in Railay, but it’s still a rock-climbing hotspot. The destination Karst peaks draw attention from both novice and experienced adventurers to try their hands at rock climbing. Other activities you’ll find exciting include:

  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Elephant trekking

Railay Beach has also got a tourist-friendly diamond cave with an eco-friendly walkway that accommodates curious visitors looking for a perfect destination for sunbathing. Just make sure you wear sunscreen and a hat to protect your skin!

This destination is home to caves both at sea and on dry land. Some offer incredible kayaking opportunities while others feature breathtaking rock formations and sights, such as secluded bays and hidden lagoons.

3. Koh Yao Noi

Koh Yao Noi
Koh Yao Noi sunset. Photo via Alix Cazenave, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr.

Koh Yao Noi island is located between Krabi and Phuket. From Phuket, you can access the island with a ferry.

This destination is popular for its outdoor activities, high-end villas, and beautiful beaches. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, it offers some of the most incredible rock climbing opportunities.

The cliffs are located off beaten paths, and you’ll need to use your motorbike or hike through the steep mountain to reach the cliff. There is no better place to practice yoga than the quiet island of Koh Yao Noi Thailand. Ensure that you spare time to meditate as you unwind on the island.

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4. Khao Sok

Khao Sok beach destinations in Thailand
Fun in Khao Sok. Photo via Pixabay.

Khao Sok national park is an area filled with immense beauty. Spare some time and check out Cheow Lan Lake, as well as other powerful waterfalls and rivers that pass through the area. At Khao Sok, you’ll get to experience the Thai wildlife up-close. It’s one of the areas with rare animal species, such as barking deer or Muntjacks.

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast there are different activities. For example, jungle trekking might be something you’ll enjoy doing on your getaway.

5. Phuket

Phuket beach destinations in Thailand

Phuket may not have impressive features like some of the places in this guide but it’s a must-visit location if you’re in search of a great resort experience. It’s home to amazing dining experiences, plus you can conveniently access different areas through the well-connected Phuket Airport.

While visiting Phuket, don’t miss to visit Patong (main tourist spot) for delicious seafood dinner and incredible sunset views. There are hundreds of places you can visit in Phuket but the few highlighted here will provide you with a great adventure the next time you visit Thailand.

About today’s writer

Maryn Mcdonnell is a travel writer who loves exploring the world, and shares her travel experiences with other passionate travellers out there! Find Maryn on Twitter.

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