5-Islands to visit on your first trip to thailand
Boasting long stretches of coastline along the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand and numerous islands and islets, the sun, sea, and sand are easy to find. So here are five top islands for any first-time visitor to Thailand.
Phuket - The largest island in Thailand. From sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, and jet-skiing, to parasailing, surfing, beach massages, and boat trips – there are many activities to keep you occupied.
Koh Phi Phi - Krabi’s Koh Phi Phi is often said to be among one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Accommodation ranges from the basic backpacker hut and hostel to luxurious resorts with all the trappings.
Koh Samui- A top spot for honeymooners, it also attracts families, groups of friends, and solo adventurers. In addition to attractive beaches, visitors will find jungle-covered peaks and rural areas where buffalo graze in verdant fields surrounded by coconut palms and banana trees.
Koh Pha Ngan - Famous for being Thailand’s ultimate party island, Koh Phangan is known for its Full Moon parties and hedonistic vibe. It’s often considered a must-do for young travellers on their first visit to Thailand.
Koh Chang - It’s an ideal island for combining adventures in nature with relaxing days of basking in the sun. Another reason why this island is ideal for your fist visit to Thailand is that it is just half a day’s travel from the lively capital of Bangkok