Thailand is home to Buddhist monuments and magnificent palaces. Not only that, it is also known for five paradise islands that attract many Thai tourists every year. When traveling Thailand, do not miss the trip to admire the beauty of the five following islands. They will be the best suggestions for your Thailand Indochina tours in the future.
1. Koh Tao
Koh Tao is an island located in the Gulf of Thailand, near the west coast. The name Koh Tao translates into Vietnamese meaning “sea turtle”, commonly known as “turtle island”. Koh Tao Island is a small island with an area of about 21 km2. Koh Tao Island has been honored by Trip Advisor as the island of the year.
Koh Tao is the most beautiful island in Suratthani Thailand. This is one of the interesting places for those who enjoy exploring the ocean. It is considered to be the sanctuary of people who like diving because giant whale sharks often appear here. You must be really lucky to be able to admire the beauty of the giant but gentle fish. In Koh Tao, there are about 35 dive sites and 60 dive schools, and the cost of each course is not too expensive.
Coming to Koh Tao island, not only diving to the ocean but also experiencing and participating in various activities such as fishing, mountain climbing or cycling around the island, through the forest, mountain to see the sack are also very interesting. The island is really beautiful.
Koh Tao is very attractive to tourists with BBQ on the beach full of East-West dishes, along with vibrant music promising to bring you comfortable moments. In addition, there are resorts on the island serving guests on the island.
2. Koh Lipe
This island is known as the jewel of the sun of Thailand. Situated in the western part of southern Thailand, adjacent to Malaysia, Koh Lipe Island has recently become a popular tourist destination, as an ideal resort for tourists when coming to Thailand.
Newly discovered only in the 1990s, so that the island retains the wild features that make up the island. Guests traveling on this beautiful island will be immersed in the blue sea as the jade, diving watching the wild coral still surrounding the island and enjoying the fresh air here. The diversity of organisms attracts visitors to this island with more than 25% of tropical fish species present and protected carefully have become attractive attractions to explore the island.
From Koh Lipe, you can kayak to the Adang Islands located in the Tarutao Reserve, where there are endless forests, waterfalls and quiet coastline. This is an ideal destination for those who love exploring the nature.
As time has just been found, so Koh Lipe island still has many wild features and has not developed many services as in other islands. If you want to go to Koh Lipe, you should arrive between November and May. You can travel by boat from Koh Lanta, Langkawi, Hat Yai, Krabi, Phuket, and Koh Phi Phi to Koh Lipe. If you travel on Koh Lipe outside of this time, you will have to move from Pak Bara to reach this wonderful island.
3. Koh Phi Phi
Koh Phi Phi is a large archipelago located in Krabi province, Thailand. The archipelago consists of six large and small islands such as Ko Phi Phi Don, Ko Phi Phi Leh, Ko Mai Phai, Ko Yung, Bida Nok, and Billiard Nai.
Koh Phi Phi is one of Thailand’s most beloved islands. The beauty of the island is often seen in popular films such as The Beach with the actors well-known Leonardo DiCaprio.
Koh Phi Phi is also considered to be the cleanest beach in the world and is well-known to many tour operators and tourists alike.
Coming to this island, you will be able to see the beautiful beauty of the heart of this place. It is turquoise sea, white sand beach, and rock formations in interesting shapes with a comfortable weather all year round. All of them will bring you wonderful memories here.
4. Koh Pha Ngan
Koh Pha Ngan is an island in southeastern Thailand, covering an area of 168 square kilometers, in the province of Surat Thani. It is always an ideal destination for tourists, especially during the Thai New Year.
Koh Pha Ngan is known for its annual full moon festival and attracts a large number of tourists up to 20,000 tourists annually. Coming here, visitors will be immersed in the festive atmosphere and the party atmosphere of the beach party or in the bar. Not only that, visitors will have enjoyable experiences such as taking boat trips or exploring the ocean.
5. Koh Samui
Dubbed Thailand’s jewel, Koh Samui is an island in Surat Thani province, located off the coast of East Kra Isthmus in Thailand, with an area of about 228.7 km2.
The attraction of tourists to the island is adjusted to the sandy white sand of long man, blue sea of the sea, or the rainforest jungle. Here, you can stay at the resorts which are designed sea view rooms. It promises to bring you a wonderful holiday. Koh Samui is always the ideal destination for families and couples to love and enjoy the atmosphere here.
There are many beautiful waterfalls in Koh Samui, including Na Muang I and II. The water of the waterfall is quite cold. Especially thanks to the flow of the waterfall creating many lakes, visitors can swim in these lakes. Traveling to the south of Nathon town, there is Hin Lad Waterfall, where there are many sports activities being organized.
5 islands above are good choices for your Indochina vacation in Thailand. Have a nice trip!