No one would deny that the best activity during summer is lying down on the beach. So we dig into TripAdvisor® Web site and find recommended beaches for your summer trip in this issue.
TripAdvisor® is one of the biggest Websites in its category. You will find several rankings from hotels, attractions, and activities in each country. We’re sure that beaches are among the ultimate destinations for many of you. Let’s see what choices do you have. And some of them are among the most popular in the world too.
Railay Beach @ Krabi
Railay beach is popular among the foreigners. It is a small fishing village, surrounded with beautiful nature, mountains, and sea. The only way to visit Railay beach is by boat. But don’t worry since there are several boats that connect you to other islands nearby. From Bangkok, just take a short 1-hour flight, and take a bus then boat for another 2-hour trip to this on earth paradise.
Phra Nang Beach @ Krabi
Phra Nang beach is just 15 minutes from Ao Nang by boat. This is a very private place where you’ll be impressed by its surroundings. Few highlight hotels are Rayavadee and Centara. This is also a good starting point to visit Koh Poda, Koh Tab, Koh Kai, and Phra Nang Cave bay. Koh Tab is one of the most popular destinations for many tourists. You will enjoy a narrow beach that links between two small islands in the sea. After 1-hour flight from Bangkok, just take a short ride for 40 minutes from airport to Ao Nang.
Kata beach is in between Kata Noi beach and Karon beach. This is one of the most popular beaches in Phuket, full with white beautiful sand. Palm trees are along the beach and there are several accommodations from small to large hotels to serve all the tourists. Foreigners are also here to enjoy nightlife. It takes just 40 minutes from Phuket airport, where you can catch a flight from Bangkok for just 1.10 hours to reach there.
Lamai beach is among the top destinations in Samui island. It’s quiet, more private, and surrounded by beautiful nature. Cost of livings here are also cheaper than other beaches in Samui, while you can still enjoy some colorful night if you prefer. Accommodations are varied by prices. The flight from Bangkok will take 1.10 hours, and it will be just another 30 minutes from Samui airport to Lamai beach.
Nai Harn Beach @ Phuket
Nai Harn beach is located in the north of Phuket. It has white and clear sand, though not a long beach, but a very calm and quiet one. It is not recommended for swimming here during the monsoon period from May until October. If you want to bring peace to your life, just take 1.10-hour flight from Bangkok, and take a 40-minute transport to this quiet beach.
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