Southern Thailand includes many of Thailand's most famous resorts on both the west-facing Andaman Sea coastline, and the east-facing Gulf of Thailand coast south of Chumphon.
Popular in Southern Thailand
Khao Lak is a 20 km long strip of coastal resorts in Phang Nga Province on the Andaman Sea beaches of Southern Thailand, about 100 km north of Phuket Town.
Ko Lanta is an island off the Andaman Coast of Southern Thailand. Like many other destinations in Krabi Province, it is known for its diving and long white beaches.
Ko Tao, literally "Turtle Island", is an island on the Central Gulf Coast of Southern Thailand.
In Southern Thailand
The Central Gulf Coast incorporates many popular beach destinations in Southern Thailand.
Phuket, pronounced "pu-ged", is Thailand's largest island. It is 48 km in length, 21 km at its widest, and is in Southern …
Krabi Province is a popular beach destination at the Andaman Sea in Southern Thailand.
The Northern Andaman Coast is a region in Southern Thailand. The Northern Andaman Coast stretches roughly from Ranong in the north to the Sarasin Bridge leading to the northern tip of Phuket in the south.
The Southern Gulf Coast is a region in Southern Thailand. It includes the provinces of Songkhla and Phatthalung, and the three deep southern provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat, and Yala.
The Southern Andaman Coast is a popular beachside region in Southern Thailand. Ko Muk, Ko Kradang, and Ko Ngai are easily reached from Ko Lanta by "4 Islands" snorkelling tours and also some regular boats from Ko Lanta and Trang.