Relax on the beach beside the warm, turquoise waters of the Gulf of Thailand, or enjoy some of the world's most fantastic scuba adventures among the islands of the Andaman Sea. Thailand is one of the best places for a seaside vacation.

Thailand has a wide choice of beaches including picturesque white sandy beaches washed by clear azure waters. Beaches and Islands in Southern Thailand include Phuket island, Krabi, Phi Phi islands, Koh Lanta on the South West Coast, Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan in Southern Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Chang and Koh Samet off the South Eastern Seaboard of Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand. mainland beaches in the Gulf of Thailand close to bangkok include Pattaya and Jomtien beach are and the Hua Hin area including Cha Am, Khao Takiab Bay. Beaches also stretch between pattaya and Trat on the South Eastern Seaboard and also south from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Bang Saphan and Chumphon on the coast south of Bangkok.

Whatever your holiday preference, Thailand's beaches and islands can provide the precise combination of excitement, exotic locales, recreation, entertainment and leisure that you desire.