The 5 worth-exploring Islands in Thailand

The 5 worth-exploring Islands in Thailand

5 paradise islands in Thailand that truly fulfill your holiday.

Imagine the warm temperature from the ocean that you feel on your face with the gentle sounds of the waves that flow into the beach to greet the white sand.

We could not ask for more, such paradise that exists, and your imagination just comes true. At this point, these wonderful beaches and natures have a lot to offer more than we could imagine.

Most people always know that there are famous paradise islands to visit and explore, but we would like to take you to another level of this journey. There are 5 worth-exploring islands or the hidden gems that you should not miss.

1. Koh Kut (Kut Island)

If your ideal getaway experiences are to be in the calm environment, we bet, you cannot seem to decide whether it is beaches, forests, or waterfalls you are looking for. Koh Kut can offer a great combination of the of nature, tropical weather, and the calm atmosphere. Koh Kut is one of the wisest choices for all island lovers.

As the fourth-largest island in Thailand, it is located in Trat Province, only a little further east from Bangkok. While the island is known for its beautiful beaches, there are also natural waterfalls, canals, and mangrove forest that the community has been carefully preserving.

Despite the island’s untouched nature and quietness, the small Fishing Village can still enlighten you the full glimpse of the locals’ way of living. You can also easily visit many beaches along the west and south coast for sightseeing and adventurous activities.

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2. Koh Mak

Another worth-exploring island in Trat province is Koh Mak, also known as Koh Maak. Surprisingly, the island is still infamous among both local and foreig visitors. It is like Koh Kut where it is not overly crowded, the peaceful can still remain even during the high season. The island is also a home for coconut and rubber plantations. The visitor can get closer with the local lifestyle.

It is different from what you would expect from Phuket or Pattaya, Koh Mak is primed for its relaxing, surrounded by small restaurants and resorts. Sailing along the coasts are very impressive and you will never get over.

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3. Koh Phayam

Another untouched island that deserves so much of a spotlight is Koh Phayam or Phayam Island.

Two hours away from Ranong Pier by boat in Southern Thailand, the island hosts the stunning coral reefs and crystal-clear water to impress the visitors. One of the most admiring things for this island which the community here takes to their pride is the electricity which is generated by solar energy.

The island is best known among the locals and visitors for its white sand along the coastline. The visitors can get to the feeling of the quietness and purity of the sea breeze while also having a chance to enjoy the forest along the island.

The fun activities like jungle trekking, surfing, snorkeling and diving are the absolute must. It is also common for the tourists to do some beach hopping or scooter touring to explore the island and beaches.

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4. Koh Phangan

Koh Phagan is Thailand’s fifth biggest island, is still not too crowded. It is another worth-exploring destination for the beach lovers. Phangan Island is mostly accessed by ferries from the mainland Surat Thani province in Southern Thailand. There are also the ferries from Chumphon and Koh Samui as the alternative ways too.

Phangan Island is also famous from offering a real Full Moon Party, arranged according to the moon calendar. The visitors have the same ideal when visiting this island is to get the best of both party and serenity. Koh Phangan is here to give you just that.

The visitors can get around the island by the hired pickup trucks or private taxis. For more adventurous, there are also rental jeeps and motorcycles available to rent.

However, all the fun comes with environmental responsibilities; Phangan island has recently been seriously making eco-tourism and environmental sustainability mission. The island has been able to treasure its nature-given paradise and sustain its nature in such an impressive way.

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5.Koh Samae San

Another excellent destination for any visitors for a one-day trip is Koh Samae San. This island is not far from Bangkok. This island is one of the nine islands under the plants preservation project, under the patronage of Princess Maha Chakri Sirinthon. This island is the biggest island among the 9 islands. That is the reason why it is opened for visiting to travel and study about the nature. The objective of the project is to encourage people to think about the nature and preserve the nature in the long term. Moreover, the island also offers many relaxing activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and biking around under the management of The Royal Thai Navy.

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