“If there is a Heaven for me, I am sure it has a beach attached to it.” ~ Jimmy Buffet
Quite a few islands have a profusion of pristine beaches and unblemished waters as Phuket and Krabi. In this blog, gain knowledge about some of the world’s beautiful beaches that give an access to splendid views along the west coast accompanied with the zigzag shoreline.
Top Beaches in Phuket
Phuket’s beaches allow you to bask in the sun. The seclusion on an un-ravished coast bestows eternal bliss upon the tourists. Here is an intricate guide about the best beaches in Phuket favorable for water sports, paragliding, and exciting windsurfing.
Go offline when you reach Bang Tao beach. The silvery white sand covering for about five miles is highly popular and said to be the ideal place for hangout. With the serene and calm sea that adds to the exquisiteness of the beach, the tourists can enjoy a lot of watersports. If you wish to have a laid-back trip, just head the beach with a drink and lie around. With plenty of restaurants along the beachside, it gives an open access to munch in. It is easy to drive to Bang Tao. You need to drive from the North and head the airport, turning left towards Thalang intersection. It falls a bit more than six miles from Surin Beach.
Well, if you wish to have a lovely stroll Mai Khao is the beach you might opt for. A golden beach spreading for nearly seven miles remains incessant. Walking for ages does not make Mai Khao a regular place. The intermittent birds chirping your way through make the place blissful. A part of Sirinat National Park, Mai Khao beach is the reserve for sea turtles. The tourists need to reach north around nine miles from the airport, then turn left to Mai Khao. Songkran festival in April attracts the tourists in full bloom.
Banana Rock Beach
A bit forlorn beach not known to many is the Banana Rock Beach. It is covered with white silvery sand and has a stretch of 50 feet palm trees with transparent waters. The green color of the water calls the tourists for a splash in it. It’s a heavenly environment to delve into seafood delicacies, later roaming with sunscreen on and dozing to sleep. Perfect place for romance is concealed between Bang Tao and Nai Thon.
Coral and Racha Islands
The Coral and Racha Islands call the water divers or the water lovers mostly for a dip. The beaches lie towards South in Phuket. The tourists mainly come here for adventurous mesmerizing bays. The shores are untouched brimming with gentle waters. We get to see many reef fish that makes a good place for the children. In order to reach the beach, one must visit Phuket and take speedboats to reach out.
Famous Beaches in Krabi
If you wish to find the splendid beaches in Thailand, you should also visit Krabi, often considered one of its kinds. With the monsoon setting in and foliage in its full bloom the Krabi, beaches are the most sought by the tourists especially couples. Open to nature with the whistling wind and rolling waves the Krabi beaches stands as places for rejuvenation. The place calls for many photographers calling for seaside photography.
Tham Phra Nang
Named after the mythological Princess who thought this place to be her residence Tham Phra Nang beach is an amazing place for the tourists. This place holds many scattered erect rocks with the lady’s cave closing in hinting a unique place for the newlyweds. The beautiful stretch of sand retains its virginity. The Tham Phra Nang also fosters exquisite resorts hidden in the green foliage- the coconut trees. The tourists crowd in during the season but mostly they visit during the monsoon.
Spectacular and beautiful, The Railay Beach is incorporated in world’s most un-ravished beaches. The place is known to be pollution free and the place is always in the hunt. Tourist’s peak in at any moment and there is always scarcity in places for a stay. People come here to bask in the soft sun and the place is more attractive due to Tham Phra Nang on its side.
Known as Krabi jewel – the Koh Hong is a giant bay. The gushing tides for a million years makes way as an entrance for small boats. Koh Hong is a great bird sanctuary and a place for a variety of birds, including the greater hornbill. This beach is also a great place for the sea sports. However, what is most striking is the amazing beauty of the place apart from its resemblance with Phang Nga Bay in the North.
If you have made up your mind for vacation with plans like great swimming and snorkeling, then Tonsai beach is the best place to be in Krabi. The place is rugged and the beach retains its bleakness even today. The place is encapsulated between two limestone cliffs and hosts few restaurants and bars for the tourists to enjoy.
Nopparathara Beach is situated 18km west of Krabi City and head-to-head to Ao Nang Beach. This discreet seaside is surrounded by the Hat Nopparat Thara-Koh Phi Phi National Park and structures a three-kilometer extended stretch of sand decked by casuarina trees.
An outstanding coast where the tourists can cherish the resting moments under the natural shadow gifted by the foliage. Like best of Krabi’s seashores, you need to find a beach mat and some space for yourself to enjoy the silence. This place is quite widespread with native Thai eateries in the open air and those who prefers to plunge in, eat and spend a lazy afternoon in the sun.
Tubkaak Beach can be the perfect destination in style in Krabi. Situated in the North of Klong Muang and towards the south of Ao Thalane, Tubkaak Beach is the place for peacefulness. The beach leads to the rainforest and resides Hat Nopparat Thara – Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park. The other side of the beach consists of Dragon Crest Mountain Viewpoint, where you can enjoy bird view of the Krabi Town. With quite a number of resorts, the Tubkaak Beach is the best place to relax and revitalize.
Beach vacation is the best escape that anyone can have. What’s more? Take a break. Get ready for the waves to soak your feet and sand be your seat.