Beaches Yoga Homestay in Thailand

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Are you planning a trip to Thailand ? Whether you want to find a remote beach to relax, do yoga, stay with locals or party all night, we’ve got you covered with all kinds of tips left by various guests who stayed here for a retreat.

Some Facts About Thailand

https://wikitravel.org/en/Thailand

“Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia with coasts on the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand. It borders Myanmar (Burma) to the Northwest, Laos to the Northeast, Cambodia to the Southeast and Malaysia to the South. With astonishingly great food, a tropical climate, fascinating culture, thick jungles and crystal blue waters, Thailand is a magnet for travelers around the world, and quite rightly so.” www.wikitravel.org/en/Thailand

https://wikitravel.org/en/Thailand

Northern Thailand

  • Temperate climate
  • Homestay in a hilltribe village
  • Elephant bathing
  • Amazing food markets
  • CHIANG RAI is less touristy than Chiang Mai
  • CHIANG MAI is great for restaurants, yoga, meditation centers, music, massages
  • PAI – Gorgeous hippy town in the mountains

The Beaches of Southern Thailand

The South of Thailand is very touristic but you can find some unspoiled gems

There are still islands with no electricity and no roads

KO PAYYAM

For Beautiful, serene and Quiet Beaches

3 Hours Drive From Bangkok

KOH SAMET

Small, quiet  island

No crowds, locals go there

Beautiful beaches

From there you can go to KOH CHANG – Royal view beach

KOH KOOD

Very quiet with exquisite beaches

KOH MAK

Tonsai beach

Railay beach

Fun, active but crowded beaches

From Bangkok

Take an overnight train or fly to Krabi

Check the website 12goasia to purchase your ticket in advance

Then take a boat to

  • Koh Tao
  • Koh Pha Ngan – Small island but touristy with a younger crowd and full moon parties
  • Ko Samui – Very big with many things to do and many tourists

KOH TAO

Koh Tao, a smaller island with a relaxed vibe

  • One of the quietest islands
  • Great food
  • Learn to dive, underwater wildlife
  • Easy to get around
  • Not as much partying as other beaches
  • Bottle beach is out of the way with little bungalow type places and restaurants to hang out

Northern Beaches of Pucket

NAIYANG

  • Everything you need is in walking distance
  • Very nice beach with a reef to snorkel
  • Cheap local market with great seafood
  • Massage chops
  • Cozy restaurants on the sand
  • Easy, quiet local area with few tourists unlike the South of Pucket
NAITHON
BANGTAO
MAIKHAO – Not crowded and unknown to tourists

KOH PHI PHI

  • Everything you need is reachable in walking distance and by boat
  • Stunning
  • No cars
  • Snorkeling
  • Boat trips to other islands

KRABI

Ao Nang Beach

KOH LANTA

    From Bangkok, fly or take an overnight train to Krabi then drive 2 hours to Lanta

  • Very chill, not overly populated, less crowded
  • Not a party scene island
  • The ocean tide rolls in and cuts the island off giving you a real sense of island life
  • Nice old town area to walk through

KOH LIPE

Useful Information

Currency THAI BAHT (THB)

Country Code + 66

Time Zone UTC + 7

Emergency Dial 999

For a complete list of foreign embassies and consulates in Thailand, refer to https://move2thailand.com/foreign-embassies-in-thailand/

Each embassy page contains addresses, GPS coordinates, office hours, telephones, websites, emails, and a map.

It also lists a lot of visas information

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