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Resorts in Thailand: where to go in Thailand, map of resorts, seasons

Thailand, though not large by Russian standards, but there are a lot of interesting things. And the list of places that you can visit, is not confined to "hackneyed" Pattaya and Phuket island. There is a lot of unexplored Russian tourists and travelers places that are of great interest both for entertainment and recreation, and to discover the culture and life of this wonderful country, the first question you have to solve before you go - " Where to go in Thailand?". To help you choose a place to relax or plan a trip across the country, we have prepared a review of resorts and tourist attractions of Thailand, which can be visited.

But for a quick start here's a separation tourist destinations of Thailand on the beach and sightseeing:

Пляжные курортыBeach Pattaya, Koh LARN, Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, O. Tao, Krabi (the island and province), Koh Chang, Hua hin, O. Samet, Rayong, Cha Am, Koh Kood
Экскурсионные курортыSightseeing Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, lop Buri, Mae Hong son (Mae Hong Son, Pai (Pai), Kanchanaburi (province), Ayuthaya
Транзитные городаTransit city Hatyai (Hat Yai), Surat Thani (Surat Thani)

Of course, it should be understood that at any beach resort you can always find some sights, interesting excursions, including guided tours of sightseeing tourist places. However, a beach holiday in sightseeing places you will not find. Oh, and one more note: the following list of resorts far from complete. There are countless places in Thailand where to go, here is a brief list of the most developed and popular tourist destinations.

Map of resorts Thailand

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Seasons in the resorts of Thailand*


Resort/month Jan Feb March APR May June July Aug St Oct Noah Dec
Bangkok                        
Pattaya                        
Koh LARN                        
Phuket                        
Koh Samui                        
Koh Phangan                        
O. Tao                        
Krabi                        
Chiang Mai                        
O. Chang                        
Hua hin                        
O. Samet                        
Chiang Rai                        
Lop Buri                        
Koh Kood                        
Ayutthaya                        

* best time to visit;
acceptable time to visit;
not a recommended time to visit

List of resorts in Thailand

Bangkok (Bangkok)

Фото Бангкока
Night Bangkok

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Bangkok, capital of Thailand and gates in South East Asia. This is a 7-million-loaded traffic metropolis with gleaming shopping malls and skyrocketing skyscrapers. But it is only at first glance. If you look closely, at the foot of a concrete jungle of skyscrapers you'll find a small old houses and countless temples. Indeed Bangkok is a city of contrasts. And everything here is imbued with Buddhism.

Most visitors start their tour of Thailand with Bangkok. We also recommend that you start your first meeting with Thailand in Bangkok, and in no case it shall not be abandoned.

In Bangkok you won't find a beach holiday, and will be able to sunbathe except that only the pool on the rooftop. But without studying the Bangkok trip in Thailand will not be complete. If you are not traveling by yourself, among the abundance offered by the tour operators of Russia tours will certainly take up the tour with a visit to Bangkok for a few days. The price of this tour will be higher by only a few tens of dollars, and every dollar spent will be worth it. In addition, usually these tours are already included sightseeing tour of Bangkok, which includes a visit to some of its attractions.

Temples and historic sights - the card of Bangkok. It is no exaggeration to say that Bangkok is dotted with beautiful and world famous temples, many of which you are probably familiar with through movies or photos. The magnificent Royal Palace of Bangkok is a place without inspection which to return home.

For entertainment lovers, in Bangkok and its vicinity there are several amusement parks. The nightlife of Bangkok is unique with its charm. It opens with the arrival of darkness on the sidewalks and roads countless restaurants in Chinatown, and most modern glittering discos, and a huge variety of different bars and places of entertainment.

Bangkok is a great place for shopping. In modern malls, the largest in Asia, you will find the most fashionable clothes, the most modern electronic equipment, the most interesting Souvenirs. In the numerous private shops you will see delicate Thai silk, folk crafts, clothing, Souvenirs, items of furniture, Antiques, paintings.

To get to Bangkok can direct flight from Moscow and other Russian cities.

Detailed tourist and travel information about the city here.

Pattaya (Pattaya, Pattaya)

Городской пляж в Паттайе

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Pattaya is the most popular in Thailand, the world-renowned tourist resort city. Located on the Gulf coast, 160 km South-East of Bangkok, Chonburi province in the so-called Industrial zone of the East coast of Thailand.

Sin city Pattaya attracts tourists from all over the world for its go-go bars, night clubs, shows for adults, transvestite show, street prostitution. But along with these vicious adult entertainment in Pattaya a lot of fun for the whole family: sports and water attractions, beaches, shopping malls, local markets, restaurants. Near the town are the most beautiful Orchid in the Botanical garden, crocodile and snake farm, temples, Holy places and many interesting and beautiful places.

Officially registered inhabitants in the city is just over 104,000 (2010), while the actual number of residents is always more than 500,000 people at the expense of the resident tourists. Every year the city is visited by approximately six million visitors, a huge part of whom were Russian tourists, because of what locals and foreigners began to call the city "Pettigrew".

To go to Pattaya just for a beach holiday is not worth it. The beaches here of course, but they are in the city and far from perfect in its purity. On nearby Islands where you can swim on the ferry every day, have a wonderful clean beaches.

The cost of staying in Pattaya low compared to other popular resorts of Thailand. Choose the hotel and entertainment here for every taste and budget. In General, Pattaya hundred percent justifies its popularity and it is impossible to think of a single reason against the rest in this "Mecca" of tourism.

Pattaya is close to the capital, and to get there from Bangkok airport or from Bangkok there is no difficulty.

Detailed tourist and travel information about Pattaya here.

Koh LAN Island (Ko Lan, Ko Larn)

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

The small island of Koh LARN (Ko Lan, also Koh Larn coral island) is located 10 miles off the coast of Pattaya. This is the most popular island for day trips or trips to the island clean beaches near Pattaya. The island is very tiny, only 4 and a half kilometers in length.

Koh LARN is rarely seen by tourists as an independent resort, but rather as a Supplement to the beaches of Pattaya or one of its attractions. Often tourists visit Koh LARN in the form of one-day tours or independent travel on its beaches, which are considered much cleaner urban Pattaya beaches. Less guests stay overnight on the island for one or two days or longer. Meanwhile, Koh LARN is quite independent resort with its infrastructure, beaches, hotels and attractions.

Read more about the island of Koh LARN here...

Phuket (Phuket)

Райский остров Пхукет

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Phuket, one of the most popular resorts, is located in the Southeast of Thailand. Phuket is an island with a length of 50 km, a width of 21 kilometers and an area of 543 sq km "Phuket" is translated from Malay as "mountain", and this name reflects the shape of the island. The island really looks like a big green mountain rising out of the waters of the ocean.

The island is known for its secluded beaches, beautiful coral reefs and coves, cliffs and clear waters. Around the island is full of small Islands, some of which are uninhabited and at the same time available for tourists. Most of the island is covered with tropical forests, which in combination with waterfalls, parks, coconut plantations makes Phuket an ideal place to relax and jungle tours.

For tourists there are all conditions that can only wish. Accommodation on the island is famous for its five star hotels. But for budget travelers will not be difficult to find an inexpensive secluded Bungalow on the shore or a modest hotel room. More importantly, why tourists come to this island is Phuket beaches. If you are looking for clean, great beaches, wonderful beach scenery for photos, then you definitely here.

It should be noted that Phuket, no matter how good he may be, is still an island, and for a deeper acquaintance with the traditions, culture, lifestyle and history of the country you have to get out of here on the mainland, which is not always convenient and cheap (the island is connected to mainland by a bridge). On the whole, Phuket is more expensive resort than the other resorts of Thailand.

To get to Phuket can direct flight from Moscow. Seasonal flights to Phuket are performed and from other Russian cities. From Bangkok airport and near u-Tapao Pattaya daily on several flights to Phuket, the journey time is one hour. The island is connected to the mainland by two bridges, so you can get there by land.

Details about Phuket you can read here.

Koh Samui (Ko Samui)

Тишина и спокойствие на Самуи

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Koh Samui is another island resort Thailand. He is traditionally considered the most quiet of the resort Islands of Thailand and at the same time competes in popularity with Phuket, another popular resort.

Samui lush green vegetation and beautiful white sandy beaches create an image of fabulous Islands, a tropical Paradise. But unlike Phuket it is an idyllic world of peace and tranquility, silence and romantic intimacy. The beaches are not crowded and naturally decorated with coconut trees, all at the brochures. Coconut palms, by the way, the trademark of the island, and the main income of the local people. This is one of the best places for a quiet and relaxing beach holiday. And around the island is still a few small Islands, on which the rest may be even more secluded.

Infrastructure for tourists on the island is quite developed. There are a large number of hotels in different price categories. Guests of the island have the opportunity to visit the giant aquarium, butterfly garden, snake farm and elephant show. For youth and active recreation on a separate Chaweng beach offers a variety of bars, restaurants and Nightclubs. Discos are held under the open sky. Presents a variety of sports - diving, Windsurfing, Canoeing, parasailing, as well as tennis and volleyball.

To reach the island by plane from Bangkok or u-Tapao airport near Pattaya. The flight takes less than an hour. Can be reached by land, including by train, and then take a boat ride on the ferry.

Detailed tourist and travel information about Koh Samui, please see here.

Koh Phangan, Ko Phangan)

Пляж на о. Панган

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Koh Phangan in Thailand (Koh Phangan, eng. Ko Pha Ngan / Koh Phangan) is one of the popular tourist Islands in the Gulf of Siam in Thailand. Phangan is very close with his more popular and a bit more neighbor island Koh Samui. Both Islands are separated by only 8 miles, and from the mainland Phangan lies about 45 km. Phangan and a half times less than the neighbor Samui and almost four times less than the island of Phuket. Most of the territory of the island (about 70%) is mountainous terrain (mountains are not high), covered with dense tropical jungle. The rest of the island - beaches and fields.

Russian tourists rarely consider Koh Phangan as an independent resort, but rather look on it as a Supplement to your holiday on Koh Samui, Phangan where perpetrated "outing" in the form of excursions. Travel package to Koh Phangan from Russia presents not very widely. Nevertheless, the island of Koh Phangan is fully independent resort with its own characteristics and atmosphere different from other resorts in Thailand. Island especially popular among young people.

If you are a lover of relaxation at any time of the day (including night), then this is the perfect place to relax. Phangan is famous for its moon parties, which are traditionally held on the new moon, that is, once a month, on the beach of Haad Rin. At this time are flocking crowds of young people, and "Full Moon Party" is listed among the most famous parties in the world.

If you don't want to hear the sound of merry young people, on Phangan you can easily hide on various beaches of the island, and even in far from civilization places, for completeness exotic effect. Indeed, in the rest from partying time Phangan in Thailand is a benchmark for a secluded getaway, with the blue sea and unspoiled nature.

Detailed tourist and travel information about Koh Phangan see here.

Koh Tao (Ko Tao)

Пляж на Ко Тао

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Koh Tao (Ko Tao, Koh Tao also, also Turtle Island) is a popular tourist island in Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand. The island is located near the island of Samui and Phangan.

The island is quite small, only 7 kilometers in maximum diameter. The topography of the island is formed by low hills (the highest point just above 300 meters), covered by dense forest. Throughout the island, including through the hills and jungle, you can move freely.

Ko Tao looks like a real baby compared to its illustrious neighbours, the island of Koh PHA Ngan and Koh Samui , and, of course, less visited, developed and popular. However, he can offer something that will not offer its larger neighbors: the island is popular among tourists as one of the best places in Thailand for diving, as well as attractive lovely beach holiday.

Tourist infrastructure is developed on the island to relax on the island though the entire vacation. Also visit the island as part of guided tours to snorkeling and scuba diving for a day or more, often with the neighbouring Islands of Koh Samui and Phangan.

On Koh Tao there are dive centers, allowing to provide a tourist or just a fan of underwater travel all the necessary equipment. But those who are not yet ready to diving, you still will be able to explore the underwater marine life around the island with snorkeling. The water around the island most of the year is very clear, visibility for snokling just great.

In addition to diving, the island has activities like rock climbing and Thai Boxing, very interesting Hiking tours in the jungle and the mountains (hills). Also the island is a real Paradise for lovers of mountain bike or motorcycle. While driving you can not only get pleasure from sports, but the true delight of different the scenery during the drive.

Overall tourist infrastructure on the island is very well developed. There are lots of hotels; shopping; dining; travel Agency; dive centers; night clubs; rental of bicycles, motorcycles and ATVs.

Detailed tourist and travel information about Koh Tao, see here.

Krabi (Crab)

Побережье Краби

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Krabi is not an island, as erroneously called this resort travel agencies. What is the quality of service travel Agency that sends you to the island, which is actually a small town - the capital of the eponymous province on the West coast of Thailand?

Krabi province is a relatively new, developing resort. Tourists are still not very much, to get here, and the beaches are not so much. However, this place is more than worthy of a visit. There are national parks Than Bokkharani, Khao Phanom Bencha, caves Tham Phra Nang Nok, Tham Sua (tiger cave). Wat Klong Tom, located here, is also a Museum with ancient stones, bronze tools, coins, pottery, Dating back more than 500 years. Nearby are the popular Islands of Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta. Krabi is also a great place for Windsurfing.

Krabi is located 170 km South of Phuket and 800 km from Bangkok. To get to Krabi town by land or by plane. The flight from Bangkok takes an hour and a half. Several flights daily.

Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai)

племя каренов, Чианг-май

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Chiang Mai is the second largest and the importance of following the Bangkok city of Thailand. The city is located in the far North, 800 km from Bangkok in the mountains Inthanon. He stands on the Ping river and a tributary of the Menam Chao Praya. The city was founded in 1296 as the capital of the Principality Lannathian Principality, which only in the XX century became part of Thailand. You can compare Chiang Mai with Thai St. Petersburg. Just as it is for Thais is the cultural capital, and likewise is in the North. And he's definitely worthy of a visit.

The city is famous for ancient temples, mountain scenery and national holidays. It seamlessly combines the convenience of a modern city and a rich cultural and architectural traditions; in the vicinity of which the most modern highways are combined with the numerous tribes and Nations, with their unique culture has not experienced a noticeable effect of civilization until the 20th century.

You can get here by plane from Bangkok for 1 hour. Land can be reached by bus or train for 8-10 hours.

Details about Mai you can read here.

Koh Chang (Ko Chang)

Сладкий остров Чанг

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Koh Chang or Chang (Thai "to" island) is located 300 km South-East of Bangkok, near the border with Cambodia, and is the second largest island in Thailand after Phuket. It is quite a popular holiday destination for tourists from all over the world as well as residents of Thailand.

Largely untouched by modern civilization Ko Chang, has retained its charm. The locals still live a quiet measured life, mainly through fishing, fruit cultivation and the cultivation of rubber. Therefore, there can be very familiar with the culture and way of life is simple Thai provincial residents. Among tourists O. Chang became popular thanks to white sand beaches, rich untouched nature and diverse underwater world. Many tourists stay on the island also attracts its remoteness from civilization.

Gentle slopes give the opportunity to try yourself in mountaineering and Hiking even unprepared tourists. Excursions on the island is more directed not to visit the man-made attractions, and the study of natural resources of the island. This and a visit to the waterfalls and caves, walking on the sea to the uninhabited Islands, familiarity with the life of fishing villages, jungle trekking and elephant riding.

Due to the large number of underwater marine life and coral reefs surrounding the island, this is also a great place for diving. In the season of underwater visibility up to 30 metres.

To get to Koh Chang on earth will have no difficulty. From Bangkok and other major cities of the country to the town of Trat organized many intercity bus services, and from Trat to Koh Chang is easily accessible by ferry. There are also organized from tourist destinations, direct flights tourist buses on the island.

Read more about the island of Koh Chang here.

Hua Hin (Hua Hin)

Пляж Хуахина
The Hua Hin Beach

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

The oldest resort of Thailand is 198 km South of Bangkok on the West coast of the Gulf of Thailand. The resort is known for its long beach, fenced off from the small fishing village of little rock. The beach stretches for three kilometers to the South up to the Buddhist temples. Small village became known after king Rama VII built his summer Palace. It's called clay Kangwon, which translated from Thai means "away from the hustle". So it is possible now to describe the holiday at this resort. And now the Royal family once a year of their time hanging out here.

This place is a popular holiday destination for both Thais and foreign tourists. All the tourist coast thickly covered with tropical greenery, and hotels are separated by a large distance, which makes the stay even more isolated and quiet. Hotels here are mostly high level, with their territory, and accordingly, expensive. Here is one of the largest in Thailand Golf courses.

Of course, Hua hin is not the best place for active people looking for travel and entertainment, but rather a place of rest for tired businessmen. But here, you can find something to their liking: nearby cave paintings, you can visit one of the nearby villages; very interesting for the tourists night market Hua hin; you can go to a nearby national Park Sam ROI Yot (Sam Roi Yot). On the beaches of organized water sports and other entertainment.

Detailed tourist and travel information about Hua hin here.

Samed Island (Ko Samet)

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Samet is a small island located 200 km South of Bangkok. As a rule, the island is visited by tourists who spend the majority of time in Pattaya.

The name of the island derives from the eponymous title of a special tree that grows on the island and is used in medicine and in the construction of boats.

The island is very small, just a few kilometers around the perimeter, and it is easy to explore on foot. In the Northern part of the island is a fishing village and a monastery with a Church in the West and in the Eastern part is a national nature reserve.

The island is a Paradise for lovers of unspoiled nature and those who want to spend a few days away from civilization. There is no nightlife and noisy discos, but there are several restaurants and bars on the beach where you can enjoy the beautiful view, dining on the beach. You can see the coral formations along the West coast and neighbouring Islands Tulu and man Nai, explore mountain trails in a jeep or bike, to visit fishing. Hotels are not luxurious but everything you need for a relaxing holiday.

If your trip or vacation is limited to stay in Bangkok and Pattaya, be sure to visit the island at least for a day or two to feel in total harmony with nature.

To get to the island from Pattaya boat or boat from the local pier, or to purchase a tour for a few days.

Detailed information about the Samet island

Chiang Rai (Chiang Rai)

Храм в Чианг Рай

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Chiang Rai was founded in 1262 as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom. Later the capital was moved to Chiang Mai. Currently Chiang Rai is one of the most developing cities in Thailand.

Chiang Rai is located in the far North of the country, near (200 kilometers) from the intersection of the borders of Thailand, Myanmar (Burma) and Laos. The town is popular for its tourist attractions and historical monuments. Around the city are high mountains, the slopes of which still live local tribes. Also out of the city very easy to get into Laos and Myanmar.

For tourists there are created and developed all conditions, but this place is not that popular among Russian tourists. Mostly the city is visited by local wealthy tourists.

Detailed tourist and travel information about Chiang Paradise here.

Rayong (Rayong)

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

This is a new resort located 180 kilometers South of Bangkok on the coast. Gorgeous beaches of Rayong stretched 100 miles along the Gulf of Thailand, and rest here every year thousands of tourists from all over the world. Along the coast built a lot of hotels and bungalows. The local beaches are among the most beautiful in Thailand, and the landscape consists of mountains, plains, forests. There is a lot of rubber plantations and fruit trees, fishing villages, coves and bays. This place is also one of the best in the country for diving because of the clear and calm waters.

Rayong can be recommended for those tourists who don't want to get too far from the capital, and at the same time tired or want to relax in a noisy and depraved Pattaya. Is Rayong, incidentally, very close to Pattaya and if you want to have fun at any time you can go in "sin city".

Cha Am (Cha-Am)

Пляж Ча-ама
The beach of Cha am very "Thai"

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Another new and fast developing resort, Cha Am, is 173 km South-West of Bangkok. Primarily it focuses on family vacation. Here is worth a go, if you want to enjoy the beauty of nature, the peace and quiet.

The magnificent sandy beaches of Cha Am stretched for miles. Underwater hidden pristine coral reefs. A perfect picture of the beach complete with palm trees, including pineapple.

Unlike more expensive Hua hin, located next door to the South on the same coast, hotels are more affordable. Here you can find world class hotel, and very simple and cheap bungalows. For the sake of tourists organized water activities on the beach: walking on catamarans, yachts and jet skis, surfing. On land there are also many opportunities including horseback riding and elephant riding, tennis, Golf and much more.

Cham Am very well located to visit the most historical sites in Central Thailand. From here you can go on a tour in Petchaburi, the ancient city of Ayutthaya, visit Buddha caves, the temple Suwannaram, the Palace of Phra Nakhon Khiri. If your tour or travel not included accommodation in Bangkok - it's easy to visit him in the form of individual excursions.

Detailed tourist and travel information about Cha-am, see here.

Lop Buri (Lopburi)

Wat Yot

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Lop Buri (Lopburi) is a city in Thailand, located 150 kilometers North of Bangkok, is a popular tourist destination. The town is quite small (population 54 thousand people), and is the capital of the homonymous province.

Lopburi rarely visit as an independent direction for the entire vacation, there is simply nothing else to do if you spend a few days here. Usually come here for one or two days, or even see him passing through. Nevertheless, there is something to see. After all, this is the ancient capital of Siam and one of the most ancient cities of Thailand (it is believed that he founded before the VII century).

The main attractions are the temples and ancient ruins, located in the old town. To say that they represent something sverhvydayuschegosya. It is very similar to the Ayutthaya, only in a smaller number and extent, but still there is something to see. Local ruins quite elusive to an untrained eye, but differ from Ayuttaya, due to their age and the fact that in the 10th century this territory was conquered by the Khmer Empire, and, of course, set their palaces and temples in Khmer and enwilson style.

But the main attraction of Lopburi, which primarily attracts tourists and is known throughout the world is the monkey. The city was flooded macaques, and crab-eater who play on tour "terrorize" the whole town, and especially its old town. The monkeys feel in the city who are the real masters, and tourists also get trouble from them.

Especially interesting to visit Lopburi at the end of November, when local residents in an attempt to "make friends" with caudate neighbors organize a festival of Lop Buri Monkey Banquet, bringing gifts to the temples, where monkeys live, food, cover for them, these tables and put the dishes. And in December, in lop Buri attracts numerous tourists to the so-called sunflower festival (Lop Buri Blooming Sunflower Festival). The fact that near Lopburi is the biggest in Thailand sunflower plantation, and it blooms in late November-December, opening the eyes of visitors a beautiful Sunny fields that are so eager to take photos.

In the evenings, in lop Buri absolutely nothing to do but to sit in a cafe or one of the few bars. There are a few discos Nightclubs them not raised a hand to write), but they are more for locals, tourists to go there and possibly not worth it. In General, the city goes to sleep early, at 21 o'clock on the streets for almost no one. A beach holiday in lop Buri, of course, no.

Read more about Lopburi here.

Koh Kood (Ko Kut)

Остров Ко Куд

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Koh Kood (Ko Kut, Koh Kood) is an island in the Gulf of Thailand in Thailand in Trat province near the border with Cambodia (the island's location on a map of Koh Kood Thailand). Kood island is part of the archipelago of Koh Chang (Ko Chang), is a popular tourist destination. Koh Kood is not the smallest island of Thailand (fourth largest island in Thailand, 22 8 kilometers), but on the island resides only 2000 inhabitants, most of whom work in tourism. Almost the entire island is covered by jungle, the terrain is slightly hilly with the highest point of 315 metres.

Kood island still considered one of the most beautiful Islands of Thailand. "So far" because in recent years the island to develop very quickly and built up gradually change from undeveloped pristine island into a tourist centre. So if you want to get to an island Paradise where a beautiful uncrowded pristine beaches, a huge amount of vegetation, abundant wildlife and a few tourists, should hurry, before the island is not built up with hotels and the coastline is not littered with restaurants and cafés.

To go to Koh Kood should first beach vacation and peaceful holiday. No evening entertainment on the island, however it is a true island Paradise.

Very often, Koh Kood is considered as a tourist attraction located near popular tourist destination island of Koh Chang, but it is quite independent resort. The island's infrastructure is underdeveloped, but quite sufficient for a relaxing holiday. Here you can go diving, snorkeling, fishing, kayaking trips, make trekking trips into the jungle to waterfalls and just laying around all day in a hammock stretched between palm trees or walk from one beach to another. Sites are only natural nature: waterfalls, jungles, wildlife, underwater life.

Stay on Koh Kood cheap be called a stretch. Accommodation, meals, transport rental is quite expensive: about one and a half times more expensive than the other island resorts of Thailand.

The most active, seeking adventure and relaxation, after a few days stay in the island usually gets boring, but if you have the opportunity to visit the island at least for a couple of days, you should not miss.

Read more about Koh Kood here.

Ayutthaya

Храм Wat Phra Si Sanphet

- beach vacation
- attractions & sightseeing
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping
- affordability
- availability of transport

Ayutthaya (Ayutthaya, Ayuthia, Muay Ayutthaya, eng. Ayutthaya, the full name Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya) is the ancient capital of Thailand, but now a modern city 75 kilometers North of Thailand.

Ayutthaya is one of the most important attractions of Thailand. If you are not able to visit her while traveling around the country, for the sake of Ayuttaya comin back here again. In 1991 the city was included in the world heritage list of UNESCO. Many travelers compare the Ayutthaya temples of Angkor architecture and historical significance, although the extent and age of the ruins here, certainly not as impressive as in Cambodia.

The Ayutthaya little popular among tourists as an independent resort, and most often visited, as a separate attraction is the ancient capital of Thailand. Although all the possibilities for tourist stay in the city for a few days available to explore all the ruins of the ancient town with a short drive will fail, not a lot of tourists stay in Ayutthaya. On inspection of the city's better to select two or three full days. There is a large number of hotels of different categories and prices, attractions and museums, cafes and restaurants. In General, the tourism infrastructure of the city allows you to spend a few days immersed in the study of the attractions, although a large variety of it (infrastructure) is no different.

Entertainment in the city, except ruins and temples, almost none. Restaurants and bars here can be counted on the fingers of one hand, large shopping malls either. A beach holiday in the city either, because the city is located a hundred kilometers from the coast. Nevertheless, the city is interesting for its originality and atmosphere.

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Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
admin 17 Aug 2014, 15:17
The beaches and water are not that dirty, but rather not very clear, at least in my opinion. And for someone Pattaya beaches - just a swamp, everything is subjective. What do you want, it's a major city.
About the hotel, you to start with district decide here http://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/patta ... raiony.php. Be advised, however, still will not thankless business. Better watch out there in the search by user ratings and reviews. ...
Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
Laura 17 Aug 2014, 15:12
Hello ! Can you advise the hotel in Pattaya three or four,not right in the center:write dirty beaches,the water, too. It's actually so bad? ...
Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
Laura 13 Aug 2014, 16:14
thank you! ...
Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
admin Aug 13 2014, 08:20
Some hotels charge when you check the Deposit, for example $ 50. When leaving the money we give in full, but if you damage the room, lose the key, they do not return. ...
Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
admin Aug 13 2014, 08:17
The bus will be cheaper but for a long time, min a day will go. The exact prices I do not remember where-that is the exact information I have, but approximately relocation is 1000 baht will go away. By plane from Bangkok faster but still have the whole day to spend taking into account: to get to the airport, check in, get to the airport. But in General, why do it? I think that is not worth it. ...
Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
admin Aug 13 2014, 08:13
If the accommodation, food and entertainment, in my opinion Pattaya is cheaper, although the difference is minimal. But it's more important to consider how to get there or back. From Pattaya you can get cheaper than Phuket. Just looked, MSC CCL - 18 000, MSC PCTs - 25 000. Here you have the difference in 7 Tr on one. ...
Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
Laura Aug 13 2014, 06:22
another question: what is the Deposit at the entrance to the hotel? ...
Re: the Resorts of Thailand where to go...
Laura Aug 13 2014, 05:34
and is it possible to get from Phuket to Pattaya quickly, and is it worth doing?In the sense that many will take this money and time? ...
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