Maya beach Thailand

Beach holidays Thailand

See all our Thailand trip ideas or all Thailand hotels

Maya beach, Thailand

arrow pointing down

Thailand's beach holidays are a tropical dream come true

Pristine shores, crystal-clear waters, and a vibrant coastal culture that beckons travellers to experience paradise.

Thailand is synonymous with exquisite beach holidays, drawing travelers from around the world to its stunning coastline. With a wealth of pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and a myriad of activities, Thailand offers the perfect setting for a beach getaway. Here's why Thailand is a top choice for those seeking sun, sand, and sea:

Thailand boasts a wide variety of beaches, each with its unique charm. From the lively and vibrant Patong Beach in Phuket to the tranquil paradise of Railay Beach in Krabi, there's a beach for every type of traveller. The country's beaches are renowned for their soft, white sands. Whether you're lounging in a beach chair or taking a leisurely stroll along the shore, the fine, powdery sands are an integral part of the experience.

The Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand are known for their crystal-clear, turquoise waters. This makes for excellent snorkelling, swimming, and scuba diving opportunities, especially in destinations like the Similan Islands and Koh Tao. Thailand's beaches offer a plethora of water-based activities, including jet-skiing, parasailing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding. Adventurous travellers can explore vibrant coral reefs and underwater life through snorkelling and diving excursions.

The numerous islands are perfect for island-hopping adventures. Explore hidden coves, limestone cliffs, and emerald lagoons by hopping from one stunning island to another.

Many of Thailand's beach towns and cities offer lively beachfront promenades, bustling markets, and a vibrant nightlife scene. Patong Beach in Phuket and Chaweng Beach in Koh Samui are prime examples.

Thailand is home to world-class beachfront resorts, many of which offer direct access to the shore. Private beachfront villas and overwater bungalows are available in destinations like Koh Samui and Krabi. Similarly, many of Thailand's beach destinations offer wellness and spa retreats, where visitors can indulge in massages, yoga classes, and holistic therapies.

Thailand's west coast, particularly Phuket and Krabi, is famous for its breathtaking sunsets. Watching the sun dip below the horizon while sitting on the beach is a magical experience. Enjoy delectable Thai cuisine by the sea whilst watching the sunset. Beachside restaurants and street vendors offer an array of fresh seafood and flavourful local dishes.

Far & Wild Customer Reviews

See what our customers have to say about us...

Read all reviews

I've already recommended Far and Wild to a couple of friends

Paula travelled to South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

A dream to visit Mum's birth place!

Christine travelled to St Helena Holidays and South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by .

100% value for money

Adam travelled to Kenya in January 2024 on a trip organised by Ruth.

It was SO NICE to have someone else do it for me.

Cathy travelled to Tanzania and Zanzibar in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

I didn't realise my high expectations could be so easily exceeded

Hannah and Elaine travelled to Kenya in November 2023 on a trip organised by .

Adventure of a Lifetime in Kenya

Maria travelled to Masai Mara Safari in October 2023 on a trip organised by Ben.

Speak to one of our Thailand experts today.

Start planning your Thailand holiday.

  • Alistair


    Managing Director

Call an expert on

01768 603 715

Plan with an expert Plan with an expert

Have a look at our original holiday experiences and then contact us with your brief, or call 01768 603 715

A tailor-made itinerary just for you A tailor-made itinerary just for you

Our experts will send you a detailed holiday itinerary specified to your desires. It's our service promise to you.

Value guarantee Value guarantee

Tailor-made doesn't mean expensive! Ask about our price promise and book with financial security.