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Thailand is also known as the land of smiles and there is no wonder where it gets that name from when there is an abundance of amazing things to do. From swinging the day away in a hammock on one of its many out of this world, dreamy beaches to trekking through the forests on a elephants back embracing all the glorious wildlife around you to clambering up a limestone cliff with the wind in your hair and the sun on your back or even gazing out over the city from the top of a beautifully detailed temple.

It is safe to say there are 101 reasons to visit Thailand and you won’t be short of things to do! Where to begin? We will start with the north and work our way down to the many islands down south. Here is our list of top tourist attractions!

Chiang Mai

To start you have the beautiful Chiang Mai with so much culture and natural beauty to see, breath taking wat’s and glowing greenery.

Landscape of Doi Inthanon National Park

Coordinates: 18.706675, 98.981186
Top 5 Attractions in Chiang Mai

  • Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
  • Wat Chedi Luang
  • Wat Chiang Man
  • Elephant Nature Park
  • Chiang Mai Zoo

Bangkok

Bangkok is a vibrant city full of culture and buzzing with things to do, there are some world-famous sights to be seen, mouth water Thai cuisine to be tasted and plenty of buzzing nightlife to keep you up until the early hours.

The Grand Palace in Bangkok

Coordinates: 13.757792, 100.508098
Top 5 Bangkok Attractions

  • The Grand Palace – Former Royal residence
  • Khaosan Road – Back Packing and Nightlife
  • Wat Arun – Riverside temple
  • Wat Phra Kaew
  • Lumphini Park – Park and Garden

Phi Phi Island

Phi Phi is a one of a kind mini paradise. This island is perfect holiday get away, if you are looking for relaxation or plenty of things to do then you will not be disappointed! Koh Phi Phi is overflowing with exhilarating water sports, phenomenal private beaches and exciting nightlife so get ready to sip your favourite cocktails with some live music and dance the night away.

Phi Phi Island landscape

Coordinates: 7.741935, 98.777192
Top 5 attractions in Phi Phi

  • Maya Bay
  • Bamboo Island
  • Viking Cave
  • Monkey Beach
  • Phi Phi Viewpoint

Phuket

Forget what you’ve heard about this wonderful place. It is Thailand’s largest island and is overflowing with a variety of amazing attractions to come and explore! Beaches that you could only dream of, Buddha’s galore and some stunning temples. Yes, there that side filled with boozey stags and suggestive clubs so if that’s your thing then head to Patong! If not visit the beautiful towns of Karon, Kata and Kamala and head up hill to their spectacular viewpoints.

Big tree Paradise Beach in Phuket

Paradise Beach, Phuket Photo by KatieVictoriaHulland

Coordinates: 7.880640, 98.391570
Top Phuket Attractions

  • Patong for nightlife
  • Karon Beach
  • Wat Chalong Temple
  • Big Buddha Phuket
  • Kata Noi
  • Kamala Beach

Koh Samui

This is Thailand’s second largest island and it is ever up and coming; owning its own international airport. Chaweng is the most well-known town to visit with an abundance of bars, shops, restaurants and a lovely long white sand beach.

If you want to stay away from the hustle and bustle there are so many other little towns on this island to suffice and having the freedom to travel from one side of the island to the next within an hour means you can explore, explore, explore!

Home to some perfect honeymoon hotels and spas, Koh Samui has something for every traveller and budget.

SeeSea Restaurant

SeeSea Photo by KatieVictoriaHulland

Coordinates: 9.513249, 100.011015
Koh Samui Top Attractions

  • Chaweng Beach
  • Big Buddha
  • Na Muang Safari Park and Waterfalls
  • Wat Plai Laem
  • Lamai Beach
  • Hin Ta Hin Yai
  • Samui Aquarium and Tiger Zoo

Koh Tao

Koh Tao is every adventurous couple’s perfect paradise! It has world famous dive schools, a coral reef that is highly renowned and is up and coming for yoga and hiking! It is located on the Gulf of Thailand and has a vibrant coastline ready for you to explore!

beatiful underwater world

Coordinates: 10.097685, 99.840553
Top Attractions in Koh Tao

  • John-Suwan Viewpoint
  • Sai Ri Beach
  • Sai Nuan Beach
  • Scuba Diving Padi training camps
  • Coco Bar, Fishbowl Beach Bar and Lotus Bar for Nightlife
  • Water sports including kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing, paddleboarding and banana boating!

Koh Lipe

This island is also known as the Mini Maldives of Thailand and you can see why! Filled with beautiful white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and beaming hot sunshine and an abundance of hotels this is honeymooners paradise. Get ready for blissful relaxation with an array of treatments to choose from coconut massages, frangipani facials to chocolate sea salt body scrubs! The main street here is Walking Street and has classy bars, restaurants and massage parlours.

koh lipe beach

Coordinates: 6.488856, 99.304961
Top Attractions at Koh Lipe

  • Pattaya Beach
  • Edigyur Beach
  • Island Hopping on a long tail boat
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba Diving
  • Thai Massage

With so many amazing attractions to offer, there is something for everyone! Thailand is becoming a top tourist destination for honeymooner’s, travellers, couples and families and this is just a snippet of what it has to offer! This list is just some of the main things holiday makers and tourists do when visiting! There is so much more this country can offer you! Are you ready for the trip of a lifetime?

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