Thailand is one of the most desired holiday destinations on the planet, with a culture that is so distinctive, hundreds of beautiful beaches, bustling cities and green mountains. Spend approximately 11 to 12 hours on a plane and you could be stepping foot into one of the most stunning countries you have ever visited. Whether you are looking for a vacation with spectacular architectural sights, or a lazy beach holiday that comes with an abundance of things to see and do, a holiday in Thailand is what you have been waiting for.
With its diverse locations, Thailand can meet a whole host of holiday requirements, from the couple wanting a romantic getaway, to a family in need of some fun activities or even a group of friends looking to party at night and laze in the sun during the day. There couldn’t be a more spectacular location to do it.
Thailand is such a varied country, full of so many different destinations, the problem often lies in choosing one in particular to visit. From the bustling, frenzied capital of Bangkok, where you can see amazing sights such as the Grand Palace, the Floating Market and sparkling Old City, to the sleepy beaches of the islands, where your troubles can be washed away with every sweep of the warm, glistening water.
The beaches you will come across on holiday in Thailand are great for the adventurous, with water sports on tap, such as windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and diving. If you are looking for something to really get the heart pumping, then see if you can handle skydiving near Pattaya, white water rafting in Phuket, waterfall abseiling in Chiang Mai and even elephant riding through the jungle in Kanchanaburi.
Many people holiday in Thailand to revel in the famous beach parties, the most notorious of which is most likely the Full Moon Party, held every month on the island of Koh Phangan. Phuket is another location that is notorious for its party lifestyle, in the go go bars, cabaret shows, clubs and live rooms, it has something for everyone. Thailand really is the land of variety, with so much to do and so many amazing sights to see, once you have been you will want to keep going back again and again.
Thailand’s islands not only serve well to those who are in need of some rest after a week of debauchery, but also to families, couples and friends who’s holiday heaven consists of lazy days by the sea and relaxed dinners by the beach. Koh Samui is one of the more laid back islands, and with so much choice when it comes to resorts and beaches, the perfect one is basking in the sun, waiting for you to join it.