5 Thailand’s Amazing Tropical Islands for Your Bucket List

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Embark on a journey to Thailand’s best-kept secrets, where pristine beaches, lush jungles and vibrant culture await beyond the tourist hotspots of Koh Samui and Phuket that you’ve usually heard of. In this guide, we unveil the charm of lesser-known islands, each offering a unique escape for travellers seeking tranquillity, adventure and a touch of local magic.

1) Koh Lanta: A Tranquil Escape in the Andaman Sea

Location: Koh Lanta, Krabi

How to go there from Kuala Lumpur: https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Kuala-Lumpur/Krabi

 

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Imagine a serene heaven tucked away in the Andaman Sea – welcome to Koh Lanta! With its pristine beaches and laid-back atmosphere, this hidden gem invites you to explore hidden corners on a rented scooter. From beach bungalows to luxurious villas, accommodations are managed by friendly locals eager to share the island’s secrets. Koh Lanta’s budget-friendly appeal makes it an ideal destination for those seeking a crowd-free escape.

 

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2) Koh Tao: Dive into Paradise in the Gulf of Thailand

Location: Koh Tao, Surat Thani

How to go there from Kuala Lumpur: https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Kuala-Lumpur/Surat-Thani

 

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For underwater enthusiasts, Koh Tao is a diver’s paradise with vibrant coral reefs and crystal-clear waters. Quaint cottages and beachfront apartments offer a cosy retreat after a day of exploration. Compact and accessible, the island welcomes budget and mid-range travelled alike, ensuring an unforgettable experience beneath the waves.

 

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3) Koh Chang: Nature’s Playground in the East

Location: Koh Chang, Trat

How to go there from Kuala Lumpur: https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Kuala-Lumpur/Trat

 

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Escape to the untouched beauty of Koh Chang, the second-largest island in Thailand. From treehouse stays to traditional Thai cottages, rental options cater to diverse tastes. Navigate the island’s treasures by scooter or shared taxis known as “songthaews.” The moderate cost of accommodation and travel makes Koh Chang a heaven for nature lovers.

 

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4) Koh Phi Phi: A Tropical Paradise Revived

Location: Koh Phi Phi, Krabi

How to go there from Kuala Lumpur: https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Kuala-Lumpur/Krabi

 

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Famous for its role in “The Beach,” Koh Phi Phi maintains its allure with stunning cliffs, turquoise waters, and vibrant nightlife. Beachfront villas and cosy apartments beckon while exploration is primarily on foot due to limited motorised vehicles. The island’s various accommodation options cater to a range of preferences and budgets.

 

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5) Koh Lipe: Tranquil Escape Beyond Full Moon Parties

Location: Koh Lipe, Satun

How to go there from Kuala Lumpur: https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Kuala-Lumpur/Satun

 

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Explore Koh Lipe, a hidden gem in the Andaman Sea, known for more than its tranquil beaches. Secluded shores, dense jungles and a thriving wellness scene redefine your island retreat. Accommodations range from beachfront huts to stylish apartments, offering a personalised touch. Rent a scooter to uncover hidden corners and embrace the diverse offerings of Koh Lipe, a destination that goes beyond the ordinary.

 

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So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and let the wanderlust guide you to these enchanting island getaways! These five Thailand’s hidden gems are a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Immerse yourself in local culture, unwind on pristine beaches and let the adventure unfold beyond the well-trodden paths.

For more intriguing travel insights and upcoming destinations, check out various tips and suggestions on www.myrehat.com. Stay tuned for MyRehat accommodations in Thailand in the near future!

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