Southern Thailand Hotels
For a holiday in Southern Thailand make sure you bring a big empty notepad to mark out your itinerary, because this region contains the very best of what Thailand has to offer, and not in small portions!
On the Gulf of Thailand you could sun yourself on the beaches of Koh Samui, dance till the sun rises on Koh Phangan, and experience the most spectacular scenes at Khao Sok National Park or Ang Thong Marine Park!
You’ll have Phuket Island and the Krabi province to fill your days with some of Thailand’s most pristine and cerulean waters. While the Southern Andaman coast and the Southern Gulf coast offers more natural beauty and stunning archipelagos to diarise and enjoy. There truly is a munificence of natural splendour to see in this sublime region.
Luxury Holidays in Southern Thailand
On your Southern Thailand holidays don’t be surprised to find the most prominent luxury and exclusive resorts on either side of this narrow strip of land, stretching from Northern Thailand all the way down to Malaysia.
Picture yourself standing upon the shore of Maya Beach at night – the uninhabited island portrayed in 'The Beach', with Leonardo DiCaprio – and take in the stunning turquoise waters as they glow vividly with plankton! Here you’ll truly discover paradise.
10 Great Reasons to Holiday in Southern Thailand
- Fine luxury resorts
- An array of cultural sites to experience
- A sense of history dating back to the prehistoric age
- Stunning beaches
- Amazing nightspots
- Party below the moon in Koh Phangan!
- Want a thrill? Check out some Muay Thai boxing!
- A host of water sports!
- Go fish! Embark upon a long tail boat and catch some fish with locals
- The world's best diving locations
Things to Do Whilst on Holiday in Southern Thailand
With the best snorkelling zones, dive spots, mountains to climb, seas to sail, fish to catch, highlands and lowlands to trek, your Southern Thailand holiday literally has everything to offer!
But the history of this region gives us a sense of its vast historical grounding as the nascent territories of human life and culture. Located in the Malay Peninsula, this region is rich with prehistoric evidence of habitation and sites of burial. Roughly between 1AD and 1000AD it has been chronicled that these coasts contained significant city-states influenced by Indian culture and assuming the precepts of the Buddhist religion. There are an immense amount of museums and galleries in these various provinces and cities, why not check some out to get an understanding of Thailand’s deep history?
Interesting Facts About Southern Thailand
- A vast area of land comprising of 14 provinces
- Currency – Baht
- Population – 8.734 million
- Situated in the Malay Peninsula
Southern Thailand Holidays 2014
Here at Kenwood Travel we can offer bespoke travel packages for 2014. With 30 years worth of experience we can offer our extensive knowledge of the region to pinpoint great all inclusive holidays, weddings and honeymoons, whilst adding cruises and multi-centre trips to your travels. To avoid disappointment call us now to book, or simply inquire and benefit from our experience in sending people away to paradisal landscapes the world over!