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The Gulf Coast Beaches Travel Guide

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Plan Your The Gulf Coast Beaches Vacation

The Gulf Coast beaches are a jewel of Thailand's tourist crown. With the onset of Thailand's tourist boom, the Gulf Coast has captured the imagination of the traveling world with its white crescent sandy beaches, crystal-blue water, and laid-back beach lifestyle. High-class luxury nestles sleekly with laid-back traveler chic to showcase a region that is intriguing and complex, relaxing

and frenetic, coupled with a welcome that is as warm as the sun. Thailand's Gulf Coast delivers great value, a large variety of attractions, a reputation for excellent service, and a welcome that is legendary.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Sunset at Hua Hin Take a stroll down the wide beaches at Hua Hin for unbeatable views of the setting sun.
  2. Exploring Cha Am Phang Nga Bay's maze of islands is ideal for gliding alongside towering cliffs.
  3. Dive at Koh Tao A diver's heaven, this small island small has escaped some of the worst excesses of tourist development.
  4. Midnight Revelry Join 10,000 others for a beachfront bacchanal during the frequent full-moon parties on the island of Koh Phangan.
  5. Explore Koh Samui A drive around the island's dramatic rocky coastline takes you from one eye-popping view to another.

When To Go

When to Go to the Gulf Coast Beaches

December to March is the best time to visit the Eastern Gulf: the seas are mostly calm and the skies mostly clear. Pattaya and Koh Samet are year-ro...

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