Practical travel guide to Thailand’s Beaches & Islands featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Thailand’s Beaches & Islands, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Thailand’s Beaches & Islands, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.
The Rough Guide to Thailand’s Beaches & Islands covers: Bangkok, The East Coast, Southern Thailand: the Gulf coast, Southern Thailand: the Andaman Coast, The deep South.
Inside this travel guide you’ll find:
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER
Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Thailand’s Beaches & Islands, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Phetchaburi to family activities in child-friendly places, like Ang Thong National Marine Park or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Ko Pha Ngan.
PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS
Essential pre-departure information including Thailand’s Beaches & Islands entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.
Carefully planned routes covering the best of Thailand’s Beaches & Islands give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.
DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE
Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.
INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL
Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for diving, snorkelling, sea-canoeing, cycling, massages, boat trips or rock-climbing.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS
Rough Guides’ rundown of Ko Samet, Ko Chang, Phetchaburi and Ko Pha Ngan’s best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Thailand’s Beaches & Islands, even in a short time.
HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS
Written by Rough Guides’ expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Thailand’s Beaches & Islands, matching different needs.
Comprehensive ‘Contexts’ chapter features fascinating insights into Thailand’s Beaches & Islands, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.
FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Tham Phraya Nakhon Cave Complex and the spectacular Ko Mook.
Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Bangkok, Phuket and many more locations in Thailand’s Beaches & Islands, reduce need to go online.
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.
Free eBook download with every purchase of this guide book to Thailand’s Beaches & Islands allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.