Beaches Near Bangkok

Beaches & Islands

With the Gulf of Thailand to its south, Bangkok has many beaches located at close distances from the city. The beaches offer a quick escape for the locals. According to their preferences and likes, visitors can choose to explore beaches with rocky terrains, cliffs and caves, while some may go for water sports and bask in the sun. Cha-am beach, Koh Laan beach, Hua Hin Beach and Bang Saen Beach are some of the beaches near Bangkok. 

Here is the list of 4 Beaches Near Bangkok

1. Hua Hin Beach, Hua-hin

The Hua Hin beach is located in the small town of Hua Hin in Bangkok. The name ‘Hua Hin’ originates from the words ‘stone head’ which is so due to the large rock formations that are visible from the beach and are located right at the end. The mesmerising beach itself is a 4 kilometre long white sand paradise with the entire view of the gulf of Thailand.

2. Koh Samet, Thailand - T-shaped island

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Known For : Scuba diving in Koh Samet Wat Ko Kaew Pitsadan Sai Kaew Beach

Pristine blue waters, colorful corals and with more than 16 white sand beaches, Koh Samet is a gorgeous T-shaped island 200 miles from Bangkok. It has become one of the most popular islands of Thailand with countless tourists and backpackers visiting. Koh Samet is known for being a weekend getaway from Bangkok for tourists.

Best Time: November to February

3. Koh Chang, Thailand - The Elephant Island.

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Known For : Diving and Snorkeling Elephant Trekking Koh Chang waterfalls

Koh Chang is one of the most beautiful islands of Thailand with pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, great for snorkeling and diving. There are also some breath taking mountains and jungles where hiking is very popular. All in all, Koh Chang is an idyllic destination for a backpacker looking for adventure and parties in equal amounts.

Best Time: November to March

4. Koh Larn, Pattaya

Coral Island, or Koh Larn, is a gorgeous island situated at a distance of around 7 Km off the coast of Pattaya Beach. With the Bay of Bangkok present on the northeastern end and Gulf of Siam on the western side, Koh Larn is synonymous to paradise on earth and is a must–visit place during your trip to Pattaya.

Now that you have a list of options to visit among the beaches near Bangkok, let us know your experiences at any of them in the comments below!

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