Rich history, great food, romantic beach strolls and never-ending parties – all these and more in Surat Thani! Bask in the tranquillity as you ride on a boat to the floating village on Ratchaprapha Dam.
Feast your appetite on the many delicious street food in town such as the savoury Thai Fish Cakes and delectable Salted Egg Yolk buns! Head over to Koh Samui and dip your toes (or your whole body) in the crystal clear waters of Thailand’s most famous island, or ‘party till you drop’ literally at the world famous Full Moon Party at Koh Phangan.
Top 5 Must Do’s
With white sandy beaches, amazing azure waters and a perfectly lined-up swaying palm trees, Koh Samui has all the ingredients of the perfect island escapade.
People from all over the world flock here to experience the famous Koh Phangan Full Moon Party that takes place every fortnight. Definitely an event you’ll never forget!
Koh Tao is the prime island for diving enthusiasts, there are various diving sites around the island such as Chumphorn Pinnacles, The Japanese Gardens, White Rock and Red Rock.
Khao Sok National Park
Come visit, Khao Sok National Park, one of the oldest rainforests in the world, surrounded by ancient limestone mountains, or visit the floating village to stay the night for an unforgettable experience.
Ang Thong National Marine Park
Translated into ‘Golden Bowl’ in Thai, Ang Thong National Marine Park is best experienced with a boat ride around the fascinating archipelago of 42 or so islands.
Quick Facts about Surat Thani
|Taxi||All day||Starts from THB1000|
|Currency||Thai Baht (THB)|
|Time zone||GMT +7|
|Telephone code||+66 77|
|Religion||Buddhism, Islam, Christianity|
DEC – FEB
21°C – 32°C, breezy evenings and comfortable weather
MAR – MAY
22°C – 35°C, sunny and blazing hot
JUN – AUG
23°C – 33°C, humid and wet
SEP – NOV
23°C – 33°C, slightly wet and humid
Need a visa to visit Thailand? Check out Royal Thai Embassy in London official website.