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7 travel features tagged “Beaches”

Where sea gypsies settle

Located 60km off the Thai coast, the tiny isolated Surin Islands are home to the Moken, a tribe of former nomads experiencing a shifting way of life.
19 April 2014

Mini Guide

Mini guide to Thailand’s islands

Ko means island in Thai, and the very word conjures up dreamy beaches, fantastic rock formations and undersea gardens. Hop in a long-tail boat and cast off the moorings.
Read more… 10 January 2013

Unspoilt southern Thailand by train

Not far from the country’s tourist-packed resorts, daily trains from Bangkok glide serenely past ancient royal retreats, Buddhist cities, tropical forests and deserted seashores.
Read more… 23 May 2012

Perfect Trip

The perfect trip: Thailand’s islands

From white beaches, towering cliffs and sea gypsies to jungles and fiery food, take a voyage around some of Thailand’s most unforgettable islands.
Read more… 12 April 2012

The secrets of Thailand’s islands

From authentic houseboats to traditional stilt huts, these white sand beaches are the place to go for those seeking hidden lagoons and a taste of local culture.
12 April 2012

The last archipelago of Thailand

Tucked away in Thailand's deep South, the Tarutao islands feature 1,490 square kilometres of untamed paradise.
Read more… 04 November 2010

Thailand's Andaman coast: Where sleeping giants lie

The Andaman Coast deserves superlatives like the tallest karst formations, the softest sands and the bluest water. Phuket, the biggest island, is the region’s hedonistic launching pad.
Read more… 03 August 2010

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