Thailand, 'land of smile'
Thailand is an Asian jewell island also know as the 'land of smile' for the life philosophy of their inhabitants. Immerse yourself in this magical place means to be in an explosion of colours and perfumes: crystal-clear water, paradisiacal beaches, historical and artistical heritage, tropical climate and the typical cuisine full of tastes and traditions, a mix of Chinese, Arabic and Indian influences. For snorkelling lovers, Thailand is an authentic paradise where they could have the opportunity to get in touch with the underwater world: in some spots, the sea bottom's view reaches the 30 meters and you will see some coral gardens, rocky structures, whale sharks and other sharks' variety, mantas and shipwrecks.
Thailand is a place that could satisfy each of your dreams, with a particular attention to nature and local culture. A journey to Thailand will be something unforgettable...
The best way to explore the exotic side of Thailand is to set sail in one of the sailing boats or catamarans, coasting along the archipelagos and bays. Starting from Phuket, the famous Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay are some of the pearls inside the Andamane Sea, Koh Hong East will leave you breathless for the amazing lagoon... We navigate towards Occident, you have the opportunity to discover the uncontaminated Natural Reservation of the Similan Islands: an itinerary out of the usual touristic routes, where nature and untouched ecosystem will offer a wide eyes dream, between snorkelling and relaxing in the white beaches surrounded by high Vulcanic rocks.
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Phucket, the biggest island of Thailand, keeps inside the true essence of this land: uncontaminated natural landscapes, breath-taking beaches, luxuriant flora all around the island, hinterland covered by wood and an enormous cultural heritage made by temples and places of worship for the local inhabitants. Krabi, capital city of the region, is characterised by white beaches and crystal-clear water like in Phra Nang, woods where to venture, sea bottoms full of luxuriant marine flora where to practise snorkeling. Koh Hong Island depicts an earthy paradise where to relax yourself and practise snorkelling, with the particular shaped rocks that come outside water depending on lagoon tide that surrounds them, the Hong Lagoon.
Ao Nang is one of the well-known beaches in Krabi, famous not only for the beauty of the crowded sea water, but for the rocky walls that surround the beach, where you have the opportunity to venture yourself; Tara Beach is the ideal destination for the ones who want to escape from the touristic and crowded places, just to visit a magic and desert beach, relaxing yourself in the nature. Railay is a rocky bay immersed in the unpolluted nature, where you could practise some sport activities but also just relax yourself here is a good idea.
Ko Lanta is a renowned archipelago in Thailand, composed by 15 islands brought together in the National reservation, where it is possible to live the essence spirit of the land, both in the breath-taking landscapes and in the welcoming inhabitants. The entire archipelago is characterised by wild an uncontaminated nature, for example Ko Mook, a little island completely immersed inside nature, made by white beaches, natural corners to explore but also the marvellous Emerald Cave (Emerald Pool), a particular shaped rock covered by vegetation, inside which you could swim and reach a little white beach. Ko Hai is formed by white beaches, crystal clear water and a green and wild hinterland. It is the ideal place for the ones who want to enjoy the peace of this dreamy corner of Thailand, getting in touch with nature.
The 6 Phi Phi Islands are part of the National Reservation of Hat Noppharat Thara and they are located in Krabi, overviewing the Andamane Sea, where it is set one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Maya Bay inside the Phi Phi Leh, a marvellous place covered by white sand and blue water. Koh Mai Pai is a particular island because it isn’t covered by the traditional palms but from some particular firs and its well-known Bamboo Island. This island is a very romantic destination and will give you emotional landscapes, burning sunsets in contrast with the white sand and some snorkelling in the crystal-clear sea bottom.
Phang-nga bay is a marvellous natural park, fully immersed in the wild nature; the structure of this place made it very famous and it is one of the most visited places in Thailand. Inside this Natural Reservation there are rocks coming out from the emerald-green water, creating some islets all around. Koh Phing Kan, better known as James Bond Island together with the little Ko Ta Pu, is one of these earthly paradises, characterised by a cone-shaped stone with the upside-down base of it. The canoe trips around the bay give a complete view of this landscape, shaped only by nature.
The marine national park of Similan Islands is a marvellous view that you have to see during your trip to Thailand; the physical shape is characterised by enormous granitic rocks set on the white sand beach, 9 islands flowing through the Indian Ocean, and being part of Phang Nga. A natural paradise surrounded by luxuriant vegetation, this marine park depicts a real and amazing landscape for snorkelling lovers, because it is possible to get in touch directly with colourful marine creatures or swim side by side with turtles.