The South of Thailand is a long peninsula with striking coastlines of beaches and offshore islands attracts countless tourists each year. It consists of 14 provinces; Chumphon, Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Narathiwat, Pattani, Phang-nga, Phatthalung, Phuket, Ranong, Satun, Songkhla, Surat Thani, Trang and Yala.
Chumphon is a best place for those who seek relaxation in natural surroundings and enjoy quiet atmosphere. It is a gateway to the South of Thailand. Visitors have plenty of opportunities for water sports like sunbathing, swimming, diving and snorkeling at numerous beaches such as the popular Hat Sai Ri, or Thung Wua Laen, Thung Makham Yai, and Thung Makham Noi. Offshore islands such as Ko Samet and Ko Tao are an ideal diving paradise with their excellent coral formations and abundant marine life.
Furnished with magnificent limestone cliffs, spectacular white sandy beaches, crystal clear water of the Andaman Sea and fascinating islands, Krabi is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Thailand. Phra Nang Beach is considered the most beautiful beach. Its neighbor Railay is famous for its steep limestone cliffs which give rock climbers the most thrilling experience of their lives. The uninhabited islands of Pada, Rang Nok and Hua Kwan offer opportunities for canoeing expeditions, snorkeling and diving. Regarded as the most beautiful tropical islands in the world, the renowned Phi Phi islands attract tourists to marvel at dazzling white sand, towering cliffs and blue sea waters. Further south, the Lanta islands is extremely popular because of its unspoiled beach and extraordinary diving spots. Another highlight of Krabi is Thalae Waek or separated sea, showing white sand beach during the lowest tide of the day.