Thailand's 10 best beaches
With so many drop-dead gorgeous shores to sun yourself on, really, asking us to select the best beach in Thailand is like asking us to choose a fave One Direction member (jokes!).
Accommodation options can be way too overwhelming. Too much choice. On your beach holiday, you pretty much just want a central location in a safe area with a great atmosphere, all the mod cons, close to the shops, shore, dining options and nightlife, with happy hour drinks by the pool – right?
Hedonist or hermit? Are you seeking a spiritual experience or knock-off clothing? City lights or off-the-beaten-track simplicity? Confounding and confronting, the Land of Smiles is a full-on cultural onslaught from that first hit of humid air.