Phuket beaches rate well in 2013 Beaches Awards

Posted on February 22, 2013


Five of Phuket’s beaches have been voted as being in the top ten beaches in Thailand, with one being voted as one of the best in Asia, according to millions of travelers who provided feedback on the world’s largest travel site TripAdvisor.

Phuket beaches rate well in 2013 Beaches Awards

“For those planning their summer holidays, or just looking for a weekend escape by the sea, take inspiration from TripAdvisor travelers that have visited these beaches and given them the highest levels of praise,” said Barbara Messing, Chief Marketing Officer for TripAdvisor. “These beaches provide some of the finest spots around the globe whether you’re looking for sun, sand, water activities or just magical coastlines.”

Suraphon Svetasreni, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), said, “The best thing about Thai beaches is that no two are alike. Whether you’re a sports-oriented thrill seeker or a photography fan of stunning sunsets, there is always something to capture your interest. The TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards prove that our beaches remain a hit with tourists worldwide.”

Top 10 Beaches in Thailand:

1. Rai Le Beach, Krabi

2. Phra Nang Beach, Krabi

3. Nai Han Beach, Karon, Phuket

4. Kata Beach, Kathu, Phuket

5. Lamai Beach, Ko Samui, SuratThani

6. Long Beach, Ko Lanta, Krabi

7. Kamala Beach, Phuket

8. Freedom Beach, Patong, Phuket

9. Salad Beach, Ko Phangan, SuratThani

10. Nai Yang Beach, Phuket

Top 10 Beaches in Asia:

1. White Beach, Boracay, Visayas, Philippines

2. Agonda Beach, Goa, India

3. Rai Le Beach, Krabi, Thailand

4. Radhanagar Beach, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

5. Phra Nang Beach, Krabi, Thailand

6. Nai Han Beach, Phuket, Thailand

7. Cavelossim Beach, Goa, India

8. Otres Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

9. Secret Lagoon Beach, Mimaropa, Philippines

10. Yapak Beach, Boracay, Visayas, Philippines


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