Thailand's Islands & Beaches - Phuket & the Northern Andaman Coast (Chapter)
This is the Phuket & the Northern Andaman Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Thailand’s Islands & Beaches guidebook.
Travel the 300km between Ranong and Phuket on the northern Andaman coast, and you’ll see it all: Muslim and Moken stilt villages and vertical limestone karsts, Architectural Digest–style resorts and bays abuzz with jet skis, tangled mangrove swamps and skittish clouds of nesting swallows.
- staying at an over-the-top luxury spa resort on Phuket
- kayaking the surreal green waters of Ao Phang-Nga to empty coves
- searching for monkeys in the Jurassic Park of Khao Sok
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Phuket, Phuket Town, Ko Sireh, Laem Phanwa, Rawai, Hat Kata, Hat Karon, Hat Patong, Hat Kamala, Hat Surin, Ao Bang Thao, Sirinat National Park, Khao Phra Thaew Royal Wildlife & Forest Reserve, Thalang District, Ranong, Ko Phayam, Ko Chang, Laem Son National Park, Khuraburi, Surin Islands Marine National Park, Ko Phra Thong & Ko Ra, Khao Sok National Park, Hat Pakarang & Hat Bang Sak, Hat Khao Lak, Similan Islands Marine National Park, Ao Phang-Nga, Phang-Nga & around and Ko Yao.
Lonely Planet PDF eBooks are PDF versions of our guides. They are available from the Lonely Planet Shop as either individual chapters or complete guides. PDF files can be printed and are viewable on eReaders, tablets, smart-phones and PCs. Learn more about Lonely Planet PDF eBooks.