5 Places To Visit In Thailand With Your Family On Holidays

Thailand is a great place for a family vacation. It’s called the ‘Land of Smiles’ because the locals always seem to be happy. Thailand has stunning natural beauty, great family entertainment, a rich, interesting, culture and excellent hotel accommodations at affordable prices.

There are countless places to visit in Thailand with family and have memorable experiences. Visiting Thailand is as much fun as a trip to Hawaii or the Caribbean and costs a lot less. The following are 5 must-visit places in Thailand. They include bustling cities, gorgeous beaches, stunning mountain ranges and fun activities for children and adults.

Bustling Bangkok

Bangkok at night with major road system lit up
Bangkok at night

The capital of Thailand, Bangkok is loaded with exciting things to see and do. Plus, its family-friendly hotels offer excellent accommodations. Hop on the popular BTS Sukhumvit or Silom lines and visit ‘must-see’ attractions like Siam Ocean World with its amazing sea creatures, the famous, centuries-old, reclining Buddha and delight and amaze the entire family by visiting Bangkok’s wonderful museums, fantastic restaurants and incredible shopping centres.

Fantastic Phuket

Small boat going to one of the Phi Phi Islands at Phuket
Phi Phi Islands, Phuket Thailand

One of Thailand’s premier island destinations, Phuket has picturesque beaches with pristine white sand, swaying palm trees and turquoise waters. Families love visiting the Cape Panwa Aquarium for an up close and personal experience with unusual creatures from under the sea. Visit peaceful Natai Beach where you can take a kayak and explore astounding limestone caves and tour breathtaking island formations or waterski, surf or simply relax in the wonderful water.

Cool Koh Samui

Wat Phra Yai temple at Koh Samui
Wat Phra Yai, Koh Samui

Koh Samui is an island paradise full of great options for family fun. A nature lover’s dream, it’s famous for its incredible jungle waterfalls, golden sand beaches, balmy, deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean, snorkeling among jewel-toned tropical fish and adventures with elephants even the youngest children will love. There are so many activities to do in Koh Samui. You can also enjoy scrumptious Thai dishes and learn Thai cooking secrets in family-friendly cooking classes with the locals.

Charming Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Elephant Sanctuary. with three elephants bathing in river
Chiang Mai Elephant Sanctuary via Pixabay

If you are thinking about Visitors love Chiang Mai Thailand for its lovely mountains, Lanna architecture, temperate climate and delicious food. The outdoor night markets where visitors sample tasty local foods draw huge excited crowds. Chiang Mai is home to awe-inspiring temples, the fascinating and educational Siam Insect Zoo that’s loved by kids and the world-renowned Tiger Kingdom. Visiting the cruelty-free Chiang Mai elephant sanctuary and enjoying a spectacular Night Safari are once-in-a-lifetime adventures your family will remember forever.

Krazy Krabi

View of Railay bay, Krabi with mountains overlooking a resort surrounded by forest, with beaches.
Railay Bay, Krabi

Visiting Krabi for a family holiday is a fantastic experience. Deciding where to stay in Krabi for family vacations in the biggest challenge. There are excellent, affordable, family-friendly accommodations and activities all over the city and wonderful places to visit. Tiny Krabi Town offers a relaxing atmosphere, excellent beaches and the opportunity to explore exotic Wat Kaew Korawaram and Tiger Cave and swim in Emerald Pond. Pai Plong Beach with its captivating scenery and spectacular views is a short hike on the monkey trail away.

Ao Nang Beach has countless family-friendly resorts, exquisite cuisine, sunset cruises, fascinating sea life and lots of great outdoor activities. Tham Phra Nang beach has exotic wildlife, large stalactites, hidden lagoons and rock formations like Diamond Cave to explore. Railay Beach with its milky white sands, limestone cliffs, interesting caves and exciting nightlife is among the world’s most alluring places. There’s also tiny Ko Ngai island for exceptional swimming and snorkelling and clear waters, shark watching, rock climbing and Viking Cave on Phi Phi Island.

Dining on idyllic Ton Sai Bay, only accessible by boat, is an unforgettable special treat. The relaxing beaches, trendy atmosphere and bohemian feel of Lanta Island make it a great place to stay. But Tha Pom Khlong Song Nam with its beautiful beaches and exotic vegetation is the perfect getaway in Krabi for family holidays.

An Unforgettable Experience

There are so many great places to visit in Thailand with family. Visiting some of Thailand destinations is an unforgettable experience. Want to have a truly memorable family vacation? Visit Thailand.

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