5 Must-Visit Destinations In Thailand During The Rainy Season

If you’re in Thailand during the monsoon, you don’t need to worry about where to go and what to do. Take your umbrella and go visit these beautiful places in Thailand; they look particularly beautiful on a rainy day.

If you are the kind of traveller who likes experiencing places in all their glory, visit these five Thailand destinations during the monsoon. All you need is a raincoat or umbrella, and you will be gifted with an experience of a lifetime!
Ko Samui

The best places to visit in Thailand during the monsoon are those on the Upper Gulf Coast. The second-largest Thai island, Ko Samui is located in the Gulf of Thailand, off the east coast of Kra Isthmus. The picturesque island is known for its lush, mountainous rainforest, palm-fringed beaches and coconut groves.

Chaweng Beach and Lamai are the most visited beaches in Ko Samui. There are many luxury resorts in Samui, as well as posh spas. However, there are also cheaper options. The 12m tall, golden Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai Temple is a major tourist attraction. It’s located on an island that is connected to Ko Samui via a causeway.

Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan, an island off the coast of Thailand, is known for its monthly Full Moon Party. Travellers flock to Haad Rin, a southeastern peninsula for the night-long celebration that follows the lunar calendar. Sunrise Beach is the most popular location for celebrations, known for its beautiful beach bungalows.
The beaches of the north coast, Hat Khuat and Hat Thian, have white-sand beaches that are calmer. You can also visit the amazing National Park of Ko Pha Ngan and beautiful waterfalls.

Ko Tao

Ko Tao is an island that is part of the Chumphon Archipelago off the west coast of the Gulf of Thailand. It is best known for its coral reefs. However, it also hosts rare marine species such as whale sharks and rays. Here, you will also find green turtles and hawksbills. Ko Toa is a popular spot for scuba diving in Thailand.

Hua Hin

Hua hin is located on the Gulf of Thailand in the Southern Thai Province of Prachuap Khiri Khan. It is one of the oldest beaches in Thailand. There are two old palaces at the site – Wang Klai Kangwon and Phrarachanivet Mrigadayavan. These were built by the Thai Royal Family. The second palace is available to the public.
Hua Hin is well-known for its high-end hotels and seafood shacks as well as kitesurfing and water sports. The place looks beautiful during the monsoon.


Phetchaburi is characterized by elegant temples, palaces, and teak houses built over 100 years ago. It also has narrow lanes that give it an old ‘Siam” vibe. Many bridges cross the Phetchaburi River, which flows through town. These bridges feature statues of Erawan, a three-headed Hindu mythological elephant.

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