of the Southern Region
southern region of Thailand is located between the Andaman
the Indian Ocean to the west and the South China Sea of the
Pacific Ocean to the west. The south consists of 14 provinces,
occupying an area of about 70,715 square kilometers. The famous
are located in the southern part of Thailand.
varied topography ranging from basin areas for cultivation
of paddy and vegetables, wild jungles, mountains, beaches,
seaside resorts, waterfalls, caves, lakes, beaches and islands
of all sizes, the Southern Peninsula offers spectacular scenery
are two rainy seasons in the south. May to September is the
southwest monsoon period, which brings heavy rains to the
west coast of the region (Phuket). November to February is
the northeast monsoon period, which brings heavy rains to
the east coast (those regions south of Chumporn province).
southern region is covered with tropical dense rainforests.
However, the natural attraction that brings fame to the southern
region is its abundant beaches and islands which are scattered
all throughout the region.
tourism boom in the south during the last two decades has
brought rapid development of accommodations and facilities
to cater to tourists and visitors. It's easy to find anything
from five-star luxury resorts to low-rise bungalow buildings
or even camping sites when you are traveling in the south.
you choose the southern region of Thailand as your next travel
destination, beprepared to enjoy the wide range of water sports
the southern region can offer: scuba diving, snorkeling, canoeing,
kayaking, yachting, cruising and many more.
many famous tourist attractions in the south, the infrastructure
to make it easily accessible has developed a lot in recent
years. Air travel is the most convenient means of transportation
to the south. You can reach there via Bangkok airport. Many
international airlines offer direct flights from their home
country to the south of Thailand, especially to Phuket and
Budget travelers can reach there by public bus or trains.