Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands & Beaches is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Island-hop in a long-tail boat, explore the nooks and crannies underwater in Ko Tao, or scramble skywards on the rocks of Railay; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Thailand's Islands and Beaches and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands & Beaches Travel Guide: *Colour maps and images throughout *Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests *Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots *Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices *Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss *Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, theatre, architecture, politics, wildlife, and cuisine *Free, convenient pull-out Bangkok map (included in print version), plus over 85 local maps *Useful features - including Walking Tours, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Travel with Children *Coverage of Bangkok, Ko Chang, the Eastern Seaboard, Hua Hin, the Southern Gulf, Phuket, the Andaman Coast, Ko Samui, the Lower Gulf, Ko Phi-Phi, Ko Pha-Ngan, Railay, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands & Beaches, our most comprehensive guide to Thailand's islands and beaches, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.
* Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Thailand guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole country has to offer, or Lonely Planet's Discover Thailand, a photo-rich guide to all the most popular attractions in that country. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Brandon Presser, Celeste Brash, and Austin Bush. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)show more