Thailand’s idyllic beaches have been drawing sun-seekers for years, and the beach hotels and resorts on offer here are some of the best in the world. Crystal clear waters, powdery white sand, swaying palm trees and brilliant snorkelling are just a few features offered by the various luxury, boutique, barefoot and eco-resorts on Thailand’s beaches. There truly is something for everyone with these hotels, from families looking for kids clubs to honeymooners looking to rest and relax, all the way to environment-conscious travellers looking for a sustainable hotel.
Aava Resort, Khanom
Fantastic activities and a beautiful long stretch of beach - the perfect island getaway, especially for families.
State-of-the-art, boutique villa style resort on a pristine beach in Phuket.
Amanpuri, the first of the Amans properties, has been open since 1998 and remains one of Phuket's finest resorts.
Anantara Rasanandra, Koh Phangan
Tropical beach villa hideaway on the white sandy shores of Koh Phangan.
Bangsak Village, Khao Lak
Excellent value, remote beach hideaway near Khao Lak.
Belmond Napasai, Koh Samui Island
Excellent, tranquil resort and hideaway set on a lovely stretch of beach with spacious and light villas.
Buri Rasa Koh Phangan , Koh Phangan
Small boutique resort on a quiet, sandy beach on beautiful Koh Phangan. Ideal for relaxing after a busy tour.
Cham's House, Koh Kood
Great quality hotel on the beautiful unspoilt shores of Koh Kood
The sleek resort offering apartments and pool villas on Phuket's Nai Yang beach
Four Seasons Koh Samui, Koh Samui Island
Renowned Four Seasons luxury and service in a beautiful location on tropical Koh Samui. Ideal for both couples and families.
Gaja Puri, Koh Chang Island
Lovely boutique style resort with bungalows set amongst pretty, tropical gardens at Kai Bae beach.
Haad Tien , Koh Tao Island
Boutique hotel in one of Thailand's most beautiful spots, a sheltered beach on Koh Tao.
JW Marriott Khao Lak, Khao Lak
In the Phang Nga province of Thailand, this tropical beach resort has one of the biggest swimming pools in Asia.
Koh Jum Beach Villas, Koh Jum
Spacious villa-style accommodation set on the quiet and peaceful island of Koh Jum, providing a more authentic glimpse into Thailand's islands.
Koh Yao Yai Village, Ko Yao Island
The Koh Yao Yai Village is a superb value island hideaway in the middle of Phang Nga Bay.
Koyao Island Resort, Ko Yao Island
Delightful, tranquil boutique resort with stunning views of the Andaman sea.
Layana Resort & Spa, Koh Lanta Island
Quality, modern resort on quiet Koh Lanta Island with a lush tropical garden and a lovely quiet beach.
Paradise Koh Yao, Ko Yao Island
Delightful boutique eco-resort on the secluded northern tip of Koh Yao Island - a pearl of the Andaman coast.
Parama Koh Chang, Koh Chang Island
Located in a quiet corner of Koh Chang with exclusive access to a tropical private island.
Pimalai, Koh Lanta Island
Luxury villa resort in a prime hillside location on a wide stretch of verdant hillside forest in sleepy Koh Lanta.
Super luxury resort with three separate beaches in a stunning location in Krabi.
Contemporary rooms and villas with private pools facing out to a quiet beach. Great facilities, food and top-notch service.
Sala Phuket, Phuket
Stylish resort on a pristine beach with some of the most elegant private pool villas available.
Sala Samui, Koh Samui Island
Sala Samui is a high-end, intimate boutique resort on the sleepy southern tip of Koh Samui.
Santhiya Koh Phangan, Koh Phangan
Santhiya Koh Phangan resort has been built into the side of a hill extending down to the bay.
Santhiya Koh Yao Yai, Ko Yao Island
The teakwood rooms and villas are luxurious and feel authentically Thai in style with intricate wood carvings.
Santiburi, Koh Samui Island
Excellent resort on a private section of Mae Nam Beach, great facilities for families and couples.
Sarojin, Khao Lak
A luxury boutique resort beautifully set in Khao Lak, on a sheltered white-sand beach.
Seven Seas Koh Kradan, Koh Kradan
Beautiful idyllic location on the remote island of Koh Kradan.
Shantaa, Koh Kood
Luxurious beach getaway on the secluded island of Koh Kood
Six Senses Samui, Koh Samui Island
Super luxury villa retreat on hilltop vantage point above pristine beaches and crystal clear waters
Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood
A truly indulgent luxury resort on the island of Koh Kood along Thailand's east coast.
Sunset Beach Resort Taling Ngam, Koh Samui Island
Excellent value, small and peaceful beach getaway on Koh Samui
Quality luxury resort on delightful private beach on Phuket's west coast
Thapwarin Resort, Koh Ngai
Rustic, peaceful and gentle - escape from everything at this hidden gem of a hotel on Koh Ngai.
The Ritz Carlton Phulay Bay, Krabi
Impressive five-star luxury in seclusion and privacy
The Slate, Phuket
Large "design" hotel with five star facilities, great stretch of beach and fantastic food
The Vijitt Resort, Phuket
Quality villa resort tucked away in a quiet corner of Phuket. Great for couples and families.
Tongsai Bay, Koh Samui Island
Beautiful 5 star resort tucked away in a secluded corner in the North West of Koh Samui.
Treasure Resort, Koh Samui Island
Desert island retreat located 15 minutes off the coast of Koh Samui.
Refined luxury and splendour on Phuket's glorious coastline
Tubkaak, Krabi, Krabi
Charming boutique hotel on secluded beach
Twin Bay Resort, Koh Lanta Island
Great family hotel in a wonderful location on the beach in northern Koh Lanta.
Zazen Boutique Resort, Koh Samui Island
Unique beach resort in great location
Zeavola, Koh Phi Phi Island
Idyllic beach retreat on Koh Phi Phi Island. Classic Thai style with a distinctly modern touch