FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Posadas

Top 5: Islands of Thailand

by Benjamin Kerns

Dec 27, 2015

Ko Tao, Thailand © Jackmalipan | Dreamstime

Asia

Thailand is a favorite among budget-conscious travelers thanks to its affordability and seemingly endless array of picturesque islands and beaches. Here are five of them you shouldn’t miss.

 

Ko Phi Phi Leh, Thailand © Rodrigolab | Dreamstime 37279067

© Rodrigolab | Dreamstime

 

Ko Phi Phi Leh

Ko Phi Phi Leh is most prominently known as the filming location for the film The Beach, but it’s also a favorite among locals. There aren’t any actually living on the island, but you’ll find plenty of accommodation and opportunities for fun in the sun.

 

Ko Tao, Thailand © Presse750 | Dreamstime 47931926

© Presse750 | Dreamstime

 

Ko Tao

Ko Tao isn’t popular among lazy beach goers, but it’s fantastic for people who enjoy outdoor adventures like kayaking and rock climbing. The island’s array of rocky outcrops and calmer waters makes it perfect for people who want to enjoy a little adventure without the kids in tow.

 

Ko Samui, Thailand © Madrugadaverde | Dreamstime 48191700

© Madrugadaverde | Dreamstime

 

Ko Samui

Ko Samui is far and away the most popular and populated island in Thailand. That means there’s no end to the available activities you’ll find there. The island has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a giant party or prefer to spend your days out on the surf.

 

Ko Lanta, Thailand © Pavel Dospiva | Dreamstime 37950764

© Pavel Dospiva | Dreamstime

 

Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta isn’t quite as popular as the surrounding islands near Krabi and Phuket, but it’s getting there. Large parties can be found along the shores at night, but there’s still enough seclusion you could arguably have a great family vacation while staying out of trouble. The views here are hard to beat.

 

Ko Tarutao, Thailand © Maura Reap | Dreamstime 55061222

© Maura Reap | Dreamstime

 

Ko Tarutao

The scenery is what makes Ko Tarutao one of the best islands in all of Thailand. The surrounding waters are home to brilliant limestone cliffs, some of which jut straight out of the water. If you get tired of the beach, then simply head inward for a hike up the jungle-covered mountain.

 

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Tips / Safety
Nov 17, 2019

Safety Tips for Surviving a Snowstorm

Winter storms can be deadly in the right conditions. Whether you’re overseas stuck in a blizzard or hunkering down at home, it’s important to know basic survival skills.

Exclusive Experiences in a Fascinating Destination

Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.

Products / Accessories
Nov 17, 2019

Best Winter Hats

Keep your head warm throughout the winter months with this top winter hats.

Destinations / North America
Nov 16, 2019

Under $100: Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.

One of the more well-known traffic circles along D.C.’s Massachusetts Avenue is Dupont Circle, a thriving area with a long history of bustling restaurants, bars and shops. When passing through the namesake park in the center of the circle, you’re surrounded by countless opportunities to dive into D.C. culture.

Rental Cars Offer Flexibility for Business, Leisure or Both

Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.