5 Best islands to visit near Pattaya

Apr 13, 2024

By: Ayush Mehrotra

Koh Larn

Located just off the coast of Pattaya, Koh Larn is known for its stunning beaches with clear turquoise waters, excellent snorkeling and diving spots, and vibrant coral reefs. You can reach Koh Larn by a short ferry ride from Pattaya.

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Koh Samet

Situated around 2-3 hours away from Pattaya, Koh Samet is renowned for its powdery white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush tropical scenery. It's a great destination for beach lovers and offers various water sports activities.

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Koh Chang

Although a bit farther away from Pattaya (about 4-5 hours by car), Koh Chang is one of Thailand's largest islands, famous for its pristine beaches, waterfalls, dense rainforests, and hiking trails. It's an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts and adventurers.

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Koh Si Chang

Closer to Pattaya compared to other islands mentioned, Koh Si Chang is a peaceful and less touristy island known for its tranquil atmosphere, scenic viewpoints, historic sites, and fresh seafood. It's perfect for a day trip or a weekend getaway.

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Koh Phai

This uninhabited island is part of the Mu Ko Phai archipelago and offers excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities, with vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life. It's an ideal destination for those seeking seclusion and natural beauty.

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