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Why Go?

Kayak through limestone caves, dive in the Andaman Sea, and trek through lush jungles—then relax with a $10 beachfront massage

Hotels that range from Malibu-style mansions to gold-leaf-and-teak salas, desert-island eco-lodges to quirky art hotels

Perhaps the friendliest and most thoughtful service anywhere in Asia, whether in a celeb-studded resort or at a streetside fruit stand

What To Skip

The hotels—and "massage parlors"—on overcrowded Patong Beach

What For:

Arts + Culture, Beach + Island, Budget, Food + Wine, Luxury, Nightlife, Outdoors + Nature, Romantic, Spa + Wellness

When To Go:

January, February, November, December


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