eBook The Rough Guide to Thailand's Beaches & Islands, 2012 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1409362744
  • ISBN-13: 9781409362746
  • DDC: 915.930444
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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The fully updated, full-color Rough Guide to Thailand's Beaches & Islands is the perfect companion for island-hopping through Thailand's spectacular coastal regions. Whether you want to kayak through the limestone karsts of Ao Phang Nga, explore the dive sites around Ko Tao, party on Phuket or relax on one of Ko Samui's idyllic beaches, this guide will lead you straight to the region's best attractions. It offers a thorough coverage of Bangkok, Thailand's fascinating capital, the guide features an expert breakdown of the country's amazing diving and snorkeling sites. You'll find up-to-date reviews on all the hottest places to stay from ultra-chic hotels to eco-minded accommodation and local Thai homestays, as well as recommendations of Thailand's best nightlife, shopping and restaurants for all budgets. Explore all the corners of Thailand's beaches and islands with superb, full-colour maps and pictures, and authoritative background on everything from Buddhism and Thailand's history and environment to the best books on the country and practical language tips. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Thailand's Beaches & Islands.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Inside this Book.
Title Page.
1: Introduction to Thailand’s Beaches & Islands.
2: Where to Go.
3: When to Go.
4: 18 Things Not to Miss.
5: Itineraries.
6: Underwater Thailand.
7: Basics.
8: Getting There.
9: Travel via Neighbouring Countries.
10: Getting around.
11: Accommodation.
12: Food and Drink.
13: Culture and Etiquette.
14: The Media.
15: Festivals.
16: Entertainment and Sport.
17: Spas and Traditional Massage.
18: Meditation Centres and Retreats.
19: Outdoor Activities.
20: Travelling with Children.
21: Travel Essentials.
22: Bangkok.
23: The East Coast.
24: Southern Thailand: The Gulf Coast.
25: Southern Thailand: The Andaman Coast.
26: The Deep South.
27: Contexts.
28: History.
29: Religion: Thai Buddhism.
30: The Coastal Environment.
31: Books.
32: Language.
33: Glossary.
Small Print.
About the Authors.
Map Symbols.