Sand & Sun, Thrill & Fun – Welcome to Thailand

Posted by Brenda Butler | Hotel and Travel,Travel | Monday 22 June 2015 2:26 pm

The deep blue seas and oceans have long fascinated mankind, its unpredictability has tested the strength of many. Continents and countries were discovered simply because man was curious to know what’s on the side of this big body of water. Similarly, what lies beneath the ocean was also a carrot for the curious. Diving was born of this curiosity. Across the planet, there are some amazing locations for diving but you will find the best scuba diving in Thailand.

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The country is ideally located for some of the most amazing species of aqua marine life that you could ever get to see. The northern islands of Thailand like, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai, the Richelieu Rock and the Surin Islands are simply paradise. You get to swim in the pelagic zone of the sea, which is basically waters that are far from the shore and far from the bottom of the sea. There are some amazing species to be found here. The Richelieu Rock is known for the Manta Ray and the Whale shark and this is just to name a few.

 

The Similan islands of Thailand are a diver’s paradise. If the wonders hidden in the deep blue waters were not enough, here you have pristine beaches with a backdrop of majestic mountain jungles trimmed with beautiful coconut trees and even rocky bays fringed with coral. Really, what more can one ask for? If deep water diving is not your “thing” the here you have the option of shallow water diving which in no less spectacular. The gorgeous blue waters afford some of the best scuba diving in Thailand.

Thailand is a beautiful country. The people are friendly and amazingly courteous. Their geographical location on the planet has given them many advantages over other countries. The kind of marine life you will see here is different. The gulf ofThailand boasts of some of the best scuba diving inThailand. The warm tropical waters attract tourists and diving enthusiasts by the truckload. You can see some of the most beautiful coral reefs here like the East of Eden and Anita’s Reef in the Similan Islands that are home to a wide variety of marine life like clownfish, spotted garden eels, the temperamental and very territorial Trigger fish, stingrays and many more, besides the beautiful pinkish-white purple and blue coral of course.

Then you have the Koh Ma and Mae Had Reefs. Together, located off the Thai island of Koh Phangan, these two areas create the largest reef in the region. Being close to the shore, this fringing reef is ideal for snorkeling and beach diving. The jagged rocks and sharp corals stick out of the water, as, at its deepest point, the reef is only about 20 feet down. Divers need to be cautious here. The marine life again consists of clownfish, rabbit fish, grouper, stingray and seahorses.

So if diving in warm tropical water with some of the most beautiful marine life and some of the most gorgeous coral reefs known to mankind is your idea of a vacation then head to Thailand. With its visa on arrival policy, reasonable prices and a decent exchange rate, your holiday could not get any easier.

Happy Thailand-ing!

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