You can have a very complete vacation in Thailand with Thie Suwai as your base. The central location offers many opportunities for wonderful excursions. For example, the Similan Islands, voted one of the 10 best dive sites in the world. The Similan Islands are nine granite islands covered with tropical jungle. These islands have something to offer for every diver, like coral gardens for adventurous snorkeling.
Nearby is the Phang Nga Bay, declared by UNESCO World Heritage Site. A natural phenomenon of breathtaking limestone formations rising from the sea. Khao Sok National Park is within one hour away. This is the oldest rainforest in the world where beautiful jungle safaris can be done, a must is a boat trip on the Lake Chieow in Khao Sok National Park. There are several temples nearby which are worth visiting, such as "the monkey temple and the temple of Biang Riang on a stunning location on a mountain.
For shopping, cinema or the busy nightlife sophisticated Phuket can be reached by car or taxi in one hour. There are also many short to do excursions such as elephant riding, mangrove canoeing and cycling. The area also has two 18-hole golf courses. These are on the sea.
The best time is the European winter but in summer it is also beautiful. Beach life and sea are slightly less nice, but the jungle and waterfalls are spectacular especially then.
TIP: Of course we will give you all kinds of tips for trips and we can assist with car hire etc. We always use a local Travel Centre. They are in downtown Khaolak and we have known them for years. They also know where we are on Saiyoi and can pick you up for an excursion for instance. But you can also rent a bike or car with them or they can drive you around to touristic places. They can also pick you up or drive you to the airport. If you need other assistance they will also help you.
Tip: You can find all information about excursions, golf courses and Phuket at: