Surat Thani Thailand Hotels Surat Thani Surat Thani
, or also referred as Surat
in short, is a southern province of Thailand facing the Gulf of Thailand to the east. It is located approximately 650 km south of Bangkok. Surat Thani means "City of Good People"
- the name given by King Rama VI for the locals' good faith in Buddhism.
Surat Thani may not be recognised widely as a tourist destination. However, it is home to many famous island resorts such as Koh Samui
, Koh Phangan
and Koh Tao
. Ferries to these islands are available from piers in Surat Thani, making the province a gateway to tropical vacation for many international visitors.
Various kinds of transportation are available to access Surat Thani. The southern railway connects Surat Thani and Bangkok. And Surat Thani International Airport caters to both scheduled domestic flights and chartered international flights. Surat Thani Hotel Reviews
| Surat Thani Map Other destinations in Surat Thani province Koh Samui
| Koh Phangan
| Koh Tao & Koh Nangyuan