In order to know when to go to Thailand to enjoy the best diving and snorkelling spots, it is necessary to know the seasons linked to the western and eastern coasts.
On the west coast, in the Andaman Sea, the best weather is between November and the end of April. There is minimal chance of rain and the sun is at its best. On the east coast, in the Gulf of Thailand, the best season is from February to August.
Fans of underwater exploration must head over to Phuket. In addition to its idyllic beaches where white sand and translucent sea seem to form a postcard landscape, the island is also famous for its wonderful diving spots. It’s warm and clear waters are home to magnificent coral reefs and rocky formations where colourful marine vegetation abounds.
For travellers wishing to explore a preserved landscape and get away from the crowds, head to the small island of Koh Phi Phi Leh, which boasts majestic beauty. Totally uninhabited, it is frequented only by curious divers and tourists. One meets there all kinds of aquatic creatures: **manta ray, whale shark, zebra shark, barracuda, giant grouper... A paradise for sea lovers.