Best Surf Spots In Thailand – Top 6 Spots To Catch A Wave

Best Surf Spots In Thailand – Top 6 Spots To Catch A Wave

Top 6 Surf Spots In Thailand To Catch A Wave

From one surfer to another surfer, we have the Best Surf Spots in Thailand.

Best Surf Spots in Thailand. Surfing in Thailand? Really?!? Yep, believe it or not, you can catch some pretty fun waves in Thailand. However, not all beaches offer equal wave quality, especially if you are a seasoned surfer. You need to know where to surf in Thailand, and when is the best time to surf in those areas.

So, from one surfer to another surfer, we have the answer to your question. Where are the best surf spots in Thailand:

1. Phuket

Phuket is arguably the best place to surf in Thailand with its variety of surf spots facing different directions topped with world class facilities.


  • Bangtao Beach (Recommended For: Beginners and Intermediate)
  • Surin Beach  (Recommended For: Intermediate & advanced)
  • Kamala (Recommended For: all levels)
  • Kata (Recommended For: all levels)
  • Patong (Recommended For: Beginners and Intermediate)

Best Months: May to November

Wave Height: 1-3 meters

2. Pakarang, Khao Lak, Phangnga

Khao Lak has become a popular surf spot with longboarders who enjoy a mellow wave. The development also of ‘Sunova Surf Factory’ located in the area has drawn the crowds to its epic surf shop, skatepark & cafe. Memories beach restaurant is one of Thailand’s iconic places and is a must to see & experience the chill Thai surf vibe.


  • Memories Beach

Recommended For: Beginner and intermediate

Best Months: April to December

Wave Height: 2 meters

3. Hua Hin

Close to Bangkok, Huahin is an easy weekend drive to score some end of season waves. The waves are small and super chill so for your first time, this could be a good spot to check out.


  • Khao Takiab Beach

Recommended For: Beginners

Best Months: November – January

Wave Height: 0.5 to 1.5 meters

4.Mae Ramphueng Beach, Rayong

Also a close drive from Bangkok, Rayong is a great spot for first timers & kids wanting to get a taste of Thai waves. This is a great spot to build confidence in the waves before planning your real surf trip to Phuket.


  • Mae Ramphueng Beach

Recommended For: Beginners

Best Months: June – September

Wave Height: 1 meter

5. Laem Sing Chanthaburi

Definitely not on the main tourist track, Chanthaburi is a palace to check out for those who want to explore & connect with a fun surf community there. Definitely check the forecast and make sure there will be some swell before you go as it’s not a quick drive.


  • Laem Sing

Recommended For: Beginners

Best Months: June – September

Wave Height: 1 meter

6. Koh Phayam

It’s a real surf adventure to Koh Payam. An island no the west coast near Myanmar. An island with no cars only motorbikes and one long beach which faces directly south and receives some decent swell


  • Ao Yai Beach

Recommended For: All levels

Best Months: May to December

Wave Height: 0.5 to 2 meters

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