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Thai Beach Vocabulary Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

We’ve been talking a lot about the islands and beaches of Thailand, and for good reason – that’s why most people travel to the Kingdom of Smiles. From scuba diving on Ko Tao, to the Full Moon Party madness of Ko Pha-Ngan, to the fabulous beaches of Krabi province, there are countless places for a sun-and-sand-filled vacation in Thailand. While we love introducing you to awesome spots across the country, we also need to teach you some Thai on here. Get ready for your big vacation in Thailand by learning 20 Thai words about going to the beach:

Thailand beaches

So many beaches, so little time!

  • holiday/vacation (วันหยุด wan yùt)

  • beach (ชายหาด chaai hàat)

  • swim (ว่ายน้ำ wâai náam)

  • relax (ผ่อนคลาย pòn klaai)

  • bathing suit (ชุดว่ายน้ำ chút wâai náam)

  • sunglasses (แว่นตากันแดด wâen dtaa gan dàet)

  • hat (หมวก hŏm wók)

  • beach towel (ผ้าขนหนูชายหาด pâa kŏn nŏo chaai hàat)

  • sunscreen (ครีมกันแดด kreem gan dàet)

  • sunbathe (อาบแดด àap dàet)

  • diving (การดำน้ำ gaan dam náam)

  • seafood (อาหารทะเล aa hăan tá-lay)

  • shopping (ชอปปิ้ง chôp-bpîng)

  • hotel (โรงแรม rohng raem)

  • spa (บ่อน้ำแร่ bòr náam râe)

  • massage (นวด nûat)

  • restaurant (ร้านอาหาร ráan aa-hăan)

  • bar (บาร์ baa)

  • beer (เบียร์ bia)

  • cocktail (ค็อกเทล kók-tayn)

What’s your favorite beach you’ve been to in Thailand? We’d love to hear from you, so leave us a comment below and tell us!

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.