At first glance. golfing and the ocean do not seem to go together.

        However, when you combine this popular sport with extraordinary beauty of the Andaman Sea and its long coastline, what you get is a golfing experience unlike anywhere else on earth.         

Thailand 's southern provinces of

        Phuket, Phangnga and Krabi have long been the destinations of people looking for rest and relaxation. Sea, sand and sun are in abundance, complementing great seafood, unspoiled national parks and a unique culture. For those that pursue an active lifestyle and enjoy the challenges of gofing, the three provinces offer perhaps the utimate high.         

Phuket, Phangnga and Krabi all have world-class golf courses some designed by renowed international architects and star golfers.

        The courses are set among a variety of exciting surroundings like amidst green mountains and by the azure sea. Wherever they are, all have modern facilities and impeccable services. Green and caddie fees are always very affordable. Some courses boast excellent cuisine and accommodation. All can cater to any program for groups large and small.         

Traditional massage reached the peak of popularity

        in the early 18th century. King Rama III, great-grandfather of the present monarch, had all available knowledge on the subject gathered and inscribed on stone slabs. These now stand in a corner of the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), along with stone figures of rishis demonstrating various massage postures. You can try this ancient therapy in its original form at the temple; masseuses trained at Wat Pho massage school offer their service seven days a week at very reasonable prices.         

This publication gives you valuable insight into the golf courses in the three provices

        but there is nothing that can compare to actually playing on one, or a few, of them. We believe that after one visit, you will likely return for more glorious golfing by the Andaman Sea.