How to Have Thailand’s Most Idyllic Islands (Almost) All to Yourself

February 14, 2015 2:17 AM

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How to Have Thailand’s Most Idyllic Islands (Almost) All to Yourself

MY DREAM OF visiting Thailand’s islands was as vivid as it was specific: I would walk along an empty beach, its sand as white and fine as sifted flour, beneath soaring rock walls. I would wade into a cerulean sea so clear that I could make out the chips in my toenail polish. And I would be profoundly, blissfully alone.

This long-held fantasy was born some 15 years ago, when I first saw “The Beach,” the Leonardo DiCaprio film that put Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands on the map. I have since fueled this reverie by perusing countless Thailand travel blogs and Instagram posts showing shimmering, desolate coves and empty be...

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