Is it just us, or does Thailand get more colorful the farther south you go? From the brilliant blue-greens of the lagoons, to the tangy yellow of gaeng som curry, to the rainbow palette of the heritage buildings in Phuket Town, the south of Thailand is every bit the mesmerizing destination it’s cracked up to be. See what we mean in these 10 pictures below.

Paradise in Phi Phi

Paradise in Phi Phi (pic by Markus Stauffer)

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay

Rayavadee, Krabi

Rayavadee, Krabi (pic by @thesunsetcolada)

Hello there, picture-perfect beach!

Hello there, picture-perfect beach! (pic by @velledi_pinto)

Maya Bay from above

Maya Bay from above

Krabi, a rock-climbers' paradise!

Krabi, a rock-climbers’ paradise! (pic by @tl4b)

Is this paradise?!

Is this paradise?! (pic by @droneheroes)

Time out in Trang

Time out in Trang (pic by @m1schler)

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Home to some of Thailand's best resorts

Home to some of Thailand’s best resorts (pictured here: The Naka Island, Phuket)

What a view!

What a view! (pic by @alexkazachok)

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