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Spotify’s Best Beach Playlists

November 1, 2017
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Whether you’re the surfer type who loves his reggae or a lady with a fondness for some soft acid jazz by the beach, music is the perfect way to embellish a vacation. From creating a relaxing vibe to having some tunes to listen to while you scoot from one sight to another, Spotify is a godsend for music lovers. It becomes particularly handy when you’re on a vacation in somewhere like Phuket, when just the ride from the airport to the mainland is an hour long! Make your vacation that much better with our selection of the best Spotify playlists for a trip to the beach.


Beach Vibes

There’s just something about reggae and the beach that fits. If you’ve been to Thailand, you’ll know that the islands are famous for their reggae bars and abundance of Thai Rastafaris. The Beach Vibes playlist on Spotify is an eclectic mix of classic reggae tunes such as “Could You Be Loved” by Bob Marley interspersed with new-ska hits from Slightly Stoopid and Sublime. From dub classics by Katchafire to groovy reggae tracks by Toots and The Maytals, this playlist is a real keeper. It’s a 62-track reggae bliss, the perfect playlist for lounging by the beach or for driving by the ocean with the sunset in your rear-view mirror.


Beach Party

This selection is more suited for those who like something a little more upbeat and diverse. From classic rock tracks such as “All Summer Long” and “We Used to Be Friends” to dance tracks by Calvin Harris, Beach Party is a playlist that sets the mood for a big night out in Phuket. Kid Rock, the Dandy Warhols and Ariana Grande feature on the playlist, giving you an eclectic mix of international artists. Whether you’re headed to one of Phuket’s swanky new nightclubs or are gearing up for a big beach party, this is the perfect playlist for you.


Summertime Vibes

If you love the sultry sound of an acoustic guitar, this 157-track playlist is just what you need. Featuring contemporary artists like Jack Johnson and James Blunt to the legendary George Ezra, these smooth tunes are the ideal companions to lazy afternoons spent sipping cocktails and lounging by the pool. There’s nothing quite like the beach in summer time, which makes this playlist all the more fitting. The great news – it’s pretty much summer all year round in Phuket!


Chill Out Music – Ultimate Sunset Beach Playlist

This is one is for the chill out lovers who can’t resist some down-tempo tunes by the beach. Whether you’ve partied the night away and are retreating to the beach waiting for sunrise or just want something chilled out to fit your vibe, the name of this selection says it all – Ultimate Sunset Beach Playlist.  If you decide to have a quiet, romantic evening in your villa or holiday home, this playlist is perfect for setting the mood.


Beach House 2017


Found a beautiful Phuket apartments for rent for your vacation in the next few weeks? This playlist is perfect for when the sun sets and you’re looking to get the night started in style. Laden with groovy house tracks with overtones of funk and nu-disco, Beach House 2017 is the gold standard for setting the scene on a big night out in Phuket.


Nu Disco 2017

This playlist has got it all – funk, jazz overtones and a sweet disco vibe for the perfect holiday by the beach. Including international artists like Jamiroquai, Gigamesh, Satin Jackets and Franc Moody, Nu Disco 2017 is perfect for setting the mood for a number of occasions like a long drive or a party on the beach.


Beach Music

The title sums it up. There’s everything in this playlist from reggae and ska to indie rock and classic rock anthems. It’s the best selection for when you feel like a little bit of everything to run through your phone or Ipod. Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley feature prominently while there are tracks from artists like UB40, The Strokes, Jimmy Buffet, Bruno Mars, Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Ben Harper, The Eagles, Vampire Weekend and more. This playlist can be hummed by most of your friends if you decide to put it on the speakers.