Tile is offered in many materials, sizes, shapes, patterns and colours so the versatility is endless and can really be strictly functional or really make a design impact.
Ceramic tiles are the most common type and offer the widest variety. Porcelain tiles typically cost more than ceramic but would be considered stronger and often come in larger formats than ceramic. Natural stone and marble are also an option but are more expensive and trickier to work with. Additionally, natural tiles may be more porous and need to be sealed. However, there are many realistic faux alternatives to select from that look natural.
Tile is still the number one choice for wet areas such as bathrooms as they are easier to clean, non-porous when glazed/sealed and resistant.