Koh Yao Yai

Koh Yao Yai is a beautiful unspoiled island in Phang Nga Bay that not far from Phuket and Krabi, just a speedboat ride away from Phuket. Here you will freely roam on the long, soft white sand beaches, immerse yourself in the turquoise blue water, touch the brilliant coral reefs under the sea... Koh Yao Yai is famous for the limestone rocks in many shapes protrudes from the water that is about 500m from the shore and the sea is quiet and separate, very suitable for a vacation. Visitors can rent a sailboat to secluded areas for scuba diving, roam around the island on a motorbike and enjoy local dishes in roadside stalls with delicious Pad Thai and Thai curries.

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The interesting experiences you cannot miss when coming to Koh Yao Yai are:

  • Bathing in Son Bay Beach and Ao Muang Beach, where there are endless sandy beaches, crystal clear water and extremely deserted tourists.
  • Explore the world in the ocean with world-class diving sites such as Shark Point, Anemone Reef or King Cruiser Wreck...
  • Enjoy the delicious seafood of the sea prepared in a Thai style when you come to Ban Rim Nam restaurant right at Klong Hia pier.

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Getting to Koh Yao Yai is very easy, you just need to take a taxi or private car to Bangrong Pier in the north of Phuket island then board a speedboat to Klong Hia Pier on Koh Yao Yai. The price of a bullet train ticket is about $5.8 per person. It takes about 20 minutes from Phuket and about 45 minutes from Krabi to Koh Yao Yai.

Best time to visit Koh Yao Yai is from November to April next year when the climate is very pleasant and dry and the temperature is not too hot. (read more: Best time to visit Thailand)

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