KOH YAO TRAVEL GUIDE AND TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Small Introduction To Ko Yao
Ko Yao is a district in the province of Phang Nga located in southern Thailand. Both Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai are 2 large islands located just a few kilometres away from Phuket.
Koh Yao is a beautiful resort island between Phuket and Krabi. Koh Yao comprises of 2 main islands namely Ko Yao Noi ("Small Long Island") and Ko Yao Yai.
Ko Yao Noi is more developed and much more commercialised between the two.
How To Go To Koh Yao?
Regular daily boat services From Phuket are available. Also most of the resorts on Koh Yao operate their own shuttle boats from Phuket.
Destination Air has daily flight services to Koh Yao using floatplanes.
What To See In Ko Yao Noi?
Ko Yao Noi has a mountainous area in the centre with surrounding beaches on either side.
Eastern part of the islnad is excellent choice for sea sports activities such as swimming and snorkeling while the western part of the island offers a rather picturesque blend of rice flats and mangrove trees.
What sea sports or other outdoor activities can I do in Koh Yao?
There are several activities available on the islands such as aricultural demonstrations (rubber and fishing), kayaking, hiking, snorkelling and swimming.
Rent sea kayaks and day trips to Koh Hong
There are shops around that offer sea kayaks for rent, though the hotel or bungalow that you stay will certainly offer these.
Not forgetting is the daytrips to the spectacular "Koh Hong" which are actually the amazing rocks facing the island.