About Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

The Koh Yao island group consists of 44 islands with a total area of 142 Square kilometers (one third of Phuket size). Koh Yao Noi (Little Long Island) and Koh Yao Yai (Big Long Island) are the two largest islands in the group. These 2 sleepy islands still enjoying a slow pace of life, located in Phang Nga Bay, only 30 minuteĀ boat ride away from the international resort island of Phuket.

 

Friendly locals

The moment you step on to these islands the usual stress and worries of everyday life melts away and the island pace of life gets a hold of you.

While Thailand is a predominantly Buddhist country these islands are mainly populated by peaceful Muslim communities that make a living from fishing, rice farming and rubber tree plantations. The recent arrival of tourism to these islands hasn’t affected the warm welcoming locals.

Yet undiscovered paradise

Koh Yao Yai is beautiful island and not yet discovered by tourist industry. People are surprised that it is still possible to find traditional way of life on the island in the touristic Andaman sea. Long beaches, heartbreaking bays, coconut trees, rubber tree farms, mangrove forests with its channels, that and more you will experience on Koh Yao Yai!

Stay on Yao Yai is highly recommended to families with kids, lovers, divers or people who seek absolute relax.

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Longtai boat going to Koh Yao Yai

Local Thai muslim woman with her baby

Lizard at Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Lizard at Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Elixir Divers at Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Lizard at Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Sunset at Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Sunset at Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Sunset at Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Fisherman’s Village, Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

Fisherman’s Village, Koh Yao Yai, Thailand

 

Yes, take me to Koh Yao Yai

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