Ko Lipe

Ko Lipe (sometimes spelled Koh Lipe) is outside of the jurisdiction of Tarutao National Park, and as such is exempt from certain laws prohibiting development. It is surrounded by uninhabited islands of the Butong Archipelago. The island is home to about 500 Chao Ley, or Sea Gypsies, who were given a grant to half of the island […]

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Ko Nang Yuan

Ko Nang Yuan is a small island very close to Ko Tao. It is famous for its diving spots and its great snorkeling beach. Many day trippers come from the islands of Ko Tao, Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Samui, as well as from Surat Thani and Chumphon on the Thai mainland. Getting there: The fastest connection to Koh Nang Yuan from Bangkok is via air […]

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Ko Tao Diving

The island is geared towards diving tourists more than backpackers on a budget and offers both basic through luxury accommodation. There are hardly any currents and a wide selection of dive sites and dive shops, schools and resorts. Ko Tao is a small island of approximately 21 km² and receives over a 100,000 visitors per […]

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Ko Pha Ngan Beaches

Ao Nai Wok — Also known as Baan Manali Beach from the hotel of the same name, is a quiet bay with a long white sandbar in front of it. It is the first bay to the north of Thong Sala (just 7 mins walk) and one of the best areas for sailing, windsurfing or kayaking. […]

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Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Koh Samui

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Koh Samui Gliding through the warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand, viewing the exotic marine & coral life, and riding the speedboats before diving in the clear waters offer aquatic freedom in the wondrous underwater world like no other activity. This makes snorkeling and scuba diving the best things […]

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