10 Popular islands near Phuket

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10 Popular islands near Phuket

1.Hey Island
is a small island located at the southern tip of Phuket and about 10 kilometers from the coast of Phuket Island, only 15 minutes by speedboat. The integrity of nature can be called almost 100%. Coral Island also has a rare coral species. Lettuce Coral Staghorn corals, plate corals, as well as a variety of marine fish species. Anyone who likes snorkeling to appreciate the beauty of the Andaman Sea, then Must not miss! Amazing underwater activities like underwater walking or even popular water activities like Play banana boat or even parasailing See the view of Koh Hey from a high angle, etc.

2.Coconut island
Anyone who is looking for an island in Phuket for changing the atmosphere or being close to the nature of the sea and not too far from Phuket Island. Coconut Island can be called an island that answers this question very well. Because with the distance traveled from Phuket to the east only 2 km. Ideal for those who do not like to travel long distances by boat, this coconut island has an area of ​​approximately 2,620 rai and most areas of this coconut island are filled with coconut plantations. On this island, there are fishermen and rubber farmers who have lived for a long time. Including a tourist center, restaurants, bungalows and a luxury 5-star hotel, Island Escape by Burasari, which recently opened. Ideal for couples or families looking for peace. and want to be close to nature in a private villa accommodation on Coconut Island

3.Koh Mai Thon
If talking about an island in Phuket that has a lot of tourists traveling to the top, it would be impossible to be an island. If not Koh Mai Ton, a small island with a peaceful atmosphere. The fine white sand beach contrasts with the bright blue sea water, making it known as the Maldives of Thailand. It is located about 9 kilometers southeast of Phuket town and can be reached by boat in just 20 minutes. Diving to appreciate the beauty of the underwater world. because as you know Koh Mai Ton is known for its excellent coral snorkeling and is teeming with anemones, nemo fish and many types of other marine fish.

4.Racha Island
Racha Island is an island consisting of Racha Yai Island and Racha Noi Island. Both of these islands are located in the south of Phuket. And the distance between them is about 11 kilometers. Koh Racha is one of the most famous diving spots in Thailand. Why is Racha Island a popular destination for divers from all over the world

5.Koh Siray
many people may not be familiar with the name of Koh Siray. Koh Sirey is not that big and has an area of ​​about 20 square kilometers only. Located in the south-east of Phuket Island and located about 4 kilometers from Phuket Town, you can easily get there by just crossing the bridge over the Tha Chin Canal. On Koh Siray, this is ideal for anyone who wants to learn and see the local fisherman’s way of life at Cape Takkae. In addition, on Siray Island is also home to a luxury resort like The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket, a resort with a peaceful atmosphere. Private and also has 3 large infinity pools for you to admire the panoramic view of the Phuket sea.

6.Koh Khai Phang Nga
Koh Khai is a small island located in Ko Yao District, Phang Nga Province, only 20 minutes from Phuket. There are 3 islands in Koh Khai: Koh Khai Nai, Koh Khai Nok and Koh Khai Nok. These three islands are popular with tourists who love to snorkel and see coral reefs and other creatures as well as having fine white sandy beaches. The sea water is so clear that you can see the sea clearly throughout the island.

7.Koh Phi Phi
Krabi has reached the Andaman Sea. If you don’t stop by to admire the beauty of the precious jewels of the Andaman Sea like Koh Phi Phi or Phi Phi Islands located in Muang District. Krabi Province or the southeast of Phuket Island. It would be a shame, not least because it is well known that this Phi Phi Islands. In addition to being a popular tourist destination with hundreds of thousands of Thai tourists visiting every year, there are also many foreigners from around the world who come to admire the beauty of the emerald green sea. The white sand beach is also ranked as one of the top 10 most beautiful islands in the world.

8.James Bond Island, Khao Tapu, Phang Nga
Koh Tapu or Koh Tapu is one of the most famous islands in Thailand. Khao Tapu was used as a filming location for the world’s legendary action movies such as Tiger 007 or James Bond 007. The name of James Bond Island ever since. Moreover Koh Tapu has also been hailed as a World Class Destination where tourists from all over the world come to take pictures with the rocky mountain that stands out uninterruptedly near Khao Phing Kan during the year. past

9.Surin Islands National Park Phang Nga
who likes to snorkel. Admire the beauty of coral reefs and marine life. Must not miss! Stop by and check in. Experience diving at one of the world’s top 10 most beautiful islands, such as Mu Ko Surin National Park, Phang Nga Province. Moreover, this park is ready to open for Thai tourists to see. The beauty of marine nature on October 15 – May 15 every year.

10.Similan Islands National Park Phang Nga, Similan Islands National Park An archipelago located in Tambon Koh Phra Thong. Khura Buri District, Phang Nga Province, with an area of ​​more than 80,000 rai, where the word Similan comes from the Bahasa Malay root that means nine, which means that of the Similan Islands with all 9 small islands together. These include Huyong Island, Payan Island, Miang Island, Payang Island, Payu Island, Skull Island, Ba Ngu Island and Similan Island. The Similan Islands National Park is known as another beautiful diving spot and worth going to admire yourself because every year the Similan Islands National Park is open for tourists to visit only. Only during the period 15 October – 15 May only.