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Phuket’s Nearby Islands

As the gateway to both the Andaman Sea and Phang Nga Bay, Phuket boasts many stunning islands with palm-fringed white sand beaches, surrounded by clear waters with great diving and snorkeling spots. Most islands are easy to get to on a day-trip or by chartering a boat, and many of the larger islands have accommodation making them ideal for an idyllic island getaway.

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  • Koh Hae - Coral Island

    Coral Island

    Known as Koh Hae in Thai, Coral Island acquired its English name from the Coral Island Resort located on the island. Of course... read more

    Coral Island

    Known as Koh Hae in Thai, Coral Island acquired its English name from the Coral Island Resort located on the island. Of course the island does possess some coral off its coastline with some good diving and snorkelling spots. Snorkelling here is well suited to... read more

  • Koh Lanta Island

    Koh Lanta Island

    Koh Lanta is actually a group of 52 islands that form the southernmost district of Krabi Province. The two largest islands, Koh... read more

    Koh Lanta Island

    Koh Lanta is actually a group of 52 islands that form the southernmost district of Krabi Province. The two largest islands, Koh Lanta Yai and Koh Lanta Noi (literally “Big Lanta” and “Little Lanta”) are separated by a narrow strait... read more

  • Koh Yao Island

    Koh Yao Islands

    Koh Yao is actually a pair of islands in the middle of Phang Nga Bay, almost equidistant from Phuket and Krabi. These are known... read more

    Koh Yao Islands

    Koh Yao is actually a pair of islands in the middle of Phang Nga Bay, almost equidistant from Phuket and Krabi. These are known as Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi (Big Yao Island and Little Yao Island respectively), and are seperated by a narrow strait. Koh Yao... read more

  • Phi Phi Island

    Phi Phi Island

    Located in Krabi Province, Phi Phi is 40km from Krabi and Phuket, approximately 1.5 hours by ferry. The worldwide exposure the... read more

    Phi Phi Island

    Located in Krabi Province, Phi Phi is 40km from Krabi and Phuket, approximately 1.5 hours by ferry. The worldwide exposure the island gained in the Hollywood film “The Beach” made what was already a famous holiday island even more popular.... read more

  • Koh Racha Island

    Racha Islands

    Lying about 20kms south of Phuket, the Racha Islands comprise two islands, Koh Racha Yai and Koh Racha Noi. To confuse matters... read more

    Racha Islands

    Lying about 20kms south of Phuket, the Racha Islands comprise two islands, Koh Racha Yai and Koh Racha Noi. To confuse matters they are also known as Koh Raya Yai and Koh Raya Noi (Yai means “big” in Thai and as you may have already guessed, noi... read more

  • Similan Islands

    Similan Islands

    The Similan Islands are a group of nine islands about 100kms northwest of Phuket. The area has been designated the Similan Marine... read more

    Similan Islands

    The Similan Islands are a group of nine islands about 100kms northwest of Phuket. The area has been designated the Similan Marine National Park. The Similans are famed for their spectacular underwater scenery and marine life, and is regarded as one of the top... read more

  • Surin Islands

    Surin Islands

    The Surin Islands (Mu Koh Surin) are one of South Thailand’s more remote island destinations. This has allowed them to... read more

    Surin Islands

    The Surin Islands (Mu Koh Surin) are one of South Thailand’s more remote island destinations. This has allowed them to remain largely unspoilt and undeveloped. Though the islands are well-known for great scuba diving and snorkelling, the natural scenery... read more