How to Plan a Luxury Holiday Escape to Koh Yao Noi, Thailand

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Silent paradise on Ko Yao Noi, island in the middle of Phang Nga Bay
Silent paradise on Ko Yao Noi, island in the middle of Phang Nga Bay

Some vacationers are always on the lookout for that pristine, unspoiled island vacation
experience. There is something so calming and serene about footprint-free sand and
lonely shores. Koh Yao Noi, Thailand is such a place.

Koh Yao Noi island, situated in the Phang Nga Bay, is located close to all the most popular tourist attractions but far enough away to be a world of its own.

Weather in Koh Yao Noi

The weather is the only major concern as monsoon season poses some damages. Rains are likely between the months of June and November. There are times when it rains daily, anywhere from a mere trickle to a downpour.

While the rainy season can slow some activities, it can also be a great time to visit the island. The beaches are never so quiet and clean. The accommodations on Koh Yao Noi are known as being lavish, serene, and some of the most luxurious in the area.

The Phang Nga Bay seen from Pa Sai beach at low tide on Yao Noi island, called Koh Yao Noi in Thai, Phang Nga province, Thailand.
Pa Sai beach on Yao Noi island
How to Get to Kah Yao Noi

Most visitors come to Koh Yao Noi from Krabi, Phuket, and Koh Yao Yai.

From Krabi

It is an easy, enjoyable, one-hour journey from Krabi by ferry or a quick and exciting 20 minutes by speedboat. Seven ferries per day run from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. A few hundred baht per trip is the average cost. Learning how to get to Koh Yao Noi is easy but keep in mind, Krabi Town only has one outbound ferry per day. Visitors take a bus or taxi from the
airport to Thalen Pier to catch the ferry.

From Phuket

Phuket, Thailand is an action-packed city full of shopping, dining, and entertainment
venues. Sometimes it is nice to slip away to Kah Yao Noi and embrace the natural beauty and solitude. Leave by ferry or speedboat from Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi. Longtail boats are also available to those craving an authentic Thai experience. Phuket is 20 minutes from the airport where visitors can take a transport service, taxi, or a bus to the pier. It is a simple and quick trip no matter how you make it.

Choosing an Accommodation

There are myriad different types of accommodations on this beautiful island. Rental
homes are available for those who prefer a more singular lodging experience. Condos,
bungalows and hotel rooms are plentiful as well. Choose your accommodations based on your needs and desires. Amenities include beachside homes, private drives, concierge, WiFi, private baths and pools, and all manner of hotel services.

Young woman sitting in her bedroom in a tree house looking over the rainforest, shot in Thailand. Travel tourism eco friendly concept.Entertainment and Attractions

It is hard to tire of just enjoying the stunning natural beauty of this island but there are
many other things to do and see. Visit Big Tree and learn its haunting local legend. Try your hand at learning the ancient art of Muay Thai boxing. Go boating, kayaking, or
yachting. Check out the nightlife and visit one of the local restaurants for their exquisite
cuisine.

Koh Yao Noi is a striking island with much to enjoy. It doesn’t matter if you’re longing for a
quiet vacation alone with someone special or a wild time enjoying the clubs, restaurants, and shops, it isn’t hard to have the perfect vacation. Visitors preferring a resort on Koh Yao Noi are in luck with the amazing choices ahead of them. The holiday resort activities are fun for all members of the family making a visit anytime special.

Also read: Top 7 islands in Thailand you must check out

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