Koh Nang Yuan is one of Thailand’ most attractive destinations, it owns a sandy road which linking two islands, where you take a stroll from a side to the other.
Koh Nang Yuan is a town in Southern Thailand which located in Surat Thani, dubbed as the famous snorkeling spot of the golden temple. With the modest width, most tourists have come here all chose the day tour because there are not many accommodation in this destination. In addition, regulations on sanitation, the opening hour of this island are also more stringent than the other.
To get to Koh Nag Yuan, you can take a bus with bed from Bangkok cause of it will take you about 10 hours to arrive to the airport. This is the most convenient way to get to from the Don Muong Airport to Surat Thani Airport cause of it is quick and tireless, you won’t be exhausted of travel long distance. One way ticket price is about 15~16$ if you hunt for the promotion of the domestic airline. It fluctuates up and down depends on the time of the time you book the ticket.
Located on the road to Koh Tao, the island is renowned as one of the most scenic diving spots in Thailand, so most travelers choose to spend the night in Koh Tao and spend a day to get to Koh Nang Yuan to play. Or you can buy the train ticket to get here directly.
When you get off boat at Koh Nang Yuan, you have to pay a fee of 100 baht / person (about 3$) to enter the island. Also all plastic items, nylon bags ... things that can affect the marine environment are not allowed to carry on the island.
Koh Nang Yuan is a shallow water, so the snorkeling service here is very developed with the price is reasonable. You only have to pay about 100-150 baht / person (3-5$) to rent diving equipment and then freely explore the beach as you like.
Between 10am and 3pm is the rush hours, the island is filled by crowds, who arrived to this island for travel purpose, and the diving area is covered by the color of the orange life jackets. Hence you should go early to avoid crowds.
Unlike many other beaches, you are not allowed to spread your towel by yourself and lie on the beach eating on the shore but have to rent a sunbathing chairs for 150 baht / seat (about 5$) if you want to rest.
You can also climb to the top of View Point, located on the opposite side of Koh Nang Yuan to hunting for the panoramic view. The feeling of the narrow, high stairs conquest to see the vast ocean is memorable.
Koh Nang Yuan has only one resort with separated and quite space, which is suitable for couples. This is also the only place where sell food on the island. However, the price is higher than the other Thai restaurants. After 5 pm the island will be closed, only guests staying at this resort will able to stay overnight.