Koh Nang Yuan (Surat Thani)
Koh Nang Yuan (Surat Thani)
Located north of Koh Tao, the island is a combination of three small islands connected by a three-way stretch of pure white sands, offering a stunning view. The rich marine life, coral reef formation and snorkeling spot are what the island is known for. Accommodations and facilities are available with daily boat service to and from Koh Tao.
A secret waiting to be discovered and located only 15 minutes from Koh Tao. Nangyuan has one of the most beautiful beaches where you can sit and enjoy quiet sunsets on the beach, no cars or hustle or bustle.
It is place of tranquility and serenity and is a perfect place to unwind from the rigors of travel, or for the more adventurous a chance to dive into an exciting new experience.
Getting here "Koh Nang Yuan"
By Air & Ferry
The fastest connection to Koh Nang Yuan from Bangkok is via air to Chumphon Airport then a high speed catamaran to the island. Chumphon Airport is located 30km north of Chumphon town in Pathio District (alternative spelling Pathiu). It has direct multiple daily flights connections with Bangkok's Don Muang Airport. Nok Air operates 3 daily flights between Bangkok (Don Muang, DMK) and Chumphon Airport, Pathio District, Chumphon (CJM).
Nok Air offers daily flight+minivan services from Bangkok to Koh Nang Yuan v.v. by flying with Nok Air from Bangkok to Chumporn and transferred on a ferry to Ko Nang Yuan. This can be booked directly from their website. Services at the Airport. The airport has transit agents for onward travel to Chumphon and the island. Lomprayah has a counter at the airport offering direct connections to the pier for High Speed Catamaran transfer services between to Koh Nang Yuan and onto Koh Tao and Koh Phangan.
By boat from other islands in Chumphon Archipelago
There are two types of boat available:
Long boat taxi
from Ko Tao. This is likely to set you back 100 baht each way, though it may be possible to get a return trip for 100 baht total. Snorkeling day trips from Ko Tao start at 250 baht, including round trip boat fare.
High speed catamaran
Lomprayah catamaran which does trips from Chumphon to Ko Samui and Ko Samui to Koh Tao It is also possible to come here for a snorkeling day trip from Ko Samui for about 1200 baht, though this is questionable value considering that whilst the trip may take the whole day you are likely to spend only an hour here. If you are really interested in visiting here stay at least one night on Ko Tao. Note that visitors to Ko Nang Yuan island must pay a 100 baht fee (waived if you stay on the island). Note also that plastic bottles and cans are banned from the island. As water and other drinks in glass bottles cannot be purchased in Ko Tao (note: yes, they can, try any 7-11) it effectively means that liquid refreshments must be purchased at the restaurant on the island (at wildly inflated prices).
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