Home to stunning natural landscapes rich in beauty and biodiversity, Thailand offers idyllic nature escapes both on land and surrounding the wide expanse of blue that surrounds the country’s islands. Since the seas around Thailand are rich in marine life as well, these areas are also perfect for such activities as snorkelling and diving. Among the many nature getaways one can visit and explore, is the enchanting island known as Ko Nang Yuan.
Set amidst Southern Thailand’s stunning Central Gulf Coast, the island is located only around 15 minutes from Ko Tao. Popular for its dive sites, Ko Nang Yuan makes an ideal day excursion for those staying at such islands as Koh Samui and Ko Pha Ngan. It is also home to one of the most scenic beaches in the region and provides a coastal sanctuary where you can just spend lazy days lying in the sand, soaking up the sun and watching the world go slowly by. As the day draws to a close you can enjoy a relaxed walk on the beach with the one you love as you witness spectacular sunsets.
Those looking to explore the area can take to the sea on a diving adventure. You can take part in a variety of tours which are accompanied by qualified dive guides. Afternoon dives and shark dives at sunrise are among the activities available, offering you plenty of opportunities to discover the fascinating world that lies beneath the waves. It is also possible to receive dive certification through training and refresher courses that are ideal for beginners. If you are looking for more relaxed activities when at the island then try your hand at such recreational pursuits as snorkelling and sea kayaking which can be enjoyed by young and old alike.
Not to be missed when on Ko Nang Yuan is walking along the beach and making your way atop the South Island, where gorgeous panoramic views await visitors at the summit.
Those planning to make trips to Ko Nang Yuan from Koh Samui can stay at a Samui hotel such as Anantara Bophut Koh Samui which features contemporary accommodation by the sea along with a wealth of leisure facilities. This Samui resort also lets you enjoy the very best the island has to offer including water sports.