Phuket Area Guide
Islands Around Phuket (เกาะต่างๆ รอบภูเก็ต)
Islands Around Phuket
Islands Around Phuket
What to do in Islands Around Phuket?
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Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and have many tropical islands that surround Phuket, there are in total of 39 islands around Phuket. Islands around Phuket such as Koh Racha, Koh Lone, Koh Mai Thon, etc. are ideal for diving, snorkeling and fishing. Besides, there are many other islands which are in Phang-nga or Krabi provinces.
How to get there?
You can also take a trip with a submarine to discover the colorful marine lives under the sea or you should hire a long-tail boat or a speedboat or charter and island-hopping tour for the day. Chalong Bay and Rawai Beach are places where such boats can be found in abundance.

The organized tours are good as they include your transfer from your hotel to the pier, and then collect you from the pier and take you back to your hotel. However have accommodations are available on a number of the islands - some of it rustic, some very exclusive.
Mu Koh Phi Phi National park Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park
Is an archipelago of six islands which consists of Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Le as the major islands. The superb scenery of the islands includes high hills with jutting cliffs surrounded by marvelous beaches and emerald sea, hiding underneath a bank of coral reefs and colorful marine life. Phi Phi Islands are located about 48 Km southeast from Phuket, and can be reached by boat In between 1.30 - 3 hours depending on the type of boat you take. Boats leave from Phuket, Ao Nang and the Chao Far Pier in Krabi Town everyday.
Location: 79 Moo 5, Ao Nang, Mueang, Krabi
Contact: Tel: 0 7563 7200, 0 7566 1145
Opening Hours: Daily from 06.00 am. - 06.00 pm. (The park will be closed during 16 May - 14 November every year for visitors safety. )
Mu Koh Similan National Park Mu Koh Similan National Park
Mu Koh Similan National Park is a group of islands located approximately 100 kilometers north-west of Phuket. There are a total of nine granite islands covered with tropical jungle and surrounded by chalk white beaches and crystal clear blue water, that offers some of the best diving in Thailand and the world. Similan is corrupted from the Malay Sembilan and means nine.
Location: 93 Moo 5, Phetkasem Rd., Lamkaen, Thai Mueang, Phang Nga
Contact: Tel: 0 7645 3272
Opening Hours: Daily from 06.00 am. - 06.00 pm. (The park will be closed during 1 May - 31 October every year for visitors safety.)
Queen Sirikit Park Mu Koh Surin National Park
This is a group of five islands situated close to the marine boundary between Burma and Thailand. The shallow channel between the two principal islands - about two meters at high tide-has one of the most remarkable panoplies of coral reef life to be found anywhere. Scuba gear is by no means necessary to get a good look at the reefs, a mere snorkel and mask is sufficient. It is making this a perfect destination for those who would like to have the experience of diving but have no time for a scuba course.
Location: Surin National Park, Ko Phra, Khuraburi, Phang Nga
Contract: Tel: 0 7647 2145, 0 7647 2146
Opening Hours: Daily from 06.00 am. - 06.00 pm. (The park will be closed during 1 May - 31 October every year for visitors safety.)
Fishing @ Ban Raya Resort & SpaFishing @ Ban Raya Resort & Spa
Fishing Racha Yai Island offers the famous game fishing such as Tuna, Rainbow Runner, Wahoo or sailfish. Lots of them are around the Koh Racha Yai. You can hire a boat for fishing with full equipment or try going out with local people for native fishing style.
Location: Ban Raya Resort & Spa, 7/26 M.3, Rassada, Mueang, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676108/
Horse Racing @ Ban Raya Resort & Spa Horse Racing @ Ban Raya Resort & Spa
Raya Horse Riding Club offers a wonderful expedition through the untouched nature of the beautiful region around Raya Yai Island. Our experienced guides organize horse riding trips along the beautiful coconut plantations and across scenic sandy beaches. There are calm gentle horses available for beginners and children are also welcome.
Location: Ban Raya Resort & Spa, 7/26 Moo 3, Rassada, Mueang, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676108/
Snorkeling Raya Dive Center
Let’s enjoy scuba diving on the beautiful island of Racha Yai. Raya Dive Center offer the experience of the scuba diving for all level divers with depths ranging from 5 to 30 meters, the variety of colorful fish and coral is simply amazing around Racha Yai Island.
Location: Ban Raya Resort & Spa, 7/26 Moo 3, Rassada, Mueang, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676108/
Koh Yao Noi
Channel 7 StadiumKayaking @ Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort
Exploring the nearby beaches and bays. Grab a kayak from the rack and explore the beaches and little bays that are right near the resort.

Location: Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort & Spa, 24 Moo 4, Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676516/
Rock Climbing @ Paradise Koh YaoRock Climbing @ Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort
We offer half day, full day or multiday rock climbing instruction. You can choose a morning or afternoon course. If you have never rock climbed before, we offer an introductory course which provides instruction and safety briefings before heading out to our beginner routes. For the experienced climber, our guides have exclusive access to nearly 50 climbs on Koh Yao and the neighboring islands.
Location: Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort & Spa, 24 Moo 4, Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676516/
Coconut Island
The Tamarind RestaurantThe Tamarind Restaurant
The Tamarind Restaurant, offers sumptuous Thai and Western cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The dining area offers spectacular panoramic views of Phang Nga Bay, assuring a great tropical ambiance in which to enjoy your excellent meal.
Location: The restaurant located at The Village Coconut Island, 51/7 Moo 6, Koh Kaew, Mueang, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676474/
Opening Hours: Daily from 07.00 am. - 10.00 pm.
Seaview RestaurantSeaview Restaurant
Beach front restaurant offers Thais, European and Asian cuisine served with fresh seafood and well-selected ingredients. Varieties of wines from many wine yards around the world are available for your pleasure dining.
Location: The restaurant is located at Coral Island Resort, 48/11 Chofa Rd., Moo 9, Chalong, Mueang, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676276/
Opening Hours: Daily
The Sea Breeze restaurant and bar The Sea Breeze restaurant and bar
The Sea Breeze restaurant and bar is a pavilion style structure where breakfast, lunches and diners are served in a relaxing, cozy and comfortable atmosphere. Offer Continental, American or Asian Breakfast, European Cuisine, Thai Cuisine, Seafood Specialties, Charcoal Grill, A la Carte Menu and Set Lunches & Diners, Picnics Boxes, Comprehensible Wine list and Cocktail Selection, Thai Cooking Classes, etc.
Location: The restaurant is located at Baan Mai Cottages & Restaurant, 35/1 Moo 3, Koh Lone, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676189/
Opening Hours: Daily from 07.00 am. - 11.00 pm.
Pum Thai RestaurantPum Thai Restaurant
Pum Restaurants emphasise simplicity, in fact, we have simplified simplicity. Our dishes are based on traditional Thai cuisine adapted for a modern, fast paced world; quick, simple and always delicious you can enjoy our dishes at any occasion.
Location: 125/40 Moo 7, Koh Phi Phi, Krabi
Contact: Tel: 0 7560 1425; Website: www.th.pumthaifoodchain.com
Opening Hours: Daily from 11.00 am. – 09.00 pm.
Big Tree TerraceBig Tree Terrace
Big Tree Terrace is situated just steps from the beach, fitted into an old frangipani tree. Weather permitting, at an open air setting, BBQs are held in evenings, at last light, with the sound of the waves, and the view is of the spectacular sun setting over the Andaman Sea. Daily freshest seafood, caught in local waters, grilled over charcoal, the ambience is one of understated yet romantic.
Location: The restaurant located at Koyao Island Resort, 24/2 Moo 5, Koh Yao Noi, Koh Yao, Phang Nga
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676503/
Opening Hours: Daily
Seafood TerraceSeafood Terrace
The main restaurant of the Paradise Koh Yao is nestled between shady trees, right on the beach with a covered area and additional seating out on the open beach overlooking Phang Nga Bay, Southern Thailand.

As a tropical island resort restaurant, naturally the menu features prominently an extensive variety of fresh seafood accompanied by various sauces and condiments. In addition, there is a large choice of freshly prepared Thai dishes, snacks and salads.
Location: The restaurant located at Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort & Spa, 24 Moo 4, Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676516/
Opening Hours: Daily from 07:30 am. - 11.00 pm.
Al FrescoAl Fresco
The "Al Fresco" Restaurant is also located right on the beach with additional seating in the sand in the shade of palms or coconut trees. It's a relaxing, casual restaurant presented in a refreshing contemporary style with a pizza oven as special feature near the main seating area. The cuisine is light Mediterranean, from exquisite starters over mouthwatering pasta to real Italian ice cream. And all this with the most stunning view over Phang Nga Bay. Bon appetit.
Location: The restaurant located at Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort & Spa, 24 Moo 4, Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga
Contact: Website:  www.sawadee.com/hotel/676516/
Opening Hours: Daily from 07.00 pm. - 11.00 pm.
Lone Island (Koh Lone)
Thai Massages at Baan Mai Cottages & Restaurant Thai Massages at Baan Mai Cottages & Restaurant
Our experience masseuse will await for you with a selection of Physical Massage, Oil Massage or Foot Reflexology.
Location: Baan Mai Cottages & Restaurant, 35/1 Moo 3, Lone Island, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676189/
Opening Hours: Daily from 09.00 am. - 05.00 pm.
Raya Yai (or Racha) Islands
Anumba SpaAnumba Spa
Spa area : 2320 Sq.m, Surrounded by lush landscaping; 4 spacious air-condition VIP couple's suite/aroma room each with personal terrazzo plunge pool, steam and shower room, separate change room/ locker area and outdoor rain shower.
Location: The Racha, 42/12-13 Moo 5, Rawai, Mueang, Phuket
Contact: Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676293/
Green Sari SpaGreen Sari Spa
Green Sari Spa is opposite front desk , after diving or swimming try tradition Thai massage , a treatment massage or repair your skin after the sun there for a perfect relaxation beneath a calm atmosphere.
Location: Ban Raya Resort & Spa, Racha Yai Island, Phuket
Contact: Website:www.sawadee.com/hotel/676108/
Yao Noi Island (Koh Yao Noi)
Paradise Tropical SpaParadise Tropical Spa
Our specially designed Tropical Spa provides a truly relaxing and revitalizing experience. Each ritual is devised to take you on a journey deep within. Paradise Tropical Spa offers you a glimpse into Asian secrets of health, wellbeing and beauty tips passed down through the generations of island life to capture the senses of sight, sound, smell, taste, touch and connection to spirit. Our skilled therapists are dedicated to our guest’s health and comfort, and they only use natural products.
Location: 4 Moo 4, Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga
Contact: Tel: 0 7658 4450; Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676516/
Nakha Island
Spa NakaSpa Naka
Imagine calm, warming environment, where deep physical and metal relaxation is achieved within minutes. Realize this very state with a unique one to one Watsu experience, combining shiatsu pressure points, gentle stretches and the absence of gravity to help alleviate those aches and pains and keep us on track for the challenges day to day life can throw at Spa Naka.
Location: 32 Moo 5, Paklok, Thalang, Naka Yai Island, Phuket
Contact: Tel: 0 7637 1400
Ice Bar At The Racha Ice Bar @ The Racha
The perfect place for a cocktail while listening to your favourite songs performed by our band.
Location: The Racha, 42/12-13 Moo 5, Rawai, Mueang, Phuket 83130
Contact: Tel: 0 7635 5455; Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676293/
Opening Hours: Daily from 06.00 pm. - 01.00 am.
Type: Beer Bars
Riding Pub Riding Pub @ Ban Raya Resort & Spa
Riding Pub is located at Horse Riding Club facing the Palm View and life style of the horses – a place you can enjoy soft drinks and snacks.
Location: Ban Raya Resort & Spa, 7/26 Moo 3, Rassada Rd., Mueang, Phuket 83000
Contact: Tel: 0 7635 5563, Fax: 0 7635 4682; Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676108/
Opening Hours: Daily from 10.00 am. - 02.00 am.
Type: Lounge Bars
Sundowners @ Paradise Sundowners @ Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort & Spa
Sundowners is the perfect location to finish the day with a cocktail and watch the sun set. Have a drink and socialize with other guests after dinner and enjoy our live music entertainment on some evenings during the week. They offer a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and our bar tenders also mix special tropical cocktails for you to enjoy. This is the place to meet in the evening and have some fun!
Location: Paradise Koh Yao Beach Resort & Spa, 24 Moo 4, Koh Yao, Phang Nga
Contact: Tel: 0 7658 4450; Website: www.sawadee.com/hotel/676516/
Type: Beer Bars