Visit Koh Yao, Thailand
The islands of Koh Yao are in the middle of Phang Nga Bay.
Resorts of Koh Yao
There are three resorts on the island and they can be reached by speedboat from either Phuket or Krabi. Koh Yao Noi lies to the north of the larger Koh Yao Yai and is refreshingly unspoilt.
The islands' population of around 4,000 is scattered amongst several small fishing villages. This is an intimate, peaceful and ideal place for a relaxing getaway.
Suggested Koh Yao itinerary
This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Koh Yao, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Koh Yao
Places & hotels on the map
Places near Koh Yao
- Phuket 35 kilometers away
- Krabi 36 kilometers away
- Koh Phi Phi Don 47 kilometers away
- Khao Sok National Park 54 kilometers away
- Khao Lak 75 kilometers away
- Koh Lanta 85 kilometers away
- Khanom 186 kilometers away
- Koh Samui 219 kilometers away
- Koh Phangan 237 kilometers away
- Koh Tao 259 kilometers away
Photos of Koh Yao
Accommodation choices for Koh Yao
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Koh Yao. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
The Paradise, Koh Yao is a first-class hotel situated in the remote north of Koh Yao Noi. It boasts wonderful views of the limestone islets of Phang Nga Bay and being in close proximity to the hub of Phuket.
Koh Yao is still blissfully underdeveloped and the Six Senses brand provides every luxury with a unique blend of rustic charm and contemporary design.
A lovely, unassuming property boasting 15 beautifully appointed palm-roofed cottages. The spa facilities are excellent, and for the more active, there is a choice of watersports.