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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.

Fishing villages

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.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Koh Yao

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

    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.

    • Pool villas at the Evason Koh Yao

      Koh Yao Island Resort

      First Class

      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.

    • Ocean Deluxe Pool Villa, Six Senses Yao Noi

      Six Senses Yao Noi


      Koh Yao is still blissfully underdeveloped and the Six Senses brand provides every luxury with a unique blend of rustic charm and contemporary design.

    • View from The Paradise, Koh Yao


      First Class

      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.