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Koh Yao Yai

| In the middle of Phang Nga Bay, equidistant to Phuket and the Krabi mainland, Phuket 82160, Thailand
+66 84 184 5805
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US$ 26.45*
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Ao Nang to Koh Yao Yai by Speedboat
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US$ 26.45*
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Koh Yao Noi to Phuket by Speedboat
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US$ 120.92*
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Day Trip to Phi Phi 6 Islands from Phuket
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| In the middle of Phang Nga Bay, equidistant to Phuket and the Krabi mainland, Phuket 82160, Thailand
+66 84 184 5805
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the boat across from Aopor Grand Marina, then transferred to a really old open truck - which was interesting - ddrove through beautiful scenery, and then went cycling past the rice fields. Had a go at making Kanomkrok a thai dessert, then had lunch...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I was at Koh Yao Yai in April 2017, staying at Santhiya Resort for 7 days. We only had rain twice, once was quite a decent storm which to be honest was quite an attraction, but didn't last long. The island is fairly remote and...More

3  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The only place we have been able to enjoy in Thailand without tourists all over. We enjoyed a private beach for a few hours thanks to Phuket Island Hopers. A paradise just for a few people!

2  Thank Javier C
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This island is stunning. We chose it as it did not seem too big and there was not a "party scene" compared to other islands. I can say that we were not disappointed. We hired scooters and spent a whole day riding around the island....More

2  Thank SherwoodBear
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Close to Phuket, only 40 min by boat. Nice island, nice people here. Visited in March, less people, very quite location.

Thank Jana K
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This was our lunch stop place for our tour and was really nice as we had the beach literally to ourselves. Water is cleaned but not clear enough for snorkelling.

1  Thank Erico2709
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Koh Yao Yai is a realatively small, undeveloped rural island with a few hotels, but don't let this put you off. The fact that it is quiet and still retains its rural charm is what makes it special. The island is mainly Muslim so there...More

1  Thank stanley10
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stayed on koh yao yai island for 5 nights, at Santhiya Resort with my husband Island was quiet and Quaint in comparison to our previous stays on this vacation- Ao Nang and Bangkok. It was just what we were hoping for, and made us happy...More

3  Thank s p
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A short speedboat ride will bring you to the lovely island of Koh Yao Yai. Sandwhiched inbetween Krabi and Phuket, this somewhat quiet island is the perfect getaway for people looking to avoid the mainstream tourist routes. We stayed at the Santhiya (which I will...More

2  Thank JonnyLindos
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had a short visit to this lovely island. There are some tourists but not many - a couple of little bars, cafes and restaurants but lovely local people with traditional housing and jungle surroundings. Great getaway if you wish to relax

Thank krezie23
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Hello, What is the best way to get from Phuket airport to Santhiya's Koh Yao Yai Resort? Our flight comes in at 18:20 on a Sunday, and due to the late time we are unable to make it onto Santhiya's complimentary shuttle service. Santhiya is offering us a private shuttle for nearly $300, which is entirely out of our price range. Any advice would be much appreciated!!
13 June 2017|
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Response from Mvsequity | Reviewed this property |
There are many independent transport companies. All you need is a private taxi to get the marina when you arrive at the airport, there are kiosks that can get you the over land transfer. At the Marina,There is a shared... More