Located in the Trang Province of Thailand is the scenic and quaint district of Si Kao. Known for being a relaxing getaway for tourists, Si Kao is a quiet and beautiful destination with many attractions such as tranquil beaches, caves and rock formations, enchanting islets, and many other breathtaking natural features. The Anantara Si Kao Resort, is a highly recommendable luxury resort, which is ideal for those visiting Si Kao and a great alternative to a Krabi resort hotel.
Among the many popular natural attractions of Si Kao is the awe-inspiring Hat Chao Mai National Park. The Hat Chao Mai National Park is one of the largest parks in Si Kao, with a total area of over 230km2. This vast open space is known for its serenity and scenic beauty, and is therefore extremely popular amongst the locals and tourists. Since, the park has its own coastal stretch the Hat Chao Mai National Park is great for almost all outdoor activities, making it a place you simply must visit.
Established as a national park in 1982, the Hat Chao Mai National Park consists of vast open plains, towering lime stone hills with caves, and a 20km stretch of pristine beach, dotted with some beautiful islands. The lovers of the beach will sure enjoy the highlight beaches of the park; San Beach, Yao Beach, and Pak Meng Beach. For the more adventurous types, exploring the Chao Mai Caves will offer quite a bit of excitement. Don’t be surprised to see a moderate variety of wildlife as well, as the park is home to dugongs, pangolins, black-necked storks, white-bellied sea eagles, otters and barking deer. Planning an excursion to the islands off the coast, such as Koh Waen, Koh Chao, and Koh Muk also offers some great experiences. Be it aqua activities, island hopping, trekking, bird watching or just absorbing the serenity of nature, this national park offers you the opportunity to do it all.
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