4 kilometres in length, Koh Ngai Island’s costal area is mostly rocky, with a few sandy areas ideal for swimming. This island in the province of Krabi, Thailand, also provides great spots for fishing and just about any water sport. The mountain range at the far end of the island is covered in lush greenery. The gorgeous coral reefs easily accessible from here are a highlight of the area. Bird watching, mountain climbing and jungle trekking are some of the excursions offered.
With no roads built within it, getting around is mostly on foot or alternatively visitors are able to hire long tail boats. Although there are no scheduled ferries going to the island, it is easily accessible by a hired boat for a nominal fee. Most visitors spend an entire day on the island mesmerized by its beauty, and retire to the few resorts located ashore after catching a glimpse of the gorgeous sunset over the surrounding islands. Kayaking around the atoll is very popular among couples looking out for a romantic experience.
There are several resorts on the island that offer fresh Thai food or semi western dishes, Alternatively you can pack your own lunch or snacks and bring it along on the boat ride to the island. Most travellers reside in surrounding islands and visit this spot to indulge in the variety of outdoor activities it offers.
Whether you want to lie on the sandy shores and read a good book, or swim in the clear waters catching a glimpse of the magnificent corals you are sure to enjoy Koh Ngai Island. Unlike the overcrowded areas of Thailand such as the famous Pattaya beach and the overwhelming Bangkok streets, Koh Ngai is sure to awaken your senses. So what are you waiting for? Head over to paradise!
Krabi resorts are well geared to accommodate the soaring number of travellers to the area during the peak seasons, and provide lavish accommodation options along with exceptional service standards. A Trang resort that has earned a well loved reputation in the area is Anantara Si Kao Thailand. With its immaculate service standards and luxurious rooms and suites, it provides the perfect place to reside in once all that sun, sand and surf has worn you out.