Is that your hammock? Ko Ra, Southern Thailand

Is that your hammock? Ko Ra, Southern Thailand

Is that your hammock? Ko Ra, Southern Thailand


Taken on: 21st March, 2012. Copyright: All Rights Reserved - See travelfishery's page of Flickr

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Despite its relatively close proximity to the town of Khuraburi along Thailand's west coast, the long, thin and rugged island of Ko Ra is one of the country's more remote islands with accommodation, and is a good choice for those seeking an offbeat, eco-minded destination. With most of the island protected as a wildlife sanctuary, this is a chance to experience a lush, untamed landscape.

When we last visited, Ko Ra featured only one place to stay, Ko Ra Ecolodge, which is a true eco-friendly establishment that had its modest beginnings as a base for a coral reef conservation project in the mid 2000s before officially opening to guests in 2008. We've since been told of a second place that also looks great - Koh Ra Beach Camp.

Today, the Eco Lodge still serves as a homebase for well intentioned environmental researchers and volunteers, including the Italian based sea turtle conservation project, Read our complete Ko Ra travel guide

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