Beached longtail, Ko Surin, Southern Thailand

Beached longtail, Ko Surin, Southern Thailand

Beached longtail, Ko Surin, Southern Thailand


Taken on: 25th February, 2012. Copyright: All Rights Reserved - See travelfishery's page of Flickr

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If Thailand's tropical islands are the country's crowned jewels, Ko Surin could be the brightest of them all. Protected as the Mu Ko Surin National Park, Ko Surin actually consists of two relatively small islands — Ko Surin Nuea (north) and Ko Surin Tai (south) — as well as a handful of islets and some magnificent underwater seascapes.

Though many choose to visit on a daytrip, Ko Surin really warrants spending a night or two in order to adequately absorb the unspoilt natural beauty both on land and underwater, including some of the finest white sand beaches and shimmering emerald waters to be found anywhere in Asia.

Along with Ko Tao in the Gulf of Thailand, Ko Surin and the surrounding area (including Richilieu Rock) is considered to be one of Thailand's (and Asia's) very best diving and snorkelling destinations. Whale sharks ... Read our complete Ko Surin travel guide

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