Orchids on Ko Sukorn

Orchids on Ko Sukorn

Orchids on Ko Sukorn


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A visit to the small island of Ko Sukorn (also known as Ko Muu) is a chance to enjoy a different but still beautiful shade of the colourful Thai islands. It's a calm, pastoral place where travellers are far outnumbered by locals and locals outnumbered by water buffalo. While Sukorn's dark-sand beaches are not as picturesque as other nearby islands like Ko Lipe and Ko Ngai, the island's distinctly peaceful atmosphere, deserted beaches, vibrant wildlife and natural beauty is enough to keep many coming back, often for a longer stay in one of Sukorn's inexpensive bungalows.

Ko Sukorn is also perhaps the best place in Thailand to be exposed to traditional Thai island village lifestyle. A sign near the pier reads, "Ko Sukorn: A Beautiful Community", and this is very true indeed. The villagers here are among the most sincerely warm and friendly people to ... Read our complete Ko Sukorn travel guide

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