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Lying along the Andaman coast, Trang province features a spectacular karst-dotted coastline, and a string of islands ideal for sun-seekers. As the islands in Krabi province to the north have become more and more popular, the islands of Trang have developed into an excellent alternative destination for those who want a genuine island getaway but don't want to share it with 10,000 others. Though they're all located within a relatively small area, the islands each have vastly different atmospheres and offerings, from developed to virtually undiscovered.

The region is famous for being home to a large population of dugongs, the Indian Ocean cousin of the manatee. Like manatees, they're docile animals that spend most of their day grazing at beds of sea grass. Just a few hundred are left in the wild, and the sea near Ko Libong is one ... Read our complete Trang travel guide

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