Set on the beachfront on a hidden stretch of sands, Koyao Island is a great example of how to blend luxury with low impact development.
The thatch-roof bungalows sprinkled around the tropical garden setting have heaps of castaway character, with wicker and wood furniture, spongy beds swathed in mosquito netting and outdoor showers. A large infinity pool is set just back from the sands. Popular for honeymoons and events, the resort was busy with a wedding party on the day of our visit. Koyao Island is geared more for couples and groups, though families would feel welcome here, too. Room styles range from studios to bungalows with separate bedrooms to a luxurious private villa – the villa is the only choice with air-con. The resort is open all year, with big discounts on offer through the rainier months of May through October. Prices include breakfast.
Address: 24/2 Moo 5, Ko Yao Noi
T: (076) 597 474-6;
Coordinates (for GPS): 98º37'29.21" E, 8º7'0.73" N
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Room rates: 4,000B to 8,000B
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|3,000 baht||8,500 baht|
Beach fan bungalow
|4,600 baht||10,500 baht|
Family fan bungalow
|8,100 baht||18,200 baht|
Lana Willocks is a freelance writer from Canada based in Phuket. Her love affair with Thailand began on a university exchange programme in Bangkok, then she returned to Phuket on the auspicious date of 9-9-1999 and never left.
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