Photo: Wat Choltharasinghe, Tak Bai.

Ko Yao

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This small island lies straight across the lagoon from Tak Bai and is reached by a 500m long wooden bridge that spans the lagoon.

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The main attraction is the pretty much totally deserted beach which has very clear water and loads of privacy -- walk to the north for the more secluded areas. There isn’t very much in the way of shade though as the coconut palms are very spread out. If you walk straight from the bridge to the beach, just to the south you’ll see a couple of fisherman’s shacks -- they’ll happily cook you up some super-fresh crab (assuming they have some) for next to nothing.

Ko Yao

500m from Tak Bai

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