Photo: Winding trees in the interior.

Things to see and do

Beaches on Ko Muk

Ko Muk boasts a bunch of beaches, ranging from the classic resort style to village beaches with stilted houses and remote stretches of sand accessible only by sea or hiking trails. The best of them don’t quite match those found on islands like Kradan, Ngai or Lipe, but Muk’s beaches do tend to have more character. ... Read more about Beaches on Ko Muk .

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Tham Morakot (Emerald Cave)

One of the prime attractions of Thailand’s Andaman Sea, Tham Morakot leaves visitors in awe. If you don’t mind swimming or paddling through a dark sea cave, you’ll be treated to a hidden beach unlike any other that we’ve experienced. Setting out from Haad Farang, our longtail boat chugged past the immense limestone cliffs that make up most of Muk’s southern and western shores. ... Read more about Tham Morakot (Emerald Cave) .

Boat trips

In addition to Tham Morakot, a boat trip around Ko Muk presents some excellent snorkeling and beach-lounging opportunities. ... Read more about Boat trips .

Jungle trekking on Ko Muk

Exotic birds, wild blossoms and dense forest reach to a series of vertical limestone cliffs on Ko Muk’s wild western half. A hiking trail beginning behind Ao Kuan on the northeast coast takes you straight through the jungle on the way to a pair of remote, undeveloped beaches. ... Read more about Jungle trekking on Ko Muk .

Visiting Ko Muk's fishing villages

Ko Muk doesn’t have the best beaches or reefs in Thailand. Nor is it a centre for scuba diving, water sports, nightlife, spa treatments or jungle treks. The Emerald Cave is stunning, but it’s only reachable by boat and can easily be accessed from other islands. So what makes Muk special? A pair of fascinating fishing villages survived the 2004 Asian Tsunami to perpetuate a lifestyle in rhythm ... Read more about Visiting Ko Muk's fishing villages .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Ko Muk? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.

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