Ko Nang Yuan
Ko Nang YuanKo Nang Yuan is located in KoPhaNgan District of SuratThani Province. It consists of three islets linked together by sand beaches. The island is a great diving site for coral reefs viewing. Ko Nang Yaun is the property of the Treasury Department and currently rented and operated by Nangyuan Island Dive Resort. Ko Nang Yuan is an island of white fine sand and crystal clear water that mostly suits tranquility lovers. Besides, shallow-water and deep-water coral reefs, which are beautiful and still intact, attract a regular visit by divers. Moreover, a scenic viewpoint allows visitors to overlook a splendid line of three beaches where the islands are connected and beautiful sunrise and sunset. These sights are exclusively unique to Ko Nang Yuan.To visit the island, tourists have to pay maintenance fee for cleaning the area; 30 baht for Thais and 100 baht for foreigners. Ko Nang Yuan is considered one of the greatest deep-water diving sites. A pile of underwater rocks is situated at the south of the island. The pile has many small underwater caves. There is also a long pile of underwater rocks located at the north. For those who do not want to go diving, swimming is also a great choice as the resort already places a line of buoys to prevent long-tail boats from getting in the area. The water is not too deep but remains of coral reefs can be found in some parts. At the resort, canoes for two people are available for renting per hour. Sightseeing around the island is a must. Take a long-tail boattrip to see the sights of the beach, beautiful diving spots and especiallygiant rocks at the back of Ko Nang Yuan that has been covered and protected the island for centuries. This strong wall of rocks layered and beautifully placed can be seen as if they were a piece of great art. At the middle of the trip, tourists will see the white sand beach that connects the three islets.