Out of all 42 islands within the Ang Thong Marine Park, the island of Koh Phaluai is the largest and the most prominent; located towards the south of Koh Wua Talap.
If you love mangrove forests, then visit the eastern shore of this island; featuring some of the best remnants of mangrove forest around. Take a few hours to explore this beautiful forest as there is a lot to see here.
Koh Phaluai Hotels, Guesthouse & Bungalow Accommodation
A number of smaller islands encircle the island of Koh Phaluai, with most of the residents of this island earning a living through fishing and farming. Some of the main plantations found in this island include rubber, fruit and coconuts. As fishing is popular here, you’ll find several stalls selling dried squid and mullet – very popular in Thailand.
Also you’ll find two small Buddhist temples located here; not that odd, most of the residents are Buddhists. While visiting Koh Phaluai, you can interact with the friendly locals and learn more about their peaceful and simple lifestyle.
There are several choices of overnight accommodation available. Although amenities on this island are limited, you’ll simply love staying in this peaceful setting.
Guests who are staying in Koh Samui can take an Ang Thong Marine park tour package to access this island. Such tours include hotel transfers, boat rides, snorkelling and sightseeing. Some of these tours also include a light breakfast, drinks and lunch at the Marine Park.