The adorable kangaroo-shaped island of Koh Phayam is just 35 km and boasts long white sandy beaches amongst colorful coral reefs, amazing wildlife and the surrounding sparkling turquoise sea.
WHERE IS KOH PHAYAM?
Koh Phayam is a small, kangaroo-shaped island, 35 km from Ranong, opposite Burmese St. Matthew’s Island is the main tourist spot in Ranong province.
FACTS ABOUT KOH PHAYAM
Small roads without cars – just motorcycles and bicycle for cruising around. Electricity is delivered by solar energy as well as private generators. There are just three resorts on the island have electricity 24 hours a day: Buffalo Bay Vacation Club, Phayam Cottage and Blue Sky; though there are many more to choose from.
LOCAL ADVENTURE OPPORTUNITIES
The main village at the pier offers several restaurants, food stalls, shops selling food and supplies, as well as diving company offices and motorbike rental shops. Ko Phayam is a habitat for monkeys, wild animals and a variety of birds like Hornbill and Sea Eagle. At the south end of Buffalo Bay is a small sea gypsy settlement.
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