Koh Yao Yai Information
Shark Point and King Cruiser Wreck
The waters around Koh Yao Yai are filled with rock formations, coral gardens, and even underwater mountains! There is a variety of marine life including silvertip sharks, groupers, manta rays, and whale sharks. The waters have enough to impress even the most experienced divers. Shark Point is a marine sanctuary with reefs forming three pinnacles. The reef is home to an amazing abundance of colorful corals, and sea fans. The King Cruiser is a well-known site which claims wrecks of a passenger ship which sunk in 1997 after it hit the Anemone reef.
Klong Son Beach
Around only twenty km from Chong Lad Pier, lies the crescent-shaped beach “Klong Son Beach” in Koh Yao Yai. There are plenty of pine trees lining along the beach beautifully. The beach has colorful rocks, small rocky cliffs, and a clean white sand all around the emerald water. During low tide, you can easily pick up beautiful shells and you get to also see the seaweed on the beach. And during the weekends you’ll find small kiosks offering beverages.
Doctor Saad is a blind healer and therapist, he’s been treating people for more than thirty years. The healing session with this amazing healer is definitely among the best things to do in Koh Yao Yai. He will recommend the mandatory number of sessions according to your case. If you’re searching for an unforgettable massage experience, Doctor Saad is who you’re looking for. You will leave the island feeling different and with way less pain.
Koh Yao Yai Village
Touring around the village of Koh Yao Yai is an excellent way to connect with the locals and learn how they make a living on the island, and to meet new travelers who have the same passion as you. The locals are very friendly and helpful, they will tell you about all the things you need to see, do, and even where to eat. The beach of the village is known for its endless activities like beach soccer and volleyball.