Koh Phayam

Koh Phayam is one of the most undiscovered islands of Thailand. Although the island is developing more and more in recent years. The island is very small only 10 km long and 5 km wide and with only about 500 people living on the island. There are no roads suitable for cars on the island. Motorbikes can be rent at the pier. Electrical power on the island is supplied by solar panels and diesel generators. There are satellite connections and internet connections. The bungalows and resorts on the islands are connected to the mobile phone networks. Surfing spots are difficult to find in Thailand and other South East Asian countries but on Koh Phayam it is possible to catch some good waves on a surf board. The island is located on the in the Andaman sea (west coast of Thailand), close to the most southern tip of Myanmar (Burma). The island can be reached from the city of Ranong.

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Buffalo Bay Koh Phayam. Source, Flickr, Prilfish
Buffalo Bay Koh Phayam. Source, Flickr, Prilfish