Koh Nang Yuan, Koh Tao

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Snorkel and dive among the teeming coral reefs at Koh Nang Yuan, a privately owned island. A diving instructor teaches beginners and provides refresher courses for those who haven't dived in a while. After working up an appetite swimming, dine at the island's restaurant, or enjoy a drink or two at the beach bar. Climb to the top of the densely forested hill via a well built trail for panoramic views of the island and nearby Ko Tao. To visit Koh Nang Yuan and other attractions in Koh Tao, use our Koh Tao trip planning app .
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  • October 5, 2017
    Went here as part of a snorkelling tour. You have to pay 100 thb to enter and the idland itself is quite charming. I wonder where this money goes though. Certainly not to the preservation of corals su...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    We have taken four a Taxboot together 1400 baht on Sairee beach. After 10 minutes drive you cannot pay then again 100 Bahr per person admission. The Islands and the short Beach are really nice and is a magnificent view of the viewpoint. This was however so overfill that you had to not be careful of the stones to fall. On the beach you can spread any towels, you would otherwise take too much sand from the island. So we rushed us with snorkel into the water, where we can't help but notice that all accessible coral were dead. Only the remnants of a beautiful past. The many tourists that there be carted there have unfortunately destroyed the beautiful underwater world of the time. And that is the main point of this review. The island is easy to run over. No quiet place to relax and the enjoy the nature. We left the island at 14 o'clock again and there were still plenty of boats. Overall a beautiful island, which, however, has fallen victim to tourism.
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  • October 3, 2017
    It's an wonderful islands with full of wonders from its view point to marine life and corals. If anyone comes this far than this place is must visit. It has its own magic touch to forget all bad thing...  more »
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  • March 8, 2017
    Must see on Thailand! One of the most beautiful places we saw! :) Nature is beautiful and hard to represent on photos. Snorkeling and diving here are great. Here is the place for diving learners. Just beautiful...
  • May 17, 2017
    5 Stars for the snorkelling BUT... THE BAD... 1: You are not allowed to use fins here, so if you're thinking of snorkelling you need to be confident without 2: You are not allowed to use your towels on the beach. You have to buy a sun lounger, apparently too much sand is removed from the beach by people using towels... 3: You are not allowed to eat your own food or even use your own bottled water 4: It was 50 baht to actually get on the island The good stuff, this is easily the best snorkel spot in Koh Tao, the Japanese gardens (around to the right of the island as you enter) is simply stunning.
  • May 14, 2017
    Unique scenery. I came here twice just to take a photo with that famous view point (you know what I'm saying about. ; ) ). Swimming here is very nice because of the crystal green water and a lot of fishes.
  • April 25, 2017
    This place is ANUS! You get charged entrance to the island, then you get charged to sit on the beach using their umbrellas and you can't put a towel down and the drink prices are twice what they should be. The sheer greed of this place negates its beauty and leaves a sour taste in your mouth
  • July 30, 2017
    Just beautiful!

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