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Jaiyen Eco Resort – Explore Koh Yao Noi

Escape to Koh Yao Noi

A serene island in Thailand’s Phang Nga Bay, known for its stunning landscapes and vibrant local life.

This guide introduces you to the top local attractions, offering a blend of relaxation and adventure that captivates every visitor. At Jaiyen Eco Resort we believe in providing experiences to restore calm, reinvigorate health and reconnect our spirit to our extraordinary surroundings…

Discovering Koh Yao Noi: A Local’s Paradise

1. Boat Tours to Limestone Islands

Embark on a boat tour to explore the awe-inspiring limestone islands surrounding Koh Yao Noi. These tours offer a close-up view of the dramatic landscapes that define the region, providing perfect photo opportunities and memorable experiences.

2. Sunrise Views and Local Life

Start your day with a breathtaking sunrise from the east side of Koh Yao Noi. The early morning light illuminating the limestone cliffs offers a moment of peace before you dive into the island’s vibrant local life.

3. Exploring by Scooter

Rent a scooter to navigate the island at your own pace. Discover hidden coves, local villages, and scenic viewpoints that are off the beaten path, offering a more intimate experience of Koh Yao Noi.

4. Kayaking at James Bond Island

Kayak around the famous James Bond Island, where steep cliffs and clear waters create a spectacular setting for adventure and exploration. This iconic spot provides a thrilling experience for paddlers of all skill levels.

5. Cultural Visits to Sea Gypsy Villages

Visit the traditional sea gypsy villages to learn about their unique way of life. These communities are built on stilts over the water, showing a fascinating blend of tradition and resilience.

6. Leisure on Untouched Beaches

Relax on the untouched beaches of Koh Yao Noi, where you can enjoy the sun, sand, and sea in tranquility. These spots offer a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of more tourist-heavy destinations.

7. Yoga Retreats and Wellness

Participate in a yoga classes at Jaiyen Resort or join a wellness retreat to rejuvenate your mind and body. Koh Yao Noi’s tranquil environment makes it an ideal place for meditation and wellness activities.


Koh Yao Noi is a destination that offers both relaxation and adventure, making it a must-visit for those seeking a unique experience in Thailand. With its rich culture and stunning natural beauty, the island promises a memorable escape.


  1. What are the must-see attractions in Koh Yao Noi?
    • Don’t miss the boat tours, James Bond Island, and the tranquil local beaches.
  2. How can I get around Koh Yao Noi?
    • Scooter rentals offer a fun and flexible way to explore the island at your own pace. At Jaiyen Resort we can help you with scooter hire and more.
  3. Where is the best place for sunrise in Koh Yao Noi?
    • The east side of the island offers spectacular sunrise views over Phang Nga Bay.
  4. Can I visit local communities in Koh Yao Noi?
    • Yes, visiting the Jaiyen Eco Resort provides insight into the island’s unique cultural heritage.
  5. What activities are available for wellness enthusiasts?
    • Koh Yao Noi is perfect for yoga and wellness retreats, thanks to its peaceful setting. We have Yoga classes right here at Jaiyen.

Contact us directly and SAVE, we are more than happy to discuss your next island paradise holiday here at Jaiyen Resort.