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19 miles from Yacht haven

AO MUANG, PARADISE KOH YAO. 8°10.357N, 98°38.158E

Reasonably well sheltered, particularly in the southwest season, this anchorage is in 10-12 metres on a muddy bottom, tucked in 100 metres southwest of the small rocky outcrop.

The Paradise Koh Yao is a boutique resort, nestled in the palm trees behind the beach, with . There’s a floating dinghy jetty in the north of the bay with a marked channel giving all tide access. At the time of writing, yachties are still welcome to use the restaurant ashore.

Paradise recently developed the luxury Koh Yao Tree House Villas as a separate, but conjoined, entity.

The bay just to the north, Ao Pho Noi, is great for dinghy excursions, with several small beaches for landing and swimming against a backdrop of mangroves overhung by towering limestone cliffs.

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