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Koh Maithon

Koh Mai thon is a small, beautiful island only six miles from ao Chalong with a hotel on its east coast. The resort has been refurbished from an earlier incarnation which was abandoned for several years.

There is a jetty protected by a concrete breakwater. Be aware of the fringing reefs to the north and southeast of the main beach.

Koh Mai Thon
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WEST KOH MAITHON

8 miles from ao Chalong

WEST KOH MAITHON. 7°45.592N, 98°28.481E

During the northeast monsoon season, a very small bay in the middle of the west coast offers good overnight holding, for one or two boats, in 10-12 metres on a sand and rock bottom. Dolphins are often found off this bay.

There is a 15-minute walk across the island on a carved track to its east coast. This anchorage is rumoured to be a great spot for catching red snapper at night. Try hand lines with fresh bait.

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EAST KOH MAITHON

10 miles from ao Chalong

EAST KOH MAITHON. 7°46.027N, 98°28.974E

In the southwest monsoon, look for anchorage in 6-10 metres on the sandy bottom south of the concrete jetty. A useful sheltered anchorage with a great beach not far from ao Chalong.

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