Everything to know about Phang Nga Bay.
One of the most beautiful places in Thailand, Phang Nga Bay, has an abundance of natural treasures to spellbound your senses.
Phang Nga is a beautiful paradise located between Phuket and the Malay Peninsula. Nature has bestowed her bounty on this place with pristine rivers, thriving wildlife, and the most intriguing caves. The best part? Much of the portion of the Bay is now protected so that its serene and pristine beauty can stay with us for a long time. This protected area comes under AO Phang Nga National Park which is a must-see place when visiting Phang Nga Bay.
Why you must visit Phang Nga Bay?
If you love sea and sailing then this is the ultimate haven for you. Phang Nga Bay is best for sailing, its huge limestone bluff creates a wonderful backdrop and provide a shield from the Southwest and Upper East rainstorm. Due to this the water here is quite still and untainted water, which adds up to the charm of the place.
What is the best time to visit Phang Nga Bay?
The best time to visit would be from December to March, the relatively cooler season. Though, it is considered as the touristy season but the best time to visit the Bay as the ocean is quiet. You can avoid the tourist rush and huge crowd by choosing a guide with a calendar with detailed information about the Bay that can enable you to avoid huge crowds and have a peaceful and comfortable vacation.
Things to do and visit in Bay.
Here is the list of the things you could see and do in Phang Nga Bay.
Visit James Bond Island.
Phang Nga Bay’s ultimate claim to fame is Koh Ta-pu Island, or James Bond Island, as it is popularly known. The famous Bond movie “The Man with the Golden Gun” released in the year 1974, was on shot in the island. The magnificent rocky pinnacle graces the spectacular area surrounding the island.
While visiting James Bond Island, do visit the nearby village of Koh Panyee. It is built on slits over the water. You can have a peaceful and sumptuous lunch and buy local handicrafts as souvenirs.
It is Phang Nga best-kept secret; SametNangshe is about on a hilltop about a 30-minute drive away from touristy Phuket. The area has such stunning views that it is said that you can even see Milky Way on a clear night.
So, when are you visiting Phang Nga Bay?