The Similan Islands are located in the Andaman Sea on the West Coast of Southern Thailand, in Lam Kaen, Thai Mueang District, Phang-nga to be exact. The Similan archipelago consists of eleven islands, which are called Koh Bangu, Koh Bon, Koh Ha, Koh Hin Pousar, Koh Huyong, Koh Meang, Koh Payan, Koh Payang, Koh Payu, Koh Similan and Koh Tachai. All the Islands are located in the Mu Koh Similan National Park, which covers over 140 square kilometers. The Islands are the perfect travel destination for tourist that like to dive and explorer remote and desolated places full of wildlife. The largest island is Koh Similan and is probably the best place to start your adventure. All the Similan Islands are surrounded by crystal clear shallow waters that harbor excite rock formations and spectacular coral reefs. The marine life around the Islands is unmatched in Thailand and the region.
National Geographic Society ranked the Similan Islands as “One of the Top 10 dive destinations to visit in the World”. Spotting might Manta Rays & Whale sharks basking around the massive boulders is truly a spectacular sight.
Similan Islands means Nine Islands in Yawi, which is the native tongue of the area. In 2014 the National Park expanded its area and the two islands Koh Bon and Koh Tachai where placed under its protection. On our website you can find all the information you need to make a beautiful journey to the Similan Islands. Depending on your travel needs we can give you advice on which islands to visit. Additionally, we are able to tell you more about the history, geography, climate, native inhabitants and animal life on the Similan Islands. Furthermore, the most local tour guides will be able to bring you to the bests reefs and beaches around the islands for relaxing, snorkeling or diving. But with our travel tips you will be able to plan your trip to Koh Bangu, Koh Bon, Koh Ha, Koh Hin Pousar, Koh Huyong, Koh Meang, Koh Payan, Koh Payang, Koh Payu, Koh Similan or Koh Tachai before contacting any tour agency. We can also help you find accommodation on the Similans.