Koyao Island Resort
Book from $195
Address: 24/2 Moo 5, Tambon Koh Yao, A. Koh Yao C.Phang Nga, Phuket, TH
No of Rooms: 15
Location. Koyao Island Resort overlooks a spectacular private beach noted for its rare limestone karsts that erupt from the sea's surface in the Bay of Phang Nga, Thailand. The hotel stands on the island of Koh Yao Noi, which is surrounded by more than 40 smaller islands. Famed James Bond Island, the film location for "Man With the Golden Gun," is located 10 kilometers from the resort. Hotel Features. Traditional Thai ambience creates an atmosphere of tranquility at the Koyao Island Resort Restaurant that specializes in Thai and international dishes. The Koyao Island Resort Bar serves domestic and international beers, wines and cocktails. This resort offers high speed Internet access, and Swiss, Singaporean and Thai staff are available on site, including scheduling excursions to nearby islands, arrange transportation to Phuket and Krabi, and answer questions regarding local lore. Babysitting services are available, and children's entertainment includes books, DVDs and access to sports equipment. The Koyao Spa offers indoor and outdoor treatment beds, private showers and dressing facilities. Among the massage treatments offered, nuad bolaan is a traditional Thai technique that focuses mainly on deep pressure along the leg and back meridians. Guestrooms. All 15 resort villas face the beach and afford spectacular sunrise views over Phang Nga Bay. Open plan living rooms incorporate tropical design with traditional Thai/Balinese architecture and furnishings constructed of local organic materials. Warm wood tones, subdued lighting and Thai style beds draped beneath gauzy netting create an aura of tropical luxury. All villas include minibars, refrigerators, coffeemakers and complimentary bottled water. Expert Tip. Legend claims that the strait separating the islands of Koh Yao Noi and Yao Yai was created when a jealous sea dragon, Naga, crashed through the former land mass on a mission to Krabi where his fianc was marrying a rival suitor.