Homestay Koh Yao Noi Phang Nga Thailand

Homestay Koh Yao Noi Phang Nga Thailand

Homestay Koh Yao Noi Phang Nga Thailand
Koh Yao Noi does not only possess some fine resorts and bungalows for tourists, but also homestay housing that has been awarded the model of homestay program both in national and international scale.

The start of Eco-tourism Organization by Koh Yao Noi Community came from the villagers who aimed to protect the natural resource together with the governmental organization. There were assembly and campaigns against violent-fishing-means. After that, many organizations have offered help and supports to this community, and countless groups from various fields have come to stay within this community in order to learn more about nature and culture at Koh Yao Noi. Until 2001, Tourism Authority of Thailand has come in to take part in organizing an ec0-tourism program to help the community and thus is the start of the program.

From then on, the homestay program at Koh Yao Noi became more and more famous, and in 2002, it won a prize in supporting and developing tourism program from Tourism Authority of Thailand. In addition, it is also awarded save-the-world-heritage from National Geographic Magazine of the United States. And today, homestay program of Koh Yao Noi still keep its standard as it first established.


Homestay Koh Yao Noi Phang Nga
Home to stay
Most of the lodging houses are single-storied-houses, and Thai style houses with raised floor. However, the atmosphere of each house will be different according to the location, for example, Ban Tha Khai (Unit 1) is in the village, Ban Nam Chud (Unit3) is near rice farms, whereas Ban Rim Talay, Ban Laem Sai, and Ban Pa Sai (Unit 5) are located near the sea. Right now there are 25 houses participating in this program.

The common breakfast on Koh Yao Noi is strong traditional-style coffee with bread. For those who want a real meal, you might try sweet and sour rice salad (Khao Yum) and chicken with curry fried rice (Khao Mok Kai). For lunch and dinner, do not miss trying fresh seafood cooked in various recipes.


Homestay Koh Yao Noi Phang Nga Thailand
Rule & Regulations
1. Tourists must not bring any kinds of alcohol or illegal drugs to the island, because they are against the rule in Islam.
2. It is necessary for women to dress properly at least they should NOT wear mere vest and shorts.
3. Tourists should help preserve the environment by not littering on the island or carrying any natural objects off the island.
4. Contact for reservation at least 3-7 days in advance.

-2 days 1 night package: 1,150 Baht/person (including 3 meals, accommodation, shuttle bus, and a fishing trip with villagers)
-3 days 2 night package: 1,520 Baht/person (including 6 meals, accommodation, shuttle bus, and a fishing trip with villagers)
-Boat tour around the island: 600 Baht/ 8 persons


Homestay Koh Yao Noi

Following are activities tourists could do in order to learn the islander lifestyles: slitting rubber trees for rubber, producing batik cloth, fishing, netting prawns and crabs, and learning about sea animal farming.
Moreover, you could choose to visit nearby islands as well.


Eco-tourism Organization by Koh Yao Noi Community: Samroeng Rakhet (coordinator): 0 9168 0877, 0 7659 7244, 0 6943 8777
Bus tour around the island: Pairat Phumkatin: 0 9471 7950