Beyond the white sandy beach, the picturesque row of colouful long-tailed boats on the Andaman sea lie waiting for you as the cool breeze softly and gently rock them…

This is Koh Hong Island bay in Thailand. If you haven’t been here yet, make sure to get away here the next time you head to Krabi.

Koh Hong, Thailand
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Why you should visit Koh Hong Island

Koh Hong is a small limestone island off Krabi Coast in Thailand.

Of calmer waters, the island is pristine and breathtakingly beautiful.

This little piece of paradise is one of the quietest islands in Thailand.

A visit to the white sandy beach makes for a day trip.

Also known as the Room Island, it has a secret blue lagoon.

Koh Hong is also popularly called Hong Island.

A tsunami in 2004 devastated the island.

The small island is a part of Than Bok Khorani National Park.

Travellers used the long-tailed boats to visit the place.

One can take the guided tours from Ao Nang, Phuket or Phang Nga.