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Payu Island

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Ko Payu Khura Buri District, Phang-nga, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

THB 400

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"Experience the true beauty of Payu Island by visiting early in the morning, before the crowds arrive, and don't forget to explore the hidden snorkeling spots for a breathtaking underwater adventure."

What is Payu Island?

Payu Island is a breathtaking island located in Phuket, Thailand. Situated in the Andaman Sea, this enchanting island offers visitors a paradise-like experience with its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush tropical landscapes. Payu Island is a hidden gem that provides a tranquil and serene environment for those seeking a peaceful escape from the bustling city life.

History of Payu Island

Payu Island's history dates back to ancient times when it was inhabited by indigenous communities. Over the years, it has remained relatively untouched by modern development, allowing its natural beauty to flourish. Today, the island is a protected area, ensuring the preservation of its unique ecosystems and wildlife.

When planning your tours in Phuket don't forget to visit Payu Island.

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Why is Payu Island Important?

Payu Island holds significant importance for both locals and tourists alike. Its unspoiled beauty serves as a reminder of the natural wonders that exist in the world. The island also plays a crucial role in promoting ecotourism and environmental conservation, as visitors can explore its diverse marine life through snorkeling and diving activities.

Things to do & see at Payu Island

  • Beach Exploration: Payu Island is known for its secluded beaches, offering visitors the chance to unwind in a serene setting. Spend your days sunbathing, swimming, or simply strolling along the sandy shores.

  • Snorkeling and Diving: Dive into the crystal-clear waters surrounding Payu Island and discover a vibrant underwater world. Snorkeling and diving enthusiasts can explore colorful coral reefs and encounter an array of tropical fish.

  • Hiking Adventures: Embark on a hiking adventure to explore the island's lush forests and panoramic viewpoints. Trekking trails allow visitors to immerse themselves in the island's natural beauty and enjoy breathtaking vistas.

  • Boat Tours: Take a boat tour around the island to fully appreciate its stunning coastline and hidden coves. Relax on the deck, soak up the sun, and marvel at the picturesque landscapes.

  • Local Cuisine: Indulge in delicious Thai cuisine at the island's local restaurants. From fresh seafood dishes to traditional Thai delicacies, visitors can savor the flavors of the region.

Payu Island provides an idyllic escape for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty. With its pristine beaches, vibrant marine life, and opportunities for adventure, this enchanting island is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and explorers. 

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Whether you're looking for relaxation or exciting outdoor activities, Payu Island offers an unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe.

Frequently asked questions

Where is Payu Island located?

Payu Island is located in Phuket, Thailand.

What is the best time to visit Payu Island?

The best time to visit Payu Island is during the dry season, which is from November to April.

How do I get to Payu Island?

To reach Payu Island, you can take a boat or join a guided tour from the mainland of Phuket.

What are the attractions on Payu Island?

Payu Island offers stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters for snorkeling, hiking trails, and a variety of marine life.

Are there any accommodations available on Payu Island?

No, Payu Island is an uninhabited island, so there are no accommodations available. It is recommended to visit as a day trip from Phuket.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Ko Payu Khura Buri District, Phang-nga, Thailand

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

THB 400

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