Phang Nga Bay is one of the popular beaches in Thailand. Beautiful limestone cliffs to view and beaches are receipe for a wonderful vacation. Phang Nga Bay beaches also has James Bond Island, which appeared in a James Bond movie 'The Man With the Golden Gun' .
When to visit:
january - february . november - december
12:00 - 23:59 Everyday
Emerald-green waters and limestone cliffs are the highlights of Phang Nga Bay beach. Best way to capture the scenic beauty of this island is through a boat cruise which offers a leisurely trip making stop at beaches.
Top attractions of this island are: James Bond Island and Koh Panyee.
James Bond Island: Actually named Koh Ta-pu ('Nail Island'), this island marked its presence in the international map with its role in the James Bond movie 'The Man With the Golden Gun'
Koh Panyee: It is a village built over water on stilts and with a giant rock guarding it. Tourists enjoy the restaurants by the beach and buy handicrafts from here.
Other attrractions are:
- Samet Nangshe Viewpoint: Located on a hilltop just a 30-minute drive from Phuket, it provides stunning views over the limestone islets of Phang Nga Bay
- Hongs of Phang Nga: These are 'rooms' that lie inside some of Phang Nga's islands. It is famous for Kayaking and its rich flora and fauna.