Exploring Stunning Coral Island, Phuket
With its crystal clear turquoise waters, powdery white sand beaches, and lush inland scenery, it is easy to see why Coral Island is one of the most popular day trip destinations from Phuket. This is the most exciting island and caves to explore.Located only a short 15 minute speedboat ride across the sea, this small island paradise is the perfect place to relax, swim, snorkel, and revel in tropical island life.
Once you arrive by long-tail boat or speedboat ferry, you’ll be greeted by the island’s main beach, an idyllic stretch of sand simply called Long Beach. Dotted with local restaurants and beach bars, there’s plenty of places to stop for a refreshing drink or bite to eat between swimming sessions, and snorkeling.
The beach rents out lounge chairs and umbrellas as well if you want to stake your own little spot in the sand and enjoy the sun rays beaming on your skin. Sit and rad a book for premium relaxation or dive into the depths of the Andaman sea, and thank your sunscreen for holding up for this long and adventurous day ahead.
For snorkeling, the best spot is just off the Beach on the northern tip of the island. The diverse and vibrant coral reef here teems with tropical fish, seahorses, clams, crabs, and more marine life just waiting to be discovered below the surface. It is a great exploration to adventure to with your friends.
You can understand the marine life and enjoy what it is like to deep dive in the Andaman Sea. Many tour operators include snorkeling gear with the trip, but equipment can also be rented on the island as well, or you can bring your own equipment.This is probably one of the best spots to snorkel of the coast of Phuket.
You can venture away from the beach to explore our interior landscapes carved over time by wind and rain. Trek through our secluded bamboo forests along the nature trails to small lagoons tucked away for peaceful swims. Stop at scenic lookout points for postcard-perfect vistas and perfect picture backdrops of the island and the sea.
You can also visit the island’s viewpoint on the southern end for an elevated panorama view and postcard photo-op. Explore all the options that the island has to offer and explore what many may miss out on, upon their adventures in Thailand.
A trip to Coral Island is usually part of a day tour from Phuket, with boats returning in the late afternoon. But with so much natural beauty and Thai hospitality, you just may lose track of time on this offshore tropical paradise. Do not hesitate to explore on of the many islands that will leave you speechless and leave you wanting more from Phuket.
Your family and friends will enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity to go on a day trip to an exclusive island where many dare to explore. Do not miss a chance to spend a day on Coral Island for the quintessential Thai island experience.