Satun Bays, Satun Islands, Bays and Islands in Satun, Beautiful Island in Satun

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Satun Bays & Islands
Bays
Ao Chak
Location : La-ngu District
It’s a small bay connected to Phante Melaka. It's white sand beach which’s good for taking a walk and picnic.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Ao Makham
Location : La-ngu District
It's the place where Ranger Station 3 (Ao Makham) is located here, at the bottom of the freshwater stream. In the non-monsoon season, subsistence fishermen (mostly Muslim) keep temporary shelters here. As of yet, no trail exists between Son Bay and Makham Bay.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Ao Mo Lae
Location : La-ngu District
Ao Mo Lae possesses a clean white sandy beach, a beautiful grove of coconut trees amidst tranquility, as well as bungalows suitable for recreation. Ao Mo Lae is 4 kilometers from the park’s headquarters.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Ao Phante Melaka
Location : La-ngu District
It's where Tarutao National Park's headquarter located. Ao Phante Melaka is a bay with a clean long white sand beach, good for taking a walk, swimming, picnic and camping. There is a tourist service center where an exhibition has been held about the nature and history of Koh Tarutao. This bay also offers a viewpoint for a beautiful sunset. From Ao Phante Melaka, visitors can walk up to a viewpoint on Pha To Bu (To Bu Cliff).
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Ao Son
Location : La-ngu District
Ao Son (Son Bay) has the most beautiful long pure sand beach in Tarutao Island, just 8 kilometers from the park’s headquarters. The three kilometer long beach is ideal for swimming because there is a fresh water source nearby for swimmers to clean themselves after swimming. A camping site is provided here with food and beverage service is available. There are small waterfalls: Namtok Ludu and Namtok Lopo which are ideal places for forest trekking and a nature study.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Ao Talo Udang
Location : La-ngu District
Ao Talo Udang is a lonely, historic outpost that looks out upon Langkawi Island. A Once the site of a unique penal colony for political prisoners; later a bustling village complete with shops, fishing port, monks and a brothel; little trace of these civilized establishments can be found today. A few remnants of prison days are still visible-a cement foundation for a fish sauce plant, rubber tree grove, and charcoal furnace pit. These are a bit of a walk from the Talo Udang ranger station, but if you manage to make it here, maybe one of the rangers will show you around. The young men who are stationed here become quite cut off from the world, and tend to yell around, sing and tell ghost stories among themselves.

How to get there: Ao Talo Udang located to the south of Tarutao Island, 8 kilometers from Langkawi Island and 23 kilometers far from headquarters. The Park’s Ranger Station 2 (Talo Udang) is situated here. In the past, it was where political prisoners from the Bowondet and Nai Sip rebels were detained.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Ao Talo Wao
Location : La-ngu District Ao Talo Wao
Ao Talo Wao

Ao Talo Wao provides another viewpoint for a beautiful sunrise and the coast is rocky with limestone rocks jutting from the sea. Ao Talo Wao located to the east of Tarutao Island, just 12 kilometers far from headquarters and the place where Ranger Station 1 (Talo Wao) was located. When first reaching the eastern coast by road, you will see the old ranger station, which is still used by the Talo Wao staff. The road continues another kilometer to the ranger station on the hill, overlooking the long pier next to a rock outcropping. In the monsoon season, fishing boats congregate in this sheltered bay.

How to get there: From Ao Phante Melaka to Ao Talo Wao: The road is flat and passes through old agricultural land, rubber trees and orchards for the most part; but the last 4 kilometers climb through evergreen forest and tall trees. Distance: 12.5 kilometers Walking time: 3 hours. Off-trail option: Near the 7 kilometers marker on the road to Ao Talo Wao, the black water pipe dives into the forest. If you follow this pipe up the streambed, you'll come to one of the sources for Ao Phante's water.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Beaches
Pak Bara Beach
Location : La-ngu District Pak Bara Beach
Pak Bara Beach

The charms of Pak Bara Beach lie not in the sparkling waves or colorful seashells on the sand, but in the numerous picturesque inlands which form a panoramic view from the shore. The grayish profile of Lang Kawi and Tarutao Islands which contrasts the blue horizon adds a precious asset to Pak Bara's tranquility. Pak Bara Beach is suitable for short time excursionists who seek privacy and tranquility or want to go on a picnic or for group tourists who want to camp out on the beach. There is tourist accommodation on the Pak Bara.

How to get there :
Pak Bara Beach is located in Pak Nam Sub-district, La-ngu District. The pristine beach runs along the 4 kilometer road from La-ngu to Pak Bara Pier.
Ra Wai Beach
Location : La-ngu District
Ra Wai Beach is the most beautiful beach on the mainland of Satun province. The beach is of clean white sand and stretches for about 3.5 square kilometers. Being so long it can be very peaceful here and it is therefore the ideal spot for a quiet picnic. To escape from the heat you can shelter under the shade provided by Casuarina trees which extend for the whole length of the beach.
Administered by : Mu Ko Phetra National Park
Islands
Koh Adang
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Adang
Koh Adang
Koh Adang is a beautiful white sand beach with coral reef surrounded that’s good place for scuba diving. In the past, it’s the home of pirates who robbed the ships. Ranger Station 5 (Laem Son) is located 40 kilometers far from headquarters.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Koh Bo Chet Luk
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Bo Chet Luk has many beautiful beaches, of which the most intriguing is Ka Sing beach. The serene atmosphere, the clean fine sand on the stretch of beach, rocks of magnificent shapes, and the simple and friendly way of life of the fishermen's community, all make a visit to the island a memorable one.

How to get there : Koh Bo Chet Luk is only about 2 kilometers from Pak Bara Pier. To get to the island, take a long tail boat from Pak Bara Pier.
Koh Bulon
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Bulon or Koh Bulon Leh or Koh Bulon Lae is situated 22 kilometers from Pak Bara port on the coast of Satun province. The archipelago has many beautiful sandy beaches and clear water, this makes it a popular tourist spot, very good for snorkling. The water is very clear making the viewing of corals easy. There are a few small shops on the island, a school, a small village, a number of authentic and fantastic restaurants and lovely bungalows directly located on the pure white sandy beach! This small beautiful island with its great atmosphere is perfect for you and your family.
Administered by : Mu Ko Phetra National Park
Koh Hin Ngam
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Hin Ngam is a small island with round black rocks beach which the rocks will reflect beautiful light when the sun shines. Each of the rocks here was cursed by Tarutao’s god who will punish everyone who steals the rock from the island.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Koh Khai and Koh Klang
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Khai and Koh Klang
Koh Khai and Koh Klang
Koh Klang was a former ranger station, but fresh water and snakes were a problem. Koh Khai is the small idyllic island with the famous stone arch, blinding white sand and clear aqua sea. The word "Khai" means egg in Thai, indicating a large sea turtle nesting site in the past. There is some damaged coral around Koh Khai, and colorful fish, but spiky sea urchins seem to dominate. These small islands are about halfway between Tarutao and Adang-Rawi Islands.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Koh Khao Yai
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Khao Yai is essentially a sculptural work of nature, similar to rock castle which has a natural bridge protruding into the sea, whereby, during the low tide, boats can be rowed through. There is also a bay on this island called Kam Pu Bay with small falls and creeks. Kam Pu Bay is rather calm with no waves all year round and during the lowest tide, coral reefs and marine life will be very visible along the coastline. Moreover, sea turtles often come ashore and lay their eggs around Kam Pu Bay as well.
Administered by : Mu Ko Phetra National Park
Koh Lidi
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Lidi consist of Koh Lidi Lek (Koh Lidi Small) and Koh Lidi Yai (Koh Lidi Big). Koh Lidi Lek offers a white sandy beach and crystal clear water. The island, which is home to the National Park Protection Unit, also has mangrove forests and various kinds of marine animals. Tourists who desire to camp on the island must bring their own tents and food as there are no restaurants. Koh Lidi Yai, nearby Koh Li Di Lek, has bird nest concessions operated by the private sector and is off-limits to visitors.
Administered by : Mu Ko Phetra National Park
Koh Lipe
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Lipe
Koh Lipe
Koh Lipe was first discovered by the Chao Ley (or Sea Gypsies) which Koh Lipe are natural coral reefs, beauty of a vast open bay, and a powdered-sand beach. Ao Pattaya is a beautiful bay in a curved shape with a white fine beach. Within a 15-minute walking, you can connect to another beach of the island such as Hat Chao Le or Chao Le Beach. During the festive time, the villagers will built a boat from Rakam wood and perform a ceremony to float the boat, according to their belief in the prediction of their fishing. They will do this celebration twice a year in May and November. There is tourist accommodation on the island.
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Koh Phetra
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Phetra is the biggest with the summit reaching 380 meters, this island is said to look like a boat when observed from the coast. The islands vary in size, with some being little more than rocks rising steeply out of the sea. The islands have good potential for visitors with coral reefs and small sandy beaches, but remain undisturbed due to their remoteness. Some of the islands have caves which contain nests of the edible nest swift let.

How to get there Koh Phetra is the main island of a group and is situated in Trang province, almost 40 kilometers north of park headquarters. These islands can be reached by boat from Palian District, which is about 20 kilometers away.
Administered by : Mu Ko Phetra National Park
Koh Rawi
Koh Rawi
Koh Rawi
Location : La-ngu District
Koh Rawi is white sand beach which place suits for pitching tents. It’s located of Ranger Station 6 (Sai Khao Beach) and Ranger Station 7 (Talo Palean).
Administered by : Tarutao National Park
Nun Bay
Location : La-ngu District
Nun Bay located at the headquarters is a visitor centre, accommodation, rest houses, toilets, conference room, restaurant and an attractive boardwalk, which extends nearly to the mouth of the bay. A walk to the end of the boardwalk gives picturesque views back across the bay towards the headquarters.
Administered by : Mu Ko Phetra National Park