Phuket is famous and that is a fact no one can argue with. It has a growing presence among the tourists looking to find a different kind of holiday that only this tropical paradise can offer. But is the island the only thing you can enjoy? For a trip of 3-4 days, the island is sufficient but what if you have some spare days to spend and you kind of do not want to waste it on the things you have enjoyed days before? The James Bond Island would be an ideal place to soak in some more tropical experiences. It is obvious that the island is named for the character featured in the 1974 movie The Man with the Golden Gun. The full course of trip to this location includes a visit to a fishermen village Koh Pan-Yee, the Temple of Suwankuha, and the James Bond Island, which is located in Phang Nga Bay. The trip costs from 1500 baht. Koh Phi Phi is another famous landmark from Thailand you should visit if you have the time. Ever seen the movie The Beach? The famous Maya Bay featured heavily in the movie is located in the Koh Phi Phi Leh, one of the islands that make up the whole Koh Phi Phi region (the other being Koh Phi Phi Don).
Tourists from Phuket with bandar bola typically visit Koh Phi Phi during the day trip. A boat connecting Phuket with Koh Phi Phi costs 500 baht. You can either choose to stay at the Koh Phi Phi Don or head on to Koh Phi Phi Leh with a long tail boat in the morning. If you opt for the latter, make sure you go early in the morning to avoid crowds.
Koh Yao Yai can be an alternative. It is the largest island around the much bigger Phuket Island. Koh Yao Yai is still less visited which is why it is perfect for anyone looking to stray off the conventional tracks. The island can be reached with a boat for a cost of anywhere from 100 to 200 baht. Taking a motorbike along will cost additional fee. Don’t forget to make time to get to Krabi and Tiger Cave temple. Krabi is a city located just three hours away from Phuket by bus. The city itself is not something extraordinary but the Tiger Cave temple there is a breathtaking spot to pay a visit to.