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Best Small Islands with Beaches near Phuket

picture composing of small island near phuket

Many times I have been asked which are the best small islands with beaches near Phuket? The Island of Phuket is surrounded by an extraordinary number of small islands located mainly on its east coast, from tiny rocks to livable larger pieces of land em…

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Koh Naka Yai Island

View of one of the Koh Naka Yai Island Beach

Koh Naka Yai Island is a small island off the northeast coast of Phuket. The island is only about 1.7 miles (2.7 km) long and less than a mile in width at its widest. It is very close to the island of Phuket, only 1.25 miles (2 km) away at the closest part. The island is close enough for a quick getaway from Phuket, even for half-day in the morning. Koh Naka Yai Beach is the largest beach on the island and is located on the southwest coast of Koh Naka Yai. There are numerous places to stay and it has a Muslim mosque and a beach club. Its proximity to the main island of Phuket makes it a busy place for visitors coming for a day or shorter trip.

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Phuket Beaches Map

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