Koh Maa-Koh Phangan
Packed with natureís best and tranquil beaches, this is where
adventure seekers and peace lovers come together to enjoy their
share of paradise.
Koh Ma is one of the tropical gems of Thailand.
koh ma - koh phangan
Nestled beautifully on the north-western side of the breathtaking
Koh Phangan, Koh Ma is a small island that is well-connected by a
sandbar on Had Mae Had beach to Koh Phangan, the most popular
tourist destination in Thailand.
Koh Ma is easily accessible and one of the favorite vacations spots
for people visiting this beautiful country.
People who have visited Koh Ma and explored its various shades have
commented that it is one paradise less explored. Although the island
has only a few bungalows available for rent, holiday makers staying
in the neighboring islands can easily get here to enjoy the best of
what Thailand has to offer to backpackers and families on vacation.
Surrounded by colorful and gorgeous living reef, Koh Ma is a perfect
site for adventure seekers who wish to try their hand at snorkeling
or learn the art of diving. If life under the sea doesnít attract
you then consider sunbathing at the tranquil beaches at Koh Ma
Island and soak in the pleasure of this tropical paradise.
Getting to Koh Ma is extremely easy as a sandy causeway is available
right from the Mae Haad beach during low tides. Those who are always
looking for a dash of adventure may try crossing over at the time of
high tide. Itís an experience youíll remember! Although the waves
are not too high, you should be careful because it gets slippery.
Travelers coming to Koh Phangan never miss the opportunity to visit
this quiet island beach.
As the area is sparsely populated, it offers you the perfect
surrounding to spend time in tranquility and be at peace with
yourself. You can also take a boat from Koh Samui and cross over to
reach the Koh Ma beach.
Things to Do:
The island is a perfect representation of what Thailand offers to
tourists Ė fun, frolic, adventure and leisure. Koh Ma is flanked by
lush and swaying papaya and coconut trees so you are free to help
yourself. There are a plethora of water sports and beach activities
for the tourists to enjoy. You may also climb to the top of the
island and enjoy the scenic views from there. Donít forget to bring
a pair of walking boots.
Unlike the Haad Rin beach which is famous for the notorious full
moon parties, Koh Ma beach is one natural attraction that offers
dollops of tranquility and peace, along with pulse racing adventure.
If you are on a honeymoon and wish to spend some tranquil moments
with your spouse amidst the natural beauty then this is the perfect
Families seeking fun and adventure can also visit the Koh Ma beach
for unlimited fun and enjoyment. Juts let your hair down, feel the
wind, let your skin soak in the tropical sun and enjoy the
refreshing cool drinks while gazing at the endless waters. Whether
you are seeking adventure or wanting to spend your holiday in amidst
peaceful environs, Koh Ma is the place for you.
While you are here, you can enjoy water sports such as scuba diving,
snorkeling, swimming and so on. This small but picturesque beach
island has a world of beautiful marine life with stunning coral
reefs under waters. You can go snorkeling or scuba diving to explore
the depths and see the hidden wonders down under that have been so
painstakingly crafted by nature.
There are some really good diving sites in and around Koh Ma that
beckon the beginners as well as the experienced divers to come and
have fun. You can also take diving classes in the beach as there are
many enthusiastic trainers ready to take you to a guide tours under
water and help you explore the natural beauty.
Even if you
do not indulge in the adventure sports, the scenic beauty of the
place is sure to enthrall you. It offers you a respite from the
madding crowd and humdrum of city lives. Laze in the laid back beach
which welcomes you to spend a day snoozing in a hammock and taste
the ripe fruits from the trees.
enjoying the various water sports and adventure activities, you can
also visit the anemone garden, which is a large natural underwater
garden that has been nurtured by the shallow and calm waters around
the beach. Snorkelers and divers cab visit the garden without much
difficulty as the water is calm.