The Ang Thong National Marine Park is one of the most popular attractions near Koh Samui. This stunning oasis comprises of 42 islands, each featuring something unique. You will see limestone massifs, breathtaking coastlines and verdant tropical rainforests. The Ang Thong Marine Park is nestled towards the north and West of Koh Samui, Thailand.
Ang Thong National Marine Park Tours, Koh Samui, Thailand
The best time to visit this beautiful area of Thailand is from late March to October; however, when the weather is favourable, visitors may visit at any time of the year. The weather in Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park is strongly influenced by monsoons during November and December; therefore there are big waves and heavy rain. With the weather being humid and hot during February and April, the sea is calm and suitable for sailing.
The park’s most popular attractions include Koh Mae, an extraordinary beach and Thale Nai; an emerald saltwater lake famous for its serene setting and panoramic views.
All around this marine park, you will notice a large variety of wildlife. Some of the inhabiting species include the famous Asian long-tailed monkey, reef egrets, hairy-nosed otters, white-bellied sea eagles, tortoises, ashy drongos, sea turtles, lizards and large pythons.