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Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay is famed for its natural beauty, especially its characteristic karst topography - small island mountains in the sea. The monolithic limestone islands are truly a magnificent view right on the doorstep of Six Senses Yao Noi

This formation of limes stones, some looking like they have just been dropped out of the sky, impress with their sheer size, incredible colours and impressive caves. Phang Nga Bay is shallow and filled with tidal sediments. The bay itself is composed of large and small tidal channels. Mangrove forests grow around the whole area of Phang Nga Bay, differing in species depending on elevation and relative tidal range. 

Phang Nga Bay covers an area of 400 square kilometres and was in 1974 designated as a forest park, Sri Phang Nga Forest Park. The Royal Forest Department then began to survey the area and realized its heritage. In 1981 it received national park status, Ao Phang Nga National Park. Over 80 % of the park is covered by the Andaman Sea, with 42 large and small islands.  

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