This is a quiet islands close to Phuket to go if peace and seclusion are in your mind. Merely get off your boat, tie a hammock up between two coconut trees, read a book and simply disconnect from the world. The islands remain a quiet refuge that feels faraway from the crowd of Phuket. Many wonderful things you can to do on the Koh Yao Islands include kayaking, hiking, snorkelling, and swimming. The rice paddies, rubber plantations and buffaloes working within the field, wood home alongside provide a glimpse of native life that not many islands present. Motorbikes are available to hire one of the best way to get across the island.