Satun is a province in the south of Thailand. The word Satun comes from the Malay word meaning santol. Which a kind of fruit that is abundant in this area.
Satun, a small, quiet province Which is rich in nature, complete forest And surrounded by beautiful islands This article introduces places to visit in Satun as the follow
Tarutao National Park
Tarutao is the main island, the largest island in Tarutao National Park. Which consists of 51 small islands, located in the Andaman Sea in the Strait of Malacca, The Indian Ocean. In the district of La-Ngu, Satun Province.
Koh Lipe is an island in the sea in Satun province. In the south of the island of Adang 85 kilometers away from the land of Satun Province. The jurisdiction of the Tarutao National Park in Satun Province. The beach on an island that is full of bright sea, clean, beautiful, quiet island And with shallow water.
The highlight of Koh Lipe is the naturalness of the coral surrounding the island. With beautiful coves and fine sand beach.
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Koh Ravi is a big island has approximately 29 square kilometers. That is adjacent to Koh Adang, only 1 kilometer away. Known as the twin of Adang Island.
Ravi Beach is an island with fine white sand that is the highlight of the island. The tourists prefer to visit Koh Ravi for a relaxing swim. Snorkeling to see beautiful coral. And able to see many panoramic views of the island.
Koh Adang means “shrimp” because this area has been rich with sea shrimp and is an ideal island for diving. The beach is about 200 meters long and has fine white sand. The sea is emerald green.
During the time when calm waves can see the coral reefs hidden under the water in front of the beach clearly.
“Khai Island”, the symbolic nature of Satun province. It is the large “stone arch” that can walkthrough. With the belief that the young man who had passed through this stone arch would get married. During Valentine’s Day festival every year, Satun province will also arrange for marriage registration for the newlyweds at Ko Khai kiosks.
Kon Hin Son
There are giant stones, shaped like a large cube, stacked together in balance. And with strange scenery, making the rocky islands become an important symbol of the Koh Dong.
This stone pile It is also a beautiful viewpoint. Especially those who like deep diving There are many soft corals, hard corals, and sea anemones.
This is located between the island of Adang and Koh Ravi. One of the beautiful islands. In addition to the beautiful clean beaches, there is also sand like the color of the eggshell and crystal clear seawater. Moreover, it also an important ecological island because the beach area usually has sea turtles go to lay eggs always. At the same time, the area around the island is also rich in fish food sources as well.
Koh Hin Ngam
“Koh Hin Ngam”, a small tourist attraction to the south of the Adang island. The characterized by a beach that is full of round black stones. Which beautiful patterns and several sizes. When hit by a wave, the stone will be shiny. You will see the lines on the rocks clearly. At the same time, the area in the middle of the island is rich with green forests.
Phu Pha Petch Cave
Let’s start with the first place. “Phu Pha Phet Cave”, the largest cave in Thailand, the 4th largest in the world. Located in Palm Pattana Subdistrict, Manang District, Satun Province. When going to inside the cave, you will see the large room, high ceiling with the Stalagmite.
When impacting the light, it will shine beautifully. In each room has name divided according to the characteristics of the landform. Found in 20 rooms, such as “Diamond Curtain Room” looks like a curtain.
Prasat Hin Phan Yod
This is the Limestone island in the area of the Petra Islands National Park. 10 kilometers from the coast of the park office and only 3-5 kilometers away from Pakbara Pier. The specialness is when the water reduced, you can pass through the rock straits to see the beauty of “Prasat Hin Phan Yod”
The nature of the rock depends on the erosion of the rainwater. Until it became a spiky stone bar, a beautiful shape. Similar to that of a fairytale castle. The villagers, therefore, called Prasat Hin Phan Yod. Moreover, It is also a geological area. Fossils found over 480 million years old.
At present, Khao Yai Island is part of Satun World Geological Park. The Satun UNESCO Global Geopark considered being the first geological source of Thailand to move towards a world geological source.
White water rafting at Wang Sai Thong
White water rafting at Wang Sai Thong Waterfall, another popular activity for tourists visiting here. Around the waterfall, the area will see the number of tourists soaking in the water or jumping from the upper floor down to the bottom pool. Moreover also a large tree for shade.
In addition, a rafting activity that will allow you to fully experience the coolness of the water. At the same time, during certain periods of whitewater rafting, it may be necessary to meet the rapids and piles of rock. Which creates quite a bit of excitement, need to use the skill of maneuverability of the paddlers. However, tourists can choose the distance of whitewater rafting as voluntarily. Which is available from 8-10 kilometers.
Les Stegon Cave
The oldest and most beautiful cave in Thailand. Located at Ban Khiri Wong, Thung Wa District. This cave was originally called “Wang Kluai Cave”. This is a cave in a long limestone mountain range, resembling a tunnel under the mountain, in which the cave looks crooked.
The distance from the mouth of the cave to the exit is about 4 kilometers.
The most prominent feature of this cave is the discovery of the fossils of elephants and rhinos of the Pleistocene. Especially the elephants of Stegodon. Which is the origin of the name of this cave, “Les Stegodon Cave”
Dragon’s backbones at Satun can see at the Tanyong Po Subdistrict, called the “Dragon’s Backbones Tanyong Po”
The highlight is that when the water is reduced, it will see the water separated from both sides. Reveal the sand dunes, which will be millions of millions of small shells that have been struck by waves. The total distance is longer than 4 kilometers. When reflected in the sunlight, it becomes a beautiful golden yellow with the dragon scales.
National Park in Satun
Tarutao National Park
Talay Ban National Park
Petra Islands National Park