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Six Senses Yao Noi on Koh Yao Island

Six Senses Yao Noi Review

Six Senses Yao Noi on Koh Yao Island is not your usual ‘Phuket Resort’; it is a destination in itself. Specially designed for romantic couples searching for an escape from the stress of the big city, this is a perfect hideaway to spend a few days before moving to the fun of Phuket Island.

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Six Sense Fast Facts

Hotel Summary & Guests Score
Hotel Summary
The IslandLovely green island, 30 km northeast of Phuket (20 mi)
The BeachBeautiful small private beach: Direct access from the hotel
The Hotel5-star resort with private villas, most with pools.
The Facilities2 restaurant and 2 bars by the beach. Excellent spa and good fitness room. 1 swimming pool.
What's AroundNot much nearby but there are a few excellent local restaurants on the island.
Who is it for?Great for travellers who want to escape to a real Thai island less affected by tourism.
Worth Noticing The island doesn't have many white beaches but offers a rare Thai charm and is near the amazing cliffs of Phang Nag Bay
PriceExpensive and often fully booked, so book early.
Hotel Location
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Getting to Six Senses Yao Noi

Set on a remote island far from Phuket Island and being in a bay, you won’t get through rough seas to reach it even during the low season. The resort organizes a full pick-up process from the Phuket International Airport to Ao Por pier in the north of the island, then a fun 45-minute private speedboat to the hotel. Guests can choose between a scheduled speedboat transfer or a private transfer.

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The ride is smooth, and the views along the way are superb, with the limestones of Phang Nga Bay on the left and the beautiful beach of Koh Yao Yai on the right.

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Koh Yao Island is not known for any amazing features, but from the hotel, the views of the famous limestone rocks of Phang Nga are breathtaking. The resort has the typical ‘Evason’ signature, an intelligent ‘luxury design’ made of basic materials such as wood, bamboo and thatched roofs with hundreds of small interesting designs to admire all over the property.

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The rooms

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Rooms also reflect their well-known ‘earth-friendly mind in every detail, from the light shades to the bathroom amenities, but behind these, you will find all the high-tech features you can expect from such luxury resorts. Villas are spacey and originally designed, with your own swimming pool and outdoor showers. The relaxing areas are large and very comfortable to read, work or chat, and you could easily spend the whole day in your villa without needing to move out.

The restaurants

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But then you would miss the beautiful restaurant designed with a unique atmosphere and view. After sunset, with the intimate lighting and the way sitting areas are embedded in the ponds, you get the best view of the nearby islands… just this moment worth the stay. The resort has two other restaurants and a deli to treat yourself during the day.

The Beach

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The beach is not very large but accommodates the few courageous guests that decided to step out of their private villas to try sailing and kayaking. Feel like seeing the outside world? Borrow one of the complimentary bicycles and explore the island with its rice fields and rubber plantations. Koh Yao is still a remote island and has nothing to compare with Phuket. The resort is also a good starting point to discover the incredible Phang Nga Bay; you can’t be this close and not see it yourself.


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Six Sense Spa is also entirely made of wood and bamboo in a tropical garden and offers the usual full range of treatments you can dream of.


We recommend this resort as a part of your holiday: once you have recharged your batteries, move to Phuket island and find out what the fuss about Phuket is about. A great way to enjoy both sides of your tropical holidays!

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Six Senses Yao Noi Info

Address: 56 Ko Yao Noi, Ko Yao District, Phang-nga 82160
: 076 418 500

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