Covering 231sqkms of Trang provinces infamous coastline Had Chao Mai Marine National Park is home to an abundance of marine life and some endangered species. Staying at a Trang Resort is your best bet for touring the park and enjoying the powdery white beaches of Trang. Offering luxurious family accommodation is the Anantara Sikao Thailand Resort and Spa.
Located on the Andaman coast the luxurious hotel offers modern comforts amidst Thailand’s lush coastlines. Ideal for all holidaymakers the well-appointed 139 rooms, suites, pool villas and family rooms are great for relaxing in when you are not out snorkelling, diving or pampering yourself at the spa. Located right next to Had Chao Mai National park the hotel provides easy access to many other attractions.
Drive along the Andaman coast and drink in the pristine beauty of Trangs white sand beaches and quaint fishing villages. The marine park declared a protected reserve in 1981 is home to mangrove, beach, evergreen and limestone forests which stretch to the mountain tops.
Dotted with beautiful forested islands of Koh Muk, Koh Wan, Koh Chueak, Koh Pling, Kho Chao Mai and Koh Meng the park is 60% water where coral reefs and sea-grass beds thrive, offering shelter to Dugongs, prawns and fish.
The Chao Mai Cave to the south of the park, accessible by boat is a must see for its many chambers, floor to ceiling pillars and beautiful spring located on one of the top chambers.
Pass through a connecting cave and you can enjoy the white sand beaches of Had Yongling and Had Sang while ‘Moragot’ (Emerald Cave) on Muk Island accessible by swimming up in low-tide is so called for its emerald coloured pool. Discover much more as you explore exotic Had Chao Main Park.
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