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Wake up to soft sea breeze, chirping birds and the soothing waves at Yao Yai Beach Resort, a tropical resort on the beautiful island of Koh Yao Yai. Its sea-facing air-conditioned villas are made of natural materials and enjoy amazing sunset views.

Surrounded by coconut trees and butterflies, the villas, which are between 10 and 30 yards from the private 100 yards long beach, all come with a mosquito net and private balcony. Most villas boast a private pool. Located by the beach, some villas have a flat-screen TV and minibar. Private bathrooms have shower facilities.

Yao Yai Beach Resort is accessible by ferries from Koh Sireh, Krabi and Koh Phi Phi. From the local pier on Koh Yao Yai, it is a 30-minute taxi ride to the resort.

Guests can go canoeing or fishing by the sea, or take a relaxing stroll along the 0.9 miles white sandy beach. Bicycle rentals and day trips can be arranged at the tour desk. The resort also provides massage and 24-hour room service.

The on-site restaurant serves delicious Thai and Mediterranean dishes, as well as fresh seafood. Refreshing cocktails can be enjoyed at the beach bar.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Yao Yai Beach Resort has been welcoming guests since 1 Dec 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Breakfast to go



Spa and wellness centre



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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beach
  • Loh Paret Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    0 yards from property
Property questions and answers
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  • hello ! is Halal food available? thank you!
    Yes, we can prepare halal food, majority of our island is Islam.
    Answered on 8 February 2022
  • Hi :) I’m very interested in staying in this hotel. It looks beautiful. If I was to book this room. Would it include an airport transfer and Covid te..
    Dear customer, We can take care your Thai pass and transfer to our Island. Best regards Han
    Answered on 5 April 2022
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Year round, depends on customer who like the sun ( High Season) or watching rain and sun over Phuket and Phang Nga Bay ( Rain Season ), we have 50% le..
    Answered on 9 September 2019
  • do you have warm water for shower 24 hrs?
    Yes, we have hot water 24 hours a day, only in the night we close the hot water circulation and it can take a minute before it reaches your room.
    Answered on 1 December 2022
  • Is there good internet at the resort and in the rooms? We will be working so it is essential - do some rooms have better signal than others? Thank you
    Hi, yes, we have fast internet
    Answered on 3 February 2022
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Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    The Boat

    Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Thai, Asian

Resort facilities of Yao Yai Beach Resort
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Snorkelling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Canoeing
  • Billiards
  • Fishing Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Dutch
  • Thai
  • Turkish

House rules

Yao Yai Beach Resort takes special requests - add in the next step!


13:00 - 22:00


11:30 - 12:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
THB 600 per child, per night
Cot upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
THB 600 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Yao Yai Beach Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Getting to the resort:
1. Ferries depart from Jean Wanid Pier in Koh Sireh to Koh Yao Yai 3 times daily at 10:30, 14:00 and 17:00. On Fridays, ferries depart at 10:00 and 17:00 only.
2. Ferries depart from Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Yai from 08:30 - 16:00 and 17:00.
3. Ferries depart from Ao Thalen Pier (Krabi) to Koh Yao Yai at 13:00. From Koh Yao Yai, it is a further 30-minute taxi ride to Yao Yai Beach Resort.

Please note that the hotel does not accept American Express credit cards.
Please note that the resort provides free pick-up services from the piers for guests staying for a minimum of 3 nights between November till April.
Guests are kindly advised to inform the resort in advance of their arrival details.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Yao Yai Beach Resort

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Yao Yai Beach Resort by:

    • Taxi 45min

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Yao Yai Beach Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yao Yai Beach Resort is 5 miles from the centre of Ko Yao Yai.

  • Yao Yai Beach Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • The Boat

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Yao Yai Beach Resort.

  • Yao Yai Beach Resort offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Billiards
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Beauty Services
    • Swimming Pool
    • Head massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Neck massage
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Full body massage
    • Beach
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Hand massage
    • Foot massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Back massage

  • Room options at Yao Yai Beach Resort include:

    • Villa
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at Yao Yai Beach Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • Check-in at Yao Yai Beach Resort is from 13:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Yao Yai Beach Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.