If you are travelling in Thailand, you really have to try and visit the beautiful limestone islands. You will find useful information about this attraction on this page.

File:Limestone karst landscape of Phang Nga Bay, Thailand.jpg
Vyacheslav ArgenbergLimestone karst landscape of Phang Nga Bay, ThailandCC BY-SA 4.0

Where to find the limestone islands?

You will be able to find the limestone islands in the regions of Krabi and Phang Nang. They will surely take your very breath away with their natural beauty. You will be able to visit these sites with great ease as you stay at centrally located hotels in the area. If you stay at a Phuket resort which offers tours to these sites, it will be very easy for you to enjoy a fruitful tour. Places such as Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas are great options to consider here.

How were they created?

It is said that the erosion of limestone would have created these limestone islands. Chemical weathering and acid rain would have caused this. The islands in Krabi and Phang Nga Bay are believed to have been created through the movement of massive plates of the earth. These incredible formations create spectacular sceneries which will surely mesmerize you.

How to visit the site?

You can get in touch with a leading tour operator in the area and have a tour of the limestone islands arranged. It will be quite easy for you to explore the region this way. You can even ask the hotel that you are staying at to arrange a tour for you.


Damon Starky is a creative nomadic travel writer, who is well informed and experienced on a wide range of interests that would connect to the needs of any type of traveler. Google+