is Thailandís largest island with an area of 543 square kilometres and
nestles against the Andaman Sea coast 862 kilometres south of Bangkok.
traditionally derives its wealth from tin and rubber. The island is
blessed with magnificent coves and bays, powdery palm-fringed white
beaches, sparkling island-dotted seas, genuinely hospitable people,
comfortable accommodation, superb seafood, tropically vegetative
mountains, lovely waterfalls and parks, and delightful turn-of-th-century
Sino-Portuguese-influenced architecture, which creates an enchanting
ambiance perfectly suited to total relaxation.