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Lovely = top seafood

Great laid back atmosphere and not too many tourists, lovely locals and great food. Only 25 mins on... read more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Ancient Fishing Village

Ban Ao Yai is an old fishing village built over the waters of Ao Yai Bay, in the south east of Ko... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
David B
Rayong, Thailand
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ko Kut, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great laid back atmosphere and not too many tourists, lovely locals and great food. Only 25 mins on scooter from Khlong Chao, Well worth a visit

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnjphart71
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Ban Ao Yai is an old fishing village built over the waters of Ao Yai Bay, in the south east of Ko Kut. Here the people live very much as they have done for generations, with simple houses built on stilts over the water, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice place quiet and have many restaurant for seafood good location very beautiful view but nothing special in this place 🤗

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sammyoscar
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The view from the guest stop at the top of the hill gives you a good idea of the lay of the land. It makes for a good photo stop in the early evening. One of the cafes, Chonthicha, is at the very far end....More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ZivBnd
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The fishermen's village Ban Ao Yai is worth the visit and a good place to eat fish and see a little of the local live

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Reispepe
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I particularly wanted to visit this village to view and absorb the local culture and observe the fisherman working. This village did not disappoint me, it is an authentic working fishing village.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 49karenl
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This fishing village is as authentic as it can get. It's in a lovely bay, surrounded by a lush forest. There are several seafood restaurants here. It's an ideal place to visit at lunchtime, both to try the fresh fish and to see the traditional...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Aggie19842014
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Ban Ao Yai is a traditional Thai fishing village set in a picturesque and idyllic bay on the south eastern side of Ko Kut, a tourist destination island on the Thai-Cambodian maritime border. As you drive down the mountain road approaching the village, be sure...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

On our first day on the bikes we drove over to Ao Yai and what a ride it is. The roads are very steep and twisty but it's worth the trip. Just before the village there is a viewpoint, stop off here and let your...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kristiankeogh76
Reviewed 4 December 2016

the fishermen village is really nice to see. you can get there with the motorbike, it is about 30min from the south west Hang Bang Bao. not so many tourists. you can see the typical fishermen production, can eat there also. in the village there...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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