Koh Yao Yai means “Big Long Island”
The island is accessible by boat between 6.00AM & 6.30PM
8,000 people live in Koh Yao Yai and 98% of the population are Muslim
Seafood is abundant on the island. Pork is not available.
Alcohol is available at hotels and restaurants on the island, but not commonly found in small shops.
Many local roadside shops and markets sell beach attire and souvenirs.
There is one bank and one pharmacy on the island.
The public health center is open daily 24 hrs.
There are many animals on the island such as monkeys, birds, water buffalo, lizards, snakes, cats, goats, cows and chickens.