Wed. Jul 28th, 2021

James Bond and Koh Panyee

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James Bond Island and Koh Panyee are two of the more famous destinations in Phang Nga Bay. If you visit Bangkok, try to arrange your schedule to discover the two tourists attractions without any regret later. Surely you can learn numerous things when exploring them.

James Bond Island is a small island in Phang Nga Bay. Tourists can spend a day in their vacation to explore this wonderful spot.

James Bond Island features various dramatic limestone. Visitors will be really impressive by its stunning natural beauty. The tranquil ambience helps guests more comfortable and relaxing. Visitors can approach this island by boat.

In accident occasion, this landmark is famous all over the world thanks to the James Bond movie called ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ in 1974. From that, the number of visitors has been increasing rapidly. And that is the main reason people call it James Bond Island. The limestone cliffs tend to jut vertically out of the emerald-green water. And if you wish panoramic views of James Bond Island, you can look at from boasts or the beach of Koh Ping Ghan.

If you take a short tour to discover James Bond Island, you also have the opportunity to visit other islands, enjoy lots of fresh seafood and delicious lunch in Koh Panyee, a small Muslim fishing village.


Like James Bond Island, Koh Panyee belongs to Phang Nga Bay. It features lots of shacks, restaurants and houses. Today, thanks to the development of Thailand’s tourism, over a half of the locals service the tourism sector while the rest are fisherman.

The village consists of many restaurants, souvenir shops, a health center, school and a mosque to serve the locals’ lives and tourists’ needs.

The people here are very friendly, easy-going and willing to help guests when they need any advice or direction. Visitors will feel easy to make acquaintance with them, exchange to understand more about culture, nature and lifestyle of the locals.

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