Laoliang Islands (Lao Liang Islands) are part of the Petra archipelago, beautiful nature of Andaman Ocean in Trang province, THAILAND. These untouched stunning twin islands of North and South Lao Liang are waiting for your visit after years of isolation. White sand on beautiful beaches has split challenging limestone cliffs apart from clear blue water. Both soft and hard corals are still plentiful and intact as visitors have been barred for years, leaving all creatures proliferating naturally. Now it's time to uncover all these wonders but, of course, in the way unharmed to this sanctuary. The best time to visit is from November thru May due to the wind and rain factors.
North Lao Liang Island Also known as Lao Liang Nong (little brother) Island, the North of twin Lao Liang island is 22 kilometers away from Had Yao port, the newest and most modern in Trang. The island itself is unique in its shape and only one beach on the East side of the island makes it ideal to stay away from the hectic life of crowded area. This cozy beach guarantees you white sand, clear water, and beautiful corals for your pleasure of swimming and skin diving. Usually found only in deep water, beautiful sea fan can be found at just 1-2 meters underwater at the north end of the island while seven-colored soft corals can be found at the south end. Furthermore, the vast of limestone cliffs challenge all rock climbers with various routes, ranging from very easy to most grueling. Back by these cliffs, a camp site with sunrise panorama is waiting to welcome you from Nov thru May.
South Lao Liang Island Also known as Lao Liang Pee (Big Brother), the South of twin Lao Liang Islands accommodates a villa of local fishermen and a large white-sand beach on the East side. This island is bigger than Lao Liang Nong and the beach is longer and bigger. Just few hundreds meters away from the other, this island offers a gorgeous scene of Lao Liang Nong. Both soft and hard coral, as well as varieties of schools of fish, make this island one of a must destination for your adventure. At this moment, this island can only be visited at day and only activities in the water are ready for your pleasure.
Ta Kiang Island Only 4 kilometers away from Lao Liang Nong Island, Koh Ta Kiang is standing between shallow and deep water, offering you one of the nicest snorkeling spot around. White-sand beach with dark round rock is among one of the gorgeous you must visit. Besides, hard corals and assorted school of fish in the warm water turn this island into a paradise to every skin diver. A 15-minute ride from Lao Liang Nong by long-tailed boats serves you daily.
Petra Island This long island is the biggest in this archipelago and has the longest beach around. The vessel-like shape of sky-high limestone mountains on this island was the reason of its name, Petra. This unique shape will lure you to think that your get lost in the pirate island. This is the true sanctuary for all underwater life.