two, each of which offers one spectacular beach, are surrounded by about ten smaller,
all-rock islands that have no real beaches.
During the tourist season
longtail boats run hundreds of tourists from the mainland to these islands each day in a
30-minute sprint. Despite that they are not lonely get-aways, they are still worth seeing
for the unusual shape of both beaches creates a special beauty here.
Separated Sea (Thale Waek)
One of Thailand's unseen
highlights,Thale Waek (Separated sea), the amazing phernomenon
happens when there is a low tide and water level is down till, is
situated along Koh (island or islets) Dam Hok and Koh Dam Kwan.
These two, each of which offers one spectacular beach, are
surrounded by about ten smaller, all-rock islands that have no real
As for the magic of the Miracle Beach, Koh Dam Kwan , in only a
moment while you are watching strange-shaped Dam Khwan Islet and
other small islets nearby, the tide can go out unnoticeably, a line
of raised sand eventually appears forming a bridge between the
islets, allowing visitors to walk between them.
An old sea man mentioned that there was an emerald sea hiding next
to the blue one and that only those knowing the rhythm of the tide
would see a strip of white powdery sand connecting two islands
amidst the sea. This seems to point out that in one beauty, there
hides another beauty, which can be seen only at a specific moment.
The secrets of nature will solely reveal themselves to those who are
in the right place and at the righ Separated seat time.
The best time to visit Thale Waek is 5 days before and after the
full moon from December to beginning of May. To visit Thale Waek,
you should proceed on Highway No. 4034 from the city of Krabi, then
turn left and follow Highway No. 4202 to Ao Nang.