White Sand Beach, Ko Bulon Le

White Sand Beach is one of the most photogenic beaches in the area and almost perfect. Especially the northern part of the beach is beautiful because of its wide and fine sandy beach with clear turquoise water, ideal for snorkeling.

Pay attention to the swimming condition! The coral at low tide makes swimming difficult. But no need to worry, by walking briefly toward the east you can swim again – regardless of the tide. Another solution, of course, is to bring your water shoes.

The southern part of the beach is still beautiful and has fine, almost white powdery sand and clear water. At high tide there is not much beach left and at low tide you have to walk a few minutes north to swim. The best place to swim at low tide is in front of the school.

Located on a beautiful part of the beach, Bulone Resort is a good place to stay. Here, you will find great mid-range bungalows. Electricity is available from late afternoon to early morning. We also love staying at the Marina Resort, just behind the Bulone Resort and only a 2-minute walk away from the beach. They have nice budget bamboo bungalows. Electricity is available from late afternoon to midnight.

A alternative is the Bulonhill Resort, a 3-minute walk away from the beach. Another good alternative is the mid-range Pasand Resort more south, with wooden bungalows on the south side of the beach that have electricity available all night. Both stays are located directly on the beach.

Near the beach is a good choice of small restaurants.

Ko Bulon Le is a tranquil island located in the Andaman Sea, off the southwestern coast of Thailand. With an area of about 3 square kilometers, this island is small; it takes only 20 minutes to walk from one side of the island to the other.

Ko Bulon Le is partly covered by a dense jungle, with a beautiful white beach on the east and south coasts and beautiful mangrove forests in the north. There are no cars, only a path winds across the island used by walkers and the occasional scooter.

The island has a very small village, a school and 3 beaches, of which one is included in our list. The island is surrounded by coral reefs, making it an excellent destination for snorkeling.

The primary activity on Ko Bulon Le is relaxation. It’s the perfect place to unwind, sunbathe, snorkel and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. You can take leisurely walks along the shoreline or simply bask in the serenity. There are no ATMs on the island, so make sure to bring cash.

From Bangkok you can take a flight to Trang or Hat Yai. Pakbara Pier is a 90-minute to 2-hour taxi or minibus ride from both towns. Trang is a friendly provincial town to spend the night. Wander the streets and eat at the night market in Ruenrom Alley, located about a 15-minute walk away from the train station. We recommend going to Trang Happy Trip & Tour (081 607 2411) next to the train station to arrange your transportation. You will receive professional help with a smile for fair prices.

A private taxi from Trang to Pakbara is 2000 baht. Shared taxis (250 baht per person) leave around 8:45 in the morning, you need to wait for the minibus coming from Krabi. At Pakbara the shared speedboat leaves at 12.30 and cost 600 baht per person.

You find boat connections twice a day from Ko Lanta, passing several other islands before reaching Ko Bulon Le. A ferry passes from Ko Lipe twice a day. From Ko Sukorn, a longtail boat costs 2500 baht for a 1-hour trip.

You cannot rent scooters on the island.