Although most of Thailand is ‘connected’ there are still a few islands in the south where travelers can completely unwind and not hear the phone ring. Visitors can view such fabulous wildlife as 91 types of birds; 22 types of mammals, including 12 types of bats; six types of reptiles; and coral reefs filled with fabulous fish and sea turtles. Throw those cell phones and Blackberrys into the Andaman Sea and enjoy the pristine beaches, quiet coves, small guest houses and wonderful hospitality of the Thai people. For more information about the Similan Islands, visit: For more information on Mu Ko Surin National Park, go to: For more information on Thailand, see

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