Koh Jum is a small island situated in the Krabi Province of Thailand. The island is often referred to as Koh Jum in the south and as Koh Phu in the north. A Koh Jum holiday is an exceptional choice for those travellers who want to experience island life without the threat of being descended upon by the tourist masses. Travellers can expect a Koh Jum holiday rental house to give wonderful views of the Andaman Sea as well as coming equipped with all of the amenities you need to have a memorable, relaxed stay on the island.
Travellers will find that there are numerous activities available in this part of the island to keep them occupied during their stay. The activities are varied and include the likes of nature trekking, hiking, snorkelling, diving, kayaking, cycling, abseiling and fishing. Of course, being a family-friendly tourist island, you can rest assured that there are ample opportunities to enjoy safe swimming at the beaches that dot the coastline.
Koh Jum Island is close to some other wonderful islands in the Krabi Province of Thailand such as the Lanta Islands. There are several great things to see on these islands from an Orchid Nursery Farm at Pra Ae Beach on Ko Lanta to the Sea-Gypsy village on Ko Lanta Yai, where the houses are all on stilts in the sea and the villagers have their own unique language. Ko Lanta Yai is also home to the impressive Khao Mai Kaew Caves which are located in the centre of the island. The caves are very large, have some beautiful stalactites & stalagmites and one even has a very large pool of water inside it.
If you decide that a Koh Jum holiday is the ideal choice for you then you can expect to enjoy some fantastic weather whilst on your trip to the island. Just like most other areas of Thailand, Koh Jum experiences very warm weather most of the year through. The warmest months of the year can see the daytime temperature reach as much as 34 degrees Celsius and the temperature rarely falls below 23 degrees Celsius. The island can experience quite heavy rainfall with an average annual precipitation amount of 65 inches.
Travellers embarking on a Koh Jum holiday are most likely to arrive at Krabi Airport (KBV) on the mainland and then be taken by seaplane or boat to the island. Amongst the air operators who have regular flights to Krabi are Bangkok Airways, Emirates, Thai Airways International Ltd, Qantas Airways and Finnair. Passengers can leave the UK from several airports such as Manchester (MAN), Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow (GLA) and Newcastle(NCL).