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Koh Samui Island Cruise and Snorkel Full-Day Tour

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Nice sandy beach

Nice sandy beach more quiet than Chaweng but I actually liked it better. Again many bars and restaurants, the bamboo restaurant was okay. BBQ at the beach :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Spend a lot of time here lazy on the sandy white sand swimming in its beauitful clear waters with a nice wee restaurant serving food and drink!! good to get away from the crowds of phuket

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Orebro, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lamai is a very forgotten part of Koh Samui. The beach is unclean and empty. The hotels along the beach is boring and not well run in my opinion

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Nice sandy beach more quiet than Chaweng but I actually liked it better. Again many bars and restaurants, the bamboo restaurant was okay. BBQ at the beach :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

There are parts to Lamai Beach which are nice if you walk towards either the far left or right sides where it's a bit less built up. A few good water sport activities to do.. Bars and restaurants. Mainly for families and older couples.. If you want to go for drinks or go out in the evening, probably stay near... More 

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Newbury , Berks
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our loss: 75£ boss polo shirt, 20£ superdry flip flops , Added to bill Manager will pretend his English is too weak. What will they steal from you? Swimming pool is not theirs it's hotels next door extra 200 baht for a swim, that's how crafty they are , Otherwise not bad.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is of the beaten track and a lovely place to sit on your beach towel and enjoy the view and eat the little snacks that vendors will ask you to try. We had the banana pan cake for 50 Bt and it was very nice, No hassled us and we enjoyed the 2 hours there,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Guess it'd be the first question for everyone who visits Koh Samui : "So which beach should we stay?" Stayed Lamai for entire stay and compare to Chaweng, the visitors are older, so beach area is quite and more relaxed. But you can access to the market and So if you look for somewhere for nice and quite then definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Visiting Lamai Beach almost every day during my stay. Perfect sand, nice cool water and its big enough for some privacy, unlike other beaches like Chaweng where people are packed together. Loads of awesome restaurants along the beach too, my favorite was Swing Bar which had good food at reasoingnable prices. I would definitely recommend spending at least one day... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

To be honest we spent very little time at this beach and just approached it from the main market on foot.The breadth of the beach is relatively smaller and the sand coarser unlike the fine sand in Chaweng beach.The water is choppier than the other beaches and the beach is nice like most other beaches.The eateries we saw were smaller... More 

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Tonsberg, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Like a slice of heaven.. Awesome and quiet beach. Lots of space and not to much people there.. One of my favourites on Koh samui

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