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Address: Ko Samui, Thailand
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Great beach and water! Can easily spend the whole day here!

Nice and clean beach. Perfect for swimming as the water is clear and it gets deep quite quickly. Not too crowded. I prefer this to Chaweng beach as I find that too crowded and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Madde85
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very narrow beach and packed. It is like most beaches on the island packed with resorts and lots of people. Yet to find a quiet beach on the island unless it is a private one.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and clean beach. Perfect for swimming as the water is clear and it gets deep quite quickly. Not too crowded. I prefer this to Chaweng beach as I find that too crowded and the water not very good. There are resorts along Lamai beach but it's not too bad and you can easily find small roads leading up to... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we stopped here it looked very crowded, so we didn't stay too long. Amazing Beach with awesome rock formations on one part of it. This adds to the dramatic nature of it. However if you are after a calm quiet beach to chill hit up one of the many others around.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty restaurants on the beach with various food experiences and delishious coctails! Family will enjoy it !

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North Haven, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach, lots of options for lunch & dinner etc. Water is very clean and refreshing to swim in. Will definitely visit again Stopped for a swim and light lunch as part of tour of the island

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like to keep busy and be able to walk to places I like. If you are after cheap and quite then this place might be better for you. Its like chewing but scaled back. There is small town and a beach. With pockets of expensive and non expensive accommodation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unlike some other beaches on Samui, you can swim here because it gets deep at a reasonable rate. They also have a bunch of vendors for all sorts of watersports. I tried the flyboard, which was awesome! Also, its very easy to get access to the beach (walk in any resort) and get a chair. Some of them will charge... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just like almost all beaches of Ko Samui, this one is dirty but a little bit less than the others. It's a bit crowded like chaweng beach and you feel like the whole mankind has come to spend their holidays with you on the same beach. Try Khanom beach instead it's clean and quiet.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is well worth a visit during the daytime, but evolves into a rather shady unpleasant area at night time, with a number of seedy tacky bars, overt lady boys, and a general uneasy atmosphere. Shop keepers are unwilling to haggle which is a real shame as this is always part of the holiday experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled at beginning of June so it was quiet, lovely beach with free sunbeds, Black Pearl beachfront restaurant is great place to eat and admire stunning sea views. Short walk into town where there are plenty of bars, places to eat, etc. Street market on Sunday evening is a must. Cheap motorbikes for hire, lots of travel agencies for onward... More 

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