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Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

with just enough cozy restaurants and some ok snorkeling. Very shallow and warm water thoug. Beautiful sunsets and a good evening vibe with several places to have dinner and drinks in a variety of lounges. I would recommend choosing this beach if going to koh...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kjerstin g
Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

Long and white beach on the west coast of the island Lot of accommodations and even in high season never overfilled If you are looking for a beautiful and peacefully spot I think is the best Lot of good Thai Restaurant on the beach front...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019

With all the party goers who flock to Haad Rin beach for the Full Moon parties, it is nice to find a quiet beach to relax on. White sand, beautiful water and no big crowds.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kenlbroz
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Best beach in koh phangan, white sand, turquois water, cozy bars, beautiful sunset. I recommend it to everybody:)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank g_borp2016
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

It’s sooo romantic so pretty with massage spots everywhere !! We loved it !! Just visit that! There are bars and restaurants that you can have your meal and your coffee or beer !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chi0t
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

In short, we liked the Haad Yao Beach. Even though there are quite a few hotels/bungalows scattered along the shoreline, we still didn’t find it too busy or too crowded. It was just simply a nice beach with some food/cafe options, thus making it easy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

Clean, beautiful, with restaurants, i like this beach. For me is the best beach on Phangan. Will come back

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank darinap2019
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Best sunsets on Koh Phangan 🙌❤️ There is a lot of things to do around here and if you want a romantic place to go; this is it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kaia933
Reviewed September 25, 2018

After spending 4 weeks on the island and visiting almost every single beach, we found haad yao to be perfect for us! It was typically very quiet compared to the other beaches such as 'secret beach'. The sand is hard and was ideal as it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BaileyCoo
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Went there for the Wednesday beach market...was a small one is avoidable. The beach is lovely though.

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 2, 2017|
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Response from swirving_irving | Reviewed this property |
Yes too low, you should head to Koh Tao really, the snorkelling is great there!
Andrew G
November 16, 2015|
Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Haad Yao Beach has a lot of restaurants and bars. If you are looking for nightlife, food, entertainment, dancing, music, they have it. I didn't notice many with live bands during the weeknights (I'm an older family guy so I... More