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Best beach around!

If you like quiet and relaxed this is the place for you! A little on the pricey side around... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2019
Sandemansgirl
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Charming and touristy

For a morning out exploring this was our first stop. Quaint shops with souvenir bits n bobs... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2018
Carol T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Literally, there is no more Bang Bao Beach. It became the Pier and Walking Street Plaza. There are two Bang Bao Pier locations on Google Map, one is the Original and the other is the latest Bang Bao Pier. By history, the new location of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ByngChu
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A floating village on Bang Bao pier, definitely worth visiting. Good restaurants and plenty of touristy shops to amble through whilst wandering along the very large pier. There is a small supermarket and even a large health centre built over the water. Lots of colour...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DeborahMaree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stilted village with a few bars to sit and while away a few hours. Well worth a visit. Selection of shops selling usual Thai tourist tat found elsewhere on the island.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

If you like quiet and relaxed this is the place for you! A little on the pricey side around holidays. But perfect for simple and easy family days.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sandemansgirl
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Bangbao is like fisherman village with light house that you can walk on the top to see high view and walk pass souvenir shop but the price is higher than other beach in the islands.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank INFJfah
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Nice but be carefull when swimming. A lot of glass and sharp things in the water. You have to wear watershoes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank j0an1968
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Nice place to visit for everyone,lots of shops to buy things and lots of restaurants. You can get day trips on the boats to go snorkeling and days trips to other islands. It’s a good place to visit so make sure you have some drinking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank clintgsy
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Lovely beach with beachfont accomodation and quality restaurants. These accomodations were all fully booked out.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wim l
Reviewed January 6, 2019

But it's a lively shopping, dining and harbour area. A must see for anyone visiting Koh Shang! Rent a motorbike and travel here by yourself. No need to use taxi or minibus.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

For a morning out exploring this was our first stop. Quaint shops with souvenir bits n bobs. Fresh fish restaurants, cafes and bars. A stroll down to the bottom of the pier and photos from the lighthouse. The breeze cooling the walk was lovely.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carol T
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Hire a scooter and spend 4/5 days there max. You can explore the whole island (apart from the centre which it is illegal for anyone to access due to it being a national park) in a couple of days. This’ll leave you time to... More
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