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“Nice Beach, but needs some TLC” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bang Tao Beach

Bang Tao Beach
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$26.04*
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Phuket to Koh Phi Phi by High Speed Ferry
Ranked #22 of 240 things to do in Phuket
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Kamala, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Nice Beach, but needs some TLC”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

Bang Tao Beach is a sweeping bay with typically beautiful beaches that are common to Thailand. However, like all beaches in the low season, it is plagued with trash and debris once you get outside the hotel frontage areas. Also, it seems that Bang Tao is lagging in their post tsunami clean-up and redevelopment. All of the access roads are beat to hell, and there are lots of parcels with battered hotels that appear to have been abandoned, or projects that people walked away on. Bang Tao is much more laid back than most other resort areas, and there is a lot of charm to the place... it just needs some TLC... lots of it. I have nicknamed Bangtao "Banged Up".

Visited July 2013
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“super beach, not crowded and child friendly.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

super beach, not crowded and child friendly. great for a swim or just walking. kids are pretty safe here.

Visited July 2013
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Limerick, Ireland
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“Lovely beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

This is a lovely beach with a laid back resort area attached. There's a nice strip with some good restaurants and bars beside the Best Western Premier. A visit to the Cafe de BangTao for some lovely Thai cuisine is a must.

Visited May 2013
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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Bang Tao is one of my favourite beaches in thailand”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

spotless clean great long beach for walking great variety of restaurants i lived in thalang from december to end of january 2012 2013 and visited this beach as often as i could, i have traveled all over thailand and this is one of the best beaches i have found so far id highly reccommend a visit here

Visited December 2012
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Rosario, Argentina
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“Bang Tao Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

Bang Tao Beach is Beautiful beach. What else to say? Nice to relax on this beach. There is a nice beach bar and friendly staff. On that day there was an earthquake, May 2012. Employees of the bar told us anything but we saw how they stacked bottles and food to the bar to close. We quickly went to the Big Buddha. We waited for the tsunami but thank God nothing happened.

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