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“Paradise gained” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of White Sand Beach

White Sand Beach
Ranked #5 of 59 things to do in Ko Chang
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Oslo, Norway
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Paradise gained”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2013

The upper corner of the beach has it all for us. Just when the road across the mountain meets the town, make a stop. One of the first small roads leading to the beach on your righthand side, you can see some charming pink bungalows right on the beach. This is Sangtawan Hotel and bungalows. The standard is decent and so is the price. Sitting on the porch watching the sun go down is memorable. The restaurant serves good meals and in the evening they set the tables on the beach and serves great seafood.
When you need a brake from the sun, do visit the massage specialists at the end of the row of bungalows. It is mother - daughter run and they cured my husband´s bad shoulder and my body felt ten years younger after their professional treatments.
Their neighbor is a great place "Four palms" that serves great food and is a popular place to watch the sunset in saco-sacks.
At the far end of the beach to the north is also a great place for sunsets and foods built into the rocks.
Just across the road from Sangtawan, you will find "Oodie´s" - a fantastic blues club, run by Oodie who allows tourists to take part if they can really play. Oodie and his guitar friend serve you the most brilliant guitar soloes.
We have been here in July and in December. July has some rain showers and bathing is not advised due to strong currents, but otherwise quite OK. December was perfect.

Visited December 2012
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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25 reviews
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“It's big, but not great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

White Sand Beach is big with lots of sand (mostly white, but not pristine white) and many restaurants/guesthouses/hotels lining it, but the water is very shallow and I've heard the sewage drains from the island into the ocean via the beaches. OK sand, but not the soft, fine sand I prefer.

Visited April 2013
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Nongprue
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“Beautiful beach, shabby comercial sites”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2013

The beach could be one of the better ones in Thailand if it was not for the ugly and unhygenic. stalls all around it. It looks cheap!

Visited April 2013
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Bern, Switzerland
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“as polluted as its gets”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

Koh Chang is no longer a tropical paradise, but an ugly place totally lacking urban planning. The White Sand beach is still nice for walking at low tide to watch the unhygienical massage venues and questionable "restaurants", but I strongly discourage everybody caring for his health from swimming. If you really must stay there the KC Grande Hotel has a nice pool but is otherwise not recommendable.

Visited March 2013
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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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“long sandy beach with bars and eating places”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

Grest beach safe for children ling sandy aster is clear and like a warm bath. Close to main toad do easy access.

Visited April 2013
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