Haad Chao Phao is located on the west coast of Koh Phangan and is about half a kilometer long. The beach is lined with palm trees, the sand is bright and fine, the reef is just 100 meters off the coast. The sea is a little deeper between the beach and the reef than usual on the west coast, so you can always swim quite well. At high tide, the beach is quite narrow, but then you will find many shells in the sand. Most resorts have created beautiful tropical gardens that provide shade. Along the street you will find several shops and restaurants. But it is generally a quiet, relaxed corner in the catchment area of the yoga center Srithanu.
Activities in Haad Chao Phao
Right on the beach is the very good yoga school Samma Karuna, which beside Yoga classes also offers meditation, detox, tantra, rebirth and much more. You can get one Kayak borrow and thus to snorkeling paddle to the reef, or once around the corner to the Secret Beach, which is now very crowded, or after Haad Son to get a drink at Kho Raham. You can dives Book at the nearby diving schools, or at one massage relax.
Restaurants and bars in Haad Chao Phao
Perched on the northern end of the bay is the Beyond the Blue Horizon Villa Resort, and this is one of them Frangipani restaurant, There you can expect excellent cuisine, creatively prepared food, a good wine list and a heavenly ambience. Behind the beach, in the hills, sits the Dudka Bar with perfect views. Good food, decent cocktails and fine music are served until late at night. There are regular events such as fashion shows or art exhibitions. At the southern tip of Haad Chao Phao, you will get fresh, authentic Thai food Tortaln restaurant, If you walk around the cliffs you will get to Pirates Bar, The sunsets can be seen everywhere in this area, but from the Pirates Bar it is the icing on the cake. Another highlight is the Art Café, It's a coffee and tea house, you can eat vegetarian and vegan very well and it's one library.
Accommodation in Haad chao phao
This family-run resort offers simple, bright bungalows in a beautifully landscaped complex with a pool.
From Thong Sala Pier, follow the coastal road towards Srithanu. As soon as you pass Laem Son Lake, Haad Chao Phao begins. The journey takes about 20 minutes. If you take a taxi you have to expect about 200 Bath. Taxi fares can vary widely and depend on season, number of passengers and time of day.
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