Haad Yao, translated "Long Beach", in the northwest of the island is one of the most beautiful and popular beaches on Koh Phangan, often even called the perfect beach referred to as. The bay is over a kilometer long and you can swim relatively well even at low tide. The seabed is sandy and free of stones, the water is clear.
The beach has developed rapidly in recent years but has retained its personal charm. The ambience has moved away from the backpacker towards the family Destination changed. Today you will find many restaurants and bars with seating right on the beach where you can enjoy the spectacular sunset. At least by midnight, however, almost everywhere is over.
Activities in Haad Yao
The beach is not only long but also wide. There is enough space around Football, Volleyball or Softball to play. You can get one Kayak or Snorkeling equipment borrow, or one diving course occupy. The reef, which is located about 400 meters off the coast, is considered one of the most beautiful around Koh Phangan.
When exploring the water, be aware that there is a flood, otherwise you can easily hang with a kayak in the reef. Thais love food, so they love fishing and are happy to show you some good places. Of course, they are also correct fishing trips bookable by boat, with a little luck you have a big barracuda on the hook. Right on the beach you will also find some Thai Massage Shops. Every Wednesday Seaboard Bungalows hosts the "Bizarre Bazaar" which is also very popular with the Wahlinsulans. It's a small beach party with live DJs, artists, jewelry makers, card readers, hairdressers and artists.
In about two kilometers away Pyramid Yoga are different every day classes offered, and Sundays will take place Ecstatic Dance Event instead.
Restaurants and bars in Haad Yao
Rasta Home is Phangan's best-known Raggae bar in the local bands every Friday live music play. Locco`s Pizza & Bar Serves authentic, tasty Italian kitchen. At Apache Bar & Restaurant Among other things, you will find very good Thai food, Along the beach you have many, many possibilities Cocktail to enjoy.
Accommodation in Haad Yao
Shiralea Health & Fitness Co-Working Resort
Good price/performance ratio, complex has a pool.
Just a few minutes walk from the beach. Offerings range from cozy 8-bed dorms to luxurious air-conditioned bungalows, equipped with modern furnishings, large balconies and en suite bathrooms. The hotel restaurant serves Thai dishes and European cuisine.
High Life Bungalow
The fantastic location high on the rocks offers beautiful views of the bay of Haad Yao.
Beautiful, fully air-conditioned Asian-style bungalows with private balconies and hot water. The resort has an infinity pool and a very good restaurant. The beach can be reached via stairs.
TropiCoco Beach Resort
The resort is located right on the beach and features a pool and a restaurant. Popular with families.
The rooms and bungalows are set in beautiful gardens, offer air conditioning and have hot water.
Sun Moon Star Resort
A small family-run resort located approximately 500 m from the beach in a shady garden.
Clean rooms, comfortable beds and a very good breakfast.
From Thongsala you just follow the coastal road, the journey time is about 25 minutes with the Roller, Although it is the longer route, you will be rewarded on your way with many beautiful views. With the Taxi The ride from Thongsala costs about 250 to 300 Bath. Taxi fares can vary widely and depend on season, number of passengers and time of day.
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