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“nice beach” (73 reviews)
“swing bar” (10 reviews)
“beach sellers” (8 reviews)
Ko Samui, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Another paradise beach in Thailand or Koh Samui to be precise. Lamai Beach is quieter than Chaweng but the actual beach is lovely, beautiful white sand and lovely warm water and very shallow for a long way out, so relatively safe for children.Be careful the...More

Thank Hampo1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those looking for a combination of night life but a little less hectic than Chawang beach, this might be a good choice. Areas along the beach vary, from having restaurants and resorts side by side with some stretches with none. But it's a nice...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

loved the water , just so easy to get in, not sure about the warnings of the jelly fish, we had a net around in front of were we stayed but never saw any, plenty of activities along the beach for your entertainment.

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed. Cigarette ends, litter. Maybe we were on the wrong bit. Sea didn't seem as clear as you would expect. 😞

Thank panda11079
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was there for relaxation,spent about 4 weeks in Thailand and about 14 days in Ko Samui. Main problem was there was a oil slick on the beach and global s of oil every where,dont know if it was from local fishing boats or pleasure boats....More

Thank Mark peter ribo... E
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Nice wide, white sand beach like many others we've seen. Signs are posted to warn about jelly fish so be warned if you plan to swim. We walked the beach down to Hin Ta rocks. Once there, it seemed to be inaccessible from Lamai Beach....More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

On my opinion is better then chaweng. Sea is better and is more quiet also if there are a lot of restaurant and place to stay. Very good for kids

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I stayed at my client's hotel - Pavilion Samui by Lamai beach. I like how peaceful it is, not crowded and not too many people walking around selling things like in Patong beach (Phuket). The water is clear. There are some fish around with some...More

Thank Kann P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Dont go to either. You will be ripped off everywhere for everything. Especially the taxis who have a monopoly and make the most of it by charging ridiculous prices to get around. The ferry and flights out are also expensive,. Way to expensive. It is...More

Thank davidhughes980
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The actual beach at Chaweng it's probably nicer but this one is far more relaxed. It has everything you need for a wonderful day by the sea and we loved it there. It is quite difficult to walk on in parts but still good if...More

Thank Off their P
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Karen T
24 April 2017|
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Response from Tara N | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karen After being over there I feel Thailand is safe for kids, obviously keep your wits about you but being out in the islands wouldn't worry me one bit, wishing I took my 13 year old with us now Will definitely be... More
30 January 2017|
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Response from PerryFerb8 | Reviewed this property |
from nathon pier to lamai beach only take about 20 - 25 minutes by taxi.the fare apx 150 baht max.