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Mae Haad Beach

Ko Tao | Ko Tao, Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
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“sand bar” (13 reviews)
“small island” (12 reviews)
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Ko Tao | Ko Tao, Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snorkelling here was brilliant there was plenty to see and the water is not deep - the scenery is lovely too.

Thank RCarysx
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the coral isn't as plentiful near the beach as I expected. The water was mostly unclear and hardly any fish to see. Compared to koh Lipe where we went 2 years ago, this is like 1:10. Disappointing.

Thank tom d
Reviewed 11 October 2017

There are at least six resorts along Mae Haad beach, with varying prices ranges. The construction and up grade to the old Island View Cabana, (now Koh Ma resort and Spa) have managed to keep the beach area looking great still. Other hotels/ resorts along...More

1  Thank Jim P
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Nice island and good beach at Mae haad beach looking natural beach before. But now old hotel and bungalow change to big hotel looking not same natural no more.

1  Thank gaitour9
Reviewed 9 September 2017

It's a long way from the beaches of the south, but its totally worth the drive - rent a moto and head up to Mae Head.

Thank Scouter5280
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Picturesque, quiet beach. Unfortunately due to weather conditions visibility was not good enough for snorkelling. There are some nice accommodation choices here but very little to do other than sunbathe, swim and eat. The taxi mafia on Ko Phangan make it very expensive to move...More

1  Thank Rassinda W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our hotel was located on this beach. Wonderful sunsets, nice long beach, with very good snorkelling.

Thank MarinaF73
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I was told that this beach was not a good place to go. Apart from the rubbish that was washed up I found it much better than any other beach in Koh Phangan. There were less people and the snorkelling was really good. Next time...More

1  Thank Stashlee
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My friend highly recommended this lovely beach and little island as he had fond memories snorkelling here. The water is various jewelled shades of aquamarine and turquoise. I laid out my beach towel, and practiced yoga as I watched sunbathers frolicking , and listened to...More

Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed 18 August 2017

the place was littered with trash brought by the sea. A real shame, because there is potential. One side is much nicer than the other.

1  Thank Jean-Jacques d
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9 April 2017|
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Response from Jim P |
I was there a couple of weeks ago (end of Sept 2017) and stayed one night, there was not much construction noise, that was noticeable . A lot of the build is done, although still a little more to do. New restaurant area now... More