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Haad Yao Beach

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Address: Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
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Haad Yao is a Wonderful Beach!

Haad Yao Beach has so much to offer! In Thai it translates into Long Beach and it is one of the longest beaches on Koh Phangan. For the most part the water is clear and makes for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bruce H
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Haad Yao Beach has so much to offer! In Thai it translates into Long Beach and it is one of the longest beaches on Koh Phangan. For the most part the water is clear and makes for an amazing swimming experience - just be prepared that there may be seaweed and other floatsam if the wind is from offshore or... More 

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Europe
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience was bad. Very boring place only thing there is a 7 Eleven 😄 hotel we chose had a bad restaurant and evil beach and it was the best of choice 😢 on the beach there is nothing interesting.

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Thank 3333dusan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shallow waters full of debris, but people still try to swim there. Lots of litter in the water. If you want to swim, not just to spend time laying on the sand, go find another place. Restaurants are good though, especially in the evening, when you want to have some drink and watch the sunset.

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Thank Svetlana B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

During a motorcycle trip around the Island I visited all the beaches. While some were more private, Haad Yao Beach was my favorite. It's clean clean clean, no trash, no debris. There are several places to stay, my favorite is Sandy Bay Bungalows as they have the best location on the beach. There are several restaraunts up and down the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Amongst the best beaches on the island. Nice clean with great sand and good for a swim! The restaurants on the beach are also nice.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Essentially I want water that's clear and deep enough to swim in, this offered neither, with litter and debris washed up on the beach it was basically very disappointing!

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This beach has some very nice cosy beach restaurants on the sand. They are lighted in evenings. This was one of our best beach experiences here.

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Thank Amokas
Ladysmith, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stayed here by chance 8 years ago and had the opportunity to go for a few days. Gorgeous, unfortunalty no where to rent snorkelling equipment, is was the best place we had ever snorkelled. So bring your own if going.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Haad Yao beach is absolutely the most charming beach in the Island if not the most. I got lucky that I booked a property near this beach otherwise I would never know about the existence of such a nice beach. White sandy beach with minimum waves make it a perfect place to just walk around or spend lazy time. It... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A cute litle beach. There's is not much waves, water's really quiet. I liked going to see the sunset.

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