Surin Beach

Surin beach Phuket

Surin Beach Millionaire beach Surin Beach is a world class Phuket beach. It’s the beach that the rich owners of luxury villas on Phuket’s “millionaire mile” like to call their own. It’s a popular beach with surfers during the south west monsoon (May to Oct) but the sea is calm and great for swimming in high season. There is some okay snorkeling at the north and southern ends of the beach. Surin Read More …

Kamala beach

Kamala beach Phuket

Kamala beach One of our favourite Phuket beaches Kamala beach is only about ten minutes drive north of Patong beach along the ocean road, but it feels a world away in terms of atmosphere. Whereas Patong is a busy party place, Kamala is more relaxed. Kamala is quieter than Kata, Karon or Naiharn beach. Kamala beach was originally a quaint little Muslim fishing village. The south end of the beach Read More …

Laem Singh beach

Laem Sing beach Phuket

Laem Singh beach Jungle beach Laem Singh beach is a small beach located between Kamala beach and Surin beach. To get to it you must park up on the road and walk down a steep path of stone stairs. It’s only a couple of minutes walk, not far just steep, and it’s a nice jungle walk.  Car parking is limited but it’s easy enough for motorbikes (20 baht parking fee Read More …

Nai Yang beach

Naiyang beach

Nai Yang beach Unspoiled beach in north Phuket The beaches on Phuket’s west coast are the best. Patong is the main tourist beach and any beach north or south of Patong is quieter. The beaches north of Patong are less developed than the beaches south. Nai Yang beach is quite far north, it was once deserted, now it has enough development to be a nice place to stay without feeling Read More …

Nai Thon Beach

Naithon beach

Nai Thon beach Squeaky beach in north west Phuket Nai Thon beach is a smallish beach on Phuket’s west coast. It’s a real beauty. To the south is Bangtao, north is Naiyang and Phuket airport. Nai Thon used to be very sleepy and although it is still one of Phuket’s quieter beaches it’s hardly a secret location any more. The Pullman resort is at the north end of the beach. Read More …

Big Buddha beach Koh Samui

Big Buddha beach Koh Samui

Big Buddha beach Koh Samui Wat Phra Yai The Big Buddha Beach is only 5 minutes form the Samui International Airport. It’s a quiet beach popular with families but if you fancy some nightlife then Chaweng beach is just 15 minutes drive away. So it’s a good place to stay if you like party nights and quiet days. On the causeway at the end of the beach is Wat Phra Read More …

Bophut beach Koh Samui

Bophut beach

Bophut beach Koh Samui A beach with character and charm Bophut Beach is beautiful long golden sandy beach located in north Koh Samui between Maenam beach and Big Buddha beach. Bophut is only a few minutes from the Samui International Airport. What makes Bophut beach special is the well preserved old timber buildings which are a reminder of a different era. Bophut beach is hardly a secret anymore but it’s still Read More …

Maenam beach Koh Samui

Maenam beach

Maenam beach Koh Samui The longest beach on Koh Samui Maenam beach sits in between Bophut beach to the east and Bang Po to the west.  It’s on the north coast and from the beach you can see Koh Phangan 10 km away. Lomprayah ferries to Koh Phangan and Koh Tao depart from Maenam pier. Maenam has over 7 km’s of soft golden sandy beach lapped by clear calm blue Read More …

Chaweng Beach Koh Samui

Chaweng beach samui

Chaweng beach Koh Samui Samui’s most popular beach Koh Samui was originally discovered by backpackers in the 70’s and is now visited by over a million tourists per year. Chaweng Beach is by the far the most popular beach resort on Koh Samui, it’s now the islands biggest town. The beach itself is powdery white sand and stretches for about five kilometres along the east coast of the island. Chaweng Read More …

Lamai Beach Koh Samui

Lamai beach

Lamai beach Lamai Beach is the second most popular beach on Koh Samui after Chaweng beach Lamai is about 4 kilometres long on the east coast of the island. The bay is horseshoe shaped and the beach is fringed by palm trees. The sand is a golden colour. At the southern end of the beach are the famously naughty looking “Grandmother and Grandfather rocks” (locally known as Hin Yai & Hin Read More …