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Address: Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

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Empty beach but not for swimming

As this beach was so close to where my boyfriend and I were staying we decided to check out Ban Tai. We went about 11am so not really early at all and the beach was dead! Nobody... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elle1nad
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As this beach was so close to where my boyfriend and I were staying we decided to check out Ban Tai. We went about 11am so not really early at all and the beach was dead! Nobody around for 15 minutes of walking. The scenery was lovely and so quiet and peaceful. However, the beach itself is more gravel than... More 

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Thank Elle1nad
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled there with the family to watch the sunset and was blown away. The colors of the sky during the sunset combined with a beautiful and virgin beach is a perfect combination

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Thank Ohad G
Heerlen, The Netherlands
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61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Nice beach but not for swimming, water is shallow and undeep. Beach itself is very nice with many resorts.

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Thank FranciscusBrugm
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

It is good to be here but this is too crowded. The hostels along the beach have probably made it that way. But the sunset here is pretty good

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Thank abhinav a
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62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Not a pleasent place for swimmig, the other sidd if the island is much better. However, this is a place that between tve main city Thong Sala and the full moon party Hat- Rin. Whats make it sometimes a prefect location to camp if you are on scooter.

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Thank Uri S
Stansstad, Switzerland
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67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I am partial to Baan Tai because we spent nine days in a great spot on the beach. The water is quite shallow in August, but that made for a fun time exploring the shells and sea creatures with my two year old. The beach was quiet and low-key. I noticed families rather than partyers which is just what we... More 

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Thank SarahEBI
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56 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

this place is place that you need some break. there is a lot of hotels and resorts. the water is very shallow. good to play activity

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Thank modamilan
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

this long beach is great fro relaxing and to get away from haad rin. its the perfect place to recover after days of intensive partying. many cheap bungalows avaiable to sleep in. you can easily reach haad rin by motorbike or taxi.

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Thank Rosa P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Baan Tai is lined by resorts and beach bars and at a few km long is perfect for a lazy stroll in the day or evening. The sand isn't the best quality and there is some damage to some sections of the beach from storms but the water is very shallow and ideal for activities like Paddleboarding (available for rent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

A nice, long and clean beach a bit too shallow for my taste. Nice resorts along the beach to grab a bite or have a drink.

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