Haad Yao Beach Koh Phangan
Haad Yao Beach Koh Phangan stretches almost 1 km, so it’s not surprising that this place adopted the nickname ‘long beach’. With plenty of space for everyone, you can either hide away under a quiet secluded tree, or spend the day sunbathing whilst listening to some funky tunes the numerous bars play.
The white sand is flanked at one side by the inviting blue waters and on the other by towering coconut palms. The soft white sand slopes gently into the the warm clear sea.
If you’re keen on running then this is the perfect beach where you can pull on those trainers and pound the sand until your heart’s content. The sand near the shore is generally hard and compact – ideal for exercising.
Haad Yao Beach Koh Phangan is one of the best beaches to watch the
– all year round. No matter when you are visiting the island, you’re sure to get an unobstructed, mesmerising view of the sun setting behind the horizon, right out at sea. To complete the idyllic evening scene; lie back on a beach mat, have a cocktail in hand and make sure your camera is at the ready – perfect. stunning sunsets
Swimming is excellent at Haad Yao Beach all year round, but it can get a little wavy in monsoon season (September to December). High tides are from September to March. There is a coral reef in the bay that’s about 400 meters off the beach. It is one of the best reefs on Koh Phangan and is good for both
and snorkelling . There is plenty of marine life to see here. Other water sports options include stand up paddle boarding, fishing and kayaking. scuba diving Facilities
There are some great bars, cafes and restaurants on Haad Yao Beach. Further back on the main road you can find a good range of eating and drinking options as well. There are a few bars with a lively atmosphere for those who like staying up late at night. The nearest shops, including a 7-11 are also located on the road behind the beach.
Haad Yao Beach is ideal for any type of holiday maker or traveller looking for a more lively atmosphere – but it’s definitely no party beach like
. It’s a great area to stay for your holiday as it offers all the amenities you will need, plus there’s plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding areas. Haad Rin Beach
Haad Yao Beach has plenty of beach front accommodation to choose from. There are large resorts, boutique resorts and traditional Thai bungalows to suit all budgets.
here is suitable for families, backpackers and those looking for a little more luxury. Accommodation Safety
There are no lifeguards or flag systems in use on Koh Phangan so you need to be extra careful when visiting any of the beaches or swimming in the ocean. It’s always a good idea to check the latest weather forecast before visiting the beach. For information about being safe at the beach, visit our
. Beach Safety Guide