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On the West Coast of the island.

One of the most popular areas on this small island , thats the West side , this beach is situated... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter M
Koh Tao, Thailand
the is the perfect beach

Yao Beach is a scenic secluded bay with white sand and clear waters and is only accessible on foot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most popular areas on this small island , thats the West side , this beach is situated there. About half hours drive from the town , Tongsala, all the taxi drvers know here , because its very popular . Many family run...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yao Beach is a scenic secluded bay with white sand and clear waters and is only accessible on foot or by boat, there are only two resorts and both have to generate their own power giving it a real desert island feel. The beach offers...More

Thank annayangli
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Chill out place with great bars, restaurants and lovely beach. Look at eating out on the beach some night it's a great experience

Thank ZacHac
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Relatively quiet and a very beautiful beach. Good restaurants and a great place to visit in an evening

Thank Daisie E
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Haad Yao translates to Long Beach and while it may long for Kho Phagnan, at around 700m it does not really compare, lengthwise, with the really long beaches in many other parts of the world. However, in the "cute beach" category it's a very different...More

1  Thank Jock O
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This was a very friendly beach, nice and long sandy with calm waters. Bars, restaurants and massage were available all along the beach. People engaged in various activities. Folks were from all over the world!

1  Thank Aldetect
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

A pleasant enough beach that was sandy and soft - great for walking. The water was warm and clear but shallow for swimming. Although there some restaurants/ bars we didn’t use them - the main attraction for us was the stunning sunset. Well worth the...More

1  Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Haad Yao Beach is one of my favourites in Koh Phangan. It's a lovely powdery white sand beach that stretches for an enjoyable beach walk. Some nice resorts offering good food at their restaurants. Lovely to just sunbathe on the sand and cool down in...More

Thank Mari B
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Great beach with not too many resorts, I would definately recommend in October, the water was good to swim in, not too crowded, just so relaxing and a great way to chill out from life

Thank Dingo1964
Reviewed 27 October 2017

There are two Had Yao beaches on Koh Phangan, this is the one on the west side. It's an OK beach, wider than some of the beaches on the west coast, some how it lacks being a perfect beach for me. It can be hard...More

1  Thank Jim P
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2 April 2017|
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Response from swirving_irving | Reviewed this property |
Yes too low, you should head to Koh Tao really, the snorkelling is great there!
Andrew G
16 November 2015|
Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Haad Yao Beach has a lot of restaurants and bars. If you are looking for nightlife, food, entertainment, dancing, music, they have it. I didn't notice many with live bands during the weeknights (I'm an older family guy so I... More