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Nice statue

Bigger than the one in Copenhagen and this one has a tail. I was slightly nervous and very alert... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Packed with people

One of the symbolic that is a must visit when you visited Hatyai. Beside the mermaid statue is the... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2019
Singapore, Singapore
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This bronze statue of a mermaid is a prominent symbol and landmark of Songkhla.
Samila Beach, Songkhla 90000, Thailand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bigger than the one in Copenhagen and this one has a tail. I was slightly nervous and very alert because last year I was violently pickpocketed next to Denmark's mermaid! No reason to worry - the crowds are small and more attracted to the nearby...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wingfield73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

very excited to see and portray the mermaid of the statue which is one of the tourist attractions. comfortable and quiet atmosphere. Here it is possible to ride horses but just around the area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dianakisra
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

One of the symbolic that is a must visit when you visited Hatyai. Beside the mermaid statue is the cat & rat statue as well. The beach is filled with people and there is horse riding at 150 baht. The mermaid statue background is the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jacky84
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

It was a nice beach with Mermaid Statue and Cat Statue as its main attraction. You can rent a plastic mat for 20 Baht or buy for 100 Baht. You may enjoy horse riding as well. Several choices of f&b and we bought coconut icecream,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yattleel
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

It is clean and beautiful, nice view across the songkhla lake, a lot of food, and offer many beach activities

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank phishtahko12
Reviewed 1 December 2018

It’s a small statue and very tourist packed. Location is a nice walk along the harbour front. If you can’t make it to this statue I would not worry about it. You are able to get quite close to this statue but touching it would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Piyamon N
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Samila Beach was beautiful. Enjoyed having a walk and spending time there. But we were very disappointed with our lunch at one of the local restaurant by the beach (Bung Sem). Honestly I would say never ever put your foot here. Not worthit. I went...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Ainol Suraya I
Reviewed 14 October 2018

If you want to get a photo of the mermaid without a crowd of people surrounding her, then go early in the morning. She looks much more spectacular sitting alone with the backdrop of the sea.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

one of the nicest beaches I've seen in Thailand it was a beautiful day but nobody was sunbathing or swimming, maybe due to the high Muslim presence where modesty prevails, I'm not sure but horse riding was fun, don't bother with the offer of photos...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stevewooly2017
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Probably fun if you bring young kids, but really not very exciting or interesting. The surrounding beach area is lovely however. Seems underused by locals for swimming, it was very peaceful and great water temperature for a relaxing swim.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iandi
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norhafiza a
8 September 2018|
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Response from AmirA204 | Reviewed this property |
Try to avoid the rainy season especially in December because flooding may occur especially in roads leading to Songkhla. Songkhla itself is ok since it it by the sea.
13 November 2017|
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Response from Choonfong | Reviewed this property |
We saw 2 to 3 horse-owners by the Songkhla beach. They are there from early morning about 9 am to 6 pm.