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“white sand”(11 reviews)
“warm water”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mae Nam 84330, Thailand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I am always of the opinion that Maenam Beach has much to offer. There is no contest. It is never crowded and you can enjoy some solitude away from the maddening crowds of Chaweng and Lamai beaches. It's easy to keep an eye on the...More

4  Thank 618sereenam
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We chose Maenam to avoid the craze of Chaweng etc. That the beach would be quite as deserted and desolate did come as a surprise though. Also, the beach is quite narrow and construction has come way too close to the water so the tiny...More

4  Thank nikop767
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Reviewed 6 days ago

From our hotel you can just about see some flags flying and after walking right to the end you come to the Black Rose It’s a Bar and Restaurant built into the rock. The family that run it are really in need of people to...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All beaches in Thailand belong to the Thai king and should have free public access Maenam beach like lot of beaches in Thailand i could not see any public access points and all the beach front land on the decent beaches is privately owned, the...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maenam beach is one of the best swimming beach for us. It almost zero trash by human, as we see it only some from coconut and leafs. However still have jelly fish and not over 15 steps is already deep in the sea. You will...More

Thank Culture567152
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maenam Beach is popular for its amazing view and great resorts. Maenam Beach has more square feet of sand available for each person as compared to other large Samui Beaches. This beach is a perfect place for the people who love to be at peaceful...More

Thank Vacationer824701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for the beach and have not used it , stunning views but stay dogs everywhere and therefore dog poo everyone plus bottle tops and glass , it’s a shame as there’s beautiful property on the beach . Although it’s a quiet season...More

Thank fugaziblue
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Mae Nam beach is known for it's 7 km stretch of beach. The beach has white sand and is lined by coconut trees. The sea is typically calm, however there is a moderate drift and the water is not usually clear. The sunset from the...More

Thank deganthon
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

The beach for relax and have walk street market on night. If you travel with family. I must to go Maenam beach.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Located in the northwestern part of the island, the beach is considered a quiet beach and much less touristy than the beaches on the eastern side of the island, especially suitable for those who want quiet and rest. There are several recommended hotels and restaurants...More

Thank Gal S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Lovely beach with great views over the ocean, night time colourful with many eating businesses to choose from, just take a stroll and dream!

Thank Kollectem
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Ok. How finicky are you about sand? To us if it’s sunny and we can walk barefoot, we’re happy. Others seek sugary white stuff only. Every Samui beach has its own sand texture and appearance, Mae nam is coarser but is still “sand” (not rocks,...More

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9 April 2018|
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Response from Bruce E | Reviewed this property |
The sunbeds are from a private resort. I think that you can hire them there. Most things are available in Thailand, if you have money. Just ask.
4 February 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sandra: I am having "technical, TripAdvisor" problems responding--- but I will try one last time.... Having stayed on Koh Samui [KS] for 2 weeks, I can readily attest that one can aggressively relax... or "just let it... More
8 January 2017|
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Response from MarcusD1540 | Reviewed this property |
khwan beach resort is perfect for you, the bungalows have private pools