Squid boat lights, Ban Krut, Thailand

Squid boat lights, Ban Krut, Thailand

Squid boat lights, Ban Krut, Thailand


Taken on: 28th August, 2013. Copyright: All Rights Reserved - See travelfishery's page of Flickr

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One bay north of Bang Saphan and around 70 kilometres south of Prachuap Khiri Khan sits Ban Krut, a cute little Thai town with a pretty and very low-key sweeping stretch of sand lined by a mix of coconut palms and casuarina trees. Think of it as Cha-am without any of the annoying stuff!

Ban Krut is actually just the northern end of the even larger Thong Lang Bay (Ao Thong Lang). As you head south, it becomes Don Samran beach, then Thong Lang beach, after which it hits the headland that separates the area from Bang Saphan.

That said, the Ban Krut area is probably the best of the lot, and when it's not overrun by locals on long weekends and school holidays, it's deserted -- if you like stretches of sand all for yourself, Ban Krut could be for you.

Why stop here? Well, to be honest, aside from some serious tan-work, there's not much to do here other ... Read our complete Ban Krut travel guide

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