Sleepy day on Lamai Beach, Ko Samui, Thailand

Sleepy day on Lamai Beach, Ko Samui, Thailand

Sleepy day on Lamai Beach, Ko Samui, Thailand


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Taken on: 13th May, 2004. Copyright: All Rights Reserved - See travelfishery's page of Flickr

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Lamai Beach is Samui's second largest after Chaweng, and lies on the southeast coast, with Chaweng Noi to its north, and Hua Thanon to its south. Driving from Chaweng to Lamai offers spectacular scenery along the 4169 Ring Road, as the route takes one over steep hills and around giant boulders high above the bay. At the lookout point between Chaweng Noi and Lamai a mobile kiosk sells delicious coconut ice cream. A little way further on the bend, a large decorative spirit house guards the road, and locals hoot three times when passing.

Just to the north of Lamai are two beautiful bays. First off is Coral Cove, one of Samui's best snorkelling spots with fish taking advantage of the bay protected by huge granite boulders. Many fishing boats take refuge in this bay when there is news of a storm brewing. Coral Cove offers some good accommodation alternatives for those not wanting to be in the main tourist areas, but only a short drive away. Right before ... Read our complete Lamai Beach travel guide

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