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Sea Gypsy Village (Baan Chao Thai Mai)

Primarily Muslim, residents stem from Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma and Thailand and now host one of the area's largest fish markets.

Photo of Sea Gypsy Village (Baan Chao Thai Mai)

Large tanks hold fresh fish, crab, prawns and lobster. Prices start at 150B and go as high as 2,000B. Make your pick and take it to one of the nearby restaurants for barbecueing — just 100B.

You'll find the village at the northern end of Rawai, just follow the gravel track running to the left when you reach the end of the road from Ao Chalong.

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