Photo: Lamai: Not as busy as you'd expect.

Lamai Beach

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Lamai Beach, on Samui's southeast coast, is the island's second most popular after Chaweng and when you're on the sand, as with Chaweng, this is truly a beautiful beach with fine sand and crystal waters hemmed in by boulder-strewn headlands at each end.

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Lined for nearly its entire length by hotels and guesthouses, this is, after Chaweng, Samui's most developed beach. You'll see clutches of deckchairs and umbrellas at regular intervals for its entire length. Southeast facing, Lamai gets nothing in the way of a sunset, but sunrise can be pretty dazzling. The resorts generally look after their beachfront and have done a good job in rehabilitating the beach, with the middle section in front of the larger resorts such as the Pavilion or slightly further along at Lamai Wanta being in notably good ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 700 words.)


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