Photo: Peak hour on Bang Po.

Bang Po Beach

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Laid-back Bang Po Beach stretches for some five kilometres along the northwest coast and is a favourite of expats and retirees. While many travellers miss this part of the island altogether, those looking for something different will find low-key places to stay along with some of the best seafood on Samui.

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Starting at Laem Yai in the west and continuing all the way to Mae Nam in the east, Bang Po (also spelt “Por”) is the name used for the entire bay, while the name Baan Tai is also used for the eastern stretch. In many places, the typically calm water retreats at low tide to reveal mud flats that draw local shellfish harvesters. The off-white sand becomes a narrow stripe at ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 300 words.)


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