Photo: Late light on Bophut.

Bophut Beach

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Arguably Ko Samui’s quintessential beach, Haad Bophut has good swimming, great views and an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants and bars (not the seedy kind) in the Fisherman’s Village – even if you don’t stay here, factor in a trip here at some point.

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Located on the north coast, between Mae Nam to the west and Bang Rak in the east, the beach itself curves in a perfect three-kilometre-long crescent. The light-tan sand is coarse and much of the beach gets quite narrow at high tide, though even at low tide the water is deep enough for a swim just offshore. The view of anchored sailboats with mountainous Ko Pha Ngan in the background looks almost more Mediterranean ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)


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