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Haad Yao West (Long Beach)

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Haad Yao

Haad Yao West (Long Beach), located on the western coast of Phangan Island, is the absolute best Koh Phangan beach. It has become a leading destination for experiencing the vibrant nightlife and natural splendor of Koh Phangan, making it the perfect destination.

Location of Haad Yao (Long Beach)

Haad Yao (West) is located on the western coast of Koh Phangan, and its white sands stretch on for over a kilometer. This Koh Phangan beach is so expansive that you could hold a football game and still have room to stretch out with your favorite book. Situated between the secluded Koh Phangan beach locations of Had Som and Had Thian (West), Haad Yao is the most popular of Koh Phangan beach properties.

Haad Yao Activities

Because of the popularity of this Koh Phangan beach, it has been developed extensively and therefore has a wide range of holiday services for both the budget and high-end traveler.

If you want to take in the underwater glory of this Koh Phangan beach, you will be happy to note that there is a tremendously beautiful coral formation not far from shore that is a favorite of scuba divers and snorkel aficionados.

Whether you want to lie out on the white sand of this Koh Phangan beach, soak up the tropical sun while reading your favorite book or playing beach volleyball with your friends, Haad Yao (West) has something to fulfill your vacationing desires at Koh Phangan beach.

Best travel times and weather for Haad Yao (Phangan Long Beach)

Remember that this Koh Phangan beach has a shallow seabed, so the best times for swimming are between the months of November and April. If you want to take a dip at this Koh Phangan beach in the remaining months, you should schedule your swims to coincide with the high tides.

Haad Yao hotels, restaurants and bars

After a long day of enjoying the sun at this Koh Phangan beach, you can head to one of the many resorts, bars and restaurants and feast on chef-quality cuisine from all over the world.

After filling your stomach and tantalizing your taste buds, you can move on to the myriad of dance clubs that border this Koh Phangan beach and dance the night away with your friends.

A trip to Koh Phangan would not be complete without a visit to Haad Yao (Long Beach), the premiere Koh Phangan beach experience!

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2009

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