Haad Khom Beach is located on the northern edge of Phangan, to the right (or east) Chaloclama. According to its geography, this location is considered the edge of civilization because it is near Haad Khoma that ends concrete road that runs through the entire west bank islands.
The beach is considered unpopular due to its remoteness and undeveloped. infrastructure, however, is great for lovers of privacy and robinzonadah. It is cozy, there is a lot of shade, small, but cupable the sea and always few people. There is a problem with parking for cars therefore, it is most comfortable to come here on scooters.
The content of the article
- 1 Description of the beach
- 2 Entry into the water, depth and waves
- 3 Sun beds and shade
- 4 Beach Photos
- 4.1 Haad Kom or Coconut Beach
- 4.2 Monkey Rock Coconut Beach
- 5 Infrastructure
- 6 Houses and hotels on the beach
- 7 How to find a beach
- 8 beach map
Haad Khom has a length of about 250 meters and is located at the foot of 400 meter hill below the main road. Therefore, with concrete the beach is absolutely not visible until you pass it all and Do not find yourself on the viewpoint behind Coconut beach bungalows .
The road to this moment is not very wide, ends with a primer with bumps, passing on which you can get to the bar with a not memorable name and a beautiful view of Haad Khom. All approaches to the beach are paths on the hillside, and all the equipment you have to leave in parking pockets around main road.
The beach is wide, about 30 meters at low tide and about 10 meters in the tide. We must also add that the beach is hidden deep in the base of the hill actually has the shape of the letter “P”, where the central its part is the beach itself, and the side faces are the rocks and heaps of boulders, feature exterior Haad Khoma.
There are a lot of them and a special feature – a scattering of stones in the very center beach, from small to hefty, the height of a person. On some you can to meet meditating people, and on smaller stones you can not lie down worse than on a lounge chair. It looks very original live and strong makes the beach stand out from the rest.
To the right of Haad Kom, behind the rocks there is another tiny beach for nudists. You can get there on the main road, drive a place where the concrete ends, and further left on the primer walking down. AT the end of a rather dangerous path is a forty-meter Monkey beach hidden Rock Coconut Beach, which is poorly suitable for swimming, does not have infrastructure and in general – wild and not trampled by tourists. Also get there, going along the water’s edge and climbing over the stones.
The sand here is very conditional, a lot of stones, but the shadow and silence, the most it is for lovers of privacy for one hundred percent. Separate articles he does not deserve, so pictures from this beach you can see below in the appropriate section of the post.
Entry, depth and waves
Haad Khom is a shallow beach. Rather, the sea is shallow, with stony bottom, a mass of coral debris and impurities in the sand. Wet sand has a grayish-yellow color, and in sunny weather it dries up to greyish white. Tight enough, underfoot does not fall, maybe that’s why the coast has no sudden drops and is not subject to strong blur.
Although large waves here does not happen in principle. Beach smoothly goes into the grass under palm trees, and also smoothly goes under water. Shoal such that at a distance of 50 meters at low tide you You will stand to the waist in the water. But a lot of people come here with children, so it’s kind of a help for parents.
Sun beds and shade
Haad Khom is a beach where hammocks have an edge over sun beds. I did not meet the sun loungers either in a rolled form or as application to the bar / resort. People come here not demanding comfort, easily located on sand or stones and quite Feel harmoniously, for the atmosphere has. Shadows from a lot of trees.
The entire shore is thick with palm trees and casuarinas, adding to sand here are these soft needles that everyone likes so much. Thanks to its geography, there is a shadow at any time of the day and it’s Another plus Haad Khoma from lovers of seals.
Haad Khom or Coconut Beach
View to the left from the center of the beach
The sand is quite dense, almost do not bruise tourists
Horizon on the right edge of the beach
View to the right from the center of Haad Khom. You see the dude on the right? Yes to whom Do you need sun beds here?
People love these stones
Sand, needles casuarin and corals.
Right after the white bungalow the mountainside begins
In the rainy season, there is a scour of waters flowing down from the mountain.
There are a lot of trees on Haad Khome.
And here you can clearly see the depth of the sea on Haad Khoma.
View from the viewpoint on the right edge of the beach. Stones is the middle of Haad Khoma
Monkey Rock Coconut Beach
The final segment had to pass on foot.
Access to the unnamed beach
View from the center to the right, the state of the coast depresses.
Under the water – stones, a lot.
The sand is a little, not without it.
And this is a look at Haad Khom from around the corner.
From a distance, it looks quite authentic
As I wrote above – this is the edge of civilization in its literal sense. The end of the easily accessible zone for tourists, the main dead end roads, the construction of which is not in a hurry is not the first year. As such, the infrastructure is not here. Shops, ATMs, service and rentals – for this all have to go to the next Chaloclama, the blessing that it is really close.
Actually – another plus to offset Haad Khoma. Well, besides pleasant neighborhood, there are several bars, bungalow resorts and a couple of good viewpoints on the headlands adjacent to the beach.
Houses and hotels on the beach
Bungalow. Everywhere there are only bungalows, many bungalows, various bungalows, bamboo and brick bungalows, on pillars and on rocks of another it would be impossible to build here. All location behind the beach Haad Khom is a mountainside where houses are hidden for islanders.
Of the more or less large (I’m not talking about rating) resorts there are only two here: Coconut Beach Bungalows and Ocean View Beach Resort. The first one I highly recommend, the main thing is to take a stone house. Let him away from the sea, but to live in it more comfortable. About private housing and expensive villas on Haad Khoma I have not yet is known.
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- Coconut Beach Bungalows
- Ocean View Beach Resort
How to find the beach
Turn east from Chaloclam (if from Tong Sala then junction about 7-eleven to the right) and go along the coast to those until the asphalt road is almost over. In lowlands after, as you go down the hill, look for a parking space along the curb, opposite which there will be a staircase down through the jungle. Usually there are always bikes along the road in a row are, skip complicated.
Down there you will find unspoiled tourists, a cozy, shady beach. with stones and a lot of free space for yourself. Some kind of special knowledge of the route you do not need to have, well except for peace of mind, use a smartphone with an application Google map navigation, they drive very well in Thailand.
The road is good until the very end.
This is what roadside parking on Haad Khoma looks like.
Almost everywhere from the road to the beach will have to go up the stairs
Exit to Haad Khom near Ocean View Resort
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