Beach Haad Son, for its location, scale and atmosphere often called Secret Beach, although judging by the number Having a rest on Had Sonja, he has long ceased to be secret. it very small beach, about a hundred meters long, which is hidden in a secluded bay in the middle of the western steep bank of Phangan.
Its really not so easy to find an unknowing person because congress to the beach is very inconspicuous, he himself is below along the slope and not at all visible from the main road.
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
- 5 Infrastructure
- 6 Houses and hotels on the beach
- 7 How to find a beach
- 8 beach map
Of the total hundred-meter length of Hud Sahn, perhaps only half beach can be called cupable. If you look at the sea, then with the right side of the beach is bounded by steep cliffs, at the top of which построен Haad Son Resort . On the left side, in the beach sand scattered hefty stones, between which you can easily hide from prying eyes.
Probably once before it was a heavenly place for nudists, and now anyone who owns information and eyes, both from the parking of the resort, and from a separate small track. People on Secret Beach in high season, according to my observations – a lot. The sand is fine, light yellow with gray, practically free of impurities and stones.
Entry, depth and waves
The right side of the beach is shallower; on the left is the depth during the tide is such that after 3-4 meters from the coast it becomes about the chest. In low tide, as you know, with local relief bottom of the sea noticeably grows shallower, and go for deep water will have much farther. A lot of people come here just to jump from small rocks near the restaurant Koh Raham.
This is a rocky cape on which the cult place is located. Phangana bar-style restaurant “that was found on the shore, from that and built “. On the stairs, or directly from the restaurant area people climb on the stones to jump from a three-meter height. Interesting snorke here will not work – almost look under water nothing, despite the depth.
Sun beds and shade
The beach, to be honest, is semi-wild, there are no rolling beds, but there is shade for arrivals with towels. Vegetation Secret Beach is not deprived, so that in this part of the island the shadow is kept up to 3 hours of the day
But there is a little bit of a different plan – the beach is short, but a season is a lot of people, there may not be enough shadow at all if we talking about staying right on the beach. In extreme cases, there is cafe and massage, you can order drinks and hide there. But in general, my impression is that it is cramped on the secret the beach.
To completely hit the beach frame, I had to shoot it not from center and from the flanks
View of the right side of the beach
Local only attraction – restaurant
The infrastructure of the secret beach is strictly classified. To detect it failed. In addition to the cafe on the beach, the bar on the rocks and Haad Son Resort, there is nothing within a kilometer around Secret Beach or there is, but nobody knows about it.
There are no shops, neither network, nor local, nor fruit shops. Had Sona Landmark is the aforementioned Koh Raham bar. Really interesting, authentic place, which periodically damage by strong storms, but given the very concept of the bar – there not very clear, it is broken, or so conceived. People like it.
There is a massage sala on the beach.
Houses and hotels on the beach
Here is a complete list of housing on the beach and on foot. availability:
- Haad Son Resort
- Bounty resort
- Secret beach bungalows
It’s all. To be honest, for 50 meters of the beach – and this too lot. If interested, I stayed at the Haad Son Hotel and I wrote a separate review about it, whether it is worth it or not.
Hotel Haad Son goes directly to the beach
Hotels on Haad Saone →
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For the lazy, here are the direct links to the hotels listed above:
- Haad Son Resort
- Bounty resort
- Secret beach bungalows
How to find the beach
If you go from Tong Saly, then on my map there is a marker where it will be Viewpoint, where you can see the beach, restaurant and resort Haad Son.
The first option: you need to move down from the viewpoint to the hollow on road, there is a good landmark – there will be bikes parked and pointer Haad Son Beach, difficult to drive. Throw a bike here and then walk along the path towards the beach through forest.
The turn to Haad Son from the main road will be right after that viewpoint
The second option: do not stop in the hollow, but climb continue to the next hill and drive to the Haad Son Resort sign. , turn left and drive to the hotel parking. Walking path from here to the beach will run along the territory resort. It seemed to me that this option is more convenient due to more convenient parking.
Departure to Haad Son Resort
For bikes there is quite a large parking.
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