By and large, Had Tian (or Haad Tien) has only two features: distance from prying eyes and gays bar (Guys Bar). Remoteness cuts idle tourist who is not ready to lay out the extra 250-300 baht for the delivery of the body by sea or who does not want to risk their health, overcoming the land route through the jungle.
Guise Bar is a cult place. Not to say that very secret, but given the above, the bar is a kind of backstage contacts of the most advanced islanders. Well, the beach is here It is a small bonus, although I would call it more likely parking for boat taxi.
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
The beach is hidden on the east coast of the island, in the bay between rocky cape Wai Nam, behind which is hidden charming Wai Nam beach of the same name, and Cape Klong, followed by a good Haad Yuan beach. Haad Tian is very short, something about 250 meters. You can swim here, if you keep the right half of the beach, because that the center and the left half are uncomfortable from the word “in general”.
The coast has a slight slope and interesting structure: within the surf, on the coast lies fine sand with divorced large stony. And outside – just dunes loose, viscous stony sand, with a mass of impurities. And in sunny and rainy beach looks like a C grade: turbid water, and under the rocks the river flows into the sea.
Entry, depth and waves
Go to the sea so as not to break the legs, you will succeed only in the right half of Haad Tiana near the yoga center and the hotel Sanctuary Thailand. There is a relatively smooth and clean entrance to the water, the depth along the shoulders is about 15 meters from the coast. Closer to the center and to the very left edge of Haad Tiana, stones are hidden under water, which can be clearly seen at low tide.
By and large, all these shortcomings are paid off by two neighboring beaches within walking distance: Haad Yuan and Wai Nam. Knowledgeable people go swimming there, and Haad Tien is more suitable for sunbathing.
Sun beds and shade
There is no rolling version, but you can find the beds near the resort. Given the general uncrowdedness and figurative attractiveness beach, get a deck chair for temporary use is not Problems. Haad Tien is a beach overgrown with vegetation, therefore, the shadow of natural origin goes to everyone in any point of the beach.
True, on the left side of Had Tien, the trees grow too close to water and between them often sealed sea debris.
Full of loungers
View to the left from the center of the beach
View to the right from the center of the beach
The sand, to put it mildly, is not very.
At high tide water gets to the trees
Therefore it is better not to sleep here
On the right half there is a river-skunk
In the rainy season, it washes away 20 meters of the beach
Immediately beyond the river begin the cliffs with houses.
Haad Tien Beach from Cape Klang
They have a nice view of the beach.
A couple of resorts, a couple of cafes and a couple of bars (Guise Bar and the neighboring Eden Beach Bar Haad Yuan), massage salo and taxi-boat – that’s the entire infrastructure of this, the Buddha of the forgotten, corner of Pangan.
Everything is very simple, shtetl, affordable. so or rather, there is only one major and expensive hotel – The Sanctuary Thailand. This spa resort and yoga detox center, and a restaurant. How did it happen that it is adjacent to the Rastaman Guys Barom, without a clue. I know that some yogis are somewhat straining from such a neighborhood.
But given that parties are not held every day, it seems tolerated, since people are coming here, there were a lot of visitors in a season a restaurant.
Nearest shops and infrastructure is located in Ban Tae, if you go by land, or Haad Rin, if you go by boat.
The restaurant is quite simple, in bamboo and palm leaves.
Smoking on the territory of the rest is impossible
It seemed to me that the food is quite tasty, but not budget
You can ask the prices in the restaurant from The Sanctuary.
Behind the first line is an improvised rock garden.
Houses and hotels on the beach
There is practically no housing on Had Tiena, as I said, the resort Sanctuary and another 1-2 bungalow complex without a name. Maybe u they are all the same owner, did not go, did not ask. Places here yet not inhabited, not mastered by developers, so that vacant lots and jungle more than houses.
Specifically, around the beach, I do not even know what to advise for placement, except for The Sanctuary, imho here better to look at light and populated on nearby Haad Yuan, where the beach is better and the choice of hotels is better.
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How to find the beach
There are only two options. The first, cheat – is to pay the boatman on Haad Rin about 300 baht (one way) and quietly disembark on the banks of Haad Tiene, slightly wet feet.
The second is to see the geotag on the map below, and go there on rolling scooter or all-wheel drive jeep. The second option is more interesting, but for experienced drivers, and the beach you will get in the form prize for hardship and hardships. From personal experience: we drove there for an hour and a half through the jungle in an SUV, such a road, where I myself in my car did not go exactly.
I do not advise. The road is really bad, especially after the rains, which in my case lily without ceasing the last month (whereas since the whole region has been declared a disaster zone). Some once very cool cling to the bottom of the stones, several times had to get out of the car to tell the driver where to go (blurred strongly), if sat on the belly, then the help would have to wait very long.
We are riding a jeep on Haad Tien
Back on the boat, well nafig
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