Maenam Beach, Mae Nam

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Laid-back and private, Maenam Beach mainly draws a backpacker crowd. The beach offers excellent views of the island of Koh Pha Ngan, and its resorts are set much farther away than at other beaches, allowing for a quieter atmosphere. Stretch out on the soft golden sand, in the sun or under the canopy of palm trees, and then cool off in the calm sea. Amenities include many restaurant options along the beach, as well as massage kiosks offering Thai massages. If you fall in love with the spot, consider staying in one of the affordable bungalows dotting the shoreline. Put Maenam Beach into our Mae Nam trip itinerary app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mae Nam.
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  • October 4, 2017
    us husband and me staying maenam plage 4 night it beauty. us visiting chaweng it dirty. us hotel staff good to us. one time first to koh samui we travle 2 week to thailand  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    The beach is very please. Not the first year when I come to it. Here you can retire and relax the mind. Unclear of the sea.
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  • September 30, 2017
    The beach is long and beautiful at day or night. One of the best beach to relax in samui. There is lots of nice resorts to chill.  more »

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The quiet, laid-back nature of Mae Nam often attracts couples and families, leaving fewer budget-friendly options catering to backpackers. The town center still manages to retain a liveliness despite the relaxed atmosphere and offers a modest selection of self-contained bungalows. However, the main concentration of accommodations here lie (unsurprisingly) along the water. Beachside hotels, bed and breakfasts, and guesthouses offer understated luxury and clean rooms close to amenities such as restaurants. Don't fret too much if air-conditioning is not offered, as the gentle sea breeze usually precludes the need for AC.
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