Phang Ka Beach - ditch without water

Phang Kha Beach looks more like a huge trench or a fire fighting pool, only with a tropical background. Pang Ka is next door to the beach. Tong Krut and Tong Tanot, in the southwestern part of Samui. The beach stretches for 600 meters from south to east and hidden in the depths of the island between Cape Hin Khom and the most difficult part of the beach Taling ngam.

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Beach description

If you look at Pang Ka from above, you can see thatit is almost square in shape, with an artificial channel for boats and boats in the southern part. Like most of the southern beaches of the island, Pang Ka is very shallow, uncrowded and neglected. Sand on the Pang Ka beach of two consistencies:

  • light brown in color and very large - closer to shore;
  • lighter and shallow - closer to the water.

Clean on the beach is not maintained anywhere exceptterritory adjacent directly to one of the three hotels, separated by large waste grounds. The beach is wild, polluted by people and waves, and cleaned only by the sea. A large number of ships, fishing gear and auxiliary equipment do not add romanticism to the beach either.

Vacationers and sunbathers on the beach enough,but Pang Ka cannot be called crowded and noisy. Three kilometers to the south, there are the so-called “Coral Islands”, a group of small islands, popular with tourists, snorkeling and wild beach holidays. These are the islands of Taen (Koh Taen), Mat Cum (Koh Mat Sum), Wang Nai (Koh Wang Nai), Rab (Koh Rhab) and several nameless pieces of land.

In case anyone is interested in reading about other places, I have a short overview of all the beaches of Samui, will help you decide on the choice of the beach.

Sunset, depth and waves

The shallow water at Pang Ka reaches 700 m in length. When the sea crawls to the horizon, it remains to dry a huge area of ​​sandy bottom, which can compete in size with the shallow water of the Naha beach opposite the Aqua-Zoo. Sunset in the Pang Ka can be called the longest on the island of Koh Samui.

In order to get into the water depth, at leastmore than a meter, you have to walk along the former seabed, under the scorching sun to the border with shallow water. That is still a pleasure. Yes, and in special shoes. The sea on Pang Ka is unsuitable, either in good weather or bad.

It makes no sense to rest here with the children, you get tired of running to the water. Because of the catastrophic plane of the bottom, the waves on Pang Ka never happen.

Sun beds and shade

It's nice that the three resorts that stand on the shorebeach, do not forget about attracting customers. On Pang Ka there are sun loungers, umbrellas, and even pear chairs, which can be used by agreeing with the staff. For a wild holiday with a private beach mat there is a large number of sources of natural shade. But - far from water. At Pang Ka in general, everything is very far from water, before the tide begins.

Beach photo

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Infrastructure

Pang Ka beach is not located in the most popularplace of the island, but the proximity to a large hotel that does not have its own beach, worked positively on its entertainment infrastructure. On the beach provided all kinds of sea transport for rent, from kayaks to boats and catamarans.

Jet skis, longtails, tours to the neighboringCoral Islands and walks on the sea, diving and snorkeling - here they offer everything. On the shore is the Anandamaya yoga center, there is a large parking lot for transport, and there is an entrance for launching boats. It’s not fun with big stores on Pang Ka, and there are exactly the same situation with convenience stores.

There are several tai-shops with beer, chips and noodles, but local longsters do the main grocery purchases in the nearest to Tesco Lotus Beach, on Lamai.

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On the shore there are no stand-alone restaurants, but there are restaurants of hotels. Near Pang Ka located attractions that are worth seeing:

Houses and hotels on the beach

On the cliffs of Cape Khinhom, in the south of Pang Ka beach, is the huge and expensive Hotel Conrad.

. Despite its price range, itsConrad has no beach. Directly on the Pang Ka beach there are only three hotels, and several resorts and houses that offer accommodation for rent are scattered between the beach and the 4170 road.

Hotels right on the beach with good reviews this is Renaissance Boutique Hotel

and Phangka Paradise Resort Koh Samui

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The northern edge of the beach rests on a mountain whereThere is nothing, except for the plains in the jungle - blanks for the construction of future housing. If you want to book a hotel here in advance or search for accommodation on other beaches, I have a selection of hotels in Samui with a good rating and reviews.

Pang Ka hotels>

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For the lazy, here are the direct links to the hotels listed above:

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How to find the beach

No need to go to the beachpass through private areas, there is enough space for free access to the water. Take the Ring Road to either of the two exits to road 4170.

When you reach the big crossroads, where4170 leaves at 90 ° and you will see a beautiful Buddhist gate with a pointer to the Kirimat temple (Wat Kirimat) - go through the gate. Follow signs for Elements Boutique

and the road will end up in a wheelchair user who sells tours of the sea and soda.

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Beach map

Pang Ka beach map

Map of Pang Ka Beach:

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