Haad Kruad Beach - the name is, there is no beach

Haad Kruat Beach has several options.Latin writing: Haad Gruad, Haad Kruat and Haad Kruad. I can not judge which one is correct, so I start from the option used by the publishers of the best tourist map of Phangan. She is distributed free at the entrance to Tong Sala.

Haad Kruat Beach is a 50-meter stretch of beach in a small bay between Haad Salad and Haad Yao (Western). In fact, this is an unofficial private beach of the Haad Gruad Beach Resort.

. Deep, but not the most profitable and, in my opinion, does not represent a special interest. It is necessary only to those who live nearby.

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Beach description

This part of Phangan has rolling hills, butIt does not consist of steep slopes and jungle, but rather looks like an Italian Tuscany, only with a Thai accent. Flat hills, sparse vegetation, plenty of free space and, as yet, very few buildings. Judging by the large number of winding paths and slopes hidden by places, everything is ready for the sale of building plots.

In principle, the location is very good, there are large beaches nearby. Haad Salad and Haad Yao (Western). The minus of Haad Kruat beach is the beach itself - well, very small. This, of course, is better than nothing, but it is also ugly.

Sunset, depth and waves

Almost along the entire line of the beach, on the border of sand and the territory of the resort, there is a cement path for pedestrians. It ends near the restaurant Haad Gruad Beach Resort

. On the left and on the right, Haad Kruat is bounded by cliffs, on which there are houses for housing and specific restaurants.

At the edges of the beach, under the water there are large placersstones that barefoot do not run, and the center is fairly clean and smooth, with a gentle bottom. But the depth on Haad Kruate is larger than that of the neighbors, and this is clearly seen in the pictures of ebb and flow (I only have tides). On the chest will be five meters from the shore. Waves with a fair wind sometimes happen, because of this, the left bank of the beach is reinforced with a stone fence.

Sun beds and shade

Sun beds there, no rent. The issue of a lounge chair is solved in the restaurant by purchasing a cocktail that will be brought directly to the beach. So, if for you the presence of a sunbed is critical, then you will not be disappointed. Another question is whether you want to come here as part of a beach holiday, and not just passing through, as I did.

After all, next to Haad Kruat there is much moreattractive locations in this regard. Well, about the shadow you need to add that there is a lot of it due to dense vegetation. Palm trees cover the beach with an almost solid dome, leaving only the rightmost corner of Haad Kruat unprotected.

Beach photo

View to the left from the center of Haad Kruat beach. Brushed sand and swings for rare visitors.

View to the left from the center of Haad Kruat beach. Brushed sand and swings for rare visitors.

And this is a robinzon bungalow. The right chatter sometimes washes during the storm season.

And this is a robinzon bungalow. The right chatter sometimes washes during the storm season.

On the slope of the cape are houses resorta Dragon Hut

On the slope of the cape are houses resorta Dragon Hut

Here they are, only in approximation. It can be seen that they have their own portable beach under casuarinas.

Here they are, only in approximation. It can be seen that they have their own portable beach under casuarinas.

The sand closer to the shore is more or less normal. At the water - a ridge of pebbles and seashells.

The sand closer to the shore is more or less normal. At the water - a ridge of pebbles and seashells.

View back from the center of the beach. Even the photo shows the steepness of the coast.

View back from the center of the beach. Even the photo shows the steepness of the coast.

Actually, here. Even with a discount on the rainy season, it is obvious that there are enough surprises under the water.

Actually, here. Even with a discount on the rainy season, it is obvious that there are enough surprises under the water.

Everything is not very good with grass, but a lot of shade at any time of the day.

Everything is not very good with grass, but a lot of shade at any time of the day.

Infrastructure

The infrastructure of the beach within a radius of 200 meters from the water lies in what the two largest resorts on the coast can offer: Haad Gruad Beach Resort

and Dragon Hut Resort

.

That is, you can eat at the checkouta restaurant, drink a cocktail and get a few types of massage - this is please. Another transfer, rental equipment at the reception or tour excursion you can also sell.

But, as it were, that's all. Shops or supermarkets nearby are not seen, but something more serious or alternative you will have to look for on Haad Salad or Haad Yao. For half a kilometer around the beach there is nothing useful or interesting.

Houses and hotels on the beach

As I wrote above, building areait has just begun, normal concrete roads are laid everywhere, and they were not made according to the shortest, but there were some serpentines at the port staff who would only look logical if there were houses. In short, there are street harvesting, but there are no houses yet.

Directly to the Haad Kruat beach are two resorts, which I also mentioned: Haad Gruad Beach Resort

and Dragon Hut Resort

. All other resorts are closer to other beaches, so within the framework of this article I will not write about them, follow the links and read.

Hotels in Haad Yao>

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How to find the beach

If you start from Tong Salythen head west on the road thatruns along the sea. Follow the signs to Haad Salad, but you still need to glance at the navigator in your phone, because there are no bright landmarks on the turn to Haad Kruat. On the main road, you will meet quite a large non-network prodmag, near which there are bikes for hire.

Immediately after it there will be a ramp on the left and signs to Lucky Resort

, then you should go straight all the time, to the Dragon Hut parking lot, this is the easiest way to get to the beach and not fool around with the search for parking.

The road to the beach passes through a fairly open area with beautiful landscapes.

The road to the beach passes through a fairly open area with beautiful landscapes.

It is possible that about Tuscany, I very much flattered Haad Kruad, but still.

It is possible that about Tuscany, I very much flattered Haad Kruad, but still.

One of the two roads to the beach suddenly ends with a primer. You can go, but not so comfortable.

One of the two roads to the beach suddenly ends with a primer. You can go, but not so comfortable.

There are quite dangerous closed areas on the road. Always beep in such places.

There are quite dangerous closed areas on the road. Always beep in such places.

There is a place for scooters and cars.

There is a place for scooters and cars.

Beach map

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