Haad Thian Beach - a corner of nature and Guys Bar

By and large, Had Tian (or Haad Tien) has only two features: distance from prying eyes and Guy’s Bar. Remoteness cuts idle tourist whoI am not ready to spread 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 it is very secret, but given the above, the bar is a kind of backstage contact point of the most advanced islanders. Well, the beach here is a small bonus, although I would call it more likely parking for boat taxi.

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Beach description

The beach is hidden on the eastern shore of the island, in the bay between the rocky cape Vai Nam, behind which is hidden the charming eponymous Wai Nam beachand cape Klong followed by 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 the center and the left half are unwieldy from the word "in general".

The shore has a slight slope and interestingstructure: within the surf, on the coast there is a fine dense sand with large stony patches. And outside - just dunes of loose, viscous stony sand, with a mass of impurities. In sunny and rainy weather, the beach looks like a C grade: the turbid water and the river flows into the sea under the rocks.

Sunset, depth and waves

Go into the sea so as not to break the legs, you haveIt will turn out only in the right half of Haad Tiana, near the yoga center and The Sanctuary Thailand hotel. There is a relatively smooth and clean entrance to the water, the depth along the shoulders comes about 15 meters from the shore. Closer to the center and to the very left edge of Haad Tiana, under water hiding stones, which are clearly visible at low tide.

By and large, all these shortcomings pay offtwo nearby 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 to find loungers aroundResort can be. Given the general lack of people and the fig attraction of the beach, getting a deck chair for temporary use is not a problem. Haad Tien is a beach overgrown with vegetation, so everyone gets a shadow of natural origin at any point of the beach.

True, on the left side of Had Tien, the trees grow too close to the water and sea litter is often packed between them.

Full of loungers

Full of loungers

Beach photo

View to the left from the center of the beach

View to the left from the center of the beach

View to the right 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.

The sand, to put it mildly, is not very.

At high tide water gets to the trees

At high tide water gets to the trees

Therefore it is better not to sleep here

Therefore it is better not to sleep here

On the right half there is a river-skunk

On the right half there is a river-skunk

In the rainy season, it washes away 20 meters of the beach

In the rainy season, it washes away 20 meters of the beach

Immediately beyond the river begin the cliffs with houses.

Immediately beyond the river begin the cliffs with houses.

Haad Tien Beach from Cape Klang

Haad Tien Beach from Cape Klang

They have a nice view of the beach.

They have a nice view of the beach.

Infrastructure

A couple of resorts, a couple of cafes and a couple of bars (Gays bar and neighboring Eden Bar on Haad Yuan beach), massage salas and taxi boats - that’s the whole infrastructure of this, the Buddha of the forgotten, corner of Pangan.

Everything is very unpretentious, small town, available atprices. Well, or rather, there is only one major and expensive hotel - The Sanctuary Thailand. This spa resort, and a yoga detox center, and a restaurant. As it so happened, that it is adjacent to the Geist Bar, a rastamanski, without a clue. I know that some yogis are straining from such a neighborhood.

But considering that parties are not held every day, it is apparently tolerable, since people are coming here, there were a lot of visitors in the restaurant during the season.

Nearest shops and infrastructure is located on Ban Taeif you go by land or Haad Rinif sail by boat.

Everything is very simple, in bamboo and palm leaves

The restaurant is quite simple, in bamboo and palm leaves.

Smoking on the territory of the rest is impossible

Smoking on the territory of the rest is impossible

It seemed to me that the food was quite tasty, but not budget

It seemed to me that the food was quite tasty, but not budget

You can ask the prices in the restaurant from The Sanctuary.

There is a rock garden behind the first line.

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 have alreadyHe said, The Sanctuary Resort and 1-2 more bungalow complexes without a name. Perhaps they all have one owner, did not go, did not ask. The places here are not yet inhabited, not mastered by developers, so there are more wastelands and jungles than houses.

Specifically, near the beach, I do not even know what you canI advise you to place, besides The Sanctuary, imho here better to look at the light, and settled 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 calmly disembark on the banks of the Haad Tien, slightly wetting their feet.

The second is to see the geotag on the map below, andgo there on a 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 of a prize for hardship and deprivation suffered during the journey. From personal experience: we drove there for an hour and a half through the jungle on an SUV, along a road where I myself didn’t drive in my car for sure.

I do not advise. The road is really bad, especially after the rains, which in my case have lasted the last month without stopping (then the whole region was declared a natural disaster zone). Several times we hit the bottom very hard on the stones, several times we had to get out of the car to tell the driver where to go (it was very hard), if you sat on the belly, you would have to wait a long time for help.

We are riding a jeep on Haad Tien

We are riding a jeep on Haad Tien

Back on the boat, well nafig

Back on the boat, well nafig

Beach map

Haad Thian Beach Map

Map of Haad Thian Beach:

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