Tri Trang Beach - close to Patong

Tri Trang Beach is a small secluded spot just south of Patongabout 700 meters long. The second name of the beach is Emerald Beach, in honor of the bay of the same name on the island of Phuket.

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Beach description

A few years ago, only this beach was knownthe locals, they spent time here under the shade of a large number of trees, picnicking. “Three Trang” means “crystal clear”, as the Thais sometimes call this beach “Three Tras”, which means “emerald”. Apparently, local, and could not decide which name is better.

Nowadays and this is once almost wildthe place was captured by civilization. The beach has become more popular and visited, but occasional people can still be seen there only infrequently, mostly those who stay at the Tri Trang Beach Resort

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Sunset, depth and waves

The beach is clean, the water is azure and clear, the entrance to the water is sandy and gently sloping, great for relaxing with young children. Although if you go far away, then there are already starting stones in the water.

An unpleasant feature of the Tri Trang isstrong ebb, at this time the water goes very far from the shore, exposing the rocky bottom, then it remains only to walk along the shore, collecting shells and enjoy the silence.

North is more suitable for swimming (right)part of the beach. During the tide of the sandy bottom is enough to swim with pleasure, and since the area of ​​the beach is protected by the cape from the winds, then the waves, if there are, it is only "children".

Sun beds and shade

Entrance to the beach is free for everyone, restIt is suitable for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle, noise, and from the intrusive service of popular tourist places. The sandy strip is quite wide, the sun loungers with umbrellas are a maximum of two rows, the rent is 100 baht, but if you wish, you can sit right on the sand.

Beach photo

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Tri Trang beach at low tide is not swimable

Tri Trang beach at low tide is not swimable

Infrastructure

On the beach there are massage salons, bars andrestaurants, you can also ride a scooter, kayaks, "banana", snorkel, and if you want noisy nightlife, then just 5 minutes away by car is Patong, where there is no shortage of places of entertainment.

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Houses and hotels on the beach

There are hotels on the beach, mainly in that part.Beach, which is closer to Patong. These are mostly not very expensive multi-storey resorts with a pool and a good view from the roof terrace. Such, for example, Tri Trang Beach Resort

or a little more simple Aersa Paradise.

The small stylish and modern At Zea Hotel stands out against their background.

, with creative designer interiors, playing on the marine theme.

Three Trang 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

Find this little beach in two ways. The first option is the road leading to the hotel Tri Trang Beach</a>, there is parking for cars, as well aspaid shower and toilet. The second one is a passage through a hole in the fence; in this case, a huge old tree can be used as a guide, which is carefully surrounded with a fence. It is more convenient of course to use the first civilized way.

Walking distance to Patong will take no more than 20 minutes. Well, this is if we are talking about the beginning of Patong, because then you can still walk on Patong itself for another 40 minutes.

Beach map

Tri Trang Beach Map

Map of Tri Trang Beach:

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