Beach Wai Nam (Haad Wai Nam) - miniature and beautiful

Vai Nam beach is a secluded bay with a hundred-metera strip of sand in the wilds of the southeastern part of Phangan. With the description of the beach, you don’t go too far, because there’s really nothing but sand, rocks, the sea and a small resort with a very simple type of bungalow.

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Beach description

The beach is located at the foot of a large hill and rests on both sides of the steep cliffs that do not allow to get to the beach along the coast from the neighboring beaches. Haad tian and Haad Yuan.

In the green patch of the jungle near the bay hiddenseveral buildings, and Vaynam itself is a ten-meter strip of coarse sand with lots of pebbles. Yellow, very loose, with a mass of impurities in the form of crushed sea shells and fragments of coral.

Usually there are very few people on the beach, but on the days of parties Gays bar and Eden bar, there will be more people here. And they may be strange.

Sunset, depth and waves

The bottom quite briskly goes under the water, causing the seaHad Vai Nam is very comfortable for those who like to hang in water vertically near the shore. The depth comes already ten meters from the surf, and the water is surprisingly clear due to the fact that the sand is coarse and instantly sinks to the bottom, without creating a yellowish cloud.

Sun beds and shade

There is a shadow, but there are no sun beds. On tiny hundred meters of the beach there are several huge trees with wide crowns, so there is no shortage of shadow on Vai Nam. You have to roast well before noon (east side), and from 12 o'clock the shadow begins to creep onto the beach. People usually bring their accessories for a beach holiday, and as a rule - they all come light.

Beach photo

View of Wai Nam from above

View of Wai Nam from above

Top view in magnification. Small

Top view in magnification. Small

Sea view from the left side of the beach

Sea view from the left side of the beach

View of the beach from the left edge

View of the beach from the left edge

In approximation, it is clear that the right edge also rests on the rocks

In approximation, it is clear that the right edge also abuts impassable rocks.

The shadow on the beach is all right

The shadow on the beach is all right

The water is amazingly clear

The water is amazingly clear

Apparently due to the fact that a lot of stones and little sand in the surf

Apparently due to the fact that a lot of stones and little sand in the surf

The beach was chosen by strange people, by the way.

The beach was chosen by strange people, by the way.

Infrastructure

The infrastructure on Wai Nam is one bar andseveral bungalows scattered in the depths of the green. Shops, some walking streets and markets are not here and not there. All the sights are located far away, considering the isolation of the beach and the total underdevelopment of land routes.

Of the sights - Guise Bar at a nearbyHaad Tien Beach, which can be reached on foot in a few minutes. But more often it happens the other way around, people come to a party at the Guise Bar and the next day, in the morning and afternoon, some of them flow to Wai Nam, where you can go for a swim and continue to the party (auto-party).

Houses and hotels on the beach

The houses belong to the resort, the name of which II do not remember, and outwardly look a little more than simple. Wooden single-layer walls, windows with shutters, brick extensions of the bathroom and septic tanks that go directly to the bay. In the depths of the island there are already houses a little bigger and more serious, but this is “almost” almost invisible.

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How to find the beach

There are only two options: ride a scooter through the jungle and add yourself a medal for nerves of steel, or afford waste, and hire a boatman, as most tourists on Phangan do. I will not tell you the overland route, because this is a matter for people with experience, and with the local roads, it will not be a trip for weaklings.

Much simpler and more beneficial for health will be to give 300 baht for a boatman, swim unharmed and chat along the shore with a camera in your hands.

Plaque-question at the entrance to the beach

Plaque-question at the entrance to the beach

Beach map

Map of Wai Nam Beach

Map of Vai Nam beach:

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