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Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach)

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Address: Ko Samui 84310, Thailand
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Beautiful little beach

It is a really small beach but a really beautiful one between the Lamai and Chaweng. While driving by road, it is very difficult to find out the location as it is not properly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Noida, India
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Noida, India
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a really small beach but a really beautiful one between the Lamai and Chaweng. While driving by road, it is very difficult to find out the location as it is not properly marked on the milestones but just check the map once before driving. The beach is more like a private beach with its passage going through a... More 

Thank EnthuTraveller244
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the nicest beaches in Koh Samui to visit and especially with the rock formation that you can see ...

Thank Ramzi T
sf bay area, ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is relatively small. It's more like a bat but the sand is soft and the water is pretty calm compared to lamai beach. Note that the beach is only accessible via the resorts on the beach. There's no fee to enter. You can enter from the silver beach resort and you can always support them by buying a... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a bit up-and-down from Chaweng (Noi!), and just less from Lamai, close your eyes, the images of tropical paradise beaches you see, now open your eyes, it's silver beach, you're there... Mind you, knowing the island a long time, we go elsewhere now, as it's, more recently, got too busy, even crowded sometimes, for us, when we feel the... More 

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Creutzwald, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A little gem of a beach (silver beach in the crystal bay), for those who want peace and quiet, away from the buzz of the main beaches on Koh Samui. Access to this beach is not strait forward, I just walked through the hotel! There are a few trees that provide a bit of shade. Swimming is great, the bay... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stayed nearby and walked over to Silver Beach one day at around 1 pm. You will have to quickly pass through one of the few resorts along the beach to reach it. The beach was not crowded at all (probably because it was low season), and was quiet with nice white sand and clear water. There are quite a few... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Thong Takhian beach als known as Silverbeach or crystal bay. is a wonderful beach located between chaweng and lamai. The bay is surounded by green and rocks and got a nice wide white sandy beach. on some days the tie drops and there are a lott of rocks on some point but trough the left side of the beach or... More 

Thank Jordi S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Fine white sand, clear water, coconut palm, superb rocks .... a magnificent postcard. Despite the tourist crowd, the beach still remains a very calm, family beach. If you seek relaxation and swimming it is here that you have to be. A few bar and restaurant ensures the service by the beach and even on the beach if you wish. I... More 

Thank Mélanie I
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and i stayed close to the silver beach aprox 15 min away. We came here almost evry day with our bike. In november it is not so crouded and enough place to sit and relax on the beach. There are also enough places to eat and drink.

Thank Zidliy M
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The sand was full of broken corals ,white sparkling colours,clean waters and nice cafe restaurants on top..the perfect place if you dont like noise ! Defenatly its a place i want to visit again and remember when my vacation finish

Thank Nikitas I

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