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Bang Saen Beach

Chonburi, Thailand
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Very relaxing

It's mostly flocked by the local Thai tourists, so it's less crowded and less "touristy" compared... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Magnus L
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
via mobile
Please clean it!

We love Bang Saen and we bring visitors from overseas whenever they come to Thailand. The beach... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Vince M
Udon Thani, Thailand
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Located approximately 13 kilometers from the city of Chonburi, this popular beach features seafood and drink vendors, deck chair rentals and fresh water bathing.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good44%
  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“nice beach” (13 reviews)
“bang saen” (21 reviews)
“beach chairs” (11 reviews)
Chonburi, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's mostly flocked by the local Thai tourists, so it's less crowded and less "touristy" compared to nearby Pattaya. I saw less than 5 farangs during my stays there. We chose to stay at Bang Saen because it's about 15 mins drive to Chonburi town...More

Thank Magnus L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We love Bang Saen and we bring visitors from overseas whenever they come to Thailand. The beach however is getting dirtier and dirtier, I can't understand why it isn't cleaned? We were really disappointed at all of the rubbish over what would otherwise be a...More

1  Thank Vince M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach and street area with bars and restaurants along beach road. A nice day out for peace and quiet.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

What a hidden gem for tourists,mainly Thai holiday here. Gorgeous beach flanked by eateries on one side of the track and beach chairs on other next to a clean long sandy beach. Hire your deck chairs order a beer and seafood and sit back relax...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Until quite recently my experience of Thailand and its beaches had been decidedly narrow. I had always gone to the beach as part of a holiday trip. The destination would be a decent hotel either on or near a good beach. And when we got...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Visited 10-Mar So you want to make like the locals (this is the closest beach to Bangkok) and go to the beach for a day? If you are Australian then please scrub any preconceived idea of what a beach should look like and you can...More

Thank PRMandWEN
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Further down the beach, away from the beach chairs and umbrellas, there is a nice walk (concrete footpath rather than a wooden boardwalk!) along the seafront with the waves slapping against the rocks. It's less crowded at weekends and is a pleasant stroll.

1  Thank Nigel-Traveller
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Loads of deckchairs and food stands. Banana boats, rings etc. nice sand. Seems family friendly, very busy at weekends as it is close to Bangkok.

Thank 513jilly1951
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Come and visit Bangsaen Beach for a change from the mundane tourist beaches. Holiday with thai people the way they do

Thank ashmoffat
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

As above Unable to edit my original review. There is no process for correcting mistakes. Map must have moved

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11 May 2017|
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Response from Nigel-Traveller | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Vince M - it would be better to get a hotel near the airport (there are lots of inexpensive ones that will pick you up from the airport) and travel the next day. If you do decide to travel to Bang Saen directly... More
3 December 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Eating dogs is a Korean & Vietnam thing----not Thailand. There are however a lot of soi (street) dogs depending where you are---they seem to get fed though. Thais own a lot of dogs but they are not treated as pets the way... More
5 October 2016|
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Response from Jamie L | Reviewed this property |
Didn't stay there long enough to find out. We didn't venture out at night.