One of the more ‘hidden’ beaches in Koh Phangan, Ban Tai Beach offers a secluded shoreline in which to laze on the sand and enjoy laidback island living; once the sun sets, you can look forward to partying too! Read on to discover more about what awaits.
This coastal spot can be found in the northern part of the island and provides an idyllic hideaway; it is within easy reach of Thongsala and around a 20 minute-drive from Haad Rin home to the famed Full Moon Party. You can also look to be based at the scenic Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach at properties like Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas which makes an ideal base for beach hopping to such attractions.
Amongst the best things to do on Koh Phangan is to spend time at Ban Tai Beach which offers a long sandy stretch where one can lie back and work on that sublime holiday tan. It is a perfect place to experience coastal bliss, spent time with loved ones or friends and watch the world go slowly by; this picturesque setting is also ideal for an evening stroll when you can catch a spellbinding sunset too.
Things to Do
For the active type, Baan Tai Beach is where one can enjoy some swimming when the tide is high since at other periods, the water is quite shallow; that said, remember to be careful if the seas are rough. When it comes to water sports, you can look to engage in some kayaking for some paddle-powered adventures, while when the wind picks up, one can consider trying some kitesurfing as well.
Dining & Nightlife
When you have worked up an appetite, head to the nearby restaurants for a relaxing meal or bars serving a variety of drinks. The laidback atmosphere gives way to more of a party vibe at night with Baan Tai Beach making an ideal base to enjoy nightlife in Koh Phangan; apart from heading to the monthly Full Moon Party, you can easily visit the spots which host the Half Moon Festival and Waterfall Party as well.