Hat Thang Sai, Ban Krut

The beach of Hat Thang Sai is located 4 kilometer north of Ban Krut Village. This beach is 6 kilometers long and is divided into 3 bays. This is a wide beach with good swimming conditions and a long stretch of golden sand.

The northern part of the beach is our favorite part. Here, the water seems calmer and the beach is further away from the main road. Overall, the beach is quieter and less crowded compared to the beach in the village.

We discovered over 10 resorts and listed our 5 favorites. In the best part of this beach there are 2 upper range stays. We recommend the modern Sunshine Paradise Resort, where you can choose between a villa with a private pool, a garden bungalow, and a more budget-friendly room in the main building. All rooms offer great value for money. Another good place to stay is the Sirarun Resort, with stylish bungalows near a lovely swimming pool. You can rent your own villa with private pool for up to 14 people.

Two kilometers to the south is SalaCoco Beach House, a residential house with a cottage, next to Kasemsuk Resort. The cottage has 2 nice rooms surrounded by a pleasant garden, and both rooms have their own bathroom. A kitchen can be added to the rooms for an additional 1,000 baht per night. The owner serves a good breakfast but for lunch and dinner you have to go to one of the restaurants. The nearest restaurant is only a 2-minute walk away.

Just north of SalaCoco lies the upper range Resto Sea Resort, with nicely designed bungalows in a more African style and a swimming pool. Baan Montra has a more Moroccan look and is a good mid-range alternative. Most stays have their own restaurants and if you’re in a more social mood you can easily take a scooter to the village.