Mae Lae, Ko Tarutao

We consider Mae Lae as the best beach to spend your time on Ko Tarutao. Although it lacks the powdery sands of Pante Malacca, the secluded bay is breathtaking, and the tents are close to the beach. The beach is a good spot for sunbathing and watching monkeys.

This intimate bay with calm water is perfect for a nice swim. The beach is ideal for nature lovers, it is even possible to grab a mountain bike and go for a nice ride! The beach is 4 kilometers from the main beach. To get there you have to climb a hill by pickup truck or, for the sports enthusiasts, by mountain bike. The latter is a fun workout.

Unfortunately, after COVID, the bungalows are rundown and no longer in use. You can still spend the night in a tent. These include a thin mattress for rent. Moreover, there is a building with sanitary facilities and you can eat in the small restaurant at fixed times. There are monkeys around the tents which is fun for taking pictures, but be careful of your belongings!