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Chaweng Noi Beach 

T he sand on Chaweng Noi Beach is of tender creamy shade and is very fine. The colour of water is purely blue, depending on light transforming into greenish turquoise colour. The entrance into the sea is smooth. A considerable depth begins at a distance of about 5-7 meters from the seashore. It is possible to walk up to your knees in the water, or swim , or dive.…

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Chaweng Beach 

A true fan of swimming may be charmed by Chaweng, yet, may be appalled. It depends on the part of the beach you choose for a swim. The northern part of the beach, situated opposite a small satellite island Koh Matlang, has the most winding coast line. Here, sand is soft and white, but the shallows stretch out for a long distance, sometimes as far as a couple of kilometers. …

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Choeng Mon Beach 

T he best place for swimming on Choeng Mon Beach is in the very centre. This part of the beach only stretches for a few hundreds of meters, but it’s quite wide, so it doesn’t seem cramped at all. The sand is fine and light here. Walking on it is pure pleasure, not least because it doesn’t get as warm, as coarse sand or pebbles, and it doesn’t burn your feet.…

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Thongson Bay Beach 

A he beach in Thongson Bay is covered with greyish, fine sand with an addition of small pebbles and seashell dust. It is not too wide, especially at high tide. On both its ends the shore and the bottom are stony. Yet, in the centre entering the water should be careful: there are some areas covered with sharp corals. …

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Bangrak Beach 

B ig Buddha, or Bang Rak, is not the best beach on Koh Samui for swimming. The water here is cloudy, a proper depth and a comfortable entrance into the water are only in the central part of the beach, that’s where the piers for speedboats and speedy catamarans are situated, they cruise between Koh Samui and nearby islands. You can swim easily here even at low tide, what local kids and employees of water sports centres, located on the coast of Bang Rak, use with great pleasure. …

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Bophut Beach 

T he sea in Bophut is cloudy because of muddy suspended matter, which never sinks. It is definitely impossible to go snorkeling on this beach. The sand is reddish, coarse, grained. It is very comfortable for adults to swim there, because the depth grows fact and right from the shore. It is particularly noticeable in the central part of the beach, that’s why they tie up different boats and yachts here. They swim in Bophut mainly in the western part of the beach, where prestigious hotel complexes are situated…

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Maenam Beach 

M aenam is a perfect beach with imperfect sea. The sea bed here is sand with silt, as a result, the water is muddy and cloudy. In tropical water, it is preferable to see if there is something unusual near you. Occasionally, large and dangerous jellyfish and other unfriendly inhabitants of the deep sea approach the shore. The safest way of swimming is, of course, near the shore. Basically, this is what local holidaymakers do. …

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Ban Tai 

F ine, light creamy sand both on the shore and on the bottom, spreading shades of slim palm trees, turquoise and jade hues of transparent water: on the whole, Ban Tai had only one drawback, which prevents it from being called an ideal beach. This drawback is a wide strip of underwater seaweed, darkening in a few meters from the seashore. It is this strip and a stony bed, that a tourist, who has arrived in search of a tropical paradise, sees first. But one shouldn’t believe the first impression.…

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Bang Por Beach 

B ang Po is a beach with fine and light sandy blanket. Right by the water the sand is a bit on coarse side and it is reddish; as for the seabed, the sand there is of light creamy shade and dust-like, which makes an impression of clamminess. The beach is not very wide: about 20 meters throughout its all length. The average depth near the shore is up to knees, in some places – shallower, in other places – deeper, there are spinneys of corals along the whole coast line, they are about 150 meters wide, so one can’t go into the water farther than a couple of meters. …

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