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Don’t go out of your way unless it’s VERY hot

We passed the beach on a long tail boat ride on the way to ride elephants. It’s not a real beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kellykosmin
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North Miami Beach, Florida
Pretty average location

The Chiang Rai beach is largely a row of bamboo huts set amidst overgrown grass next to the river... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Bristravelling
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Moo 4 | Rop Wiang Subdistrict, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We passed the beach on a long tail boat ride on the way to ride elephants. It’s not a real beach, rather loungers on the river. Didn’t look very appealing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kellykosmin
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The Chiang Rai beach is largely a row of bamboo huts set amidst overgrown grass next to the river. The river itself was lovely and the scenery is nice but to walk down to look at the river was past piles of wood and other...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Bristravelling
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Seasonal,sometimes the water is very clear,other times brown and muddy.Children love it as some restsurants sell inflatable tyresand toys.Sand is clean ,but unappealing ,can be traffuc noise over bridge.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WileyCoyote2
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Nothing to write home about. Ok park for picnic alongside the river. There are a few eateries available to get a meal.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mrjustice
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

If you treat this as what it is, a relaxing place for lunch and a drink with friends, you will have reasonable expectations and enjoy your afternoon. If you're seeking awesome scenery or action, not your place. Very relaxed atmosphere, just pick a seating area...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank JMK_The_Wanderer
Reviewed 13 December 2017

TOWARDS the end of my stay in Chiang Rai I opted to hire a tutktuk and come out to Chiang Rai's famous "beach" for a walk about. This holiday destination for Thais on the bank of the Kok River has been dubbed "Pattaya II" because...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank singhasam
Reviewed 4 December 2017

For all the people who bitterly write "It's not a beach"...what did you expect in a land-locked city? It may not be a beach as we know it but it is a very nice place to sit and read a book, enjoy some fresh(er) air...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank ForeverNomad5
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We came here looking for a beach. It is more like a sandy bank along a river than a beach and the areas around the river have plastic and garbage everywhere. Don't believe this place to be a beach, even if that is what they...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

When we visited the river was down, but even if it were up I'm not sure where the beach was supposed to be! It would be a nice place to visit to have a picnic (there are some shops nearby), as you can rent a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gabrielle0407
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Took a tuk tuk ride to so called beach it is just a small river where locals go for a swim and lunch.food is expensive and not that good.ok if you want to kill time.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank peter m
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