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“charm churee”(17 reviews)
Jansom Bay is a beautiful white sand beach. One of the best on the island of Koh Tao. The beach is only 10 minutes walk from Mae Haad, the main port town, on the south-west side of Koh Tao. It's good for kids because there is no currents and the...more
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Beautiful and quiet place. Recommend to visit this beach. Watch out for the sharp corals. Wear some water shoes

Thank Olivier_verb
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Nice beach for chilling and sunbath. The water is pretty clear and good for snorkeling but you have to go a bit further to see the undersea life :) It's easy to walk from the pier to the beach by walking through the Sensi resort....More

Thank junewrk
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Lovley island , one of the best for diving by far stayed at hingwong Apartments good all round hotel very happy chappy 👍 5*

Thank D1629RXinfo
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Jansom bay, though pretty, is not that good for underwater adventures. There are better places for live coral on the east side of the island -starting from infoent of Bamboo Huts and going until the Banana Rock. The hotel on this beach is absolutely terrible.both...More

Thank rantati7
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Really nice snorkeling beautiful scenery. Nice and quit place. 10 min walk from Sierra paradise resort

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Small but nice bay (you need to pay entry fee) We spent 1 afternoon here with snorkeling. You find coral reefs nearby with sea clams, christmas tree worms and we saw turtles too!

Thank an_v_sz
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a really charming bay with a great beach. The land around it is privately owned so they charge 200thb access fee to go down to the beach. The water was really clear and there were lots of fish and decent coral if you...More

4  Thank Ay_tim
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Nice beach prfect to spend time with wife,girl friend for hours .you will feel like its your own private beach. water out there is crytal clear and great place t do snorkelling.

Thank rikin90
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Little nice beach perfect to spend some hours.probably the most romantic one.could be there for hours...

Thank Niels S
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a private beach but you can go if you pretend like you own the place. It is small, quiet with a great beach with not much coral in the water until you go out for snorkeling. The snorkeling is quite nice there. You...More

Thank AlexWorldTour
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