Huay Yang Beach

beaches in thailand, thailand travel informationFamous for roast chicken and quiet beaches, Huay Yang waits about 370 km south of Bangkok along Phetkasem Road. Huay Yang offers long inviting stretches of beach and clean water. The fine sand stretches for kilometer after kilometer. Huay Yang may not fit the "quiet beach" mold as it is part of the village, but it comes pretty close.

Jack's Beach Resort is mere steps off the main road of Huay Yang village. The resort has bungalows, a small but pleasant beach and a restaurant on the sand. The resort has fan rooms; and air con bungalows with TV and fridge in a very pleasant landscaped setting. Tel (032) 574 303

If you walked 1 km north of the village of Huay Yang you would find Huay Yang Beach. It is a "day beach" with restaurants and beverage service that have tables on the sand. A row of sea pines offers plenty of shade and a Buddhist temple adds variety to the scenery.

Walk even farther north of Huay Yang Beach and you will find the beach for Had Wanakhan National Park. You can avoid the parks entry fee by walking down the beach.

Surin Beach

Another once quiet beach that has been developed with a nice resort. The sand is lined with sea pines. You will likely find some tourists and expats, but it is still a nice stopover.

Activities
Besides the beaches and resorts, Huay Yang has Huay Yang Waterfall which is locally prominent; and Had Wanakhon National Park

Getting there
By car: Watch for the Sign for Surin Beach just as you see the sign for Huay Yang. Hopefully you will see the sign for Surin Beach. If you pass the pedestrian overcrossing, you will have to backtrack. No matter, the traffic in town is light. For Surin Beach, watch for a sign that points right then follow the combination concrete and unsealed road for several kilometers.

For Huay Yang village, continue past the turn-off for Surin Beach. Turn right just before the village proper and continue across a bridge. The resort is just to the right of the pier.

Train: Thonburi to Chumphon - Huay Yang Station.

Bus: To Huay Yang Station, then motorcycle taxi.