15 miles from Ao Chalong
This is a favourite day excursion from Patong and Karon, since access by road is difficult. Anchor in 10 metres on sand.
A small restaurant caters to visitors. Off the small headland at the south of the bay, there’s good snorkelling and diving. In the deeper water off the north headland, the diving is excellent.
To the north, on the other sandy beach, is the Marriott Resort, Merlin Beach, accessible at high tide. From here it’s a short walk over the headland to the Tri Trang Beach on the southern end of Patong Bay, now dominated by the ultra-exclusive Rosewood Resort.
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