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Wat Na Pralarn in Maenam Beach

Koh Samui Attractions | Maenam Beach attractions and termples

Maenam beach is one of neither the less crowded beaches of Samui Island where you don't find many tourists nor signs of modernization. You can go exploring the island on foot to while your time away while in Maenam beach. If you start from the west end of the beach, you first come across the old temple, Wat Na Pralarn that is great for photographs.

Visit the temple of Maenam beach just before sundown

The best time to visit this temple of Maenam beach is just before sundown. This is because the temple has a dilapidated feel to it and has an evocative quality it is provided with it not being freshly painted in some places. You find some simple food stalls by the shade of the trees with lots of locals visiting the place. and as this temple of Maenam beach is located near the Lomprayah Pier, you can take fast boats from here to Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.

Look for romance from this temple of Maenam Beach

On leaving the temple, you come across John's Garden, which is a very romantic place for a meal. This is a beautiful garden in Maenam beach where you find diners sitting in lush spots. On reaching the mid point of Maenam beach, you find a public road reaching the sea from the Ring Road.

Maenam beach also offers many places to eat and drink on your visit here. The Café Talay is the most famous joint found on Maenam beach where you find simple interiors and great food that is served by friendly staff. You find the Grand Sea Discovery at the sea end of the road where ferries are run to Koh Phangan on a daily basis.

You find the comfortable and affordable Paradise Beach Resort on the end of the cradling bay of Maenam beach. This resort offers two swimming pools and one of the best restaurants found on Samui Island, the Roma. This is a great place to visit in Maenam beach for a sundown drink, and their famous Italian dishes.

Last Updated: 05 Mar 2008