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Welcome to Samui – sorry about the rubbish!

Welcome to Samui – sorry about the rubbish!

A 500 meter stretch of Chaweng Beach in Samui is covered in litter after recent rains and high waves. The deputy local district chief blamed people who threw litter in…

Phuket Governor has mind set on 100 per cent virgin beaches

Phuket Governor has mind set on 100 per cent virgin beaches

The new governor of Phuket has stated that it is in his plans to remove all 10 per cent zones from Phuket’s beaches, thus leaving them all as virgin beaches.…

Surat governor calls for tougher action as Koh Pangan beach encroachment continues

Surat governor calls for tougher action as Koh Pangan beach encroachment continues

Surat Thani governor Wongsasiri Phromchana made a flying visit to Than Sadet beach on Koh Pangan yesterday and still found many people encroaching on parkland. A case against a man…

New multilingual signs, flyers and tourist info centres to clarify Phuket beach rules

New multilingual signs, flyers and tourist info centres to clarify Phuket beach rules

The Muang Phuket District Beach Protection Unit – whose role is to track progress on the new beach management system in Muang district – is preparing to launch new tourist…

Cigarettes out but snacks allowed on Phuket beaches if waste-free

Cigarettes out but snacks allowed on Phuket beaches if waste-free

Addressing confusion stirred-up when local media reported this past week that eating was no longer allowed on Phuket beaches, Phuket Governor, Nisit Jansomwong has clarified that eating is in fact…

Want World Heritage status? Clean your beaches – Phuket Gov

Want World Heritage status? Clean your beaches – Phuket Gov

Phuket Governor Nisit Jansomwang this morning (February 2) visited Karon Beach as part of his series of monthly beach clean-ups. He was joined by a large contingent of volunteers from…

Gov wants Phuket beaches to be ‘among best in world’

Gov wants Phuket beaches to be ‘among best in world’

During a recent monthly beach cleaning activity at Kamala Beach, Phuket Governor Nisit Jansomwong announced that he wants to see Phuket beaches once more ranked among the best in the…

Police reveal how Phuket’s public beaches were rented out – for billions

Police reveal how Phuket’s public beaches were rented out – for billions

The investigators of the illegal beach sunbed industry on Phuket have revealed details of the cases they have built against Mayor Thawee Thongchaem of Karon, who surrendered to police on…

Tar like substance washing up on Samui beaches thought to crude oil

Tar like substance washing up on Samui beaches thought to crude oil

A tar like substance that has washed up on the beaches of Chumpon, Surat Thani, Koh Samui and Nakhon Si Thammarat has raised concerns about marine life and coastal ecosystems.…

Exploring Samui – Silver Beach

Exploring Samui – Silver Beach

If you fancy spending the afternoon on a beach that offers beauty and seclusion then try Silver Beach. Sliver Beach can be found by driving past Dr Froggs and The…