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White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

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White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

Already posted under "restaurants open during (s)wet season.

But important enough to have own entry.

White Sands Beach Bar Restaurant last day open is Sunday 4 May 2014 for the wet / green / low season.

Although all sun beds taken and people having drinks / lunch.

Only place open is a little cool box bar 10 minutes walk further north that is using the old beach bar of the ruins of the Similarian (?) hotel.

Nice old couple, basic drinks only.

But interesting and sad carved large Buddha face in old Tsunami hit hotel rocks behind drink bar

NOTE. I do not know when they open again. September / October ???

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1. Re: White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

The bar you mention is at the front of the former Similana Resort which actually survived the Tsunami but was sold for the site to be redeveloped as. 5*' luxury resort. However the 2008 recession came along and following demolition it remains to be developed some day. Just around the headland subject to the tide being out is the Rim Lay Restaurant that remains open all year. .

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2. Re: White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

Thanks for clarification.

And Rim Lay tip. One to try.

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3. Re: White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

It's a shame the White Sands is closing.

They have remained open the past few green seasons and did a roaring trade.

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4. Re: White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

4 or 5 rows of loungers packed solid from the front of the restaurants down to and sometimes into the sea line every day which is the High Season scene, that's a "roaring trade"! Mr.Nueng, owner of Aow Thong Bungalows told me that he was building up to another 20 new bungalows during the Wet Season when he normally would be open.

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5. Re: White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

That's why we love green season :-)

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6. Re: White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

That's why we avoid White Sands Beach in High Season! ;-)

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7. Re: White Sands - Sun 4 May Last Day Open

Well the last few days have been just 2 rows in front of White Sands so not to ghastly, but they did get wet when tide came up - but would hate to see 4 or 5 rows in peak season.

Although we did avoid it when we were at The Leaf in Bang Niang early February, sounds like that was a good idea if that "roaring", but stuck south of JW Marriot on long beach walks.

Now at the Kantary so will add general bar / restaurants open / closing info to Arandora's "open in wet season" post as been for a walk north of Kantary (Sarojin / White Sands) area.

p.s. think the wet season is starting !!

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