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Mae Nam, which is located in the north of Samui, is known for its 7 km long beach covered with white sand and coconut trees. Its sea is generally calm, however there is a moderate current. 'Mae' means mother and 'Nam' water in colloquial language. It is a popular destination especially for families and backpackers.

Maenam Beach is a perfect place particularly for families with children with its beautiful sand and shallow sea. You can eat delicious dishes in the surrounding restaurants. Bang Po beach, where you can move away from the crowd, offers you a calm and relaxing day with its long sandy beach in the north of the island. If you want to enjoy a long climbing, you can visit the Observation Deck where you can see all the beauties of Mae Nam. You can also reach here by renting a scooter. However, you need to be careful by going up the hill. If you visit Wat Phukao Thong, which is a Buddhist temple, don’t forget to take a few pictures and have a rest in its garden. Wat Phukao Thong, which is a colorful temple with its dragons surrounding the columns, is very lively especially during the Chinese New Year celebrations. You can join adventure and nature tours to discover the region. You can also enjoy the tours with safari vehicles. Mae Nam Morning Market is set up at very early hours of the morning and you can taste exotic vegetables and fruits in this market. In addition, taking pictures in this market is a popular activity among the tourists visiting the region since it offers a wonderful atmosphere with its morning lights and many color tones.

You can find many local delicacies from the Thai cuisine at the restaurants around the beach in Mae Nam. The dishes from the Italian, American, Russian and Japanese cuisines are also available. There are many elegant restaurants as well as budget-friendly ones in Mae Nam.

In Mae Nam, the temperatures are high throughout the year. However, to avoid the rainy season, we should remind you that between June and October, monsoon rains are observed. The best time to travel to Mae Nam is between November and March.

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