Red Flag Day on Thong Nai Pan Noi beach

Phanganer/ February 26, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/

The beach front at Thong Nai Pan Noi is deceptively beautiful. The beauty is real, but sometimes it makes people blind to the dangers around them. 95 of out of a hundred days it is safe for swimming at Thong Nai Pan Noi. For the other 5 days people need to heed the Red Flags along the beach and stay

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What a difference a day makes in Thong Nai Pan

Phanganer/ February 17, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/

Yesterday was a really nice day, and now all of a sudden the weather has changed again. No rain but it has been cloudy and the sea has become a lot rougher. Visitors however are still determined to enjoy their holiday as much as they can and they are going into the water anyway. This lady is wise to go

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What to do on the beach in Thong Nai Pan

Phanganer/ February 16, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/

How do you like to spend your time when you are on a beautiful tropical beach? Do you do nothing and sunbathe? Do you swim? Do you play with your smart phone? Here are some of the things people were doing on Thong Nai Pan Yai today at about 5pm when it got a bit cooler (it was hot today!).

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Bright perfect day in Thong Nai Pan

Phanganer/ February 12, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/

This man has the right idea. Its 13.00 in Thailand and the weather is hot today. Keeping out of the midday sun is smart idea and underneath a coconut tree is just the right place to do it. Only thing he doesn’t have is a beer. He has sat himself on the sand bags which are still out following last

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Busy in Thong Nai Pan with all rooms fully booked.

Phanganer/ February 11, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/

The sea was flat on Thong Nai Pan Yai today. However, on Thong Nai Pan Noi the sea still have waves, a remnant of the storm which has just passed. Both beaches were packed today, with all resorts and villa in Thong Nai Pan fully booked. Most resorts are turning away walk in customers today. A large proportion of the

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Weather is almost back to normal in Thong Nai Pan

Phanganer/ February 9, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/

It has been a stormy few days in Thong Nai Pan, but the weather is clearing and people are back on the beach. And back swimming in the sea…. These swimmers still need to be careful not to venture too far out into the sea. When it is stormy there are rip tides on both Thong Nai Pan Noi and

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Storm in Thong Nai Pan

Phanganer/ February 7, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/

There have been strong winds and high tides for the last few days in Thong Nai Pan. The video above was taken yesterday (6th February, 2016). The video clip was taken from the restaurant at Baan Panburi on Thong Nai Pan Yai. As you can see the sea has taken over the beach and is up to the line where

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Hippies to Families

Phanganer/ February 6, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/ 0 comments

There are lots and lots of children in Thong Nai Pan. The resorts on Thong Nai Pan Yai are a 50/50 split of those with and those without children. This will obviously change throughout the year. When the Full Moon Party is on, for instance, there is a higher percentage of young backpackers. This increase in the number of children

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Overcast Day in Thong Nai Pan

Phanganer/ February 5, 2016/ Thong Nai Pan Today/ 0 comments

These two older men have decided to swim at the southern end of Thong Nai Pan Yai beach. This is an error because there are lots of large stones submersed in the water there. Its high tide so they can’t see them but they are about 50cm to 100cm under the surface and people are unwise to use this very

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