During old times Haad Salad lagoon was in the habit to be shelter for the pirates licking here the wounds and resulting itself and the ships in the order after the next battle. Till the last decade, located in northwest coast Koh Phangan, was sleepy, and rather deserted place before resorts and hotels have flung open doors of magnificent numbers, for all length of its snow-white beaches and nearby magnificent hills. Despite of it here there are some budget resorts which still offer tourists simple rooms with grids tense by a hammock on a board verandah and shower with cold water - a little, but for the some people it is enough for high-grade rest. The beach, in comparison with southern coast, remains the silent and peace place, drawing travellers of all social layers.
In Haad Salad area is possible to find the market, minimarkets, restaurants and bars, there are ATM and Internet, andas various tourist and transport agencies.
Now it is the fine and isolated heavenly spot perfectly suitable for swimmng and snorkelling, it is especial during a season of high water (from November till April). In 150 meters from coast the coral reef, well-known among local divers lays, and offering to plunge into the fantastic world of colourful tropical fishes, and as firm and soft multi-coloured corals. Soft white sand, high shady palms, perfectly approach for relax and walks, along beach. It is possible to behold fine sunsets, having supper directly on sand, on mates in the evening. The best time for sailing during the period from November till April, at a high water level, but as and during other time as the sea provides good opportunities for swim the year round.
In comparison with Haad Yao, Haad Salad beach has a wide range of expensive resorts, being guided mainly on family rest. Some of hotels have Spa, and the magnificent numbers equipped with modern means, will satisfy requirements of the most captious travellers. Nevertheless, budget visitors of island as can find to itself a suitable place under the sun in " a gulf of Pirates "...
Nobody will deny simple true, that during meal your consciousness, instead of a stomach should be sated. As other axiom is true also, that surrounding conditions, salutarily influences digestion. Having collected together both statements, it is possible to tell with confidence - To enjoy during a meal a fine landscape - that can be better! Fortunately for Haad Salad this usual phenomenon and a pleasant surprise for travellers...
Taking into account intensive development of a beach, and rich clientele of hotels, trade also tries to keep up. In northern end of a beach, behind Salad Beach Resort the whole enclave small shops, offering exclusive clothes, a vest, blinkers, sarongs, the souvenirs necessary for rest the goods, drinks, snack, sports and accessories has grown.
Basically nothing... Haad Salad is not similar in any way Las Vegas at the sea, but if in your plans to spend good night - eat, drink, meet people in local bars, take a walk along a beach, including stars.
Salad does not give performance about a surprising night life, but you can have fun not bad here...
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