Artikel tagged “Beach”

  • Dead whale and dolphin washed up on Koh Lanta

    Dead whale and dolphin washed up on Koh Lanta

    Sub Lieutenant Nitikorn Chankham from the Royal Thai Navy Area 3 revealed yesterday (October 13) that local fishermen found a dead whale washed up on Had Nui Beach, in Koh Lanta, Krabi. Five navy officers were sent to the scene alongside agents from the Rare Sea Animal Division of the Phuket Marine Biological Centre

  • UPDATE – Weather damages Ton Sai, some beaches remain closed

    UPDATE – Weather damages Ton Sai, some beaches remain closed

    Ton Sai Waterfall has been affected from the recent downpours while some beaches along the west coast remain closed. Chief of the Nature and Wildlife Education Centre at the Khao Phra Thaew Non-Hunting Area, Pongchat Chuahom, along with his team, visited Tonsai Waterfall which is a part of a popular trekking route and found some damage.

  • US Ambassador Glyn Davies gives his support for this weekend’s beach clean

    US Ambassador Glyn Davies gives his support for this weekend’s beach clean

    US Ambassador to Thailand, Glyn Davies Phuket’s biggest beach clean up is on this weekend with hotels around the island hosting many of the beach cleaning efforts along with locals and expats. You’re invited. Keep Phuket Clean “ภูเก็ตสวยด้วยมือและใจเรา” has been initiated by the Phuket Hotels Association’s Environmental & Sustainability Working Group members and supported by Phuket’s Governor and TAT Phuket: Tourism Authority of Thailand, Phuket Office

  • THAIGER TODAY @ Ao Sane Beach. Wednesday, August 16

    THAIGER TODAY @ Ao Sane Beach. Wednesday, August 16

    We headed down to Ao Sane Beach today to check out the controversial villa | Red-light cameras are working TOO well | Security officers will be protecting Supreme Court Judges leading up to the Yingluck verdict. The post THAIGER TODAY @ Ao Sane Beach.

  • Construction worker drowns on northern Phuket Beach

    Construction worker drowns on northern Phuket Beach

    PHUKET: Phuket’s surf claimed another life over the weekend when a construction worker from Sisaket province drowned at Nai Yang Beach.

  • Kata jet-ski operator attacks Israeli tourists

    Kata jet-ski operator attacks Israeli tourists

    PHUKET: Two Israelis, a father and son, were attacked and injured by a jet-ski operator wielding a “No Swimming” flag-pole on Kata Beach yesterday afternoon. The attack was motivated by damage to the jet-ski the pair had rented, the attacker – who was arrested soon afterward – told the police

  • Russian body found off Patong Beach

    Russian body found off Patong Beach

    PHUKET: Beach guards recovered the body of a Russian man at Patong Beach late this morning. The body of Tsymbalyuk Alexey, 45, was brought back to shore at about 11am

  • Chinese tourist comatose after jet-ski, speedboat collision in Phuket

    Chinese tourist comatose after jet-ski, speedboat collision in Phuket

    PHUKET: A Chinese tourist remains comatose after being seriously injured in a collision between the rented jet-ski he was riding and a paragliding speedboat at Patong Beach today. Rescue workers and police were called to the beach at about 11am.

  • Phuket’s ‘rescued dolphin’ dead

    Phuket’s ‘rescued dolphin’ dead

    PHUKET: The striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) rescued off Phuket’s Kata Beach

  • Phuket tourists left to save themselves from dangerous surf

    Phuket tourists left to save themselves from dangerous surf

    PHUKET: Beach vendors have expressed their fears that it is only a matter of time before someone drowns at Phuket’s popular Nai Harn Beach, as distressed tourists are seen daily in the strong surf. “Since April, Thais and foreigners who regularly hang out at Nai Harn Beach, such as surfers, have often had to go out and save people who are in trouble and waving their arms for help,” beach vendor Song “Dui” Sa-ingtong told the Phuket Gazette. “It’s lucky that no one has drowned yet.