Mae Phim – One of Thailand’s Best Kept Secrets
Mae Phim is a picturesque and unassuming town on the east coast of Thailand, located about a two-hour drive south of Bangkok. Mae Phim makes for a wonderful beach destination. It’s well-known for its many kilometers of sand beaches, its cultural surroundings and its superb seafood. The road that makes up Laem Mae Phim is lined with the beach, restaurants and bars on one side and accommodations and stores on the other. The town has become a hugely popular tropical destination among Scandinavians. There are several Scandinavian-owned accommodations in town.
Many People are opting to live in Mae Phim or spend longer periods of time in this dreamy beachside destination. Some people opt to reside in Mae Phim because it’s one of the best kept secrets in Thailand where you can live a stunning tropical lifestyle while still being close to bars, restaurants, schools, international hospitals and shopping options.
Things to Do in Mae Phim
Laem Mae Phim is the perfect place for a relaxed and stress-free beach getaway or even more ideal for a residential option. It’s serene and peaceful atmosphere means that it doesn’t attract huge crowds of tourists that you would expect from Thailand’s more popular and busy holiday and residential destinations. This is one of the major plus factors about living in Mae Phim – it’s peaceful, uncrowded and aesthetically beautiful, while still being close proximity to Western style amenities and facilities.
Most visitors and residents come to Mae Phim to enjoy spending time on the beach and exploring the surrounding area. Nearby attractions include the Khao Pra Tun Temple, the Klong Pla Kang Waterfall, tropical islands such as Koh Talu and Koh Samet, and no less than ten golf courses. However, when we talk about living in Mae Phim, the region’s beaches are something special.
Distances from Ocean View Residential Community to:
– Mae Phim Beach: 2km
– Mae Phim Harbour: 500 meters
– Mae Phim Port: 2,8km
– Utapao Airport: 84km (1-hour drive)
– Rayong: 30-minute drive
– Downtown Pattaya: 1-hour 30-minute drive
– Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport: 2 hours