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Mermaid Statue

Samila Beach, Songkhla, Thailand
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52 years of the mermaid at Samilar beach

We went to Samilar beach. There is a mermaid being a symbol of this beach here near the BP hotel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nifedipine
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Narathiwat
via mobile
JJCM HATYAI 2018

Nice and clean beach, but not sure if one is permitted to swim coz I didn’t see anyone is swimming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
luzzalle
,
Kuala Lumpur
via mobile
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This bronze statue of a mermaid is a prominent symbol and landmark of Songkhla.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (12 reviews)
“samila beach” (42 reviews)
“street food” (9 reviews)
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Samila Beach, Songkhla, Thailand
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"nice spot"
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"pretty beach"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Samilar beach. There is a mermaid being a symbol of this beach here near the BP hotel. The mermaid situated here for 52 years and many people realized that she is the symbol here. We liked posting with the mermaid and enjoyed...More

Thank nifedipine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and clean beach, but not sure if one is permitted to swim coz I didn’t see anyone is swimming or maybe it’s not the right timing.

Thank luzzalle
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Samila beach is very very long and never overcrowded. It is perfect if you want to relax there are no jet skis etc There is lots of trees at the back of the beach so plenty of shade if you get too hot. Plenty of...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

It is a must visit landmark for the Songkhla Mermaid 🧜‍♀️ aka Golden Mermaid 🧜‍♀️ statute & officially named as Nang Nguek Thong, whenever visiting to Songkhla Province This bronze statue was created by Chirt Buabutr, a former director of Poh Chang School of Arts,...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

You cant miss it anyway its right on the beach outside BP Samila Resort. Line up to take your pic with the mermaid.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Maybe you'll enjoy this if you like the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, but this is very much the poor distant cousin. Not worth going out of your way to see, although if you're already in the vicinity you might as well take a quick...More

Thank KGB777
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

what an experience from central hat yai to samilla beach. hired a tuk tuk from central hat yai for 800B inclusive sleeping buddha, dragon statue, mermaid statue and one temple. if you plan to go to samilla beach, make sure you cover all the statues...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

If you’ll visit Samila beach, Songkhla, you must see the prominent symbol of the town which is the bronze mermaid. There’s nothing special about it but for the locals, it means something. I enjoyed the street food right beside the beach.

Thank Ron R
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

If you visit Songkhla you will need to visit the georeous Samila beach and have a look to the bronze mermaid statue.. It is an attraction landmark where people come to take photos and enjoy the nature.. This statue was placed there since 1966. The...More

Thank Klaithem S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Located about 45 minutes (or less depend on your driver) from Hadyai town. Is worth a day visit if you have enough shopping. If you request services from hotel, you will need to pay about 1,800 - 2,000 Baht for a whole van to yourself....More

Thank Daniel T
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kahlai22
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Response from Choonfong | Reviewed this property |
We saw 2 to 3 horse-owners by the Songkhla beach. They are there from early morning about 9 am to 6 pm.
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