Tags : Swimming


Swimming banned at two Kanchanaburi waterfalls

KANCHANABURI: Visitors have been barred from swimming at Huay Mae Khamin and Phatad waterfalls in Srinakarin Dam National Park as heavy water runoff after recent storms has made conditions too dangerous at the popular tourist attractions. People can still visit and walk around the sites as usual, and staff will be on hand to patrol […]Read More


Thief strands late night swimmers in their underwear

PATTAYA: Two tourists from Chiang Mai who went for swim in the early hours of Monday morning received the shock of the lives when they returned to the beach and found thieves had made off with their clothes, cash and mobile phones. Computer programmer Polapat Saenglad, 45, and his apprentice Cheewin Janhom, 23, were left […]Read More


Swimmers stung by Bluebottles on Patong Beach

Today, tourists have been stung by jellyfish at Patong beach. Lifeguards provided quick first aid. The tourists described the stings as painful but that the treatment provided relief very quickly. First aid providers said the stings were not dangerous in this case. Attending lifeguards advised that the ‘jellyfish’ were likely the Portuguese Man-o-war (Physalia physalis), […]Read More


Two Chinese tourists drown, one missing at Phang Nga

Two Chinese tourists drowned and another went missing while they were swimming at a beach in Phang Nga’s Thai Muang district on Friday evening. Two other Chinese tourists were injured in the incident in high surf in front of the Dusit Hotspring Beach and Spa Hotel at 6pm. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More


Phang Nga puts up red flag to warn tourists against

PHANG NGA, 30 May 2017 (NNT) – Phang Nga province has warned the public against heavy rains and strong waves, while hotel entrepreneurs in Khaolak have put up red flags to warn tourists against swimming in the sea during this period. Phang Nga Provincial Office of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Head Sayan Kitmano disclosed that […]Read More


Japanese Tourists’ Naked Swim Invites Investigation

HUA HIN — Viral photos of dozens of Japanese tourists frolicking naked in the surf of Hua Hin prompted a fruitless police investigation over the weekend. Investigators subsequently determined that the 20 to 30 men involved in the mass skinny dipping session were part of a Japanese tour group that eluded capture by departing the […]Read More


Norwegian expat saved by gardener at Momento Beach Resort

The Gardener at Momento Beach Resort saved a Norwegian expat Wednesday. The gardener watched the man get up to do a swan dive off the diving board and the man never emerged from the water. The gardener acted quickly and pulled the man from the water. Paramedics and police arrived shortly after, CPR was given […]Read More


British Resident found dead at his North Pattaya home

On Sunday afternoon Police and medics were called to a gated-village in North Pattaya where a British Resident was suspected of drowning in his private swimming pool. Medics arrived first at the house located within the Nucha Village off Pattaya Third Road and examined the body of Mr. Nicholas Morton-Smith aged 57. Read more: Pattaya […]Read More