Kata Noi beach

Kata Noi beach Phuket

Haad Kata Noi Beach Phuket Kata Thani beach Noi means small in Thai, so Kata Noi is the smaller Kata beach. Beach is Haad ( หาด) in Thai so Haad Kata Noi is small Kata beach. Lesson over. Kata Noi is located just south of Kata beach. You can walk between the two over the headland, or get a tuk tuk. There is a stone step path down from the top Read More …

Mai Khao Beach

Maikhao beach Phuket

Mai Khao Beach North west coast Phuket beach Mai Khao beach is the longest beach on Phuket, stretching some 11 kilometres along the northern end of Phuket’s west coast. It’s located just north of Phuket international airport. To the south is Naiyang beach. North is Sai Keow beach at the top of the island. Mai Khao is also Phuket’s quietest beach, you can easily find a secluded spot to lay Read More …

Rawai beach

Rawai beach Phuket

Rawai beach Seafood restaurants and boats to the islands Rawai beach is one beach in Rawai district. When Phuket people talk about Rawai they could be referring to the general area of south Phuket that starts just south of Chalong pier and includes Nai harn beach, Ya nui beach and Promthep cape. It’s a beautiful district with a sizable expat community. Rawai beach is not the best beach in Rawai Read More …

Patong beach

Patong beach Phuket’s first beach Patong Beach, is over 3 km’s of golden sand beach and semi naked tourists of all shapes and sizes. Patong beach is notorious as much for it’s nightlife as for the beach itself. There is nowhere else quite like it. Even if you stay on another beach a vacation in Phuket would not be complete without visiting Patong beach. Some people like to put Patong Read More …

Karon Beach

Karon beach Phuket

Karon Beach The beach between Patong and Kata Karon Beach is the beach between Patong and Kata. It’s hard to describe the character of Karon beach, or to know who it’s for. It doesn’t have the nightlife or shopping of Patong. It doesn’t have the cozy family friendliness of Kata. Karon beach is about 5 km long and pretty much straight, a nice beach for an early morning or evening Read More …

Kata beach

Kata beach Phuket

Kata beach Phuket Popular tourist beach in south Phuket Kata beach is a favourite Phuket beach all year round. In the high season it can be quite busy, although not as busy as Patong. In the low season it’s a very good choice because it doesn’t close down so there are still plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from. It’s also one of Phuket’s best surfing beaches from May Read More …

Nai Harn beach

Naiharn beach Phuket

Nai harn beach Phuket One of Phuket’s best beaches Nai harn beach is one of the best beaches in south Phuket. It’s quieter than Patong and Kata beaches. It’s popular with discerning tourists as well as long term expats who have made their homes in the Rawai / Naiharn area. The bay is a popular anchorage for sailing yachts in high season and it’s nice to sit on the beach Read More …

Ya nui beach

Yanui beach Phuket

Ya nui beach Phuket Picture postcard perfect beach Ya nui beach is a lovely little beach in south Phuket on the west coast. It’s tucked away in between Promthep Cape and Nai Harn beach. It’s close to Rawai so if you are staying in Rawai, which isn’t a swimming beach, Ya nui beach is a good choice. If you are coming from Kata beach road over the headland is a Read More …

Kalim Beach

Kalim beach Phuket

Kalim Beach Rocky Phuket beach Kalim beach is just north of Patong Beach, you can walk to it over the headland. It’s a rocky shallow beach that comes right up to the road, at very high tides it can come over the road. Kalim is a good beach for rock pooling and crabbing but not really for swimming. You can rent snorkels and masks from one of the small shops Read More …

Bang Tao beach

Bangtao beach Phuket

Bang Tao beach Laguna Phuket Bang Tao beach is on Phuket’s west coast, north of Surin beach. It was once a wasteland, ruined from years of tin mining. But the regeneration was amazing, a conservation effort by the Laguna group. The beach and land was cleaned up and the quarries were flooded and landscaped to form lakes around which resorts and a golf course were built. Now it’s a beautiful Read More …