Things to do in Phuket

Popular Beaches, Best Island to visit and snorkeling in Phuket

5 Most Popular Beaches in Phuket!

Phuket is the most popular island.  Located  in the heart of Thailand’s most popular tourist destination. There are too many of popular beaches in Phuket that every tourist  would love to visit. Thavorn Hotels & Resort gives you 5 beaches that is most hitting when you travel in Phuket, Thailand

1. Patong Beach

Patong Beach is on the Phuket’s west coast. It is the prime destination in Phuket as there are many of attraction such as the famous nightlife at Bangla street, shopping and water sport activity. The most pleasant time to spend your holiday on Patong Beach is from December to April, (June – November is rainy season)

Cons: Crowded beach and the water quality is not the best because sometimes very polluted and sewage get in to the sea, when crowds of people here

2. Karon Beach

Karon beach is Phuket’s longest, cleanest beach, located on the west coast of the island between Patong beach and Kata beach. Karon beach is a very popular destination among tourists who want to spend a relaxing vacation, family time or find a good restaurant at the beachfront. Many travelers from Asia, Australia and even from Europe find this magnificent. There are also numerous parking spaces on the street

Cons: There are no large shopping centers

3. Kata Beach

Kata Beach is a nice bay with white sands and clear water, just a few minutes south of Karon Beach . It is located in the southwest of Phuket. Clean beaches, split into Kata Yai and Kata Noi Beaches. In the low season Kata beach is very suitable for surfing.

4. Kamala Beach

Phuket beaches are a huge draw for travelers to Phuket in the Southwest of Thailand. Phuket Island is just small to drive around a day of sightseeing, and there are great numbers of different beaches along the way to choose. There are the main beaches such as Kata and Patong beach together with a number of smaller and hidden beaches avoiding the tourist hoards. Fifteen minutes north of the noise and bright lights of Patong beach lays the Kamala Beach, a relaxing beach experience. Kamala is a long stretch of beach that is surrounded by the steeped tree and headlands covered gills beyond.

Kamala Beach is a relaxing ,comfortable and spacious sandy beach and surrounded by forested hills is the one of most beautiful places and are many luxury resort with a great view in Kamala bay and there is a greatest private beach hidden in the Kamala beach , we called “Nakalay”

5. Surin Beach

Surin Beach is located on the west coast of Phuket and is about 20 minutes away from Phuket Airport. You will find a beautiful beach of white sand, clear water, lined with palm trees and with a background of greenery. You can surfing, bathing.

Where to Snorkeling in Phuket

Wanting to getaway from all stress and hustle and bustle of city life? Why not escape to a sunspot destination to snorkeling in a clear, turquoise-colored waters and fascinating marine life of Andaman sea – Phuket, is surrounded by many islands and so do its own beautiful beaches await for you to visit.

Starting from October, when the sea is much calmer and clearer and perhaps better for scuba diving and snorkeling, it is that time of the year when the tide is in and the deeper water brings more fish and good visibility.

Ya Nui Beach

Ya Nui lies next to two beautiful viewpoints; Laem Phrom Thep and the large white windmill. It’s a charming small bay, a famous spot for pre-wedding photo shooting and a place for good snorkeling and fishing. The beach is quit rocky but the sand is beautifully soft and not too crowded.

Paradise Beach

With white soft sand, palm trees, and clear water, Paradise Beach is a private getaway from the busy Patong road. The beach itself is barely 150 meters long and offers variety of beach activities, bars, restaurants, and wee9kly Moon Parties. Entry fee: 100 thb.

Laem Singh Beach

A beautiful hideaway on the west coast between Kamala and Surin beaches. The swimming and snorkeling with a load of little fishes to see around the rocky shores. To go to Laem Singh beach you need to take a boat from Surin beach.

Ao Sane Beach

One of a secret hideaway, faraway from crowd. Ao Sane is a small rocky beach located in between of Laem Krating and just a few minute away from Nai Harn beach. Best spot for snorkeling and diving. To get there, heading to Nai Harn beach and take the road down The Nai Harn hotel, the road is quite small better drive a motorbike.

Phi Phi Islands

The well-known snorkeling destinations in Thailand, there are six islands in the group know as Phi Phi Islands National Park. Its beaches abundant with magnificent coral reefs and tropical marine life. It is a pure heaven for fish lover. There are so many way to reach Phi Phi Islands but the most easiest way is to go to Ratchada pier.

Similan Island

Photo by: Love Andaman

Similan is one of the most favored island for Thai and Chinese tourists. Its crystal clear water and white soft sand attracts so many visitors. Similan Islands consist of two different dive sites; East side has shallow water and inhabited by gently sloping coral reefs, good for snorkeling. The other side on the West coast is consist of huge underwater world, and is not an easy dive site for inexperience but worth the visit.

Tachai Island

Tachai Island or Virgin Island, The most recently popular island and to be known as Maldives of Thailand. Tachai Island offers magnificent snorkeling with a stunning coral reef and wide species of marine life. Unfortunately, now the island is closed to preserve because it was overrun by both Thai and foreign tourists.

Phuket has known as the pearl of Andaman, means to the white sand beach and the amazing underwater world!, the nice weather and clear water in November to March, hurry pack and book the ticket!