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Nait Hon Beach, south of Phuket

Nait Hon Beach, south of Phuket

a secret hideaway

The southernmost beach that makes up this trio is Nai Thon Beach. This is a truly stunning stretch of pure white sand accessible only by a narrow road amidst green valleys and jungle scenery that only serves to enhance its appeal as a secret hideaway. You won’t find many watersports here so relaxation is the key activity, although there is outstanding...

Nai Yang beach

Nai Yang beach

Beach relaxation

Nai Yang and Mai Khao occupy the same stretch of coastline and the two beaches combined form over 10-km of pristine white sand. This is the longest stretch of beach on the island and is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike for its peaceful and secluded setting. Nai Yang offers a masterclass in beach relaxation. With attentive and friendly beach vendors providing...

Mai Khao quiet and beautiful Phuket beach

Mai Khao quiet and beautiful Phuket beach

Perfect ambience

Mai Khao is situated approx 34 km from Phuket Town and just to the north of Phuket International Airport. This vast expanse of sand stretches as far as the eye can see, spanning approximately 10 km long incorporating Nai Yang beach at its southern end. Other beaches may boast about being the best destination to escape the crowds, but Mai Khao is clearly in a...

Karon beach, Phuket beauty

Karon beach, Phuket beauty

Sand and food!

Karon is the second largest of Phuket’s tourist beaches at 3 km length, some 20 kilometres from town. Not many hotels have direct beach frontage – most are across the road (which is not a busy one). Therefore practically the entire beach is public. Large resort complexes line the opposite side of the road from the shoreline, but the long, broad beach...

Kata and Kata Noi beaches

Kata and Kata Noi beaches

Bathing beach

This is a great bathing beach in a beautiful bay. Kata Beach is sometimes referred to as Kata Yai (Big) to differentiate it from Kata Noi (small). It is just south of Karon and in fact the two resort towns of Karon and Kata merge together. It is a wide strip of powdery sand lined with casuarina trees. The beach slopes gently into the sea making it a good place...