Phuket takes pride of its many diverse stretches of white sand and clear, blue water. Rugged mountains endorse these beaches that usually have active crowds. Phuket’s location blessed it with an endless flow of clear water from the deep. It is Thailand’s main international gatewa to the Andaman Coast. Being one of the heavily visited cities in Thailand, Phuket has experienced a rapid growth that has led to the rise of the top Phuket beaches. These beaches include the following.
Kata and Kata Noi are the sections of Kata Beach. Bigger and more developed, Kata Beach is one of the few great places to surf in Phuket. While waves are not as famous as other destinations such as Bali, when they are on, people in Thailand don’t waste time learning to surf. Kata Nois embraces more peace than its bigger neighbor, with a number of vendors and resorts offering foods and drinks to guests.
Patong beach is for party goers. The crowd here is incredible that first-time visitors may easily feel overwhelmed. Nightlife here is the best in Phuket. Visitors can find a range of restaurants, bars and clubs in the streets just behind the beach.
Nai Harn Beach
The beach sees thousands of visitors during the high season months. Its location has placed it the most magnificent bay on Phuket, with a small coconut-covered island and high hills around the sides. The beach has the Royal Phuket Yacht Club Hotel as their only beachfront which adds to their already established fame.
Cape Panwa Beach
While this place rests in isolation, its beautiful patches of sand make a walk through the Cape Panwa Hotel worth it. Cape Panwa can be small in size but its exceptional beauty endows it with supremacy. The beach faces the east of Phuket that guarantees privacy to guests. Its exposure to the huge ocean waves and deep, clear seas make it a must-visit for those who look for guaranteed water enjoyment. Also, visitors should head to Cape Panwa if they want an attractive, less-crowded stretches of sand.
This beach has a stretch of 3,500 meters of fine sand and clear water. This is a tropical classic that helps Phuket rise into fame. The sand in this beach is known for its softness and fineness that combines silica, ground-up shell and coral. The beach is quite straight, with great natural views from all sides and corners.
Mai Khao Beach
The beauty of this beach is quite different when compared to the string of popular beaches in the southwest near Patong, which can attract a huge crowd during high season months. This is the beach to go for those who want a peaceful time with nature. Although the beach doesn’t have many features to boast, the mountains further south offer a wonderful backdrop.