Coral Island Guide – Phuket

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Coral Island, locally known as Koh Hae, is a breathtakingly beautiful tropical escape destination and is located only nine kilometres south east of Phuket island. The island features two main white sandy beaches beaches, namely Long Beach and Banana Beach. The snorkeling off Banana Beach is magnificent With an impressive coral reef a short way out. How to Get to Coral Island? You can rent long tailboats from Rawai beach and Chalong pier. In addition you can book scuba … [Read more...]

Updated: June 13, 2011 by admin

Kamala Beach Guide – Phuket

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Located just 11 km north of Patong Beach, the atmosphere at Kamala Beach is very different. Kamala Beach is the quiet area of a long curved beach where villagers of Kamala Village still lead their original ways of life. Peaceful and calm, the lovely white sands of Kamala beckon most people by day, but if you're seeking more than sunbathing on a perfect beach, there are other options too. You can hire a long-tail boat and go snorkelling at the north end of the beach, … [Read more...]

Updated: June 13, 2011 by admin

Bang Tao Beach Guide – Phuket

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Bang Tao Beach is a popular 8km stretch of white sandy beach north of Patong and between Kamala and Nai Thon beaches. The uniqueness of Bang Tao is a series of pretty man-made lagoons converted from nineteenth century tin mining quarries. Today the 5 star Laguna complex has developed various resorts and golf courses around the lagoons and near the beach. There are a lot of upmarket and luxury hotels located around Bang Tao, creating a distinctive yet low-key nightlife. … [Read more...]

Updated: June 13, 2011 by admin

Kata Beach Guide – Phuket

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The pleasant bay of Kata, just a few minutes south of Karon Beach, entices many with its white sands and clear waters. Composed of 2 lovely beaches called Kata Yai (Big Kata) and Kata Noi (Small Kata) - separated from each other by a small headland. Kata Beach is a thriving resort, suitable for holiday makers who look for tranquil surroundings with a bright sun, white sand, a calm clear sea and a colourful underwater world. At the north end of Kata Beach lies a small … [Read more...]

Updated: June 13, 2011 by admin

Laem Sing Beach Guide – Phuket

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There are two parking lots where you can park your bike for a small fee. If I remember correctly it should be 20 baht for a motorbike. Coming from Kamala the first parking lot has a somewhat steep trail. Instead, drive to the second parking lot. Trail down here is not so steep, but longer. Laem Sing Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on Phuket Island, so long you don't mind sunbeds. There are also several restaurants under the trees along the beach. Beach … [Read more...]

Updated: June 13, 2011 by admin

Nai Harn Beach Guide – Phuket

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Nai Harn is located in one of the most beautiful bays at the southern end of Phuket, and has a long stretch of sand with many small restaurants under the trees behind the beach. The middle of the beach is dominated by the Samnak Song Nai Han monastery, which has hindered excessive development and is the reason that the beach is generally less crowded than other spots on the southern end of Phuket. There aren't many places to stay here but the beach is easy to get to from … [Read more...]

Updated: June 13, 2011 by admin

Phuket’s Best Beaches

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Phuket's coastline and islands has produced miles and miles of glorious beaches. From the developed, tourist mecca of Patong to the laid-back islands of Koh Phi Phi or Koh Lanta, you can be as busy or as lazy as you want, lounging around in turquoise waters before heading off to a beachside bar for a drink. Absolutely perfect! Phuket is the biggest island in Thailand, located in the Andaman Sea 860 kilometres south of Bangkok. The island is mostly mountainous with a … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Karon Beach Guide – Phuket

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Karon Beach features a long stretch of squeaky white sand and is less hectic than Patong. This beach is the first one south of Patong, and is separated from Patong by a large headland. Located just 10 minutes drive south of Patong, Karon is the second largest of Phuket's main tourist beaches. Karon is among the cleanest and most beautiful of all the Phuket beaches but has very little natural shade. You options are either to give in and pay whatever the guy renting … [Read more...]

Updated: January 7, 2013 by admin

Patong Beach Guide – Phuket

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Lit up like Las Vegas, Patong is fast and furious every night of the week. Shops and restaurants stay open late, and there's the never-ending choice of bars, clubs, karaoke lounges, cabaret, massage parlours, go-go bars, discos and shows. You'll find a whole range of "informed opinion" on the nightlife in Patong, with comments from "sleazy" to 'brilliant." Much is made of the girly bar scene, which occupies a small part of town. There are pubs and bar beers - places to … [Read more...]

Updated: June 13, 2011 by admin