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This cozy, secluded beach features calm waters and is a favorite for families and couples to relax, snorkel and body surf.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Pakbang Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Not the cleanest beach around, if you want that go right down the road to Kamala. But if you staying close to Patong then this will do just fine. Tons of restaurants, bar and shops line the beach, and several masseuses have tents set up...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice decent size beach, you can walk whole beach. White sand, blue water, nothing mich to say. Bech chair you can reserve all day for 200 baht when i was there.

Thank Isobe R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pre Dinner Cocktails with a view by the infinity Pool watching the sunset. See pics. Fabulous colours, but the pool is more for show and having pictures taken, not for children. Tucked away up a small alley of the main Kata Street. A steep walk...More

Thank LSJ---13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having been spoiled with the beautiful beaches in Australia on somewhat biased and I wouldn't say that the karon beach was anything special, however it is quite Pleasant to walk along the beach front and just look out over the ocean. There are some beautiful...More

Thank Jeffsreview
Reviewed 4 days ago

Phuket is a crazy place. If you travel there with small children (family vacation) KATA BEACH is THE ONLY BEACH that is family friendly. I booked there by total chance and it was perfect. We tried every other beach on that island and NONE came...More

1  Thank Adrian R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We found Kata Beach a great beach, water was very nice and had a bit of swell for the kids on a few days to which we hired a couple of boards for a few hours. Can get crowded though. A great place to go...More

1  Thank gasparrott
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not an hidden paradise, but I spent two very nice afternoon to chill there, from taking a knapp in the sand to spent time in the water trying surfing. Very nice afteroons

Thank benjaming346
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we travel in Phuket we expect the best beach and yes they have one of the best here. The weather is just perfect for sunbathing and relaxing atmosphere. Combine with good friends and beer. And YES! you could tell yourself THIS IS LIFE! Loved...More

1  Thank JheL11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kata beach is beautiful, great restaurants, clean beach mostly, but PLEASE dont pat/pay for photos with baby slow lorus or gibbons..they are taken from the forest, drugged and have teeth and claws removed. They are only cute when they ate babies. Visit the Gibbon sanctuary...More

1  Thank OConnells8
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love beaches. You can walk around and get peaceful experience around. Nice clean beach and always beautiful scenery

1  Thank Rajendra G
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16 May 2018|
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Response from KEVIN R | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can - two is maximum - prices vary and I would always haggle haggle haggle!! Go to them when they are quiet!! Typically 30 minutes and no age restrictions but it is quite hard with the body harness on your skin. The... More
19 April 2018|
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Response from Aussietraveller11 | Reviewed this property |
Kata Noi is a better beach and is only 10 minutes walk from Kata Beach itself.
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9 April 2018|
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Response from Atisorn | Reviewed this property |
If you are traveling alone, I would recommend you to stay in one small hotel with 3/2 stars because of the cheap pricing, you can find nice hotels here or in some other applications. If you go to Kata I would definitely... More