Phuket Beaches Guide

Phuket (ภูเก็ต) has many beautiful beaches and a lot of exciting activities can be found on this island. Phuket is located approximately 862 kilometres south of Bangkok. There are only two seasons in a year the green season (May to October) and the hot season (November to April). Phuket is divided into 3 administrative districts: namely, Mueang District, Thalang District and Kathu District. Phuket is one of the most important tourist destinations in Thailand with a wide variety of magnificent coves and bays, lush green hills, palm-fringed white beaches, secluded bays and forested hillsides, smaller surrounding islands, hospitable people, superb accommodation and seafood, delightful turn-of-the-century Sino-Portuguese architecture, numerous sporting and leisure opportunities - all of which combine to create delightful and truly memorable holidays. The most famous beaches of Phuket are Patong, Kata, Karon, Kamala and Nai Harn Beach. These beaches are ideal for diving & snorkeling, sailing, golfing and all kinds of sports & entertainment.

Popular Beaches in Phuket

Other Beaches of Phuket

Phuket beaches that you must not to miss even these beaches not popular for tourist but it still peaceful and beautiful beaches. It is perfect for tourist who don't like crowded beaches. On these beaches you can find some activities on beach same Patong Beach, Karon Beach or Kata Beach such as Surfing, Parasailing, Windsurfing, and thai massage on the beach etc.
Mai Khao Beach
Mai Khao Beach is located on the northwest coast of Phuket. The main beach which stretches a bit over 10km is still much less developed as the other destinations....
Nai Yang Beach
Is a very popular beach for local and residents alike. Only located 5 minutes south of Phuket International Airport, it is as well where the National Park office is located....
Kalim Beach
Kalim Beach, Phuket is in fact a continuation in the North of Patong's main beach, of which it is separated by some cliffs. Kalim beach with its extensive coral reef is more for snorkeling than...
Cape Panwa Beach
The southernmost tip of this cape is home to a Marine Biological Research Center and Phuket's Aquarium where visitors may inspect several hundred exotic and flamboyantly colourful marine...
Nai Thon Beach | Layan Beach | Surin Beach | Pansea Beach | Nakalay Beach | Nai Harn Beach | Rawai Beach | Chalong Beach
Phuket Beaches Travel Guide
3 Beaches Phuket View Point
Karon Viewpoint (3 Beaches Viewpoint)
Phuket has great beautiful natural attractions as beaches and mountains. With its striking beauty of its sparkling white beaches, powdery sand and blue water, known as "The Pearl of the Andaman Sea". The most famous beaches are Patong, Kata, Karon, Kamala, Nai Harn Beach. Smaller islets located around it. It is a tourist attraction that should not be overlooked. Phuket has many good viewpoints such as Big Buddha, Laem Promthep, Karon (3 Beaches Viewpoint). Other attractions of interest for instance, zoo, aquarium, cabarets and many more.
Most Visited Places
Karon View Point Wat Chalong
Promthep Cape Phuket Simon Cabaret
Old Phuket Town Phuket Zoo
Big Buddha Phuket Boat Lagoon
Phuket Fantasea Phuket Butterfly Garden & Insect World
Phuket Beach
Phuket Beach
Beaches & Islands
Phuket is blessed with magnificent coves and bays. The island boasts has more than 25 beaches with diverse characteristics, shapes, atmospheres with a lot of different activities. The west side of Phuket Island has the better beaches for tourism with white sandy beaches. The most famous beaches are Patong, Kata, Karon, Kamala, Nai Harn Beach, etc. Phuket includes 39 smaller islands and islets covering a total of 70 sq km. The famous islands around Phuket such as Koh Racha, Coral Island, Koh Yao and many others.
Popular Beaches in Phuket
Patong Beach Bang Tao Beach Surin / Pansea
Kata Beach Mai Khao / Nai Yang Nakalay / Kalim
Karon Beach Nai Thon / Layan Nai Harn / Rawai
Kamala Beach    
Islands around Phuket
Coral Island or Hae Island Lone Island Nakha Island
Yao Yai Island Mai Thon Island Raya Yai (or Racha) Islands
Fresh Seafood
Fresh Seafood
Restaurants & Dining
Phuket has a number of food different in character and flavour from those of other areas in Thailand. The international character of the island, however, with so many different restaurants catering to a multitude of tastes, makes it difficult for non-Thais to identify Phuket cuisine. Below is a list of dishes and shops where they can be sampled.
Recommended Restaurants
Savoey Seafood Restaurant, Patong Beach Toto Italian Restaurant, Bang Tao Beach
Boathouse Wine & Grill, Kata Beach Ginja Taste, Mai Khao Beach
Two Chefs, Karon Beach VSET Restaurant, Cape Panwa
Plum Restaurant, Kamala Beach Trisara Seafood, Nai Thon Beach
Sports & Activities
As the biggest island in Thailand, by its size, Phuket is a heaven for leisure activities. Whether you like action in the water, there are water sports available such as sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing and jet ski. They are available for rent at watersport centres, sailing classes are also offered by sailing schools. Kayaking or canoeing is available at most of the resorts and watersport centres located throughout. As the island abounds with magnificent marine life, scuba diving and snorkeling should not be missed. If diving is not for you, there is submarine tour service to take to down to explore the ocean. More adrenaline-driven sports like paintball, bungee jumping or go-kart are available too.
Top Sport & Activities
Aerial Sports Scuba Diving
Bungee Jumping Watersports
Elephant Trekking Sea Canoeing & Kayaking
Go-Karts / Motorsports Thai Cooking Course
Cable Jungle Adventure Yoga
Central Festival Phuket
Central Festival Phuket
Phuket shopping Centres and Markets are well known for quality goods at affordable prices. While most people head to Phuket for the beach life, many also go for the shopping that is available, and almost everybody buys some gifts or souvenirs to take back home with them. The island has plenty of shopping options, ranging from stalls and markets, where bargain priced handicrafts, leather goods, clothing & accessories, jewelry and Thai silk can be found.
Top Shopping
Shopping Malls :
Central Festival Phuket : 120,000 square meters bursting with world-class products, Enjoy the newest, largest, most complete shopping and entertainment complex in the South...

Markets :
Phuket Town Weekend Market : This very popular market on the edge of Phuket Town sells a huge range of products. Clothes, accessories, toys, souvenirs, CD's, handicrafts and all kinds of other stuff. It is a relatively new market located on Wai-Rat-Hong-Yuk Road. Drive from Patong to Phuket along Wichitsongkram ... Read more...
Phuket Nightlife
Phuket Nightlife
Apart from its spectacular nature, Phuket offers a vibrant nightlife of all kinds of entertainment you can think of. There is something to suit everyone. There are more than 150 clubs, pubs, bars, beer bars, go-go bars and discos on Patong Beach alone. By day, this area is quiet but as the sun goes down, the lights of the bars lit up while nightlife in other areas is more low-key. Live music can also be found at some pubs and bars. Increasing popular, cabaret or transvestite performance calls loud applause from the crowd. It is also located on Patong – Karon. Unique to Phuket, Phuket Fantasia offers cultural performance in combination with light and sound technology in Las Vegas style.
Clubbing best of Phuket
Seduction Beach Club & Disco :
Seduction Beach Club & Disco is a first of a new generation of nightclubs in Phuket. Seduction is the first club to have brought in the world’s finest interantional DJs to Phuket...

Silk Restaurant & Bar :
What we do is quite simple, really: fabulous, perfectly prepare food and drink in incomparable environment. But all the necessary details are here to make it happen. ... Read more...