Driving along the beach route running parallel to the west coast from Rawai Beach in the South to Bangthao Beach in the North, you can appreciate the fascinating views of the beaches along the Andaman Sea.
Is good beach area where sea-people reside and where several restaurants provide different styles of delicious foods, especially seafood.
Sometimes called Laem Phra Chao or Gods Cape, Phromthep is a very special place at the southernmost tip of the island. It is a cliff where you can view the breathtaking panorama of its nice surroundings and the striking sunset.
Approximate Sunset Times,
Jan : 18:20 - 18:34, Feb 18:34 - 18:38, Mar 18:37 - 18:39, Apr 18:36 - 18:40, May 18:37 - 18:42, Jun 18:40 - 18:40, Jul 18:47 - 18:50, Aug 18:36 - 18:47, Sep 18:19 - 18:35, Oct 18:06 - 18:18, Nov 18:04 - 18:07, Dec 18:07 - 18:20.
Is a place for those who love peace and quiet. But a swim here is not suggested during the monsoon season from May to October.
Kata View Point
Is on the beach route between Naiharn and Kata Noi beaches, offering a panoramic view of Kata Noi, Kata and Karon beaches. It is better visited in the morning than the evening as the view is clearer.
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 bright sun, white sand, a calm clear sea and a colourful underwater world.
Kata is located only 6 km from the Chalong Intersection. The way leading to the beach can overlook the elegant scene of Chaling Bay on the southern coast of the island. Except those who like to stay in a busy area, Kata Beach has never disappointed any visitors. Various kinds of accommodations, restaurants, shops and aquasports facilities are available to tourists of different tastes.
Just across a low hill to the north of kata, the long white beach of Karon stretches magnificently with pines and palms standing tall over the rolling sanddunes providing a unique scene. It is flourishing side by side with Kata Beach, but is more placid. The sea water here is clean and the sand is podery. It is one of the best places for swimming, diving and sunbathing. You can come from Kata to Karon easily by road or by a path along the coast.
Patong is the foremost beach resort of Phuket which can compete with any other famous beaches of the world. But many peopledo not know that, as late as a few decades ago, Patong was the remotest district of Phuket, cut off from the main part of the island by mountains. Even though it was located only 15 km from the provincial town, it sometimes happened that a Patong villager who was seriously ill would die before reaching a hospital in town.
Thanks to His Majesty King Bhumibol, after hist visit to Patong in 1959, a modern road called Phra Barami was built leading from Phuket town to Patong Beach, bringing modernization to the district. Patong Beach is widely known among Thais and foreigners because of two important factors. One is its natural beauty - the white sandy beach, plentiful sunshine, clear turquoise sea, fantastic underwater life and soft breezes. The other factor is the availability of a wide range of manmade facilities. Here you have a big choice of accommodation from luxury hotels to palm cottages, a host of restaurants and shops, all kinds of aqua-sports equipment and numerous places of night-time entertainment. includingenchanting transvestite cabaret shows. Vacationers who love nature and modern comforts would find Patong an ideal place.
Phuket Simon Cabaret
is an entertainment centre on Patong Beach offering a splendid cabaret performance given by over 100 performers with lights and sounds in luxurious surroundings.
Is the only major beach in Phuket that does not have extensive hotel development and thus is still much peaceful.
Is a unique cultural theme comples, offering a festival village with carnivals, games, and splendid shows.
Laem Sing Cape
Has a small white beach with a scenic rocky cape on the left.
This beach is a good place to see the golden sunset of Phuket. Swimming is not suggested because of strong tides and waves.
Bang Tao Bay
This 8km sandy beach is suitable for swimming, sunbathing and water sports.