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Karon Beach, Karon

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#2 of 240 in Beaches in Thailand
Head to Karon Beach for a stretch of golden sand lined with palm trees and buffered by the welcoming waters of Phuket's coast. Badly damaged by the tsunamis of 2004, the beach has since recovered. Popular with tourists and offering a range of businesses to meet their needs and wants, the well-located, attractive beach enjoys a reputation as a family-friendly place and a relaxing haven for couples in comparison with some of the area's more raucous, nightlife-led spots. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Karon holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Karon Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Long Beach, perfect to walk or run. Especially in the early morning, when there is none, can be admired in all its splendour. Towards the peak becomes crowded. The sea is beautiful, not like in the Islands, but still a nice light blue color. The beach is frequented mostly by families. It is possible to rent sun beds or settling down just above your own towel.
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  • We had 4 nights at Karon beach. Went to the beach twice. Water was warm but really bad with sea lice. Felt like little electric shocks. Too many people trying to sell product to you. Plenty of sun lou...  more »
  • Wonderful sand beach signs underfoot. stand at the beach mini central location was great, but the more expensive flaps 20.40 baht price. offer constantly go nuts, corn, Bikini wraps, ice cream. massage parlors massages on the beach doing better and cheaper. fly parashuty , water matacikly, boats, so what you want to find entertainment.
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  • So I have been here twice and spent my whole holiday here. I love this beach. It is a very long beach and the water, depth and sand is kind of different on every part. When you are facing the sea, I love the left most corner the most. You can try snorkelling around there..might catch a few fishes swimming below. There are.massage stalls, fresh fruit vendors all.over the beach. Basically you get everything related to chilling on a beach here. Enjoy!
  • Great beach if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle. Beautiful views. The water is amazing with loads of water rides available. Soak up some son or relax on one of the many covered beach recliners. Get a drink and why not a massage from one of the beach bars.
  • Extremely beautiful beach with loads of fun adventure activities that can be done here. Karon beach has all luxurious resorts at reasonable rates. One must definitely spend stay here as the beaches & resorts will give you a five star feel.
  • Marvellous and long beach without many sport water organizer. Good to enjoy the clear waters and the shiny sand. There are many volley beach nets to play with and make new friendships. Restaurants and food stalls are within walking distance
  • It's a beautiful beach. You can spend some time relaxing. The beach roads has some restaurants, shopping centre and there is a temple market nearby.
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