Karon Beach, Karon
Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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 world travel planner, Karon holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Karon Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Complete contrast to Patong beach 2 km away. Waves, blue sea and strong current. Beautiful stretch of beach with few vendours bothering you on the beach. Strong currents and sea quite rough. Patong be... read more »
Nice beach but not my favourite. Dangerous rip tides so you must only swim in the designated areas. We saw a guy rescued by the life guards, they were brilliant.
We enjoyed our visit to Karon Beach - the best part was the para sailing where the operator took us up on 'the big round' - we were up for around 8 minutes. I paid 3,400 Baht for four of us (we went u... read more »
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