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Mai Khao Beach, Phuket

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Beach Nature / Park
Get in a little beach time all to yourself at Mai Khao Beach, an 11 km (7 mi) stretch of soft golden sand that is deserted more often than not. Still relatively undeveloped and part of a national park, the beach remains something of a hidden gem. The peaceful atmosphere here is refreshingly lacking in pushy vendors and powerboats. Be wary when swimming, however, as there is a drop off into the sea a short distance from the shore. The waves are strong and powerful, so only strong adult swimmers should venture into the waters. Put Mai Khao Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Mai Khao trip itinerary maker.
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  • This beach is amazing. We went during monsoon season so the ocean is much more turned up and you have to be a pretty strong swimmer if you want to go out there (watch out for the undertoe and riptides...  more »
  • On the Southern end of the beach there is a spot where you can do plane spotting. It is a little tricky to get here, but just follow the major road and avoid going into the hotel just next to the airp...  more »
  • The beach is right next to the Marriott Phuket Beach Club hotel, and offers amazing sunsets. Need to be careful of the very fast drop into deeper waters and the strong outward currents, so not recomme...  more »