Karon Beach, which is the second most popular on the island, located in the South-Western part of the island.
Has an extensive infrastructure that pleases tourists calm and measured atmosphere, is considered the cleanest beach on the island.
How to get to the beach Karon
The beach is just an hour away by taxi or bus from the local airport in Phuket. If you are planning to stay in one of the local hotels before you arrive be sure to ask about the availability of transfer (many hotels offer this service for tourists). Patong Beach, Kata Beach, which are located within walking distance from Karon Beach, can be reached by catching a taxi or (if there is sufficient courage) within walking distance. Also quite common local services is to rent a motorbike.
Where to settle on Karon Beach
The choice of places to stay is quite large, because the beach is famous for its well-developed infrastructure. It's like a five-star hotels, as well as the so-called budget guesthouses. One characteristic of the local hotels is that they are often located outside the first line, 200-300 m. In this arrangement, there is a definite plus - the purity of the local beach, which is easier to observe and support.
Ideas for hanging on Karon Beach
The main advantages of the beach - a snow-white coral sand, which is incredibly crackles underfoot, and warm waters of the Andaman Sea. Aligning them with the infrastructure, we get a great cocktail recreation and entertainment.
The beach provides a huge choice of fun on the water - sailing or riding a banana, or water skiing and stuff. However, it is worthwhile to be attentive, since with strong waves, bathing is better to be postponed for another time (red flags on the territory signal it). This time is great for fans of kiting and windsurfing. Snorkeling and diving lovers are advised to visit the southern part of the beach called Karon-Noi. After a day of entertainment, you should pay attention to the night - go to the bar with an interesting program or disco. If the incandescence level seems insufficient, you can go to a more cheerful Patong.
In the north of Karon Beach is a cozy restaurant with national cuisine, as well as a luxurious selection of seafood dishes (European menu is only a few). Those who like shopping - shops, shopping center Karon Circle, where you can buy souvenirs, sunglasses, clothes and shoes at a reasonable cost, and the night market.
Couples with children offer to visit Dino Park in the south of the beach, and play mini-golf, Karon Beach in the north during the feast of Loy enjoy the descent on the water floating lanterns.
Despite the number of tourists, Karon Beach is a wonderful place for a soothing, relaxing holiday.