Yanui beach Phuket Best snorkeling beach on Phuket? Yanui beach is a beautiful little beach in south Phuket on the west coast. It is picture postcard pretty. with fine golden sand lapped by turquoise water. Just offshore from Yanui beach is Koh Man, a small island that offers some of the best snorkeling available from shore

Karon beach Phuket The beach between Patong and Kata Karon Beach is between Patong and Kata. It doesn’t have the vibrant nightlife or shopping of Patong beach. It doesn’t have the coziness of Kata beach. So It’s hard to pin point the character of Karon beach. It’s about 5 km long with fine golden sand. Grassy dunes

Laem Singh beach Phuket (Almost) secret beach next to the jungle Laem Singh beach sits in a small cape (Laem means cape in Thai)  between Kamala beach and Surin beach. To get to it walk down a steep path from the main road. You can get a tuk tuk to the top of the steps

Rawai beach Phuket Seafood restaurants and boats to the islands Rawai beach is one beach in Rawai district. When people talk about Rawai they can be referring to the general area of south Phuket that starts just south of Chalong circle and includes Naiharn beach, Yanui beach and Promthep cape (viewpoint). Rawai is a beautiful

Kata beach Phuket Popular tourist beach in south Phuket Kata beach is a favourite Phuket beach at any time of the year. In the high season it can be quite busy, although not as busy as Patong. In the low season it’s a very good choice because it doesn’t feel closed down like some of

Bangtao beach Phuket Laguna Phuket Bangtao beach is now a beautiful 6 kilometre stretch of white sand on Phuket’s west coast. It’s about 20 minutes drive south of Phuket airport. It wasn’t always so stunning. Thirty odd years ago it was a wasteland, ruined from years of tin mining. But the regeneration has been amazing,

Naithon beach Phuket A beautiful bay in north west Phuket Naithon beach is a smallish beach on Phuket’s west coast. To the south are Layan and Bangtao beaches, north is Naiyang and Phuket International airport. Naithon is one of Phuket’s more remote beaches. It’s really beautiful and used to be a best kept secret for

Saphan Sarasin Phuket (Sarasin bridge) Welcome to Phuket! Saphan Sarasin (Sarasin bridge) is the road link between Phuket and Phang Nga province on the mainland. The Prak Pah Strait is only about 600 metres wide and before 1967 a ferry serviced the crossing. Then the original Saphan Sarasin was built. There are now two bridges.  In

Patong beach Phuket Phuket’s first beach Patong Beach is over 3 km’s of golden sand beach and it’s the most popular beach on the island. It gets more annual tourists, it has more restaurants, bars and clubs than all the other beaches combined. It’s a year round destination, it’s noisy and it’s bold. Some people

Kata Noi beach Phuket Kata Thani beach Kata Noi is the smaller Kata beach. (Noi means small in Thai). It’s about 1 km long and dominated by the Kata Thani resort which takes up more than half of the beach front. The Kata Thani is an upscale resort and Kata Noi feels like a more upscale beach