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Karon Beach

Phuket, Thailand
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Ranked #40 of 134 Attractions in Phuket
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: This uncrowded beach features an incredibly long stretch of white sand and a full range of tourist facilities, dining and outdoor recreation.
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

A bit quite beach if compare with patong beach. If u like a night life, this is not a really good place to stay. But if u looking for some quite and relaxing life, this is the must choose place. The food and hotel price is higher than patong area.

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We have stayed along Karon and Kata Beach six times now and one of the things that made us want to go back was the availability of beach chairs and umbrellas along all of the beaches. There were literally tens of thousands of them. They are on every postcard produced that featured the beach in Thailand. On our last visit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Sand is pure white Water crystal clear blue Beach is totally clean and unlike Kata beach is not totally filled with people and rubbish or 100 people trying to sell you the same thing. Good for relaxation and waves.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed at a resort across the road from Karon Beach, so we walked and swam daily at this beach. It is nothing short of stunning. The water is a deep turquoise blue and the sand is white, and so fine it actually squeaks as you walk along it. If you want to chill out and take a wander along... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I did a brief visit from my nearby hotel and was surprised to see rubbish strewn throughout the beach. The area is as others have said 'run down'. Frankly I wouldnt swim in the water and I had expected something a lot more pristine and clean. Its a lot quieter than patong (which is a good thing) but I wouldn't... More

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My family and I have had some excellent days on this beach, the waves were fantastic, the beach is clean and there are plenty of beds.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went to Karon on recommendation as we didn't want to be in the hustle and bustle of things. It isn't bad from that viewpoint,we were disappointed in the cleanliness of the beaches, i read reviews here saying it was clean, but coming from the Sunshine Coast in Australia, i realise we are spoilt. I guess its what you are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Staying in Patong where everything was 'go-go-go',(even the beaches) finding Karon Beach was a blessing! It was the first beach where I felt like I was "in Thailand"! The beaches are beautiful and clean and the sand is white and very strangely it squeaks when you walk!

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Kullu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

in phuket though you have islands like phi phi , similans where one can go on day trips , but karon beach was right there near our resort , the view of beach from resort was so cool , it is a nice clean local beach , in surroundings you have many beach resorts , good sea view you will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Lovely to go to an Asian country and not be hassled by hawkerrs on the beach. The beach is a long strech of clean sand and there is plenty of room for everyone. The current is quite strong so if you have kids please supervise them. The water temperaature is warm and inviting. A lovely spot surrounded by gorgeous scenery

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