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Address: Pakbang Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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This cozy, secluded beach features calm waters and is a favorite for...

This cozy, secluded beach features calm waters and is a favorite for families and couples to relax, snorkel and body surf.

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$98.32*
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Oasis Sky Breeze Spa: Kata Beach in Phuket Including Transfers
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$37.70*
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Kata Beach Night Diving
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$25.38*
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Phuket to Koh Phi Phi by High Speed Ferry

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A Detailed Beach Assessment

Kata Beach is located on the southwest side of Phuket, and though close to its northern neighbor Karon Beach, it's probably more comparable to Nai Harn Beach further to the south... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Kata Beach is located on the southwest side of Phuket, and though close to its northern neighbor Karon Beach, it's probably more comparable to Nai Harn Beach further to the south. After spending a month in Karon and 2 weeks in Kata, I offer some comparison and details here. I found this beach to be a bit nicer than Karon... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can spend all day here on this lovely beach, restaurants on strip behind, good cheap massages available on beach and hire sunbed and umbrella. Sea is calm and warm and great for kids as so shallow for long way out. You can hire paddle boards, jet ski and banana boat but luckily they don't predominate . Beach vendors go... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite clean sea, especially left part 500 m left from the main beach. But be carefull extremelly dangerous high stairs

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Thank Леонид Ш
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you only want to relax chose another beach. Kata has a lot of people, families from many different countries. But not the 'wild' nightlife such as Patong so quite good.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely calm water, but the beach has become super crowded, and is probably best visited early in the morning.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The beach is beautiful but too crowded and there are not sun chairs, not enough sun umbrellas too, if you want to get one you have to be there very early in the morning

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything is near, lots of (modest) services. Too many Russians with their habits of playing Russian "music" too loud everywhere and every time they like, and walking over you in narrow streets, because they just don't care, and there is no other people existing but them selves.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice, clean and band the beautiful beach,,, Its a good pass time to walk from Kata to Karon beach and enjoy the sea breeze and atmosphere. The stalls and restaurants are good and sell articles and items at an affordable prices. The water is clear and the shore is clean

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This pool is excellent - really long, lovely sand, and easy for swimming. There are some activities to enjoy, but mostly a super relaxing beach for relaxing and swimming.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked to Kata Beach from Karon, roughly 20 minute walk. Smaller beach than Karon, nice range of shops along the way!

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