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Kata Beach

Pakbang Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 83 398 6108
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This cozy, secluded beach features calm waters and is a favorite for families and couples to relax, snorkel and body surf.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (287 reviews)
“jet ski” (67 reviews)
“big waves” (38 reviews)
Pakbang Road, Kata Beach, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
+66 83 398 6108
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Reviewed yesterday

Very big waves and not suitable for kids and young adults, lots of people trying to sell you things.

Thank Stan t
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We do like Kata Beach, but it's difficult to walk along the strip without being approached by suit makers and characters on mopeds trying to make a hussle. My daughter was ready to leave after the first half hour. The beach itself is nice with...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was concerned as we walked from our hotel at the Sugar Marina Surf as the path to the beach followed a river. Rivers in Thailand serve as sewers, and this one empties into the water at the beach. You can smell it in the...More

Thank LBGrandBanks
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the beach is known to be rough at times (good for surfing), there are plenty of spots that are set up (between flags) for safe swimming.

Thank Sharyn B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are staying 5 mins walk from the beach. There were some solid rain periods the night before. The sand and shoreline was full of food package wrapping. Even saw condoms floating in the water. Stayed 15 minutes went back to hotel pool.

Thank rivermak12345
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved Kata Beach. Great sand and a bit of surf. Cleaner than Patong. Nice shops, restaurants and bars along the beach strip as well as in Kata itself.

Thank LeanneG09
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The beach has easy access fro the street at various points along the way. There are chairs and umbrellas for hire. There is para-sailing and jet skis for hire on the beach. Water is warm.

Thank lily2154
Reviewed 6 days ago

Kata was probably the least crowded and most pleasant beach south of Patong, with a nice main road, except that Club Med had purchased land back in 1985 so there are only two access roads to the beach because this monstrosity bloks access and vision...More

1  Thank Peter A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Kata beach is a little bit overrated. Overall pretty clean but the local hawkers are annoying. We are used to dealing with this kind of approach but some of these guys are just relentless. We finally settled down in a couple of beach chairs, purchased...More

Thank Jurgen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here recently with my wife. This is a nice beach with white sand. This beach is a very good place to relax. Some plastics can be found though.

Thank Nothernstar85
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Hi I have arrived in kata beach today and I just wounded are there any sports bars about to watch New Zealand v Lions tomorrow afternoon also is there any lively bars not to far from the beach? Also what's the cheapest way to get to Patong beach? Any answers will be much appreciated. Thanks Jack
June 23, 2017|
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Response from DENNIS H | Reviewed this property |
Jack, I don't know where the sports bar are but I imagine they will be found around the Northern end of Beach. Kata is not quite as lively as Patong and a bit cut off. The cheapest way to get from Kata to Patong is buy... More
Ahmed K
How much does it coast me to rent an umbrella in Kata public beach? if it deepens on the season, then what about the price or the average prices in August?
May 15, 2017|
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Response from JDJimenezV | Reviewed this property |
I´ts really cheap. I think around 15 bahts. August would be a little expensive than low season months. I went on november and it was really cheap, but you should not worry for a huge incrementation of prices.
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Roy S
any thing going on for new years eve?
December 16, 2016|
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Response from Go2Look | Reviewed this property |
Kata beach probably have a lot of things going on around New Year's Eve. My guess is that there will be a lot of fireworks sent up from the beach. I will not be there at new year but if you're alone there are loads of places... More
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