Kata Noi Beach
Kata Noi Beach
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  • BroLucius
    Southampton, United Kingdom3,228 contributions
    Possibly the best beach in Thailand
    If there's a better beach in Thailand, I have yet to see it (in some 12 visits). The white sand has the perfect texture, and the seawater is very clear. For those not staying in the Katathani Hotel, an umbrella and two padded loungers are available for 250 baht. Occasional yellow signs warn against 'stingers in the sea during summer time'. By this, they mean jelly fish. We never saw any, and the notices may have been advised by lawyers to absolve anyone of blame if a swimmer did get stung seriously. Because the beach is West facing, there are beautiful sunsets most nights.
    Visited February 2023
    Written February 25, 2023
  • wlat p
    2 contributions
    Fantastic Beach Day!
    Our day at this wonderful beach spot was pure bliss! From dawn to dusk, we soaked in the sun and surf, surrounded by the warmth of smiling faces. A perfect escape with positive vibes all around!
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled with friends
    Written January 21, 2024
  • Leannie
    Hanoi, Vietnam1,421 contributions
    Lush clear blue sky and green sea
    Loved this beach more than kata and karon beach, makmly because I didn't see a single jellyfish on this beach or in the water. We found this beach while hiring motorbikes and driving round, as such we entered the beach at the top near the motorbike parking and that was a lot of steep steps down to the beach, hopefully there is a less steep option further down the hill. Water was wonderfully clear, no snorkel mask needed to see small fish. Nice white sand, a fair few sunbeds to chill on.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 12, 2024
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Julia S
Zelenograd, Russia60 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
The beach is nice, not very long and the water is perfect. But as a big touristic city is nearby there always crowds on the beach. If you prefer quiter atmosphere, less people, Kata Noi is not the best choice
Written May 7, 2023
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John K
Costa Mesa, CA1,396 contributions
Mar 2022 • Solo
Kata Noi beach is a very beautiful beach, which explains why it’s lined with high end resorts. There are a few public access points though, for those not staying at one of those resorts. I walked here from Karon beach in about 45 minutes. Not the best walk, due to pedestrian unfriendly roads, but it’s easily doable. Bring water! Did not see any public toilets except for those at the top of the staircase at the far north end. The entire beach is very nice for photographs, but especially so at the north end. Red flags were out the day I visited, and the sea was quite rough. This is not the spot for small children. The street running parallel with the beach is lined with restaurants and shops.

Written March 22, 2022
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wlat p
2 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
Our day at this wonderful beach spot was pure bliss! From dawn to dusk, we soaked in the sun and surf, surrounded by the warmth of smiling faces. A perfect escape with positive vibes all around!
Written January 22, 2024
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Ovidiana C
Romania736 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
Is a very clean beach, no crowded.
Is very far from Patong but it deserve to try to came here. If you are with kids, maybe is better to rent a car, online from a big known company( not directly from local thai people)
In every way, even by taxy, try to spend a day here. Is a wave beach style, the sea is not very quiet, is noisy because of many nice waves...but you will love it.
Is an elegant clean area, no thai people disturbing you with their sell buesniess on the beach.
Try it once!!
Written January 6, 2020
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Gilbert1900
Bangkok, Thailand4 contributions
Jan 2021
Another beach you must visit if you are here in Phuket. Beautiful paradise beach with clear blue water. A few bars and beachside places still open where you can buy a cold beer or a lunchtime snack. Very peaceful and quiet when we were here in early January.
Written January 12, 2021
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Hany G
Bakersfield, CA1,088 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
We went to many beaches in phuket. Kata noi beach by far is the best. Such clean and beautiful beach surrounded by cliffs. It is kind of a small beach and by the south end of Phuket but it is definitely worth it.
Written February 9, 2020
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HOOMAN
Tehran, Iran1,187 contributions
Mar 2019
A beach on the southwest side of the Phuket Island adjacent to well-known Kata Beach to the south, Kata Noi Beach is a nice sandy bay and it's perfect if you want to stay away from the usual tourist crowds. Because of its location where is out of the way, the beach is not crowded and noisy but it's a quiet place, even in high season it's relatively quiet. Holding bright white sand and clear blue water and convenient ambient, makes this beach a proper place for a peaceful swimming during the high season (November to April) and during the low season, it's a popular place for surfers. The Kata noi district is also lovely and tidy, it's a quiet district without many cars and noise. The Kata noi district is 7 minutes away from Both "Kata Beach" and "Karon View Point" by car. Staying in this part of the Island Could be memorable.
Written February 10, 2020
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Maxine E
2 contributions
Dec 2023 • Friends
The beach was extremely packed and the water felt as if it’s been reused throughout the whole of Thailand; Warm, stagnant and cloudy. The sand on the other hand, even worse. It clung to me the whole day and even ended up in my hotel bed. Very unhappy with this experience, will not be returning swiftly. Avoid at all costs.
Written December 27, 2023
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ciarbucks
Las Vegas, NV232 contributions
Feb 2020
We wanted to check it out since we had read that it was a lot less touristy/crowded than the other Phuket beaches since it is a little out of the way from the usual beaches. This beach was beautiful! It had beautiful white sand and crystal clear water.

You can rent a bed for 200 THB here or lie in the sand. The water was not too cold and was perfect for swimming in. There are restaurants, massage parlors, and shops that you can peruse through after getting your swimming fix. If you are feeling more adventurous, there is a company that offers paragliding, jet skis, etc. for a couple thousand THB.

If you want to stay a little away from the tourist crowds, this is definitely a great place to come to.
Written February 17, 2020
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SirHakan
Gothenburg, Sweden136 contributions
Dec 2019
A small and nicer beach than Kata beach, however in December busier than ever and if you are looking for a "paradise" beach, dont go there. Lots of people and umbrellas. Water is crystal clear though and not as shallow as Kata beach.
Written January 9, 2020
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