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Karon Beach

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Address: Karon, Phuket, Thailand
Phone Number: 0835562242
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This uncrowded beach features an incredibly long stretch of white sand and...

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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Phuket to Koh Phi Phi by High Speed Ferry
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Waves pounding beach

Waves starting close to shoreline and hitting beach area churning up sand. Beach had many red flags up along whole area, just a few designated small areas that were deemed to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Wilma R
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Waves starting close to shoreline and hitting beach area churning up sand. Beach had many red flags up along whole area, just a few designated small areas that were deemed to be safe to swim in. No life guards so one swam at one's risk. Lovely golden sand, very picturesque. Notices up warning of the danger of rips/currents and what... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spectacular views all the way. The sand is relatively fine, but feet sink a bit. Water is almost clear, the color is changing every second and always looks great. Not crowded, but swimming areas are limited.

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In high season the water is calm, temperature about 30 degrees Celscius, You can rent a sunumbrella and 2 madrasses for 200 bath, conditions for swimming Perfect, sunbath as well.You can buy various snacks /icecream, donuts etc . If you care for a proffesional massage by skilled ladies - the Beach is the place- ask for Moon- Nice øady in... More 

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Thank janke2014
Redcar, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Centara Karon Beach resort and the beach was absolutely stunning, You could walk right along into Karon where there are lots of shops. Saw quite a lot of wedding photos being taken all along the beach.

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Thank LARAMiddlesbrough
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach not as crowded as the ones in the city centre. Visit in the morning for a great early swim. The beach has "baywatchers" and there are plenty of shops and restaurants around it.

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Thank Walo J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely. Should gave registered 3 stars though as there was a lot of rubbish on the beach tideline. Maybe because it was rainy season but it needs to be cleared up.

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Thank Frances V
Jepara
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are wondering which beach to choose from Kata, Patong and Karon, Karon is definitely the best option both for the length of the beach and cleanliness. The only minus is that the waves are quite high and you can swim only in the area next to the life guards.

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Thank Radient
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Is place with unusual sand that make sound when step on it. Is a very long line of beach so you may easily find a place to allocate.

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Thank makar4ever
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach itself would be brilliant if they cleaned it up and took away the rubbish and temporary shacks that littered a long the beech. The current is dangerous at times so you must be a strong swimmer and follow a dive given out by the lifeguards.

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Thank Lee F
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After visiting earlier in the year whne the bea h was beautiful it is somewhat a shame that in the low season the beach is very rough and swimming options very limited due to the large waves and rip tide currents. There is a lot of rubbish that washes up each day and the destructive waves have removed a huge... More 

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