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Address: Karon, Phuket, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 83 556 2242
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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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Nice beach...... much better than Patong Beach and much less hectic, noisy and crowded

We enjoyed our stay in Karon Beach at the Centarra Grand Beach Hotel. Fantastic location at the end of a nice beach.... great waves too

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in Karon Beach at the Centarra Grand Beach Hotel. Fantastic location at the end of a nice beach.... great waves too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the wave the quietness of this beach are my friends and i favorite beach for activity. the wave are quite high make a little more fun, literally we had fun since its not a pack occupied place, maybe around 5km long. cleanliness and few beach xtvty

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Karon Beach only once during our 5-day stay here. It was nice and clean, but just too crowded (cos it's peak season, I reckon). It's nice to walk along the shoreline with your loved ones and get your feet wet, and good for kids to build sandcastles, etc. We didnt return to the beach, but preferred to enjoy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach was clean with a nice aspect, although we preferred out hotel pool! There are life-saving staff on hand, with flags showing where they are. Notices suggest the currents could be dangerous in places and these areas seemed to be red flagged. Lovely sunset.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice beach and great town. Enough to do but is certainly quiet enough. Certainly enjoyed it 1000x more than Patong beach which we were previously at!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Parts of Karon beach was littered with trash, south part of beach was cleaner and less populated with good snorkeling on very south end. Beautiful views and big stretches of sand to lay out your towels. There are umbrella zones though -10% of beach has umbrellas setup already. Beach gets crowded in sunny days!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The beach is truly lovely and in November/December the sea is warm and calm - a delight to swim or jsut cool off in the water. But wear plenty of sun screen as the sun is strong and we saw a lot of sunburned vacationers. Along the northern beach front it seems quieter yet there are some bars and cafes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a short 15 minute drive from Patong you can come to Karon beach and get away from the hustle and bustle of Patong to just soak up a few moments of peace and beauty. There are heaps less people and the water is cleaner so well worth a trip to spend half a day here. Long walk along the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Karon beach is very nice, good for chilling out or if you want jets skis and parasailing that can be done here, nice to have a walk the full length of the beach, not the best for swimming as the waves are quite big

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there in the morning to take in the view and it was great you could see for miles and well worth thetrip

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