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This uncrowded beach features an incredibly long stretch of white sand and a full range of tourist facilities, dining and outdoor recreation.
Karon, Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great time relaxing and sightseeing, Karon beach is a good spot with plenty of restaraunts, shopping and bars. Easy access to a lot of tourist things. great area to stay.

Thank thestones540
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did my morning beach runs here and it was a beautiful beach! Enjoyed it very much. Amazing statue and very close to where I was staying in Kata

Thank Karissa E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Karon Beach Area is a lovely spot, with lots of markets and restaurants, everything is in walking distance, great holiday spot

Thank Flyer557975
Reviewed 5 days ago

Karon Beach is a beautiful area, and is a lot quieter than it's neighbouring Patong. Huge selection of hotels and restaurants. Great for the family.

Thank RichardG5491
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Karon Beach is quieter than Patong. The red flags are up this time of year due to rough seas which can quickly change for the worse when rain fronts come through. Did not see any lifeguards on duty which didn't worry some from taking a...More

Thank Sunshine292541
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love the beach at karon as compared to Patong or Kata. Much quiet for a beach holiday. Sand is clean and make sure you book hotels opposite beach so is easier to access the beach

Thank kathrynsoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Karon Beach is typically not as popular as Kata Beach, for example, because of the rip tides and the fact that it is a lot rougher. However, if a not-so-busy beach is your thing and you prefer to bodysurf a few waves rather than swim...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I while walking along the beach front shops of Karon was pulled aside by a man with a stall selling clothing and the back of his shop lead out to a dam where you can go with your child or self and...More

Thank sharonrogers2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend staying here if you want a quiet beach holiday, enough going on to keep me happy, not as crazy as Patong beach by any means. The sand and swimming are great.

Thank Leonie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s clean and beautiful! And if u pick the right spot you kinda get a private space of your own. There’s a public restroom which are clean. There’s cheap restaurants there too where you can stuff yourself after getting a tan. Waves was pretty strong...More

Thank Lily A
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wendy p
March 14, 2018|
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Response from Svitlana Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi) There were many people at Karon beach, but when we saw few other beaches we realized that Karin wasn’t much crowded. Less people at noon.
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February 7, 2018|
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Response from Kate-Bob H | Reviewed this property |
Usually going early - by 8am. The operation does depend on wind conditions on the day.
Carmel M
January 4, 2018|
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Response from crab136 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for delay in answering, yes there are areas with sunbeds, the beach is very large, but sunbeds are there.