Kamala beach is a former muslim fishing village and has developed slowly and steadily over the last decade or so. The focus for investment in Kamala beach is really no longer on the Phuket travel and hotel industry as Kamala beach has become very popular with Phuket Real Estate developers.
There are a large number of beautiful and exclusive real estate projects being build in the Kamala beach area. You can find more information about those Kamala beach real estate projects in the Phuket real estate section of our handy Phuket guide. Please don't worry about any noise or inconvenience as the real estate developments are located a safe distance away from the Kamala beach hotels and resorts.
Kamala Beach Location
Kamala beach is located on the east coast of Phuket and is only a ten minute drive to the north of Patong beach. To the north of Kamala beach you will find Surin beach, Layan Beach and the Phuket Laguna beach area. Airport transfer to Kamala beach will take around 40 minutes.
Kamala Beach Activities
If you are looking for a Phuket beach area which has many different Phuket Activities then maybe Kamala beach nor Rawai beach would be the ideal destinations for you. There are various different activities to be found at Kamala beach including some limited watersport activities, a few shopping venues and the Phuket Fantasea show which is located just on the outskirts of Kamala beach.
Kamala Beach Nightlife
The nightlife at Kamala beach is very limited and there are only a few Kamala beer bars which you can visit. There are no large Kamala beach nightlife venues such as cabaret shows or Kamala discos. But the great thing about the location of Kamala beach is that you are only a short drive by motorbike or Tuk Tuk away from Patong. So you can choose to stay at a Kamala beach hotel and then visit Patong if you want to explore the legendary Phuket nightlife.
Kamala Beach Hotels
There are a limited but excellent choice of Kamala beach hotels from which travelers can choose. The great thing about Kamala beach resorts is that they are often located directly on the beach of Kamala unlike the resorts found at other Phuket beaches. There are also a few high quality and inexpensive Kamala Guesthouse options for those travelers interested in staying in this type of lodging in Kamala.
Kamala Beach Restaurants
You need not worry about dining out in Kamala beach as there are some really excellent Thai and international restaurants in Kamala. Prices are a bit lower then what you would expect to pay at similar restaurants in the other Phuket beach areas such as Patong beach, Surin beach, Karon Beach or Kata beach...
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