If you are traveling to Phuket on holiday with your family then the Phuket guide recommends for you to look into staying at Karon beach during your vacation. Karon beach has been a very popular Phuket resort area for those tourists traveling with small children. There are plenty of great attractions and activities for children and families at Karong beach.
Karon Beach Location
Karon beach is located on the east coast of Phuket and is located about a ten minute drive south of Patong beach. Many tourists visiting Phuket are often amazed by the beauty of Karon beach and Kata Beach when viewing these Phuket beaches from the top of the hill which leads from Patong. If you head further south past Kata beach and Kata Noi then you will find Rawai beach and Nai Harn beach.
Karon beach is over four kilometers in length and the white sands of the beach at Karon is among the cleanest and most beautiful of all the Phuket beaches. As there are few to no Karon hotels and other type of businesses located directly along the beach of Karon as you will find in Kamala beach, the quality of Karon beach is very high.
Karon Beach Activities
There are plenty of entertaining Karon beach activities for travelers to enjoy. If you enjoy water sports then Karon is a great choice for you.
There are plenty of Phuket diving schools located in Karon beach as well as other watersport activities such as jet skiing. Although there are no large Phuket shopping malls in Karon, there are plenty of interesting Karon shops at which you can buy swim wear, clothing or whatever else you might be looking for. Karon nightlife consists of mostly Karon beer bars and there are no real discos or clubs in Karon beach.
Karon Beach Hotels
Karon beach offers visitors a wide range of outstanding Karon beach hotels and resorts. Prices for Karon hotels are generally considerably cheaper then what you would expect to pay in Patong beach or the Surin beach and Phuket Laguna areas.
There are also plenty of Karon beach guesthouse options for those tourists traveling on a tight budget.
Alternatively there are also a number of Karon beach villas which you can rent for a few days or longer. This will allow you to enjoy your privacy and have such facilities such as a private pool during your stay in a villa in Karon beach.
Karon Beach Restaurants
There are many wonderful and inexpensive Karon beach restaurants from which you can pick. Food from all over the world can be found in Karon beach and prices are only a fraction of what you would expect to pay back home...
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