Karon hotels and resorts are especially very popular with tourists traveling to Phuket with their family. Karon beach is not really well known for its Phuket nightlife venues and can be described as a family friendly travel destination. Many families prefer spending their Phuket holiday at a Karon hotel or Karon resort so that their children are not confronted with the amount of Phuket beer bars and other types of Phuket nightlife venues as can be found for example in the popular Patong beach area.
The most luxurious Karon hotels tend to be located along the beach road of Karon beach. There is an excellent selection of Karon beach hotels from which travelers and tourists can select. Most families who have decided to spend their Phuket holiday in Karon beach do opt for one of these great Karon beach hotels. There are also a number of Karon hotels located on the second main road of Karon which is called Patak Road. You will find more information about some of these excellent Karon hotels later on in this Karon hotel section of our Phuket guide.
If you would like to spend as little as possible on a nice Karon hotel or Karon resort then there are certain times in the year when you should definitely visit Karon beach and there are times in the year when you should definitely avoid visiting Phuket. The best time to find great rates for discount Karon hotels is during the Karon low season. The Karon beach tourist low season is from approximately May each year until the end of October.
Karon Hotels Specials
Many Karon hotels and Karon resorts experience low occupancy during the low season in Karon beach and will offer their empty hotel rooms at discounted rates. Not only will you find great specials for Karon hotels during the tourist low season but you will also find great specials at many other types of Karon travel and tourist providers such as local tour companies, beach vendors and Karon car rental companies. If you and your family would like to stay at a Karon hotel, resort or Karon guesthouse during the Phuket tourist low season then there are several ways how you can find the best possible deals for Karon hotels and resorts. During the tourist low season in Karon travelers and tourists can normally bargain directly with the various different Karon hotels, guesthouses and Karon resorts. Travelers could simply send emails to all the various different hotels in Karon beach in which they are interested and ask for quotations. If you are still seeking for a better offer then simply reply to the Karon hotel of your liking that you would like an even better offer. There is a good change that many of the Karon hotels or resorts will comply with your request as many hotels in Karon will have many hotel rooms to fill during this time of year.
Another great way to find really great Karon hotel specials during the Karon tourist low season is by finding a travel website which offers last minute specials for Karon hotels. The most popular Karon hotels last minute website by fast is Late Stays. This excellent website which includes last minute specials for Karon hotels and hotels across Phuket is locally owned and managed by Asia Web Direct. If you are looking for last minute Karon hotel specials then be sure to visit the following website: www.latestays.com.
Karon Beach Hotels
The most popular hotels in Karon are definitely the Karon beach hotels. If you would like to spend your vacation in Karon at a Karon beach hotel then this is the right section of our Phuket guide for you. The Phuket travel guide has visited all the Karon hotels which are located in the beach are of Karon and we have listed for you our favorite Karon beach hotels.
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa
One of the oldest and most luxurious hotels in Phuket is the outstanding Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa which is located in the southern part of Karon beach. This wonderful Karon hotel definitely ranks among the finest Karon beach hotels. The Phuket Hilton Arcadia Resort and Spa is also one of the largest Karon hotels and is in fact one of the largest hotels found anywhere on Phuket Island as it offers 677 rooms and suites to its Karon hotel guests. This Karon beach hotel is located on seventy five acres and offers a wide range of facilities and amenities which include three large swimming pools, an award winning spa and extensive meeting & conference facilities. There are various different room types at this exclusive Karon beach resort which include the following room types: Guest Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Executive Rooms and amazing Hilton Villas. This Karon hotel also has some of the finest restaurants found anywhere on Phuket and which include: The Sails Restaurant, The Caffe Cino, The Buon Appetito Restaurant and the award winning Thai Thai Restaurant which serves the finest Royal Thai cuisine.
Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa
333 Patak Road, Karon Beach
Telephone: +66 – 76 – 396433
Fax: +66 – 76 – 396136
Baan Karon Buri Resort
The Baan Karon Buri Resort is one of the newest Karon hotels in the Karon beach resorts and offers forty eight rooms and suites to its hotel guests. This wonderful 4 star Karon beach hotel is one of our favorite Karon hotels due to the excellent level of service which they provide to their hotel guests as well as the outstanding value for money which they offer. There are two types of rooms offered at this Karon hotel and which are the Superior Garden View room type and the Deluxe Sea View room type. What makes the Baan Karon Buri Resort an ideal Karon hotel for tourists is its excellent location in the middle of Karon beach. Families who are looking for Karon hotels which are located along the beach of Karon and which are within walking distance to many Karon restaurants and Karon shopping venues should definitely consider booking this great Karon beach hotel. There is also an outstanding restaurant at this 4 star Karon hotel and which is called: The Lai Thai Restaurant and Bar.
Baan Karon Buri Resort
194 Karon Road, Karon Beach
Telephone: +66 – 76 – 286481
Fax: +66 – 76 – 286483
Thavorn Palm Beach Resort Karon
One of the most popular Karon hotels for families is most definitely the Thavorn Palm Beach Resort Karon which is our favorite resort in Karon beach. This wonderful Karon beach hotel offers two hundred and nine guestrooms and suites to its Karon hotel guests. There are a wide range of facilities at this popular Karon hotel including an amazing five swimming pools! Other excellent facilities at the Thavorn Palm Beach Resort in Karon beach include two tennis courts, squash court, table tennis, Thai cooking courses, massage services, saunas and pool tables. As you can see, this is definitely one of the best Karon hotels for families to spend their Karon beach vacation at. There are a number of excellent food and beverage outlets at this Karon beach hotel from which guests can choose and which include: The Karon Long Terrace Restaurant, The Old Siam Restaurant at Karon Beach and the Windsong Restaurant.
The Thavorn Palm Beach Resort Karon
311 Patak Road, Karon Beach
Telephone: +66 – 76 – 396090
Fax: +66 – 76 – 396555
Cheap Karon Hotels
Most of the cheap Karon hotels are not located directly along the beach of Karon. The Phuket guide fully understands that there are travelers and tourists who need to pay careful attention to their budget during their holiday which is why we have also listed for our readers a number of cheap Karon hotels which offer great value for relatively little money. Please note that simply because a Karon hotel is offered at budget prices does not necessarily mean that you get a small room or poor service. These Cheap Karon hotels listed in the Karon hotels chapter of our Phuket travel guide offers excellent value for money and you should not be worried about the rooms or services provided by these Karon hotels.
Karon Café Inn Hotel and Restaurant
One of our favorite cheap Karon hotels is most definitely the Karon Café Inn Hotel and Restaurant which is located in the center of Karon and is located only one hundred meters away from the beach of Karon. This budget Karon hotel offers 18 comfortable hotel rooms to travelers and tourists. The different room types offered at this cheap Karon hotel include: Small Deluxe Room, Medium Deluxe Room and Large Deluxe Rooms. All rooms at the Karon Café Inn Hotel and Restaurant include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, Cable TV and a fridge.
Karon Café Inn Hotel and Restaurant
526 Soi Islandia Park Resort, Karon Beach
Telephone: +66 – 76 – 398350
Fax: +66 – 76 – 398349
Sugar Palm Karon Resort
If you are thinking about a cheap Karon hotel then you will most likely not consider the Sugar Palm Karon Resort as it really is a rather nice boutique style resort which just happens to offer some remarkably cheap room rates. This hotel in Karon beach offers its Karon hotel guests one hundred and eight guest rooms and spacious hotel suites. This trendy Karon hotel is located only a short walk away from the beautiful beach of Karon and is a popular choice with families who spend their holiday in Karon beach. Some of the excellent facilities at this Karon hotel include a spectacular swimming pool and Jacuzzi area as well as a relaxing sun deck area.
The Sugar Palm Karon Resort
542 / 1 Patak Road, Karon Beach
Telephone: +66 – 76 – 396611
Fax: +66 – 76 – 396618
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