Enjoy Kata and Karon in Phuket

The beautiful island of Phuket is made with a number of amazing beaches. Two of the more relaxed and unspoiled of these would be Kata and Karon Beach. If you are headed off to any of these destinations, then read on for some useful travel information.


The Kata Karon area in Phuket has a lot of available activities to enjoy for both the young and the old. Aside from swimming, some of the other water sport activities that can be done along the beach would include parasailing, kayaking, jet skiing, diving and snorkeling. You can also do a lot of shopping from the many shopping venues which sell just about everything on these parts of the island.


As for accommodation, there are a wide range of hotels and resorts which are available in the Kata Karon area. From the ones that would suit budget travelers to the most luxurious to satisfy the most affluent, Kata and Karon both have a lot to offer. Most of the hotels and resorts have complete facilities such as swimming pools and gyms.

Some of the hotels in Kata would include the Andaman Cannacia Resort, Avista Resort and spa, Baan Kata View, Centara Kata Resort Phuket, Kata Beach Resort and Spa, Kata Country house, Kata Gardens Apartment, Kata Poolside Resort, Katathani Phuket Beach Resort, Mom Tri’s Villa Royale, Sawasdee Village and the Aspasia Phuket; while hotels in Karon would include Centara Villas Phuket, Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort, Ramada Resort, Phuket Golden Sand Inn, Karon Sea Sands Resort, South Sea Karon Resort, Hilton Phuket Arcadia and the M√∂venpick Resort and Spa.


Phuket is known for its vibrant and bustling nightlife. However, the Kata Karon area’s nightlife scene is a bit different from that of Patong Beach. there are no nightclubs, discos and shows. There are restaurants and bars and cafes, though, that open right on to the street. They usually play great music and have pool tables where people can meet and talk over a friendly game of billiards.


A vacation would not be complete without dining in a variety of restaurants serving different delectable cuisines. Fortunately, both Kata and Karon feature plenty of restaurants and dining options that would satisfy any palate.

Some of the recommended restaurants in Kata would include: Mom Tri’s Kitchen, which serves a superb menu and an outstanding wine list, perfect for those who want to have a romantic dinner; The Boathouse Wine and Grill, which is an upscale restaurant which is great for both business and pleasure; Capannina, a restaurant that serves authentic Italian dishes such as pasta and pizza; Bluefin Tavern, a restaurant that serves appetizing Tex Mex dishes; and On The Rock, a restaurant which is situated in the Marina Phuket Resort that serves scrumptious fresh seafood.

In Karon, some of the most popular restaurants would include: Tony Restaurant and Bar, which serves delectable European cuisine; Heritage Cuisine, which is a restaurant situated in the Phuket Heritage, serving traditional Thai and international dishes; Mali Waterfront Seafood, which offers scenic views and delicious fresh seafood dishes; and The Dining Room, a restaurant in the Pacific Club Resort which offers a peaceful dining experience and a wide range of dishes.

Author: Phuket Vogue

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