Great For

The quiet public beach, gorgeous sunsets and a good choice of restaurants

Not Great For


Home to the second largest tourist beach in Phuket, the lack of hotels on the beachfront here means that pretty much the entire stretch is public, making it quite a unique place to stay. However, this might give the impression that Karon’s beach is chock full of people. In reality, it actually remains relatively quiet, peaceful and – as it faces west – is also home to one of Phuket’s finest sunsets.

Aside from the beach, there’s also the iconic Big Buddha statue and several excellent places to eat, as well as a great selection of bars. Karon makes an ideal mid-point between the busiest and quietest parts of Phuket for those wanting to enjoy the best of both worlds.

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Top Attractions in Karon

  • Karon Beach
  • Wat Karon
  • Karon Market
  • Karon Temple Market
  • Karon Beach Naga Statue

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