Pick your own spot to unwind on this pristine 1.5km-long golden-sand beach located just north of Patong Beach.
The beach shelves into the calm waves of a pretty bay that is perfect for swimming from November to April.
The northern end of the beach offers good snorkelling and larger waves for surfing. Or you can choose to go jetskiing or parasailing. Sunbeds are available from the beachfront hotels or local vendors.
When you’re feeling peckish, a choice of beachfront hotels offer bar and restaurant options, while a number of Thai food stalls offering spicy Thai dishes can be found at the northern end of the beach.
Nearby attractions to visit include the charming Buddhist Wat Baan Temple, the local village market (held every Friday) and Phuket FantaSea, a cultural theme park showcasing Thailand's rich and exotic heritage, including a village with an assortment of shopping choices, carnival games, elephant rides and restaurants.
Don’t miss the evening live stage show featuring traditional Thai dancing, fireworks and animals such as elephants and tigers.
Note: There are no public toilets on Kamala Beach but the many beachfront hotels have facilities.
Kamala Beach offers a range of hotel and resort options to suit most budgets, including…
Andara Resort Villas
Location: Kamala Beach
Prices: from AUD611 per room
Description: Located on Phuket's West Coast overlooking Kamala Bay, Andara Resort Villas offers luxurious accommodation with views of the Andaman Sea. The resort features a spa and an outdoor pool. Andara Resort Villas provides villas and suites with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and spacious living and dining areas. Each villa features a pavilion for outdoor dining and a private chef. Extra guests stay for free. Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage and various treatments at the Andara Spa or workout at the fitness centre. The resort provides a free shuttle service to the Kamala Beach. Traditional Thai and international cuisines are served at the Andara’s Silk Restaurant, which offers indoor and outdoor dining. Drinks including cocktails are served at the bar. Andara Resort Villas is a 20-minute drive away from Phuket International Airport. Facilities incl.: restaurants, bar, outdoor pool, room service, spa, wireless Internet, fitness facility, tennis courts and watersports including Andara Resort's two private yachts that are available for charter.
Latest update: Kamala Beach, Phuket: 22 April, 2022