Karon Beach is known as the quieter option in comparison to Patong Beach for a Phuket holiday. Karon is less intense and the focus is more on relaxation than night life making it perfect for families and those who want to completely rewind and rejuvenate.
Along the 3 kilometre long sandy beach in Karon there is a large variety of restaurants and you are sure to find something to make your mouth water! From the well-known On the Rock restaurant to the small food stalls along the beach road serving the catch of the day, shrimps and other lovely delicacies that the Andaman Sea has to offer, there is plenty of food here to suit all palates.
If you decide to stay near Karon beach, it’s a perfect choice for you to easily reach other areas of the island, using either the local bus, or you can take a private taxi. Patong with its night life and shopping is only 15 minutes away by car, Chalong offering shopping malls and some of the islands best sea food restaurants is only a 10 minute drive away and within a 15 minute range you can also reach some of Phuket’s best beaches!
These beaches include - Kata Beach, Kata Noi Beach, Naiharn Beach, Freedom Beach, Jungle Beach, and Ya Nui Beach. So as you can see, Karon Beach is the perfect choice if you want easy access to the nightlife and the more bustling parts of the Island - but you want to stay in a location that’s a little more laid back and relaxed.
If you are looking for accommodation in the area, we have excellent serviced apartments and villas within walking distance to the beach. Want to know more about our accommodation in Karon Beach? Please follow the links below -
Sunset Plaza Serviced Apartments