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Kata Beach, Kata Beach

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#1 of 236 in Beaches in Thailand
Head down to the pleasant bay of Kata Beach, slip out into the waters and look back at the palm-lined beach and the pleasant restaurants of the promenade. This paradisal location enjoys popularity thanks to its family-friendly amenities, surf spots, and nightlife. With great views of Phuket's famous coastline and a fascinating marine environment, the beach makes a great option for nature lovers, but you can enjoy plenty of modern conveniences and entertainment here as well. To visit Kata Beach and other attractions in Karon, use our Karon sightseeing planner .
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  • Good coffee Good treatment Privileged place Clean Something snov Beach to walk and take something at a high price but peace and peace I recommend for people looking for tranquility
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  • Lovely little beech not a lot on the front as it's away from the town and little bit full still a good little place great for sunset  more »
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  • I love a good beach and this one is very nice and safe for swimming. Just don't like that there's too many tourists. But it's a little quieter than another one nearby. If you prefer something a little quieter but still with a nice atmosphere then give this one a try.
  • The beach itself was top notch. It was tranquil and beautiful, definitely one of the nicer places I’ve been to in Thailand. But the locals here, polar opposite. Especially the parachute service providers, they’re straight up gangsters. I was walking along the beach and accidentally stepped over one of the ropes they use for the parachute, and the old man that was hauling it in swore at me. When I turned around to look at him, two other guys gangged up threatened to fight me, so I kept walking. One of them shouted out confirming that he will “f*ck me”... thanks, I guess? The whole ordeal was quite tense, in fact I’ll be sleeping with an open eye tonight, just in case. Do come here for the crystal blue sea, but do not come here expecting to be treated like a human being. And keep your interactions with the locals to a bare minimum, or else they will “f*ck you”, especially the parachute folks. Or better yet, just go where you’re welcomed, in this case, away from Kata Beach.
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