Daily Archives: May 1, 2010

Chalong Bay

Chalong Bay situated a short distance to the south of Phuket Town (approx 7km) is the nerve centre for island hopping, diving, snorkelling and sea fishing tours from Phuket. This bustling hive of activity is the gateway to the islands, dive sites and natural movie sets of the Andaman coast and everyday hundreds of boats [...]

The beaches of the Sirinath National Park

If it is complete solitude you are seeking then head for the beaches to the North West of Phuket, which thanks to the protection they have received since 1981 under National Park status, remain vast stretches of deserted white sand bordered by crystal clear waters. The Sirinath National Park encompasses a coastal mangrove forest housing [...]

Surin Beach

Heading 2km further north up the western coast from Kamala and approx 22km from Phuket Town lies the quiet coastal village of Surin. This picturesque and beautiful long white sand beach has calm, gently lapping waters and is fringed with Casuarina trees. Despite being a popular destination for tourists, locals and the mega-rich international jet [...]

Kamala Beach 95496

In close proximity to the Thavorn Beach Village and Spa Resort and Just 4km along the coast road north of Patong lies the beautiful, tranquil Kamala Beach. Despite a steady influx of developments, Kamala still maintains a traditional Thai fishing village ambience which makes for a quieter, intimate and far less crowded destination for the [...]

Kata Beach

Within walking distance of Karon beach and approximately 17km from Phuket Town is the small, laid back yet vibrant bay of Kata. If you are a guest at the Thavorn Palm Beach Resort  it is only a short walk to Kata, where you can experience the spectacular and picturesque bay with its white sand beaches, crystal [...]