Naiyang beach Phuket Chilled out beach near Phuket airport The best beaches on Phuket’s are along the west coast. Patong beach is the main tourist area, some people love it, plenty more hate it. Any beach north or south of Patong is quieter and the northern beaches are less developed than the beaches south of

Maihhao beach Phuket Phuket’s longest beach Maikhao beach is the longest beach on Phuket. It’s 11 km’s of golden sand at the northern end of Phuket’s west coast. To the south is Naiyang beach and Phuket international airport. North is Sai Keow beach. Maikhao is also Phuket’s quietest beach with fewer visitors than the beaches

Phuket Surfing From May to October when the south west monsoon brings wind and waves onto Phuket’s west coast beaches surfing in Phuket becomes popular. (From November to April the sea is usually flat).  May to October is considered Phuket’s low season when hotels are cheap and beaches are uncrowded. Popular surf beaches (south to

Beach Diving Phuket Shore dives from Phuket’s west coast beaches. Two options for beach diving in Phuket are: On the south reef of Kata Noi beach At Le Meridien house reef (Karon Noi beach) just south of Patong beach. It’s easy diving for those who don’t want to spend all day on a boat. These Phuket