Phuket Island is a fabulous place to spend a beach vacation. There are more than 30 stunning beaches for all types of preferences. The most visited are Freedom Beach, Banana Beach, Kata Beach, Kata Noi Beach, Leam Singh, Nai Yang beach and Kamala beach.
Freedom Beach is a very calm place surrounded by jungles, making it fairly isolated. Stunning sceneries, crystal clear water, white sand and lush flora will definitely leave an impression! You can only get there by boat during high season.
Banana Beach is a small paradise where swimming and snorkelling are ideal. The beach has lots of beautiful green palms and only one cosy seafood restaurant.
Kata and Kata Noi are both situated very close to one another. The area is full of restaurants and cafes offering traditional Thai cuisine. These beaches are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkelling.
Leam Sing Beach is very small, but one of the most beautiful on Phuket island. It's surrounded by rock formations and jungles, and has many beach chairs available for rent. The beach is suitable for swimming and other water activities such as jet-skiing, para-sailing, water skiing, and banana boat rides.
The best time to enjoy Phuket's beaches is during the high tourist season from November to May with the hottest months being from March to May. Despite the fact that Thailand is a year round destination, water activities aren't as enjoyable during the rainy season from May to October due to bad weather.