Karon Beach in Phuket Thailand is a long stretch of windy sandy beach which connects to Kata Beach. Karon Beach is a quieter area that Patong Beach. It takes around 15 minutes to get from Patong Beach to Karon Beach and costs around 400 Baht in a Tuk Tuk. Karon Beach is one of the best places in Phuket to enjoy a nice relaxing holiday and still be close to Patong to go for a wild night out.
You will find some more high end hotels and resorts in Karon Beach, compared to in Patong Beach. This includes the excellent Hilton Resort at Karon Beach.
Nightlife in Karon Beach
Karon Beach does have it’s own nightlife though much tamer than the nightlife in Patong Beach. There are a number of bars throughout Karon Beach some offering live music and pool tables. Some of these bars do have bar girls but some are bar girl free so nice to sit and relax with a few cold beers and listening to some music.
Getting around in Karon Beach
Karon Beach is only a small area so is easy to walk around. There are also taxi services located throughout the streets of Karon Beach. You will see men on the side of the road with a sign for Taxi. They will radio for a Tuk Tuk (a small van which you hope in the back off). To go most places in Karon Beach will cost 200 Baht. To get to Patong Beach will cost 400 Baht.