Hotels in Karon Beach Area
Hotels in Karon Beach offer a great haven for a relaxing holiday in Phuket. Karon, the second largest of Phuket’s principal west coast beaches, is more quiet and relaxed than its northern neighbour, Patong Beach. Karon Beach hotels and resorts are geared towards families and travellers looking for a tranquil tropical holiday a reasonable distance from the beach.
The beachfront of Karon hosts a great choice of three- to five-star resorts, fitting the demand just right. Karon Centre and back road hosts hotels suited for any type of budget.
Karon has lots of good local restaurants, two or three nightlife entertainment areas, and a good deal of boutiques and convenience store. Karon’s five-kilometre beach has lots of room and is rarely crowded. Snorkelling is good at the southern end of the beach, which has a coral reef stretching toward Kata and a small offshore island (Boo Island). From
November to April, Karon offers perfect conditions but, from May to October, swimming can be dangerous because of strong undercurrents, so observe the warning flags.
In Karon you will find a range of handmade items, shops, a bar or 2 and good restaurants and cafes. Not as many lady boys or ping pong shows (unless you go down Bangla Plaza). Most of the bars are just off Patak Road and are similar to Patong in that they have a few “hostesses” that you can enjoy a few beers or games with, they are sure to keep you “company” for a fee. As for shopping you can head to Karon Bazaar, here they sell every from dvds to clothing, suitcases and beachwear, oh and you won't be hassled by tailors. Alternatively you can head to the Karon Market on Tuesday and Saturday afternoon/evenings, they sell similar things to the Bazaar but you can also find food and fruit, many of which most westerns have never seen before. Its always intere
Spend hours relaxing in your modern and spacious accommodation at Andaman Seaview Hotel, a sanctuary for couples and families alike. The colorful décor will brighten your mood while the selection of modern amenities leave nothing for the wanting. Our Karon Beach family resort offers 161 stylish rooms in two categories, the Superior Room and Deluxe Room.