With the second largest beach in Phuket, Karon is as a lonely planet which is full of retreats. Surrounding with a real natural atmosphere, you can enjoy an exquisite sea view and join a plenty of activities provided in its area. Like on the other beaches, don’t miss the stunning view of sunset while staying on Karon Beach. In the north end of the beach, you will see the Karon Beach Circle which has sculptures presenting the major traditional industries of local people (tin mining, fishing, farming, and rubber tapping). You might join a tour or excursion in daytime to meet great experiences surrounding with appealing environment offshore like snorkeling, scuba diving, and cruising. Tour providers are served around in the Karon area. Other interesting options are cabaret show, elephant trekking, Phuket Fantasea, Thai massage, Thai cooking classes, and Yoga classes. An activity like golf playing is so exciting here. To play golf in a distinctive environment, Dino Park Mini-Golf was uniquely settled to distinguish other golf courses with 18-hole mini-golf course, sound effects, exciting prehistoric setting as well as its creatures. You may simply go sunbathing and jogging on the beach in order to relax. Nice restaurants and bars are provided at reasonable prices that you can choose as you prefer. They serve wide range of food both in Thai and Western style, or even seafood to try. Though Karon may have less people than other major attractions, shopping centers supplying a variety of goods with cheap prices are situated such as Karon Bazaar, Karon Plaza, Karon market, and roadside stalls. In some alleys, you can see many handicraft shops and galleries where nice paintings are shown. Some pieces of them may grab your attention and be the souvenirs for others. Just spend time to discover the finest one. Many vibrant seaside resorts are available in this area providing an awesome hospitality. If you prefer budget accommodation, they are also accessible. Not far away from Karon, you can easily access to Patong so that you are able to explore the different atmosphere with more tourists. Another place is Kata Viewpoint; you can see splendid panoramic view of three main beaches in the area from the top of the hill.
Anyway, Karon is one of the nice places in Phuket that you can also enjoy the wonderful view together with wide range of activities. Consisting of the peaceful environment and a full range of facilities, Karon must be a great choice for people who love tranquility as well as convenience. Show Less