Three beaches in one spot? Karon Viewpoint!
Thailand has so many beaches that you might be confused about where to start first. But you can absolutely start from this place located in South West of Phuket. It is called Kata Viewpoint by the locals until now but somehow it had changed to Karon Viewpoint out of the blue. The Thai name Kho Sam Haad which means ‘Hill of the Three Beaches’. This place is located nearby the Kata Noi Beach and accessible through roads, so you can reach Karon Viewpoint by using Tuk-Tuk ride or you can rent motorbikes. It is not suggested to walk since the roadway to reach the viewpoint is slopy and tiring.
If you have visited Phuket, you will recognize that it has so many hills, therefore, it has so many high points you can visit. Even though Phuket has so many viewpoints which some of them are nameless, one of the most popular ones is Karon Viewpoint. What makes it very popular is because you would be able to see an extensive view of Kata Noi, Kata Yai, and Karon beaches.
The point offers an astonishing landscape of the Andaman sea along with a view of Pu Island, separated from the beach nearby. Karon viewpoint is also surrounded by varieties of the exotic plantation which makes it a great escape from your stressful daily routines. You can visit Karon Viewpoint in the afternoon if you want to catch the breathtaking sunset panorama. If you are a painter, it is a good idea to bring your painting equipment there to start drawing the scenery. Karon Viewpoint has Gazebos if you would like to rest and have some snacks while enjoying the breeze. It is a good idea to prepare them before you go.
Not only that its stunning views, but you can also do some of the other activities in nearby the Karon Viewpoint. One of the best things you can do is to have a sunset dinner in Heaven Top Restaurant which is directly facing the bay, just underneath the Karon Viewpoint. It is perfect for relaxation with your loved ones while enjoying exquisite Thai Food. The other thing which is located nearby the Karon Viewpoint is the beautiful Nui beach. It is a hidden beach only accessible if you ride a four-wheeled vehicle since the road is dirty and muddy, but the view is worth all of the sacrifices. A long time ago, this beach was closed for access and forgotten but now it is opened for everyone to enjoy. So if you are visiting KaronViewpoint, don’t forget to visit some of these places as well!