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Kata Yai Beach

Most of the accommodation is either on the road behind Club Med, or at the northern end of the beach along Taina Rd.

  • Beach Inn Kata

    Beach Inn Kata

    Smart rooms, good price

    227/3 Koktanod Road
    T: (076) 330 910; F: (076) 330 911

    This very smart, reasonably new addition to the accommodation scene at the southern end of Kata Yai Beach is an absolute steal in low season. Very generously sized, glass-fronted rooms are in a ... Read the full review of Beach Inn Kata.

    4.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Sugar Palm Grand Hillside Resort

    Sugar Palm Grand Hillside Resort

    Trendy, modern rooms with views

    1 Khoktanod Soi 3, Kata Beach
    T: (076) 33 0388; F: (076) 33 0909

    Luckily the resort's golf cart came and helped our researcher get up the hill to this worthy hotspot in Kata or else she may not have made it. Sugar Palm is obviously a chain that has really done ... Read the full review of Sugar Palm Grand Hillside Resort.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Be My Guest

    Be My Guest

    Boutique style, friendly prices

    100/62 Kata New Rd
    T: (076) 33 0501;

    This was our favourite among the many new options along Kata New Road, with 22 clean and stylish rooms about a five to ten minute walk to the beach. Completed in 2009, each room has a mountain or ... Read the full review of Be My Guest.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Kata Country House

    Kata Country House

    A country-style bungalow near the beach

    82 Kata Rd, Kata Yai Beach
    T: (076) 333 210; F: (076) 284 221

    It's a brave move to slap a cowboy-themed resort on a tropical island, but this place appears to have pulled it off. From the outside the bungalows look like something out of a very old country and ... Read the full review of Kata Country House.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Dome Resort

    Dome Resort

    A handy semi-budget spot

    98 Moo 4, Kata Rd, Kata Yai Beach
    T: (076) 330 270; F: (076) 330 620

    Set behind Club Med, Dome is a fair semi-budget resort spread over a big lawn garden around a pond. Dome was once the only option in this area but the small street has seen some major development and ... Read the full review of Dome Resort.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Kata Palm Resort

    Kata Palm Resort

    A good mid-range resort

    60 Kata Rd, Kata Yai
    T: (076) 284 334-8; F: (076) 284 342

    Kata Palm is another good midrange resort midway along the off beach road, with standard rooms that are all pretty much overlooking the pool. The deluxe rooms are better, with notable bathrooms, and ... Read the full review of Kata Palm Resort.

    3.5 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Coolbreeze Bungalows

    Coolbreeze Bungalows

    Fine budget option across from the beach

    225 Khok Tanot Rd, Kata Yai
    T: (076) 330 484; F: (076) 330 173

    The bungalows at Coolbreeze are perched precariously up a steep hill, just off the main road and a one-minute walk to the far southern end of Kata Yai beach. The walk up to the bungalows is quite ... Read the full review of Coolbreeze Bungalows.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 2 votes Flashpacker
  • Kata Sun Beach Inn

    Kata Sun Beach Inn

    Adequate but unremarkable

    188 Khok Tanot Rd, Kata Yai Beach
    T: (076) 284 265-7; F: (076) 284 268

    One of Kata's older hotels,the Kata Sun Beach Inn remains bright and clean, but is very forgettable. What it lacks in atmosphere is at least partly redeemed by its central location — it's on the ... Read the full review of Kata Sun Beach Inn.

    3 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker

Kata Noi Beach

The smaller of the two Kata beaches, Kata Noi beach is a great option to escape the crowds than can congest Kata Yai.

  • Mom Tri's Villa Royale

    Mom Tri's Villa Royale

    Lifestyles of the rich and shameless

    Kata Noi Beach
    T: (076) 333 568; F: (076) 333 001

    Welcome to heaven. Voted one of the top 52 hotels in the world by Conde Nast Traveler, Mom Tri has stunning luxury rooms set amid lush gardens on beautiful secluded grounds. There's an attention to ... Read the full review of Mom Tri's Villa Royale.

    4.5 stars over 8,000B 1 vote Luxury
  • Kata Noi Pavilion

    Kata Noi Pavilion

    Great value and close to the beach

    3/71 Patak Road, Kata Noi Beach
    T: (076) 284 346; F: (076) 285 202

    The Kata Noi Pavilion is a small hotel offering friendly service and comfortable rooms at a fair price, but you wouldn't know it from the small bar outside. Rooms come in two types, small or large, ... Read the full review of Kata Noi Pavilion.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker

Kata Centre

A few places sit on the hill of the headland that separates Kata and Karon beaches and along Taina Road, which runs back away from the beach. There are several newish options located in a complex on the main road leading towards north Kata.

  • Fantasy Hill Bungalow

    Fantasy Hill Bungalow

    Excellent budget option

    8/1 Karon Rd, Kata Centre
    T: (076) 330 106;

    Among the disappointing luxury resorts, it's a joy to come across a true budget haven that really gets it right. In the business for over 30 years, Fantasy Hill Bungalow is set on a steep hill, with ... Read the full review of Fantasy Hill Bungalow.

    4.5 stars Under 600B 3 votes Backpacker
  • Fullmoon Beach Resort

    Fullmoon Beach Resort

    Not too bad a spot

    109/20 Moo 4 Taina Rd, Kata Centre
    T: (076) 330 980; F: (076) 330 284

    The name of this place would lead you to believe it's right on the beach — it's not. Kata Yai beach is a good 15-minute walk away. Owned by two Spaniards, Andrea and Marco, and an Italian, ... Read the full review of Fullmoon Beach Resort.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Peach Hill Hotel and Resort

    Peach Hill Hotel and Resort

    Lush and private

    13 Karon Rd, Kata Centre
    T: (076) 371 600; F: (076) 330 895

    It doesn't look like much from the road, but this resort is deceptively large, featuring more than 200 rooms and three pools meandering up the hillside behind the main office. The standard rooms are ... Read the full review of Peach Hill Hotel and Resort.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • Fin Hostel Phuket

    Fin Hostel Phuket

    For budgeteers and surfers

    100/20 Kata Night Plaza, Kata Road, Karon sub-district, Kata beach
    T: (088) 753 1162;

    With dorm beds, a swimming pool and a cheery surfer theme, Fin Hostel Phuket in Kata beach is a little piece of budget travel heaven in an area better known for its pricey resorts and uninspired ... Read the full review of Fin Hostel Phuket.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Southern Fried Rice

    Southern Fried Rice

    Popular for a reason

    100/14-15 Kata Road, Kata Night Bazaar
    T: (076) 28 4632;

    Located in a complex just across from the northern end of the massive Club Med sits this friendly operation. Southern Fried Rice has several room types ranging from small rooms with shared bathrooms ... Read the full review of Southern Fried Rice.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Kata Otto Guest House

    Kata Otto Guest House

    Convienent and affordable

    43 Tayna Rd, Kata Beach
    T: (076) 33 0504;

    Bearing similarities to a few of its neighbouring guesthouses, Kata Otto is a fine place to stay, with clean rooms at friendly prices. Each room is absolutely massive and comes with a roomy bed, ... Read the full review of Kata Otto Guest House.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Lucky Guest House

    Lucky Guest House

    Cheap rooms

    110/44-45 Moo 4, Taina Rd, Kata Centre
    T: (076) 330 572; F: (076) 330 334

    Lucky advertises itself as economical and clean so it's no wonder it's a popular landing point for many a weary backpacker arriving in Kata. Lucky has 35 semi-detached rooms in a longhouse-like ... Read the full review of Lucky Guest House.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Smile Happy Paradise

    Smile Happy Paradise

    Decent budget rooms

    Taina Road (Opposite Fullmoon)
    T: (081) 178 2467;

    Walking into the Smile Happy Paradise restaurant you may think you are at some kids' theme park, with the walls and ceiling resembling a giant green tree. Indeed, the restaurant tries its best to ... Read the full review of Smile Happy Paradise.

    3 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Hotel Kata Center Inn

    Hotel Kata Center Inn

    Scandanavian hangout

    126 Taina Rd, Kata Centre
    T: (076) 330 873; F: (076) 330 631

    If you're Scandinavian or like Scandinavian food, company and jokes, then this is the place. Yes, there's always a mob of Swedes, Danes and Norwegians hanging out in the restaurant area downstairs, ... Read the full review of Hotel Kata Center Inn.

    3 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • The Little Mermaid Resort

    The Little Mermaid Resort

    A top pick for families and backpackers

    94/23-25 Taina Rd, Kata Centre
    T: (076) 330 730; F: (076) 330 733

    This Danish-managed resort is incredibly popular with Scandinavian families and has a dizzying selection of rooms, but can get quiet during the low season. There are 23 bungalow rooms surrounding the ... Read the full review of The Little Mermaid Resort.

    3 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Kata On Sea Bungalow

    Kata On Sea Bungalow

    Not on the sea but cheap

    96/6 Taina Road, Kata Centre
    T: (076) 330 594;

    This cluster of bungalows is set behind a 7-eleven and up a steep hill that can be a bit of a nightmare to clamber up in the wee hours of the morning. If climbing during the day, you will be ... Read the full review of Kata On Sea Bungalow.

    2.5 stars Under 600B 3 votes Backpacker


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