Ya Nui Beach, Phuket

Ya Nui Beach, Phuket

Ya Nui Beach, Phuket

Phuket's Ya Nui Beach is a little known hideaway -- great for budget travellers.

Taken on: 10th May, 2004. Copyright: All Rights Reserved - See travelfishery's page of Flickr

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Small and secluded places like Ya Nui beach are becoming a rarity on Phuket. Located between Nai Harn and Rawai beaches, this cove has a lovely strip of sand that's ideal for swimming and snorkelling.

A quiet road runs past the beach and, on its other side, you'll find several modest bungalow operations aimed at flashpackers and families travelling Phuket on a budget.

Ya Nui beach was badly hit by the 2004 tsumani and all of the bungalows in the valley were destroyed. Many businesses with low-lying locations chose not to rebuild. However, a few new accommodation options on Ya Nui have been built and others were in progress at the time of research. A tailor shop has even sprung up in the once deserted valley — get here before they multiply.

A restaurant run by Ya Nui Bungalows has now been rebuilt on the beach and ... Read our complete Ya Nui Beach travel guide

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