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Kata Beach

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  • Surfing at Kata
    3.5 stars

    For surfers, Kata Noi gets a fast right hander that comes in near the northern headland of the beach, while bigger Kata Yai gets what many regard as the best waves on Phuket. The later is a beach break, crowded at times but certainly surfable. The Phuket Surfing Contest takes place here every year ... read more

  • Snorkelling at Kata
    3 stars

    For snorkellers on Kata, the best bet is the northern end of the beach, where the rocks host coral and ample sea life. If you're on Kata Noi, hire a longtail for the trip south to Nui beach -- a sliver of sand that has good snorkelling off both the north and south headland. If you want to do Nui ... read more


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