Photo of Kata Beach with bright fine sand surface © Super Gee Google
Photo of Kata Beach with turquoise pure water surface © Ratha Men Google
Photo of Kata Beach with long straight shore © Exotic Property Thailand Google
Photo of Kata Beach with very clean level of cleanliness © Sergey Matveev Google
Photo of Kata Beach amenities area © Chlotus L. Google
Photo of Kata Beach and the settlement © Ольга Цветкова Google
Photo of Kata Beach with bright fine sand surface © Super Gee Google
Photo of Kata Beach with turquoise pure water surface © Ratha Men Google
Photo of Kata Beach with long straight shore © Exotic Property Thailand Google
Photo of Kata Beach with very clean level of cleanliness © Sergey Matveev Google
Photo of Kata Beach amenities area © Chlotus L. Google
Photo of Kata Beach and the settlement © Ольга Цветкова Google
Photo of Kata Beach and its beautiful scenery © Дмитрий Пруткевич Google
Photo of Kata Beach backed by cliffs © Vadim Ivanov Google
Photo of Kata Beach - popular place among relax connoisseurs © Francesco d'Esposito Google
9.5
Excellent

Kata Beach

Kata Beach, Thailand
#2 out of 70 in Phuket
9.5
Excellent
Located within the settlement
Ban Kata 1.2 km
Map of beach
Bar Ska Bar & Kata seafood Restaurant
8.8 - Excellent 60m
Restaurant Lobster&Prawn
8 - Very good 220m
Restaurant Lost in Phuket
9.2 - Excellent 260m
Cafe Palm Square
8.4 - Very good 270m
Restaurant Eightfold
9.2 - Excellent 280m
Restaurant The Coffee Club
8.8 - Excellent 280m
Restaurant Issara Restaurant & Bar
9.4 - Excellent 300m
Thai Restaurant Sugar and Spice Restaurant and Inn
8.8 - Excellent 310m
Restaurant The Kata Rocks Clubhouse
8.8 - Excellent 310m

About

Kata Beach is located on the Andaman Sea (part of Indian ocean) and it is in the 2th place out of 70 beaches in the Phuket region 12.3 km away from its center, the city of Phuket. It is one of the beaches of Ban Kata settlement, just 1.2 km from its center. The beach is located in an urban area with very picturesque views, among the mountains.

It is a long lasting coastline with crystal turquoise water and pure bright fine sand, so you don't need special shoes. The entrance to the water is very smooth. This beach is suitable for different categories of people, lonely travellers, relaxation getaway lovers, families with children, seniors etc. It is partially crowded during the high season.

Kata Beach coast is free for all. This beach has the following amenities, loungers and umbrellas, beach restaurant, toilets, sea pool. There is also possible to take different water activities such as catamarans or jet skis. During the season this beach line is supervised by a lifeguard.

In addition to swimming and sunbathing, you can also take part in other activities.

This beach is easily accessible, it is located very close to road. Parking is located directly on the beach.

4 more beaches are also available within a 5 km radius. The best one is Karon Beach, which has a rating of 9.2.

Kata Beach is located in Phuket within Ban Kata, which makes it easily accessible and therefore popular among travelers. In the high season this may cause some discomfort, due to the large influx of tourists.

The beach stretches on the coast of the Phuket island, within the boundaries of the settlement, it is not difficult to get to it. If your stay is located not far from the beach, you can reach it by walking. In this case you will not be tied to finding parking or to the schedule of public transport. If you are traveling by car just use your navigator. In any case, do not forget about the availability of public transport and taxis.

Weather

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+29 o C +28 o C
Air temperature
4.5 M/S
Wind
+30 o C
Water temperature
1.5 M
Wave height

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Located within the settlement
Ban Kata 1.2 km
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Bar Ska Bar & Kata seafood Restaurant
8.8 - Excellent 60m
Restaurant Lobster&Prawn
8 - Very good 220m
Restaurant Lost in Phuket
9.2 - Excellent 260m
Cafe Palm Square
8.4 - Very good 270m
Restaurant Eightfold
9.2 - Excellent 280m
Restaurant The Coffee Club
8.8 - Excellent 280m
Restaurant Issara Restaurant & Bar
9.4 - Excellent 300m
Thai Restaurant Sugar and Spice Restaurant and Inn
8.8 - Excellent 310m
Restaurant The Kata Rocks Clubhouse
8.8 - Excellent 310m
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12 accomodations nearby
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9.3 Excellent
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8.2 Very good
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8.4 Very good
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9.7 Exceptional
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Area

Average rating of nearest beaches is 8.8 (Excellent)

Kata Beach is located in Phuket within Ban Kata, which makes it easily accessible and therefore popular among travelers. In the high season this may cause some discomfort, due to the large influx of tourists.

The beach stretches on the coast of the Phuket island, within the boundaries of the settlement, it is not difficult to get to it. If your stay is located not far from the beach, you can reach it by walking. In this case you will not be tied to finding parking or to the schedule of public transport. If you are traveling by car just use your navigator. In any case, do not forget about the availability of public transport and taxis.

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Nearest Beaches

Kata Noi Beach
1.6km 21 min walk
Kata Noi Beach Kata Noi Beach
8.9 Excellent
Karon Beach
Popular beach 2.6km
Karon Beach Karon Beach
9.2 Excellent
Nui Beach
Popular beach 3.8km
Nui Beach Nui Beach
8.7 Excellent
Ao Sane Beach
4.7km
Ao Sane Beach Ao Sane Beach
8.2 Very good
Nai Harn Beach
5km
Nai Harn Beach Nai Harn Beach
9.6 Exceptional
Karon Noi Beach
5.2km
Karon Noi Beach Karon Noi Beach
9.1 Excellent
Yanui Beach
6km
Yanui Beach Yanui Beach
8.8 Excellent
Ra Wai Beach
6km
Ra Wai Beach Ra Wai Beach
7.7 Very good

Localities

Ban Kata  •  1.2km
Phuket  •  12.3km

Transport

PBS  •  9km
Minibus station  •  610m
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9.5 Excellent
KJ
Kasparas Jankauskas
10 Exceptional

The beach is truly stunning, with breathtaking sunsets that will leave you in awe. I had the pleasure of spending a few days here, and it was an unforgettable experience. The only downside was that I missed the opportunity to rinse off after taking a dip in the sea, as there were no showers available.

March 2023
AG
Avery Grace
10 Exceptional

Absolutely adored it! Spent a full three weeks nearby and was pleasantly surprised by how well-maintained the beach was. As expected, it was a popular spot for tourists, but that didn't detract from the overall experience. The water was delightfully warm and perfect for a variety of activities, like renting a surfboard or taking a thrilling ride on a parachute pulled by a speed boat. For those looking to relax, there were even beach hawkers offering sandy massages and some pretty decent RayBans dupes for sale. No matter which end of Kata Beach you visit, you'll be rewarded with stunning views and a breathtaking sunset.

March 2023
SP
Sofia Petrova
6 Pleasant

Although the beach appears pleasant, it was unfortunately overcrowded with inconsiderate individuals blasting loud Russian music from their speakers, making it difficult for me to unwind and fully appreciate the experience. Additionally, the cleanliness of the sea was lacking.

March 2023
L
Liam
10 Exceptional

This beach is an excellent spot for spending quality time. The waves are perfect for surfing enthusiasts, but those who prefer moderate swimming will find it enjoyable as well. It's a family-friendly beach that's suitable for everyone.

March 2023
CR
Cameron Riversong
10 Exceptional

The beach is truly magnificent. The surf schools are incredibly hospitable, and the water is crystal clear. However, there is a pressing issue of micro plastics that are affecting the beach, which is a problem that is prevalent in most beaches in the vicinity. It is imperative that more action is taken both globally and locally to address this issue and preserve the beauty of our beaches.

March 2023