Chalong (Chalong), Phuket

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Район Чалонг, Пхукет The main road in Rawai

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Chalong (Chalong) , Phuket is not the beach, but only area and a great Cove for mooring boats and yachts in the South-Eastern part of the island (Rawai on the island map). Don't even consider this place as an area to stay if you want to enjoy a beach holiday within walking distance from your hotel. The water here is dirty, all the moored boats and yachts, ebbs "take" water from the shore for hundreds of meters. The most that you can expect to sunbathe by the sea. And the nearest nice beach of Kata is on the other side of the island (West coast) is 6 kilometers away.

But, nevertheless, to see foreigners in Chalong – are not uncommon. The area is very popular as a place where you can find a cheap house or room for a long stay and it is ideal for owners of yachts and ships. If you are planning to go to Phuket for the winter to rest and work, you can start a search for housing in this area, because here there is all necessary infrastructure for long-term stay. At the same time, tourist infrastructure is poorly developed: few hotels, European restaurants, travel agencies not to find. But many of the popular attractions of the island are here (Big Buddha, bird Park, shooting range, Quad bike safaris, elephant nurseries, training centers, Thai Boxing, etc.)

Another area is popular as a starting point of excursions and itineraries for diving to the surrounding Islands. If you came to the island for a beach vacation, but in order to explore the underwater world of the neighbouring Islands, the best place to stop to find.

Starting here, you should be prepared to rent transportation that's easy to do: here motorbike rental services, as well as everywhere on the island.

To get to Karon by taxi Songthaew from the Parking lot in the center of Phuket town (see the Phuket bus station) 40 baht (see current exchange rate currency of Thailand).

Hotels in kata a bit. It is mostly live in rented houses and rooms.

Find and book accommodation in Phuket can on these sites or via the search form. All sites have Russian interface and Russian-speaking customer support, numerous real guests reviews. And in Agoda and Booking are bonus system:

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Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Eleson 17 January, 2018
Thailand was never planned leave at the end of March, I want a nice beach and a sea that was close to restaurants, shops, see the sights. What are the beaches and hotels can you recommend (do not interfere with the tides and calm sea)? ...
admin 18 January, 2018

Hello!
Once you've never been, IMHO, you are best to go to Patong, everything is there. And so read our review of beaches can you have an opinion appears. ...
26 April, 2018
tell me and Patong beach is the surfing? ...
Pasternaque June 27, 2018

In Patong, the wave is so-so. Better to Kata ...
DAMI 13 September, 2018
Good evening,
what would you say the p-well, Kamala?
Or posovetuyte what to choose?
Need a hotel with a beach for family with two children,
to pools with slides etc
No Patong Beach
something more calm but that could go
in restaurants and massage parlors nearby,
and to travel by car ( zoo, water Park, etc.)
Thanks for the replies ...
admin 14 September, 2018

About Chalong already reported here https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/phuket-pliaji#chalong and https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/phuket-pliaji-chalong. For a short stay I would highly not recommend. I didn't live in but came walked and treated him, then to the description to do I this area is not "inserted". If long-term stay, then it is to be away from the crowds. ...
Анна23 6 September 2019
Good day! Tell me which beach the deep sea, not to go in shallow water, and once in depth. and to quiet the place was. the hotel and restaurants, cafes (even low). Thanks in advance. ...
admin September 7, 2019

Hello Anna! I think such beaches in Phuket there is at least on the West coast, primarily because of the slope of the bottom. He is everywhere small, a sharp gradient there. But more or less to suit your needs can come to Karon, Bang Tao or Kamala. ...
parll12 September 7, 2019
Also plan to visit, but a lot of questions. Who was already, would be very grateful if you accomplish your goal in PM and chat, as a lot of questions about the beaches and many others. Thanks in advance to those who answer)) ...
admin September 8, 2019

Better here to ask questions, hardly anyone individually in PM you will advise. ...