Beach and Nai Yang beach in Phuket
- the quality of the beach
- suitability for bathing
- protection from waves
security for children in water
- entertainment and nightlife
Nai Yang (Nai Yang, Naiyang) is on the West coast to the North of the island close to Phuket airport on the territory of the Sirinat National Park (Nai Yang beach on the island map). This is one of the beaches in Phuket, where to stay comfortable in any season.
The Nai Yang beach though and looks like a village, it can be called a full-fledged tourist area. On the one hand, the environment is quiet, a bit of tourists, entertainment and attractions is almost there. On the other hand, has a full set of hotels and guesthouses, restaurants and cafes, small shops and the market (the market is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays), currency exchange and rent a motorbike. And if you move a little further North, towards the airport, you can find even some convenience stores. The load is attached to all this guarded nature of the national Park, where you can move freely.
On the beaches of entertainment with the use of motor boats is prohibited, so you can swim in a rented kayak, snorkeling and sunbathing in the shade of pine trees or sit at one of the cafés, of which there are many along the beach. You can still explore the national Park and along the shore you can even walk to the neighbouring beach of Mai Khao past the airport. There is a school of kite surfing and it is one of the best places on Phuket for this sport. No evening entertainment here, except that you can sit at one of the restaurants right on the beach.
The beach here has a length of about three kilometers, the strip of sand is very wide. Palm trees along the shore is almost there, but a lot of coniferous trees of the casuarinaceae. Depth along its different, and how different the influence of tides and waves. The best place for swimming in the middle of the beach. However, in General, the Nai Yang beach is one of the few places in Phuket where almost no strong waves and dangerous currents, since the beach is protected by a coral reef. A large part of the beach is thoroughly cleaned, but some places still natural debris in the form of sticks and branches, but overall it's clean. Sun loungers and parasols available on the beach.
To get to Nai Yang beach from the airport even on foot. From other parts of the island will be reached by taxi or rented transport. You can also reach the airport via the airport bus for 100 baht from the old bus station in Phuket townand to the beach again to walk.
Hotels in Nai Yang beach not very much. Along the beach are several hotels of an average price category above $ 100. Budget accommodation can be found on the second line, but also directly on the beach there are several places where you can find bungalows from $ 30. Some tourists stay in tents in the camp.
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Summing up about Nai Yang beach. This is a great place for a relaxing beach holiday without entertainment, ideal for families with children. The beach here is not the most beautiful, but very comfortable for swimming and beach holiday. The infrastructure of the area no frills, but everything you need to stay here.