Surfing in Phuket
Phuket is one of the best places for surfing in Thailand. But few people know about it fully. Many will know about it only after you visit the island, and in low season. So, if you dream about surfing, the island of Phuket is a great.
The beaches in Phuket is very colorful and picturesque that allows here every year to attract many tourists. As for surfers, it is here it is best to learn this difficult sport, because on most beaches in Phuket are not too large. Their height barely reaches three feet, and the bottom is very safe for first downs. As for the weather, most of the time the wind is quiet and calm.
Season surf in Phuket
If you are a great fan of surfing, then it is advisable to visit Phuket in the low season. It starts in may (begin to blow the monsoons from the South-West) and ends in October. At this time, here are some of the biggest surfing competitions, which attracts athletes from around the world. The entire coast is filled with companies that give surf lessons and rent the necessary equipment for rent. But keep in mind that low season is the rainy season, and they are here at this time are very often.
Beginners can learn to surf in the high season (December to may), small waves can be found then.
More information about the seasons in Phuket here...
The best beaches in Phuket for Surfing
As for the popularity of beaches among surfers the most popular Kata beach. The waves are almost always in this place reach 2 metres, but the Board is very manageable. But during low season they are almost there, so the surfers at that time out at sea. Try your hand as little as 800 baht per hour. In this case you will help of professional surfers. As for girls, then every Friday from 9 to 10 you can ride for free. If you know how to manage your own Board, you can take it on lease for a mere 150 baht per hour.
Second in the list of popular beaches is the beach of Kalim. There are waves much anymore, but surfing less. Largely due to the fact that the waves at Kalima reach 4 meters in height and 100 meters in length. If you have a sufficient level of training, a Board you can rent for 300 baht, but with the instructor's training pleasure will cost 3000 baht. The training can last up to 4 days.
Less popular is the beach of Nai Harn, because it's the most unpredictable place for surfing. The unpredictability lies in the fact that the waves can quickly disappear or appear.
More information about all the beaches of Phuket here...