Surfing in Phuket

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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...

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. ...