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Kata Noi

Kata Noi Beach is a small yet beautiful beach that’s considered as one of Phuket’s gems. Despite its small size, it’s quite popular to tourist because of its crystal clear waters, white sand, and luscious green trees on the background.

Located at the tip of Phuket’s west coast, Kata Noi is considered by many as one of the best beaches in the island. The place is unassuming – its main feature is its fine, white sand and breathtaking sceneries – but it’s where luxurious hotels and restaurants are located. During the day, you can embark on some water adventures such as kayaking, snorkelling, and diving. Surfing is also a favourite activity here especially from May to October. As you settle through the night, you can visit one of Kata Noi’s sunset bars and revel at the majesty of golden Thai sunsets.



Kata Noi is located in the west coast of Phuket, 10 kilometres away from the town centre.


Opening Days and Hours

The beach is open daily, 24 hours a day.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Kata Noi charges and entrance fee of THB 200 (USD 5.5).


How to Get There

  • Fly from Bangkok to Phuket via AirAsia.
  • From the airport, board a taxi to city centre.
  • From the city centre, you can board a songthaew or a taxi to Kata Noi.


Suggested For

  • Solo travellers/backpackers
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups


Time to Spend

Suggested duration in this attraction is 4 hours.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit Kata Noi is from March to May. Summer in Thailand often means lesser rain showers.



  • Diving
  • Sea kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Snorkelling



Seaside Restaurant at Katathani, Leonardo da Vinci Restaurant, The Boathouse Restaurant, Red Duck Restaurant, Mom Tri’s Kitchen, Two Chefs Kata Beach, and Kata on Fire Bar and Grill are some of the options to choose from.


Nearby Attractions

  • Patong Beach
  • Karon Beach
  • Phuket FantaSea
  • Big Buddha Phuket



For accommodations, you can choose from Kata Country House, Kata Noi Pavilion, The Yama Hotel, Ibis Phuket Kata and Sugar Marina Resort. Rates range from USD 40 to USD 80.

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