Karon beach

To the South of Patong are the beach resort of Karon, Kata, Naiharn and Rawai. Karon and Kata offer the same range of facilities as Patong but are generally quieter and more family oriented and are equally as popular with long term residence as they are the short term tourist.

Karon beach is the next beach South from Patong and boast a 4km long beach and crystal clear water. Naiharn and Rawai are even more popular with the long term visitors and local expat residents, check out Rawai Beach for some of the best, fresh sea food restaurants on the Island at very reasonable prices, there is also the famous Prom Thep Cape which is a popular view point from which to watch the Sunset.