Located in the northern part of Phuket, Nai Thon Beach is a truly peaceful shore with just the right amount of accommodation, dining, and leisure options for vacationers, giving the area a serene ambiance with less crowd and clutter. This quiet beach is also great for leisurely swimming and snorkeling activities. Nai Thon is just 7 km from the Phuket International Airport while the vibrant Patong area is an hour’s drive away.
Nai Thon Beach
Nai Thon is a neighboring strip to Nai Yang Beach, home to the Sirinat National Park. Travelers can walk to the park by foot and roam around the attraction, free of charge. Swimming and snorkeling can also be enjoyed in the clear waters of the beach. Visitors of Nai Thon can also take advantage of the area’s serene and tranquil atmosphere by indulging in a relaxing massage by the beach.
Nai Yang Beach
Just a 5-minute drive from the Phuket International Airport, Nai Yang Beach is another well-loved beach destination on the island. The beach is fringed with casuarina trees and local shops for buying souvenirs dot the shore. Some part of the must-visit Sirinath National Park is also located on this beach.
Almost isolated from the rest of the island, Banana Beach is Phuket’s hidden treasure that is sandwiched by Nai Thon and Bang Tao beaches. It is a 180-meter stretch of clear blue waters and white sand, fringed by towering palm trees. It is a quiet spot ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Fresh and scrumptious seafood are also served by local restaurants in the area, while nearby beach massage shops allow visitors to take their relaxation to the next level.
One of the longest beach strips in Phuket, Bang Tao is one of the island’s most vibrant and versatile destinations, offering an incredible array of accommodations, shopping, dining, and leisure options. It is also home to the luxurious complex of Laguna Phuket where travelers can enjoy a wide selection of activities including a fun-filled tee time at its prestigious golf course.
There is a decent selection of accommodation in Nai Thon ranging from budget-friendly hotels to luxury oceanfront hotels. Travelers looking for the best properties in the area can consider checking in at Pullman Phuket and Arcadia Naithon Beach. Those who also seek an extraordinary indulgence can check Trisara which is world-famous for its luxurious spa.
Vacation Rentals & Villas
In Nai Thon area, there are more standalone vacation homes than hotels and resorts due to its secluded location. Among the properties that can be found in this area, Villa Paradiso is a true standout. This 5-bedroom villa promises a stunning view of the Andaman Sea like nowhere else.
Day Attractions & Activities
Here, there aren’t much of the exhilarating water sports and bustling tourist attractions that attract crowds. What Nai Thon Beach offers is a relaxing sense of isolation from all the hustle. Beachgoers can absorb the area’s raw natural beauty by strolling along the coastline or swimming in the ocean. Snorkeling is also possible in Nai Thon area. Hotels and resorts in the area also have luxury spas, making the serene Nai Thon the place to be for travelers seeking for indulgent pampering after a long day of swimming and sightseeing.
Dining & Shopping
Dining options ranging from local to the mid-range restaurants can be found on Nai Thon beach. One of the best restaurants within the Nai Thon vicinity is Macarona, serving both local specialties as well as sumptuous Italian cuisine. Here, travelers can feast on perfectly baked pizza, fresh seafood, and flavorful Thai dishes.
The nightlife scene of the peaceful and quiet Nai Thon is different from the usual pulsating nightclubs found on other parts of the island. Here, bars offer a cozy ambiance to travelers, perfect for great conversations over refreshing beers and cocktails.