KARON VIEW POINT ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR LOOK-OUTS ON PHUKET SIMPLY BECAUSE E IT’S VERY EASY TO GET TO.
IN A NUTSHELL
- SIGHT SEEING ATTRACTION
- OVER LOOKS – KATA NOI – KATA & KARON BEACHES
- POPULAR PHOTO LOCATION
KHAO SARM HAT
Karon View Point is locally know as Khao Sarm Had in Thai –
- Khao = white
- Sarm = 3
- Hat / Had = beach
Yes, you guessed it – 3 white beaches – because it overlooks the three beaches of Kata Noi Beach, Kata Yai Beach and Karon Beach.
POPULAR WITH SIGHTSEERS
Karon View Point is probably the most visited of the 10 or so view points on Phuket because of its location and ease of getting to the site.
With views of both Big Buddha and the beaches, its a winner!
Everyone wants their photo taken at Karon View Point.
Get your photo taken holding a sea eagle or two.
Pay just 100 Baht using your camera or 200 Baht with hosts Polaroid.
Or just enjoy the views with family and friends.
Located south of Kata Beach on highway 4233, travelling high up on the mountain range over looking Kata Noi Beach.
SITS ON HIGHWAY 4233
One of the main highways runs straight past the Karon View Point and the road is heavily marked with signs as you near the top of the hill from both directions, giving tourist plenty of advanced warning that a photo opportunity is close by.
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HOW TO GET THERE
Travelling north or south on highway 4233 between Kata Beach and Nai Harn Beach will take you within meters of the popular attraction on the ocean side of the road.
There is a large parking lot that can handle cars and buses, a small shopping area are on the right side of the structure and restrooms are available for 5 baht should you need to go to the toilet.
If your on your way, going past Karon view point, you really should pull over for 5 – 10 minutes just to have a look around and enjoy the sights, open daily and free entry.
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