Despite forecast this morning wide blue skies and no rain, perfect to enjoy the beach and if like play with surf, keeping in mind that is dangerous swim to far.
|Karon Beach Phuket|
Wind wasn't strong but waves were big because of high tide during full moon. Tides in Thailand are very high, and they are important for activities such as diving, surfing, fishing or just swimming. During high tide waves can reach more then two meters in height reducing the beach. need to be careful where you put your stuff to avoid the bad surprise to have everything washed into the sea. Tides are affected by the Moon and easy to predict.
|High tide at Karon Beach|
At midday just after lunch more clouds came from south West and soon was raining, so was good to enjoy the morning walk and sun.
|Phuket Big Buddha from Karon|
Karon Beach is about five Km south of Patong, the area has a lot of international resort and offer accommodation to all levels. Not much as night life but great place for those love a relaxing holidays in comfortable resorts. The hotels are on beach front, just walk out the properties, cross over the road and you are on the beach. The beach is the longest in Phuket with a 4 km length, making it perfect for jogging and walk.