The name Paradise Beach could apply to many beaches in Thailand, but it is appropriately assigned to a small cove 4 km west of Patong at the end of the road. Tucked away and not easy to find, it consists of two idyllic sandy coves each with soft sand, clear blue waters and leaning coconut palms. What more could you ask for in paradise?
The 90 metre main beach is reached by heading to Tri Trang Beach and then go past and look for a sign to Paradise Beach at the bottom of the hill. If the main beach looks a little busy, walk 100 metres to the left over a small hill and descend the stairs to the quieter second cove, sometimes called Chilli Beach.
Waters are fairly shallow so the best time for swimming is at high tide. Snorkelling is also popular as there is a reef nearby which acts as a breakwater.
Despite being off the well-trod tourist track, Paradise Beach is becoming more popular due to the new concrete road and the Phuket Full Moon Parties hosted once a month on the beach.
Jet skis and hawkers are currently not allowed at Paradise Beach but there are sea kayaks, bodyboard rentals and longtail boat rides as well as sunbed rentals and facilities at the small restaurant.
Dog ban in force
- Diving & snorkelling
- Disabled access
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