Kata Noi Beach
Kata Noi Beach
4.5
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  • wlat p
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic Beach Day!
    Our day at this wonderful beach spot was pure bliss! From dawn to dusk, we soaked in the sun and surf, surrounded by the warmth of smiling faces. A perfect escape with positive vibes all around!
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 21 January 2024
  • Leannie
    Hanoi, Vietnam2,391 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lush clear blue sky and green sea
    Loved this beach more than kata and karon beach, makmly because I didn't see a single jellyfish on this beach or in the water. We found this beach while hiring motorbikes and driving round, as such we entered the beach at the top near the motorbike parking and that was a lot of steep steps down to the beach, hopefully there is a less steep option further down the hill. Water was wonderfully clear, no snorkel mask needed to see small fish. Nice white sand, a fair few sunbeds to chill on.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 February 2024
  • Navigator06742335445
    160 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Swim with the fishes!
    Beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear water! This beach was our favourite out of the few we visited during our 3 week stay at Kata Noi! Plenty of sun beds available - we favoured the south end near the rocks for snorkelling with the fish. We had about 3 days of jellyfish causing a little problem with swimming, so just kept out of the water. My thoughts were, that they were here first - we are invading their home! This end of the beach is also a little quieter, with a great little fresh juice bar tucked up in the rocks under the shade of trees! A handful of small shacks dotted along this smaller sized beach, offer basic food & fresh fruit juices, as well as the beach massage to unwind with after a busy day of chilling! Unfortunately, a little rubbish here & there left by people who just don’t seem to care! A little more untidy by the steps, at the north end of the beach, but in comparison, less than other beaches we visited! We certainly felt this beach gave us the best overall vibe, as didn’t have the hustle & bustle of a larger beach! Kata Noi is a ‘no through’ small town so is much quieter than even Kata beach, the next beach up.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 March 2024
  • tazzat7
    Tonbridge, United Kingdom747 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful beach
    Beautiful beach, so much quieter and cleaner than Kata Beach. Great snorkeling at the southern end and also bar selling reasonably priced drinks. Snorkeling gear for hire. 2 Sunbeds and an umbrella 200 baht a day.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 March 2024
  • NatandJR
    Perth, Australia40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful beach!
    Much quieter than Kata Beach, less sellers and the beach was clean and peaceful. You could buy cold drinks and there was the few people selling nuts and corn and few other things being sold. We hired a body board for 100 baht for an hour and 2 recliners with umbrella for 200 baht and you could stay all day on them if you wanted. We loved it!!
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 May 2024
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Leannie
Hanoi, Vietnam2,391 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Loved this beach more than kata and karon beach, makmly because I didn't see a single jellyfish on this beach or in the water.
We found this beach while hiring motorbikes and driving round, as such we entered the beach at the top near the motorbike parking and that was a lot of steep steps down to the beach, hopefully there is a less steep option further down the hill.
Water was wonderfully clear, no snorkel mask needed to see small fish. Nice white sand, a fair few sunbeds to chill on.
Written 12 February 2024
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Navigator06742335445
160 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear water!
This beach was our favourite out of the few we visited during our 3 week stay at Kata Noi!
Plenty of sun beds available - we favoured the south end near the rocks for snorkelling with the fish.
We had about 3 days of jellyfish causing a little problem with swimming, so just kept out of the water. My thoughts were, that they were here first - we are invading their home!
This end of the beach is also a little quieter, with a great little fresh juice bar tucked up in the rocks under the shade of trees!
A handful of small shacks dotted along this smaller sized beach, offer basic food & fresh fruit juices, as well as the beach massage to unwind with after a busy day of chilling!
Unfortunately, a little rubbish here & there left by people who just don’t seem to care! A little more untidy by the steps, at the north end of the beach, but in comparison, less than other beaches we visited!
We certainly felt this beach gave us the best overall vibe, as didn’t have the hustle & bustle of a larger beach!
Kata Noi is a ‘no through’ small town so is much quieter than even Kata beach, the next beach up.
Written 11 March 2024
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Julia S
Zelenograd, Russia86 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
The beach is nice, not very long and the water is perfect. But as a big touristic city is nearby there always crowds on the beach. If you prefer quiter atmosphere, less people, Kata Noi is not the best choice
Written 7 May 2023
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John K
Costa Mesa, CA2,447 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Solo
Kata Noi beach is a very beautiful beach, which explains why it’s lined with high end resorts. There are a few public access points though, for those not staying at one of those resorts. I walked here from Karon beach in about 45 minutes. Not the best walk, due to pedestrian unfriendly roads, but it’s easily doable. Bring water! Did not see any public toilets except for those at the top of the staircase at the far north end. The entire beach is very nice for photographs, but especially so at the north end. Red flags were out the day I visited, and the sea was quite rough. This is not the spot for small children. The street running parallel with the beach is lined with restaurants and shops.

Written 22 March 2022
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wlat p
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Our day at this wonderful beach spot was pure bliss! From dawn to dusk, we soaked in the sun and surf, surrounded by the warmth of smiling faces. A perfect escape with positive vibes all around!
Written 22 January 2024
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Ovidiana C
Romania724 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
Is a very clean beach, no crowded.
Is very far from Patong but it deserve to try to came here. If you are with kids, maybe is better to rent a car, online from a big known company( not directly from local thai people)
In every way, even by taxy, try to spend a day here. Is a wave beach style, the sea is not very quiet, is noisy because of many nice waves...but you will love it.
Is an elegant clean area, no thai people disturbing you with their sell buesniess on the beach.
Try it once!!
Written 6 January 2020
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Gilbert1900
Bangkok, Thailand4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
Another beach you must visit if you are here in Phuket. Beautiful paradise beach with clear blue water. A few bars and beachside places still open where you can buy a cold beer or a lunchtime snack. Very peaceful and quiet when we were here in early January.
Written 12 January 2021
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Hany G
Bakersfield, CA1,829 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
We went to many beaches in phuket. Kata noi beach by far is the best. Such clean and beautiful beach surrounded by cliffs. It is kind of a small beach and by the south end of Phuket but it is definitely worth it.
Written 9 February 2020
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HOOMAN
Tehran, Iran1,204 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
A beach on the southwest side of the Phuket Island adjacent to well-known Kata Beach to the south, Kata Noi Beach is a nice sandy bay and it's perfect if you want to stay away from the usual tourist crowds. Because of its location where is out of the way, the beach is not crowded and noisy but it's a quiet place, even in high season it's relatively quiet. Holding bright white sand and clear blue water and convenient ambient, makes this beach a proper place for a peaceful swimming during the high season (November to April) and during the low season, it's a popular place for surfers. The Kata noi district is also lovely and tidy, it's a quiet district without many cars and noise. The Kata noi district is 7 minutes away from Both "Kata Beach" and "Karon View Point" by car. Staying in this part of the Island Could be memorable.
Written 10 February 2020
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Maxine E
3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
The beach was extremely packed and the water felt as if it’s been reused throughout the whole of Thailand; Warm, stagnant and cloudy. The sand on the other hand, even worse. It clung to me the whole day and even ended up in my hotel bed. Very unhappy with this experience, will not be returning swiftly. Avoid at all costs.
Written 27 December 2023
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