Phuket is a home to many spectacular natural sights to behold for tourists on holiday. The sightseeing tour in Phuket won’t be complete without the inclusion of Karon viewpoint in the itinerary. Thus, it is one of the few points in Phuket that remains packed with tourists throughout the year.
Located at the Mueang Phuket District, Karon viewpoint is one of the most frequented spots in the island for many good reasons. The point is locally called Khao Sam Haad, which translates as the hill of three beaches. That is because from the top of this hill gives an impressive view of Kata Noi, Kata Yai, and Karon beaches.
The impressive sight never fails to mesmerize nature lovers on a tour. People admire the wonder of nature as well as Karon viewpoint sunset from the top of the hill. It is a place of photographer’s delight where one can capture the most breathtaking views of three west coast beaches with the dark green hillside. Thus, this point is one of the most photographed images in Phuket.
Top highlights of the Karon viewpoint
The Karon viewpoint is one of the most photographed images in Phuket. The iconic image will contain turquoise blue Andaman Sea, white sand beaches, dark green bushes of a hillside, and exotic island of Koh Pu. No point can highlight so many things in a single frame, making it an impressive and rare sight for everyone.
The accessibility to this point is easy for tourists taking 10 minutes drive from Kata Beach and Nai Harn beach. There is a huge parking space at Phuket Karon viewpoint to accommodate incoming vehicles of tourists. Facilities for drinks and snacks are available in the nearby stands under the shade of the trees.
Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong, a top resort in Phuket, can arrange this trip for tourists. It is located at a distance of 15 km and takes only about an hour to reach there.
Highlight: Mesmerize with three island w/ Karon View Point
Distance from the hotel: 15km
Time needed to visit: 30mins – 1hr
Visiting Hours: 6am – 7pm
Entry Fee: Nil