Rawai Beach

Rawai Beach


Rawai Beach is a unique and vibrant destination located in the southern part of Phuket, Thailand. It’s known for its beautiful open ocean views, lined with fine white sand and trees that provide a tranquil atmosphere for visitors to relax and enjoy the island paradise vibe


  • Situated: South of Phuket, Thailand
  • Nearby Areas: Close to Nai Harn Beach, and accessible to various islands for day trips

Features of Rawai Beach

  • The Beach: Not ideal for swimming due to many long-tailed boats moored along its shore, but offers a picturesque landscape and a great spot for picnicking and chilling out.
  • Expat and Digital Nomad Zone: Rawai Beach is a popular area for expatriates and digital nomads, offering a sense of community for those staying longer.
  • The Gypsy Village and Seafood Market: Known for its Sea Gypsies Fish Market that provides some of the freshest seafood catches. Visitors can select seafood and have it cooked at nearby restaurants.
  • Restaurants and Bars: A variety of dining options such as Nikita’s Beach Restaurant, Restaurant Da Puccio, and Costa Grill Restaurant Rawai Beach.
  • Spectacular Views: Two notable viewpoints are Promthep Cape Viewpoint and Windmill Viewpoint, which offer breathtaking views of the sea and horizon, especially during sunset.
  • Beaches
  • Recreation & Family
  • Spa & Massage
  • Leisure
  • Horse Club
  • Dining
Phuket, Thailand - March 17, 2021: Wooden traditional boat at Rawai Beach with crystal clear water, famous tourist destination and resort area in Southern of Thailand

Notable Activities or Attractions

  • Enjoy the Vibe: Embrace the relaxing atmosphere with a stroll down the beach or a picnic under the shade of the trees.
  • Taste Some Fresh Seafood: Engage in the local food culture with fresh seafood from the market cooked in an authentic style.
  • Go Island-Hopping: Take a long-tailed boat to nearby islands such as Coral Island, Buddha Island, and Bon Island for snorkeling and exploration.
  • Rawai Park Kids Club: A family-friendly water playground with a waterfall, slides, and fountains, along with a covered play area and a coffee shop.
  • Appreciate Local Art: Visit Phuket Art Village to explore and appreciate local art.
  • Other Attractions: Nearby beaches like Nai Harn Beach and Ya Nui Beach, as well as other islands like Bon Island and Coral Island offer additional activities.

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  • Where to Stay: Options include The Beachfront Hotel, The Nai Harn, The Phuket Sea Resort, Friendship Beach Resort, and Selina.

Guided Tours and Activities

  • Phuket: Big Buddha, Promthep Cape, Wat Chalong Guided Tour: A 6-hour tour covering some of Phuket’s landmarks.
  • Phuket Premium Landmark City and Sightseeing Tour: Skip-the-line 5-hour tour with a focus on city highlights.
  • Phuket: Coral Island Longtail Boat Cruise with Snorkeling: An 8-hour eco-certified snorkeling adventure.

Rawai Beach is not just about its scenic beachfront; it’s a hub of activity and culture, offering something for everyone, from solo travelers to families. Whether you’re there to soak up the sun, enjoy the local cuisine, or embark on an island adventure, Rawai Beach has a rich mix of experiences waiting to be discovered.



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