A coastal haven featuring sun kissed beaches, soothing ocean breezes, exciting water sports and magical sunsets, the Thai island of Phuket offers an idyllic escape. Known for having a rich cultural heritage as well as stunning natural beauty, this enchanting island offers the perfect getaway for couples looking for an intimate holiday, families looking to have fun in the sun, sand and surf, and intrepid adventurers wanting to “find themselves”.
This island paradise is home to many beaches that let you enjoy the very best coastal holiday. Of course since Phuket is such a popular destination, many beaches tend to get crowded, though you do get some stretches of shoreline that let you experience some peace and tranquillity. One such site is Layan Beach.
Located along the island’s west coast, Layan Beach is set amidst pine trees where you can sit in the shade, enjoy the scenic vistas and watch the world go slowly by. Sheltered by Koh Kala Island, this area can be found within easy reach of Bang Tao Beach and features white sand and azure waters set amidst a picturesque backdrop.
At Layan Beach you will also find a restaurant and a bar where you can sample both Western and Thai cuisine while being lulled by the sounds of the sea. Those looking to work on that perfect holiday tan can make use of the beach chairs as they soak up the glorious coastal sunshine, Phuket is so well known for. Those heading behind the beach will come across a small river and a pier where you will generally find fishing boats. Also in the area is a Sea Rescue centre along with several shops where you can purchase some drinks or snacks before making your way back to the sand.
Travellers heading to the island and looking for a well placed Patong beach resortwhich to immerse themselves in all this enchanting destination has to offer, can stay at Millennium Resort Patong Phuket. This Phuket resort is connected to the famous Jungceylon shopping centre which offers plenty of fun retail therapy for young and old alike. It is also an ideal starting point to your beach hopping adventures!