Are you looking for a tropical paradise in Thailand that offers a variety of activities for everyone? Look no further than Mai Khao Beach on the island of Phuket with plenty of captivating experiences for the whole family!
Try Exciting Water Sports
Mai Khao Beach is the ideal place to enjoy water sports especially if you stay at resorts in Phuket near this enchanting stretch of shore. Those looking for some exhilarating adventures can try jet skiing and kitesurfing, while families will love banana boating; there’s also paddleboarding on offer and for further coastal escapades, you can go diving to destinations like the Similan Islands.
Visit the Marine Turtle Foundation
Along this beach is the Mai Khao Marine Turtle Foundation which is a must-visit. Located close to Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket Suites, this foundation focuses on conserving and protecting sea turtles. Visitors can learn about conservation efforts, witness feeding sessions and depending on the time of year, get to see and participate in releasing baby turtles into the ocean. It’s an experience you won’t forget!
Looking to take some unbelievable Insta pics? If so, then you should not miss some plane spotting. The southern end of the beach is right near Phuket International Airport and provides an ideal vantage point to watch planes take off and land. Because of the proximity, you can take some unique perspective shots too; just do an image search on “Mai Khao Beach plane spotting” and you can see for yourself!
Indulge in Beach Dining
After a day of activities, you can relax and enjoy some delicious food. There are a variety of beachside restaurants that serve fresh seafood and other Thai specialities. Because this shoreline is so long, you can easily have a picnic here, while some resorts will organise it for you complete with delectable Asian and Western foodie favourites. Of course, the beach also makes the perfect backdrop for a romantic dinner under the stars.