Haad Pak Phra Beach

Discover the Charm of Haad Pak Phra Beach

Haad Pak Phra Beach is a serene fishing village located at the northernmost tip of Phuket. Perfect for those wanting to experience local life, this spot offers peaceful walks and scenic views of the strait separating Phuket from the mainland.

Key Information

Haad Pak Phra Beach is located in northern Phuket with GPS coordinates 8.199931, 98.285182. It is best for walking, experiencing local culture, and enjoying scenic views. However, it is not suitable for swimming.

Experience Local Life

Haad Pak Phra Beach provides a unique insight into the daily lives of local fishermen. Unlike typical tourist beaches, it offers a tranquil environment where you can observe fishing activities and enjoy the stunning landscape. The picturesque views of the Sarasin Bridge, which connects Phuket to the mainland, add to the beach’s charm.

Activities and Facilities

Stroll along the beach, taking in the local scenery and watching the fishermen at work. Capture the authentic charm with your camera, featuring the beautiful backdrop of the strait and Sarasin Bridge. Engage with the friendly local community and learn about their fishing practices. Convenient parking is available near the beach, and a few local eateries offer fresh seafood and traditional Thai dishes. Basic restroom facilities are also available nearby. 

Tips for Visitors

Visit early in the morning or late in the afternoon for the most pleasant weather and lighting. Bring comfortable walking shoes, a camera, and a hat for sun protection. Be respectful of the local community and their fishing activities, avoiding any disturbances to their work.

Nearby Attractions

Haad Pak Phra Beach is close to several attractions. The historic Sarasin Bridge connects Phuket to the mainland and offers excellent photo opportunities. Mai Khao Beach, known for its plane spotting and natural beauty, and Sai Kaew Beach, a quiet and serene spot perfect for a relaxing day out, are also nearby.

Getting There

For guests staying at Kamala Beach Estate, there are several ways to reach Haad Pak Phra Beach:

  • By Car: Drive north along the west coast of Phuket. The distance is approximately 50 km, taking about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Head north on Route 4030, then merge onto Route 402. Continue north until you reach the Sarasin Bridge. Haad Pak Phra Beach will be on your right-hand side.
  • By Taxi or Private Transfer: Taxis and private transfers are readily available from Kamala Beach Estate. This option is convenient and allows you to relax and enjoy the scenic drive without worrying about navigation.
  • By Motorbike: For the adventurous, renting a motorbike is an excellent way to explore Phuket’s beaches. The journey offers beautiful coastal views but requires caution due to traffic and road conditions.