Nai Yang Beach

Experience the Serenity of Nai Yang Beach

Nai Yang Beach is a serene escape located at the northern tip of Phuket. Perfect for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty, this beach offers peaceful walks and a laid-back atmosphere, providing an ideal retreat from the busier tourist areas.

Key Information

Nai Yang Beach is situated in northern Phuket with GPS coordinates 8.110470, 98.301818. It is ideal for walking, relaxing, and taking in the natural surroundings. The beach is known for its beautiful sunsets and calm waters, though swimming is best done with caution due to occasional strong currents.

Experience Tranquility

Nai Yang Beach offers a peaceful retreat where visitors can unwind and enjoy the serene environment. The beach is lined with trees providing ample shade and adding to its natural charm. It’s a great place to take a leisurely walk, breathe in the fresh sea air, and appreciate the beauty of Phuket’s northern coastline. This beach is a very popular spot for locals and expats alike, who often sit in the shade under the trees, enjoying the serene atmosphere. In recent times, an area behind the trees has developed with bars and restaurants, providing a variety of refreshments and traditional Thai snacks. It is probably my favorite sunset beach; the island in the bay makes for some spectacular sceneries, and it has the most fantastic views during sunset.

Activities and Facilities

Enjoy a relaxing walk along the shoreline, feeling the soft sand under your feet and listening to the gentle waves. Capture stunning photographs of the landscape, particularly during sunset, as Nai Yang Beach is one of my favorite spots for taking sundowner photos. There are numerous bars and restaurants under the trees behind the beach, offering a variety of refreshments and traditional Thai snacks. Basic restroom facilities are available near the beach.

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. Respect the natural environment and help keep the beach clean by taking your trash with you.

Nearby Attractions

Nai Yang 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, is nearby, providing another quiet and serene spot perfect for a relaxing day out.

Getting There

For guests staying at Kamala Beach Estate, here are several ways to reach Nai Yang Beach:

By Car

  • Option 1: Drive north along the west coast of Phuket. The journey is approximately 50 km and takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Head north on Route 4030, then merge onto Route 402. Continue until you reach the end of the road, and Nai Yang Beach will be on your left.
  • Option 2: Take a scenic drive north along Phuket’s west coast. Covering around 50 km, the trip takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Follow Route 4030, merge onto Route 402, and proceed to the road’s end to find Nai Yang Beach on your left.

By Taxi or Private Transfer

  • Option 1: Taxis and private transfers are available from Kamala Beach Estate. This option is convenient, allowing you to relax and enjoy the scenic drive without worrying about directions.
  • Option 2: Choose a taxi or private transfer from Kamala Beach Estate for a stress-free journey. Sit back and take in the scenic views as you head to Nai Yang Beach.

By Motorbike

  • Option 1: For the adventurous, renting a motorbike is an excellent way to explore Phuket’s beaches. The trip to Nai Yang Beach offers stunning coastal views but requires caution due to traffic and road conditions.
  • Option 2: Adventurous travelers can rent a motorbike to discover Phuket’s beaches. The ride to Nai Yang Beach is scenic, though you should be mindful of traffic and road conditions.