Khao Kad Beach | Cape Panwa
Tourist Attraction Cape Panwa, Phuket, Thailand
Khao Kad Beach | Cape Panwa in Cape Panwa is just 41 km (or 70 minutes) away from Bismarcks Paradise Phuket luxury villas resort.
Khao Kad Beach ? Located south of Phuket Town on the east side of Phuket Island on the Panwa Cape, Khao Kad Beach (aka Khao Kat Beach) is a long beach on the west side of the cape. Don’t mix up Khao Kad Beach with the Cape Panwa Beach which is located along the Phuket Aquarium.
If you’re over at the Phuket Aquarium, you might stop by to see Khao Kad Beach for sunset, or a cold drink. The beach is just a very short drive up Soi Ao Yon Khao khad to reach it.
As you can see in our Khao Kad Beach video, the beach is wide enough to throw down a blanket or beach mat, and the sunsets can be spectacular. There is a Thai massage service in an open-walled building facing the beach.
A small café (green building) serves many varieties of fruit smoothies, coffee, and tea if you’re thirsty or need a pick-me-up. There is a small Halal restaurant on Khao Kad Beach and they have a sign touting availability of mopeds, rooms, and taxi service. There are a few kayaks leaning on the fence to the left, and they can probably be rented if you’re interested. Keep in mind, the mud here is thick. Though not ideal for swimming since at low tide it’s a mudflat, most visitors come to enjoy the tranquility and the fresh seafood and cold drinks served up at the Beach Bar. If you turn up here in the morning, you’ll likely have the beach to yourself.
Not far away is the Tarzan Adventure Phuket zip-lines outfit where you can glide through the trees in harnesses. The tour is about an hour and costs around 3,000 Thai baht per person. Most reviewers thought it was worth it.
Smaller yachts and catamarans can be anchored off-shore in this spot, and you will usually have some company as this is a somewhat popular spot for tourist boats.