Located to the north of Patong, Kamala Beach remains one of the most pristine and charming places in Thailand. With its endless stretch of fine sand, it is the perfect place for long and romantic walks. A sheltered bay populated by villagers who fish all day, Kamala Beach is ringed with hills and forests. All these combine to give one of the most gorgeous views that you can find anywhere in the world.
Of late and owing to a number of reasons, Kamala Beach has become the preferred destination for senior citizens and others who desire to stay for long periods. For these people and all visitors, there are several apartment rentals, hotels, inns, and villas for their accommodation. There are also luxury buildings being constructed so as to handle the relentless influx of people who want to enjoy the majesty of Kamala Beach. For those who want a cozy place to have fun and enjoy a vacation, this is the place for you.
Whenever you are in Phuket, you can find some places overcrowded or even noisy. However, the good news is that you can always get your serenity at the Leam Singha Beach. Hidden away, you can get there by boat or park your car in the environs and take a walk to the beach. It is often called the quietest place in all of Phuket. So, if you are looking for that perfect place to enjoy your honeymoon, this is the location for you.
Here is another place you have to visit on Kamala Beach. Thailand as a country is one where there is an abundance of food and fruits. Big C Supermarket on Kamala Beach is a convenient market where you can get all your fresh groceries, dried fruits and even dried seafood. Whatever you want to enjoy and suit your taste, you will get at Big C.
Apart from shopping for the freshest of groceries, there are other things that you can get done at Big C. For example, there are units where you can do money exchange or even purchase souvenirs, toiletries and other items needed for personal care. You can patronize the car rental shop there and have a tour of Phuket.
For those who want real entertainment while on Phuket, this is the place for you. It is actually another branch of the most sought after café in the majestic Ibiza, Spain. Aptly named Café Del Mar (Café by the Sea), it is located directly on Kamala Beach and it is the most ideal place to relax while observing the sunset and enjoying the finest cocktails and the most delicious dishes. An outstanding club, Café Del Mar has all that you need. You definitely need to check it out on your next visit to Phuket.
To have a proper tour of the Elephant Camp Kamala or Pangchangkamala, the best way to go about it is to make use of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The elephant camp is a wonderful place to be with all sorts of activities. Apart from elephant trekking, you can even have fantastic photo sessions for your special events like birthdays, wedding anniversaries, engagements or all kinds of wedding photoshoots.
For those who want to enjoy the forests and jungles of Phuket, these ATVs are always there for you. You should try them out with your loved ones and give yourself the most memorable experiences. The majestic elephants are always there for you to track, observe and have some of the most timeless photographs.
If there is any delicacy that we cannot resist, it will definitely be the pancake. However, the pancakes from Green Pancake on Kamala Beach are more than heavenly. In fact, you need to taste them first to really understand how lovely they are. At Green Pancakes, they roll out the classic and local pancakes better known as Thai Roti. There is so much variety that you will be spoilt for choice – there are sixty different variants.
From the one blended with coconut and chocolate to the ones made from all kinds of fruits to the one made with sweet corn, you have endless options to select from at Green Pancake. You honestly need to taste these pancakes first before you can appreciate how delicious and tasty they are. All you need to be convinced is just a single bite and you will be won over totally. Add this to your bucket list right away!
By all means, Kamala Beach is an exciting place to be and one of the reasons for this is the Kamala Walking Street. By sunset, the Walking Street is already flooded by many tourists and that gives you an opportunity to make friends with people from different parts of the globe. Walking Street is always full of life and there is an array of delicacies you can choose from.
For many people, they often go for local Thai dishes or incredibly nutritious seafood preparations. You can also get to buy lots of souvenirs from any of the shops that line the Walking Street. The sellers are also always eager to give very pocket-friendly prices to the shopping tourists. If there is anything you should try while at Kamala Beach, it will be to shop and eat on Walking Street, there is no greater experience than that.
For very good reasons, this is one of the most adored destinations for tourists in Phuket. It has the unique record of being the very first theme park anywhere in the world based on Thai culture. Located on Kamala Beach and just a walking distance from the Glam Habitat Hotel, Phuket FantaSea opens for visitors daily with the exception of Thursday.
Its main event is the show called Fantasy of a Kingdom. It is a perfect blend of local Thai art and the best of ultramodern technology. But that is not all, there are also very colorful animal shows featuring elephants at the vast Palace of the Elephants Theatre.
For those who also love food, you are going to enjoy the very best of meals at Phuket FantaSea. It is designed to give you the experience of a lifetime. Adults and children alike will find the place very interesting. It has everything you need to have the cutest adventure of your life. That explains why many of those who have been to FantaSea always return. That is because you can never get enough of it.
This is the newest market for local products and items in Kamala Beach. It is situated in a very prominent place as it is just adjacent to the Big C Supermarket. At the New Market, you can get the finest of fresh products from food to fresh vegetables to delicious fruits to all kinds of seafood to meat and so on.
You can also get to see snacks, various refreshments, fabrics and different kinds of items. One interesting thing you are going to notice at the New Market is that many Thais prefer to also shop there. This is because the New Market has some of the best prices and offers.
There is incredible diversity when it comes to options that you can select from. As a visitor, you can spend all day there and you will never get bored. For those who feel like trying out their own Thai dishes and preparing it, they can get all the ingredients to make any kind of meal. As hinted earlier, you are also going to get them at the best rates.
It is also the perfect place to try out popular Thai snacks. These include fried beef balls, spicy pork, grilled chicken, ice cream, Bua-Loi, and so many others. If you are also a lover of fresh food, vegetables and fruits, you will surely find New Market an amazing place to be. Everything that you need to have a good time while at Kamala Beach is present at New Market. Just stroll there and get everything you need.
Also referred to as the village market, this is where you can get all the freshest products from different parts of Thailand and beyond. It opens two times a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays just after you enter Kamala Beach from the southern end.
At this market, tourists can have a very good idea of what the typical life is in Thailand. This is an addition to being able to select from an endless array of fruits, meat, fish, seafood, vegetables and all kinds of local products. There are also sections where they sell fabrics, snacks, food, and other refreshments. For those who want to take a stroll and mingle with the locals, this is the place to be.
The Kamala Friday Night Market is one of the most memorable places to visit while at Kamala. It is also called FantaSea Market because of its proximity to the well-known FantaSea entertainment hub. The Night Market has become even more known in recent times and it keeps growing in both size and popularity. At the market, one can get to buy all kinds of items like clothes, electronics, bags, toys, smartphones and so many other accessories. It is also the perfect place to try out the local delicacies and rural Thai snacks.
Glam Habitat Hotel
112/39 Moo 3, Kamala Beach,
Phuket 83150 Thailand
Tel.: +66 (0)76 609 710