Surfing in Phuket, Thailand

The beaches in Phuket, Thailand are wonderful and the surf isn't bad either.  This report is for Kata Beach which is one of the better surf spots and beach combination in the area.  

Surf

Break Type:  Beach

Gear:  Trunks and rash guard

Ambience:  Nice big beach for hanging out and walking with a few food places close to beach.  

Main Surf Spot:  Kata Beach

Link to current conditions: Surfline

Logistics

Public Parking:  Yes.  Street parking.

Public Showers:  No. 

Public Restrooms:  No.  

Transportation:  Need a car or scooter.

Nearest Airport:  Phuket airport (HKT)

Alternative Surf Spots

Kalim Beach  Not a great beach but the surf here can be better than Kata.

Area

Lodging:

The Boathouse Phuket

Beyond Resort Kata

Food:

EAT Bar & Grill Restaurant Karon

Red Chopsticks, Karon Beach

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