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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to this beach at 7 in the morning. When heading to the beach, there are many beautiful big trees. To get there you can walk or pay for the vehicle, they will take you there. This beach is very beautiful. The location is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tifanimarchell
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Awesome location. Famous for the location next to the Phuket Airport and those Instagram Wow pictures of people jumping around to take photos as planes take off. Water is warm and sand is soft. Sadly there is some plastic bottles scattered across the beach (That...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chavoos_ZA
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The runway for the airport is right at this beach, so there are many locals who sit there waiting for aircraft to take off or land over their heads. They also bring a lot of food/drink and leave the receptacles on the beach when they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Heartspunk
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This beach goes on forever. We visited as part of our stay at the Anantara Mai Khao Villas and I was amazed with the length of this beach in either direction. This place is perfect if you like long walks or runs in the morning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jazsacher
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The food was really amazing and the chief and staff were great. We enjoyed the food and kids loved it. Highly recommend for anyone visiting Mai Khao or Phuket. It really deserved the trip:)

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Abeer K
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There are so mnay lovely beaches both North and South of patong to visit. We get on a scooter with a towel and just drive along the coast stopping at various beaches to swim. You will always find nice places along the water to have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This beach is terrible, covered in trash with massive surf. We were there during monsoon for a week and the trash just kept coming ashore. Given the reviews they must only clean the beach during peak season so if you go May to Sept i...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 174SarahW
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Maybe we’re in a bad spot (JW Marriott Villas) or maybe it’s just a bad time of year? Trash is literally covering the beach, it’s a quite small beach as well but this wouldn’t be a problem if half of it wasn’t trash. We found...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Cole P
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Mai khao is one of the most popular beaches in the Phuket area. It is less crowded and maintained properly also. As it falls into a national park, less construction is around this beach...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CM_121
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Awesome - quiet luxury beach side and pool side next to the open waters. The pool bar was lovely all afternoon. A very photogenic place with a lot of quaint architectural features to pose with. Enjoy.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Spencerhughes1969
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7 October 2018|
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Response from Amanda J | Reviewed this property |
Beaches are good at that time of year. From May through to September they can be quite rough and not swimmable. We have pulled up and swum at many beaches all the way along that side of coastline and have not had an issue... More
7 April 2018|
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Response from 7shasha7 | Reviewed this property |
No I didn’t encounter planes overhead
Stefanie L
22 November 2016|
Response from suchic23 | Reviewed this property |
Not very far. It's a small place