Kamala travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kamala

Kamala is a must-see destination in Phuket, Thailand. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Kamala

Kamala in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kamala in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Kamala


When flying to Kamala, you’ll arrive at Phuket Airport (HKT), which is located 18 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Kamala from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 19h 10m.


AccesRail is the only carrier operating train routes to Kamala.


Bus operates bus routes to Kamala.

Airports near Kamala

Airlines serving Kamala

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Malaysia Airlines
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Korean Air
Excellent (443 reviews)
Air Europa
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Where to stay in Kamala

From 5-star hotels such as the Wyndham Grand Phuket Kalim Bay (SHA Plus+) to great affordable options like the Nicha Residence, Kamala offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $169 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $944 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Mood Mansion and Phukamala Suite.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kamala

Most booked hotels in Kamala

Keemala (SHA Plus+)
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
Banyan Tree Phuket (Sha Plus+)
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
Sunwing Kamala Beach (SHA Plus+)
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach (Sha Plus+)
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Kalima Resort & Spa, Phuket
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Cape Sienna Gourmet Hotel & Villas (SHA Plus+)
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Kamala

Expect to pay $2.08 per litre in Kamala (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $24.90 and $33.20.