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Karon travel guide

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You're Going to Love Karon

Just west of Phuket in Thailand's southwest lies the gorgeous beach resort of Karon. If you just want to relax on the beach, Karon excels, but there's more here to explore, with natural attractions on the destination's doorstep too.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Karon

When to Visit Karon

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High season generally lasts from November through early March. Either end of the season is ideal, with fine weather, little rain and smaller crowds.

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How to Get to Karon

Airports near Karon

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Where to Stay in Karon

There are plenty of incredible hotels in Karon, including standouts like Le Meridien, the Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach, and the Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket.

Popular Neighborhoods in Karon

Where to stay in popular areas of Karon

Most booked hotels in Karon

How to Get Around Karon

The Cost of Living in Karon

Shopping Streets

Most of Karon's best stores are located along the seafront, where you'll find boutiques like Baru Fashion, but Kata Beach to the south has slightly more shopping options.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in Karon include Super Cheap 24 Karon. Expect to pay around ฿50 for 12 eggs.

Where to Eat in Karon

You'll find fantastic Thai food at the Pad Thai Shop and Mama Noi's, great curries at Red Chopsticks, and stir fries at Bai Toey. Meals should come to around ฿300.