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Kata Beach (Phuket)

Kata Beach (Phuket)

Characteristics

Description

Just north of Nai Harn and a nice anchorage at the southern side of the bay.
Club Med occupy approx. half the northern end of the bay but the road access along the foreshore allows access to the town behind the northern end of the beach without restriction.

A short walk inland give access to all restaurant, bar and shopping facilities at very reasonable prices.


13/11/2013
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loulousteven
Kata Beach (Phuket)
22/11/2011
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Jojo
Juste au nord de Nai Harn et une belle ancrage sur le côté sud de la baie.
Club Med occupent environ. la moitié de l'extrémité nord de la baie, mais l'accès à la route le long du littoral permet d'accéder à la ville derrière l'extrémité nord de la plage sans restriction.
Une courte promenade donner intérieures accès à toutes les installations restaurant, un bar et des magasins à des prix très raisonnables.
13/11/2013
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Karon Beach (Phuket)

0.8nm
342°
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2.8nm
167°
A nice protected anchorage and the location of the Phuket Yacht Club/Meridian Hotel.
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3.6nm
91°
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4.7nm
358°
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6.1nm
97°
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33°
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142°
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93nm
144°
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146°
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Ko Tanga and Ko Chuku (Taïland)

102nm
137°
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92nm
146°
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Ko Rawi SW (Butang)

93nm
145°
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Local Area

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