Mai Khao Beach is Located in the North Western Part of Phuket. It is Where Phuket International Airport is Located. The beach is Around one Hour Drive from the Famous Patong beach (40 KMs). it is One of the Longest Beaches in Phuket Island with around 11 Kilometers length. Many Hotels are Located in this area and it is good for Relaxation away from the Crowded parts of the Island.
What to do at Mai Khao Beach
There are many nice things that can be done in Mai Khao Area that are suitable for kids, families and Couples.
Spotting the Planes at the Airport Viewpoint
Phuket International Airport is Located very close to the Beach. the Distance between the Waters and the Start of the runway is around 150 meters only. Therefore, Observing the Planes from the beach when landing at the Runway is a very nice experience that can be done. You can Enjoy swimming while watching the planes very close on top of you.
Marine Turtle Foundation at Mai Khao
This Marine Turtle Foundation belongs to the JW Marriott Resort at Mai Khao. You have to be an in-house guest at the Hotel to be able to visit the Sanctuary. This Foundation’s Aim is to Protect the Sea Turtles in the area.
Splash Jungle Water park
This attraction is very good especially for Families and Children. it operates daily from 10 AM till 5:45 PM. The waterpark is Located inside the Grand West Sands Villa in Phuket. At the Park you can enjoy nice waterslides and other water activities.
Sirinat National Park
This National Park is Located at the Northern Part of Phuket. It is a Beautiful white Sandy beach famous with its Giant Sea Turtles. You may be Lucky to Spot these sea turtles especially during the High Season which is between November and February when they lay their eggs at Night along the Beach.
Dining at Mai Khao
There are plenty of amazing dining experiences operating at Mai Khao Area. From Hotel restaurants to Stand Alone Restaurants, You can enjoy outstanding dining experiences. Among these exceptional restaurants, We recommend you to Visit the Mai Khao Beach front restaurants. They are around 10 to 12 Local restaurants facing the beach, Serving Thai Style Seafood Meals. In addition, You can also Consider Dining at Andaman Grill at JW Marriott, Kin Dee Restaurant, Sala Phuket Restaurant, and Sea, Fire, Salt at Anantara Phuket.