Rawai Beach is Located in the Southern Part of Phuket. It is just around 1 Hour drive from Phuket International Airport (50 Kilometers Distance). Next to this Beach, it’s Located one of the Best Spots and View Points in Phuket “Promthep cape”. it is Just around 5 minutes drive for a distance of 3 Kilometers. This is where you can Enjoy an amazing Dinner with a Stunning Sunset View.
The Beach is Very Famous for Locals’ outings as it’s Located Next to Phuket Town. (Just around 20 minutes Drive). On the weekend, You will find a lot of Locals going to this Beach to enjoy Picnic together. They Enjoy eating under the Shades of the Beach trees and Palms.
Therefore, At Rawai Beach, You will not find Beach Activities and Facilities same as in most of the Other Touristic Beaches in Thailand such as Patong Beach or Karon and Kata beaches. Jet Skis, Banana Boats and these kinds of Entertainment are not Existing. However you will find a lot of Fishing boats parking in there belonging to Locals.
Most of the Beach Spots are Sandy. However, swimming at Rawai may not be a very good Idea due to the Fishing boats Parking all along the Beach. You can Enjoy relaxing and Watching a Nice view of the Beach. A Lot of Fishermen are Preparing for Fishing or Getting out the Fishes that they Fished.
Dining and Accommodation at Rawai
There are Plenty of Restaurants at Rawai Beach inside and Outside the Hotels. Some of them are Beachfront restaurants with nice views. Most of these restaurants offer Seafood Meals and Local Dishes that you must try.
There are a lot of Hotels Operating in Rawai Beach Area. Most of these hotels are rates 3 and 4 Stars Hotels. However, in case you are looking for Something more Luxurious then You can Stay at Cape Panwa Area.