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Is there any surf in Phuket?

Is there any surf in Phuket?

You can surf in Phuket! While this beautiful holiday island has not traditionally been considered a surf destination, for years expats and dedicated locals have been surfing around Phuket’s west coast. The west coast of Phuket is dotted with surf breaks. The whole west coast of Phuket is exposed to any westerly swells.

Is surfing good in Phuket?

The west coast of Phuket is perfectly suitable for surfing. While it’s not Hawaii with amazingly impressive waves, surfing in Phuket can still make your vacation rather exciting. The best spots are Kalim Beach, Kata Beach, Kamala Beach, Nai Harn Beach, and Surin Beach.

Can you surf in Phuket in December?

Surfing in Phuket is a great low-season activity Surfing season around Phuket runs during low season from April until October with the best months September and October. Most of Phuket’s west coast beaches are being surfed during low season – so this is where surfing will be happening mostly during the season.

Where can I surf in Koh Samui?

Nearby Spots

  • Chaweng. 0.8 miles – N.
  • Choeng Mon Beach. 4.6 miles – N.
  • Samrong Beach. 5.5 miles – N.
  • Maenam Beach. 6.3 miles – NW.
  • Sichon Beach. 35.9 miles – S.
  • Jaidee. 39 miles – S.
  • Koh Phet. 95.9 miles – SE.

Can you surf in Phuket in February?

Phuket surfing is best from May to October, which is the low season. Unfortunately, it’s also the wettest time of year so don’t be surprised to see some rainy days! But aside from catching waves during these months, you’ll also enjoy less crowded beaches and discounted hotel rates.

What season is best for surfing?

“In general, the best surfing conditions can be found during winter months, in each respective hemisphere, when the waves tend to get bigger and the swells are more reliable. Summer months are usually less consistent and with smaller waves,” Drughi said. The surf season can change with each location.

Where do you surf in Thailand?

Kata Beach Kata Beach is known to be the epicentre of surfing culture in Thailand where you can find surf bars, surf schools, rental shops and a new artificial surf park. It hosts the annual Phuket Surfing Contest which has had significant organisers such as Quiksilver.

Can you surf in Hua Hin?

Khao Takiab Beach is the best spot to head for if you’re hoping to catch some good surf in Hua Hin. Between November and February the waves are at their peak, which makes for fun conditions for beginner surfers and surf SUPers.