Hat Karon refers to a beach, and the town adjoining it, on the west coast of Phuket, Thailand.
The beach is a popular destination for tourists. Generally quieter than neighbouring Patong beach, it is especially popular among families and couples, and less popular with singles than Patong. It is also especially popular with Scandinavian tourists, with many businesses catering especially to them.
Getting to Karon Beach
There are many ways to travel;
- Highway 402 Chalerm Phra Kiat Road (Phuket Bypass). Approximately 9 kilometers. Asphalt surface is concrete, 7 meters wide, shoulder width 2.5 meters.
- Highway 4021, Chao Fa Road (Phuket - Nayon junction), about 11 km long. Asphalt surface is 5 feet wide asphalt, shoulder width is 1.50 meters.
- Highway 4028 Patak Road (Chalong - Karon). Length of about 9 km. Asphalt surface is concrete surface width of 5.00 meters, shoulder width of 1.75 meters.