The area around Kamala is fairly secluded, with a 2 km strip of beach making it a great destination for travellers looking for a city break. Look for a hotel at the northern end of the beach if you want privacy during your stay.
The middle section of Kamala is the centre of the village, and includes local resorts, shops, small bars and seafood restaurants. If you want to be in the middle of it all, stay at The Palms, Kamala Beach. This 3-star property is located in front of the beach and also features a pool, spa and restaurant.
One of the best beach hotels in Kamala is Kamala Beach Resort, which is located beachfront with four swimming pools. The 4-star property has an adult-only policy, making it an ideal destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway. Other amenities include a computer station, laundry services, fitness centre, massage and spa service.
Snorkelling and diving tours are a popular activity with visitors to Kamala. Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the marine-life-rich waters of the Andaman Sea, just off the coast of Kamala. Dive shops and tour companies can be found on Rim Had Road by the beach, near hotels like Kamala 555, The Palms, and Layalina Hotel.
Nightlife in Kamala centres around two locations: Café Del Mar and HQ Beach Club. The area is a lot quieter than Phuket’s Bangla Road, but still has trendy bars and clubs in which to enjoy a cocktail, glass of wine or beer. The Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach is a 4-star property about 10min walking distance from these nightlife destinations. The 4-star accommodation also features a pool, fitness centre and spa for guests.
Located south of Kamala Beach is the Hyatt Regency Resort, a 5-star resort with one of the most stunning infinity pools in the area, overlooking the ocean. Besides its fantastic pool, the hotel also has a spa, fitness centre and bicycle hire facilities for guests. Other hotels with great pools are the Novotel, The Palms, Layalina Hotel, and Swissotel Suites.
Where is good to stay in Kamala near Pang Chang Kamala?
Pang Chang is Kamala’s elephant camp. Get up close and personal with these big friendly creatures, observe their habits and watch them bathe and splash about in the water. If you plan on visiting the elephant camp, consider staying at Ratana Apart-Hotel. The 4-star property is conveniently located about 5min drive from the elephant camp and 5min walk from Kamala Beach. Other amenities include a pool, fitness centre, restaurant and bar.
Where can I find a luxury stay in Kamala?
Visitors looking for a taste of luxury in Kamala should consider Andara Resort Villas. The 5-star property provides guests with their own private villa, located near shopping areas and the beach. The rooms are modern and tastefully decorated. The hotel has a gorgeous swimming pool, tennis court, fitness centre and spa facilities on-site for guests looking to relax.
Where is best to stay in Kamala with kids?
Families travelling with kids should choose a hotel with a big swimming pool and good access to the town centre, shopping and dining. On the south side of the beach, the Hyatt Regency is an excellent 5-star resort property with an incredible pool, views, spa and fitness facilities. On the north side, the Novotel is also a great option for families, featuring a fantastic ocean-view pool, spa, fitness centre and bicycle hire.