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Top 9 Refreshing Activities To Do at Nai Harn Beach

Facing the Andaman Sea, to the west of Promthep Cape at the southernmost tip of Phuket, you will find one of the most beautiful beaches on the southern coast, the Nai Harn Beach.

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Its remote location, away from the popular and busy tourist destinations makes it a perfect lovers' getaway.

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You can spend a rejuvenating holiday with some refreshing activities to do on this beautiful beach.
1. Nai Harn Lake
Visit the Nai Harn lake, with a small island in the center. Jogging or working out in the calm sunset will relax your mind and body.
Being away from the urban chaos, the lake gives you a wide space to play with kids and enjoy family time.
Enjoy refreshments and food from local street stalls at the southern end of the lake. Tangle your tastebuds tasting yummy chicken on a stick, corn on the cob, coconuts, and fruit shake.
2. Beach Volley Ball
If you want excitement, try beach volleyball at Nai Harn beach. You will find volleyball net at the beach and you could join in a game to enjoy throwing around some ball.
3. Cycle Around Nai Harn
The best way to explore the beauty of Nai Harn is riding a bicycle through the island. You can appreciate the jungles, local villages, plantations, etc. on a bicycle tour.
4. Horse Riding
Horse riding near Friendship Beach between Chalong Bay and Rawai Beach is another activity not to be missed. There are all sorts of horses available to ride along with a guide.
5. Beach Surfing
At the end of Nai Harn beach is a permanent sandbank. It lets you enjoy a fast ride on even the smallest swells. The waves can reach upto 3 meters at Nai Harn due to variable winds.

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6. Thai Massage at Nai Harn
A trip to Thailand is not complete until you enjoy a relaxing Thai massage. You will find good masseuses at the beach offering services at makeshift massage huts.
7. Nai Harn Temple
If you travel further away from the beach, you will reach Nai Harn temple. The picturesque location of the temple will calm your soul, with monks praying in the evening to Buddha.

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8. Birdseye View of Nai Harn
Get breathtaking view of the beautiful Nai Harn beach from two excellent points. You could go to the Windmill viewpoint near the Ya Nui Beach.

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Try climbing the Black Rock Viewpoint. The latter is not an easy to reach point and requires a dedicated tourist.
9. An Evening with Family
Enjoy quality time with kids here. Soak up warm sunshine and let kids play on soft, powdery sand. Bask in the colorful sunset, enjoying the evening show with friends and family.

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These are some fun-filled things to do at Nai Harn beach. This is a non-commercialized beach unlike other beaches in Phuket. Thus, you can enjoy this paradise peacefully all year round.

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The southernmost tip of the beach is called the Pearl of the Andaman sea. You need to visit Nai Harn to actually understand its stunning beauty.

 Batul Nafisa Baxamusa

Jun 9, 2021
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Eirik Uhlen, Christian Waske, Joana Cordeiro Ferreira, Lisheng Chang, Courtney Schroedel, Nick Page, Hassan Vakil, Vitaly Sacred, Daniel Joshua