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Kata Travel Guide

Browse 2 travel reviews, 2 travel blogs and 57 travel photos from real travelers to Kata.

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Kata Overview

Kata beach is just a few minutes south of Karon Beach and charms many visitors with its white sands and clear waters. Very popular with families, Kata is an all round favourite due to its spectacular palm-lined beach, great restaurants, lively but not raucous nightlife and varied accommodation options - all close to the beach. May to October surfers flock to catch Kata's waves and from November to April the beach is alive with sunseekers.

Kata is split into two focal areas: Kata Centre, which is at the northern end close to Karon and Kata South, home to several resorts. Visitors will find an abundance of shops to browse in, from souvenir and ready-to-wear outlets, to 7-Elevens and local mini-marts, to brand fashion stores.

Kata beach is ideal for a more relaxed beach holiday away from the touristy Patong area but a short ride to Patong .

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