Beach lovers may also enjoy and explore other neighbouring beaches including the lively Patong Beach, serene Laem Singh, or venture further north and enjoy Nai Thon, or the quiet long stretch of Mai Khao that is protected under the Thai National Parks.
Although we are tucked away in the greenery, we are close to the beach. Keemala is just a five-minute car ride down to Kamala Beach. We offer complimentary transport to and from the beach throughout the day. Keemala guests also enjoy a picnic basket with refreshments and towels to take to the beach.
Read more here about some of our favourite beaches.
Kamala Beach is 1.5kms away, and just 4 minutes away by our complimentary shuttle van. It is beautifully quiet in low season and offers mighty waves, ideal for surfing. The contrasting conditions in high season offer tranquil, clear water, perfect for those who love to swim, snorkel or stand up paddleboard.
Patong Beach You would have most likely have heard of Patong. The popular hotspot is notorious for its vibrant nightlife and bustling souvenir shops. The beach is also quite lively, and a nice spot to chill and catch some sunshine after a few hours of shopping before returning to the sanctuary of Keemala. Patong is 9kms away and is a 20 minutes drive.
For those who enjoy smaller and lesser-frequented beaches, Laem Singh is a nearby beach that offers something more picturesque than the busy Patong Beach. It’s just 10 minutes away by car and 9kms.
It takes around 40 minutes to drive here and it’s 20kms away by windy roads.
We included this beach, as it is one of our favourites. In dry season the water is crystal clear and there is a little snorkeling to be enjoyed at either side of the beach amongst the rocks. In the quiet season, the crashing waves aren’t for swimming, but the energy is electrifying.
Mai Khao Beach
If you choose to visit this stretch of national park beach, you must ensure that you also enjoy the drive. It is 50 minutes away and 30kms, so on the way you could stop off at Layan Beach at the northern tip of Bang Tao Beach, drop in to Nai Thon Beach; perhaps even stop by in one of the restaurants or resorts on the way for lunch. If you take the beach road, it is scenic all the way up past the airport.