Laem Sing Beach
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Laem Singh Beach Guide
Hiding on the west coast of Phuket between Kamala Beach and Surin Beach, Laem Singh is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. The beach is 150 meters long and situated just under a steep promontory. This hidden beauty really gives you the feeling of finding a secret beach as it’s surrounded by thick palm trees and marked with giant boulders.
However, today Laem Singh has become a very popular secret, and it’s often get a little too crowded during the high season, even on low season this beach is still quite busy with many visitors. Even with a 100 Baht additional fee per person to access the beach, which is considered pretty costly, Laem Singh is still popular among local and foreign visitors.
By still maintaining its authenticity, This beach is also equipped with a bunch of facilities to serve its visitors. There is a rudimentary shower at the south end of the beach for you to clean up after swimming. You can also try a Thai beach massage under the shade of palm trees just by paying around 300 Baht an hour.
Laem Singh is a very popular destination for foreign visitors from many different countries, but particularly foreign tourists from Italy. In fact it’s sometimes referred to as ‘Italian Beach’, that’s why a lot of restaurants here are serving Italian dishes. But you can also find various seafood dishes and Thai cuisines. All restaurants on this beach don’t have a solid permanent structure, so they blend quite perfectly with the nature surrounding the beach.
Ristorante Da Ali is the most popular restaurant on Laem Singh with its famous host “Ali”. Here you can enjoy delicious dishes with your feet on the sand. One thing great about these restaurants is that the workers are generally very friendly and they will give you a warm welcome anytime.
Laem Singh attractions are mainly just around the beach, it’s white sand, crystal clear water and beautiful natural surroundings are definitely the main attractions of Laem Singh. But besides enjoying the view and the atmosphere, there are many exciting activities that you can perform on this beach.
If you like swimming on the beach, the northern part of the beach is the most ideal place for it. Besides swimming this part of the beach is also great for body boarding. For snorkeling, you can go to the southern part of the beach, within the rocky part you will find some wonderful underwater beauty.
You can find body boards, inflatable rafts and kayaks for rent at most restaurant. During the high season there are also jetskis, banana boats and waterski rides available.
Hotels in Laem Singh
One of the things that make the natural beauty of Laem Singh is so well preserved is because there is no accommodation built in the area. But only a couple of hundred meters away on Surin Beach you can find some great resorts like the Ayara Hilltops Boutique Resort and Twinpalms Phuket.