7 Fun Activities for Nai Harn Beach in Phuket

Going to Nai Harn Beach in Phuket and want to take full advantage of your time in paradise? Here are a 7 activities that shouldn’t be missed during your holiday to Thailand:

Spas and Massages

There are many options for having an excellent spa experience or enjoying a seaside massage at Nai Harn Beach. Not only do masseuses come around the beach, but there are also many huts where you can receive a relaxing Thai massage right on the sands.

Just a few of the excellent massage venues available in Nai Harn include Five Massage, Montra Spa at Nai Harn Garden Resort, and Royal Spa at The Royal Phuket Yacht Club Resort. Along with numerous other spas and massage facilities, these locations provide excellent services including herbal wraps, steam rooms, Thai and western massages, aromatherapy, and more.

Beach Activities

There are plenty of activities available right on Nai Harn Beach. Although it is a peaceful area, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot to do. In addition to simply relaxing and enjoying the beach, visitors can swim, surf, kayak, snorkel, or jog.

The beach is open all day, but if you are interested in swimming it is best to go in the high season; from June to September, the water can be dangerous. In any season, the beach is supplied with public restrooms, showers, and a convenient parking lot. Also nearby are several casual beach restaurants where you can grab a bite or a drink.

Horseback Tours

Not far away from Nai Harn Beach you can enjoy horse riding, a fun and energetic activity that will increase your appreciation for the area’s beauty. You can engage in a horseback riding tour at Friendship Beach, which is located between Rawai Beach and Chalong Bay. It is about twenty minutes away from Nai Harn Beach.


Bicycles are a popular means of transportation around Nai Harn Beach and you too can join in the fun by taking bicycling tour. Action Holidays Phuket Bike Tours Thailand is a popular tour company that will take you around the island. The jungles, villages, and plantations will take your breath away and the company is extremely professional and experienced, so there is no need to worry about safety. Choose from a full or half-day tour or even a multi-day excursion. Equipment is provided.


Kayaking can only be done during the high season (October to May), but it is a great activity that lets you explore the beach and the sea in a whole new way. Rentals are available on Nai Harn as well as Ya Nui.


The northern end of Nai Harn is the top spot for surfing, thanks to a reef and beach break that makes for big waves from June to September. In the high season, the waves are smaller and better suited to boogie boarding that surfing, but kids will appreciate the opportunity to play in the small swells. The southern end of the beach also has good surfing due to a large and permanent sandbank. Rent your board or purchase your own from various vendors right near the beach.


Nai Harn Beach is a wonderful spot for snorkeling, not least of all because it is less crowded than other areas of Phuket. You can experience excellent snorkeling near the Royal Phuket Yacht Club and further out in the bay. Equipment is available from various local vendors near the beach.

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