Naiharn & Rawai
Rawai is a beautiful beachside town that is situated at the southern tip of Phuket. With its chilled out atmosphere by day and a lively vibrant scene by night, it suits the tastes of all types of traveller. Whether you wish to enjoy a relaxing holiday of casual dining and sightseeing, an adventurous trip filled with activities or seek out a variety of nighttime entertainment, Rawai is the perfect spot to stay.
Rawai’s restaurant scene is exceptionally good with a wide variety of cuisine available to choose from, including French, German, Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Russian, Vietnamese and, of course Thai all available. Dine along Rawai beachfront where you can savour the freshest catches of the day while overlooking the sea or choose to try any number of street food vendors that line the streets and offer unique taste sensations.
By day, venture off to explore nearby islands by longtail boat from Rawai beach and in the evening pick a bar from where to enjoy a refreshing beverage. Rawai’s nightlife is quite lively where it even boasts a nightclub that stays open until the early hours.
Rawai borders the village of Ya Nui and the beachside town of Nai Harn, the location of one of the island’s favourite beaches. Ya Nui is a nature lover’s dream location with its hilly, jungle-clad landscape and small coved beach where snorkelling is superb among the boulders that surround the shores. Make sure to visit Promthep Cape, one of Phuket’s most famous viewpoints, which overlooks the Andaman Sea and is the perfect spot to watch the sunset.
Guests should note that Rawai is located approximately 45-60 minutes by taxi from Phuket International Airport, where the party town of Patong is just 20 minutes away and the delights of Phuket Town can be reached within 30 minutes.