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Maikhao Beach Guide

What to Do in Maikhao Beach

Many kilometers of deserted beach characterize Mai Khao where there is little tourist business. The water is fine for swimming during the dry season; the rainy season brings big waves and strong currents that are dangerous.

This lonely beach is another area where sea turtles come to lay eggs. It is also home to what the Thais call a sea cicada, which is a form of marine life.

Maikhao Restaurant

Kin Dee Restaurant

‘Kin Dee’ means ‘eat well’ in Thai and this is a fitting name for this out-of-the-way restaurant up by Phuket’s Sarasin Bridge. Serving genuine Thai food in a beautiful setting, Kin Dee is a family-run restaurant with an ex five-star chef and her sisters at the helm.

Kin Dee is not a large place and has 12 bamboo and wooden tables in its dining area. Yet as it is open sided, it feels spacious and has fabulous views out over the adjacent mangrove swamp and estuary with light natural breezes to accompany the stand-alone floor fans.

Maikhao Activities


there is almost no development, so if you are in search of a remote and isolated beach for yourself, this is it. Camping is allowed at various locations on the beach within the campgrounds.

This beach can be highly recommended for just relaxing, walking on the sand or combing the beach for shells. Caution is advised for swimming however, since the beach has steep shelving sands at the waterline.