Kata Beach Attractions
Kata beach which is located at Phuket, Thailand is very well known for its serene beauty. Besides this there are a lot more to this place, it has colorful bars, countless restaurants and good shopping. There is also couple of things that hugely attracts many visitors. The following article briefly describes about Kata beach attractions and what to see in Kata beach.
Kho Saam Haad – This popular viewpoint is one of the main attractions of Kata beach. Kho Saam Haad is Thai name which means ‘Three Beach Hill’ since this hilltop looks down over Kata Noi, Kata Yai & Karon beach and at the same time Pu Island. The hill is in between Kata and Rawai. It is well known spot with car parking, gardens, a few snack outlets and also has two big pavilions to sit in while you admire the sweeping vista. You can actually walk up to this viewpoint from Nai Harn and Rawai. It is one of the main Kata Beach attractions that is very popular amongst the visitors. It is open every day enabling many visitors to enjoy the beautiful scene.
Dino Park Mini Golf – The other main attraction at Kata beach resort is Dino Park Mini Golf. Considering Kata beach attractions, i.e. Mini golf mainly has of fire-breathing dragons, an active volcano, T-Rex and Brontosaurus replicas. Including these, eerie jungle sounds make for an exciting round of mini-golf. This place can be a great fun for the whole family. There are also Jurassic-themed restaurant and bar where you can have a post-game drink or meal. It is located on the ‘border’ between Kata and Karon Beach. It also open every day from 10:00 – 24:00; but can be best enjoyed in the evening hours.
Wat Kittisangkaram (aka Kata Temple) - Talking about the Kata beach attractions, Kata Temple id one such place that charms many visitors. This temple is located on Patak Road about a kilometer from the beach. This temple covers about 48 rai, which is surrounded by beautiful nature with mountains and some tropical forest. Earlier the temple was known as Wat Kata, after the village’s name. But after eighty years it was renamed Wat Kittisankaram. The temple features a beautiful ubosot (ordination hall) housing the temple’s main statue of Lord Buddha, a karepriiy hall (or monastery pavilion), monks’ dormitories and a primary school on the same grounds. Wat Kata is truly a lovely local temple to pay a visit.