A coral reef at the north end of the beach is a superb spot for snorkelling, while if you hire a kayak you can venture further around the sea and surrounding rocks.
The town is also home to the Kamala Tsunami Monument where each year on the anniversary of the tragedy, memorial ceremonies are held in commemoration of the natural disaster, with prayer services and wreaths laid in remembrance. This site is worth visiting at any time of the year where you should bring your camera along for some photo opportunities of the memorial, as well as the surrounding area.
Phuket Fantasea, the ultimate night-time cultural theme park is definitely worth a visit.
If you fancy discovering what’s underneath the water’s surface, diving is also available from Kamala Beach, which is home to several dive shops. Whether you’re a first timer or an experienced diver there are plenty of sites that suit all skill levels.
Koh Weo are two small islands surrounded by coral with depths of between 4 and 20 metres making it ideal for beginners and those more accomplished. Other nearby dive sites include Laem Son, Nakala Reef and Tai Pau.