Keawakapu Beach lies north of downtown Kihei in the Hoh Samui area. This long narrow sandy strip is also a popular spot for outdoor wedding photographers and is known as Wedding Beach. A gradual decline in the amount of commercial development has transformed this neglected but popular beach into one of the most lush and scenic in all of Thailand. Now Keawakapu offers some of the best snorkeling in the country, as well as fantastic diving, swimming and scuba diving.
The majority of visitors to Keawakapu Beach are attracted by the clear blue water, white sand beach and dramatic cliffs. If you like fish then the south Kihei road is a great place to visit. You can find a number of restaurants serving a variety of cuisines and dishes. In addition to the restaurants and eateries along the south Kihei road, there are also several beach huts and parking areas that offer private, comfortable and secure parking.
To get to the north end of Keawakapu Beach, you will need to take the road towards Wat Mongkol Nimit (Thailand). The road takes just over one hour and provides excellent views of the surrounding nature and coastline. In order to reach the north end of the beach, you need to park in the north end of the parking lot. There is a staircase leading to a gravel path that takes you to the sea. From here you can take pictures or just lie down and relax while enjoying the beautiful scenery that unfolds before you.
The ideal time to visit Keawakapu Beach during the wet months from October to March is when it is relatively dry. However, the north end of the beach is always wet due to heavy rains during the summer months. The best time of year to visit the beach is between December and March. The north end of the beach tends to be dry most of the time. The ideal weather for visiting the beach is between December and March. If you do want to get to the sandy beaches on rainy days, then it is advisable to head to the south end of the beach.
You will find that most of the beaches at Keawakapu Beach are relatively deserted during the winter months as many tourists head to the Gold Coast, or even Victoria, to visit the more popular beaches during the summer months. The reason for this is simple – it is warmer on the beaches of Gold Coast and more popular during the summer months. Many tourists who come to visit Keawakapu Beach in the winter months often stay away during the wet season as they would not want to risk having their car rammed into a cement bank or getting seasick. In addition, swimming is not allowed on the beaches of the north end of the beach as the currents can be quite strong there.
Another advantage of the north end of the beach is that it is less developed and does not have as many amenities. There are some small businesses operating from the beach but the majority of the beach is open to the public for swimming and surfing. There are no lifeguards on the beach and swimming and surfing should be avoided in the winter months when there is a lot of development on the south end of the beach due to high tides.
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