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8 Best Beach Clubs In Phuket For Singaporeans Visiting In 2022, For A Super-Relaxing Vacation By The Sea

Beach clubs in Phuket


Ah, the Land of Smiles. For fashion at a bargain and street food featured on Netflix, exit at Bangkok. Beach bums and partygoers – you’ll know to get off at Phuket instead, where sand, sun, sea, and sexy beats beckon.

For those who eat, sleep, party, repeat, you probably already have your own favourite beach clubs you frequent. For everyone else new to partying on this isle, here are 8 beach clubs in Phuket to bookmark for your next trip.

More beachy things to check out:


1. Catch Beach Club – Free massages on Sundays


You can’t have a list of beach clubs in Phuket and not include the OGCatch Beach Club. It pretty much put day drinking and lying around doing nothing on the map. But it’s grown to be so much more than just tanning by the infinity pool.


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Catch Beach Club

There are events on the daily, like residencies featuring world-renowned DJs, and even BBQ buffets on Friday nights at just ฿1,390/pax (~S$54). If the beach club feels too limiting, you can even rent a yacht right from the premises and go island hopping instead.


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Catch Beach Club

But there are perks to staying on shore, like free massages. Rubbing out sore muscles is not a want but a knead need in Thailand. At Catch Beach Club, you can get an hour-long one at no additional cost when you come on Sundays. 

Admission: Free
Sunbed: Min. spend ฿1,500/pax (~S$58.26)
Pool lounger with umbrella: Min. spend ฿3,000 for 2 pax (~S$116.53)
VIP double bed: Min. spend ฿4,500 for 3 pax (~S$174.80)

Address: 202/88 Moo 2, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 11am-11pm | Fri-Sat 11am-1am
Contact: +66 65 348 2017 | Catch Beach Club website


2. Baba Beach Bar – Kid-friendly with free entry for 1 child under 12



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Baba Beach Club

When loud music and alcohol are a must, it’s not surprising that most beach clubs come slapped with an M18 label out front. But there’s no need to put a damper on your vacation if you can’t find a babysitter.


Your furkids are welcome too.
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Bring your kiddos along to Baba Beach Bar the next time you just want a lie down in the sun. Youngins under 12 enter for free with every paying adult. 

Admission isn’t the only kid-friendly thing here. The menu of child-portioned finger foods and pastas will appease even the fussiest of tots. And if you’re wary of junior taking a dip in the deep blue, there’s a sprawling pool with a shallower end just for them.


Swim-up bar.
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Just because kids are involved doesn’t mean it’ll stop being a rager for adults. The Beverly Hills-inspired beach club has a swim-up bar serving cocktails and beer from ฿280 (~S$10.90) that you can take with you to the poolside daybeds.


Floaties available on request.
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As for couples who want a private escape without FOMO-ing on the party, opt for the Gabana Day Villas going at ฿5,000 (~S$194.21) for 2 pax. Apart from snagging a private daybed and direct access to the beach, you’ll also get a drink, free flow water, and fresh fruits served to you.

If the day barely begins at dusk for you, turn your lounge into a stay by booking a night at the Baba Beach Club Natai just a couple of steps from the pool.

Book a stay at Baba Beach Club Natai.

Admission: Min. ฿1,000 spend/pax (~S$38.84)
Daybed: First come first serve basis

Address: 88 Moo 5, Natai Beach, Takua Thung, Khok Kloi, Phang-nga 82140
Opening hours: 24 hours, Daily
Contact: +66 76 371 000 | Baba Beach Bar website


3. Cafe del Mar Phuket – World-renowned brand with cigar menu



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Older ones among us might remember the gentle dum zi dum zi that played across Siloso Beach when Cafe del Mar used to be in Singapore. If you’ve missed that, here’s your chance to relive that nostalgia with the club’s franchise in Phuket.


When DJs aren’t spinning, live music comes on during the day.
Image adapted from: Cafe del Mar Phuket

Just like how it was back in SG, the same synth-heavy house music lives on here, and can be heard in all 4 corners of the huge compound. Size shouldn’t matter, but with loungers by the pool, at the beach, bar, and 2nd-floor balcony, this means there’s rarely a shortage of beds and cabanas.  


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Cafe del Mar Phuket

There’s a minimum spend of at least ฿3,000 (~S$116.54) for a sofa or daybed, but you can split this with 4 other friends. It won’t be difficult to hit this figure though. Cafe del Mar is known for its indulgent menu, which includes freshly shucked oysters, sushi, and burgers, and a long list of alcoholic options.

This place also has its own cigar menu to make you feel like you’re actually in Ibiza, with prices starting at ฿800 (~S$31.10) for a Cuban.

Admission: Free
Beach bar sofa: Min. spend ฿3,000 for 4 pax (~S$116.54) – Thu-Sat only
Beach/pool bed: Min. spend ฿3,000 for 4 pax (~S$116.54)
Cabana: Min. spend ฿5,000 for 4 pax (~S$194.21)
Overlook: Min. spend ฿5,000 for 10 pax (~S$194.21)

Address: 118/19, Kamala, Kathu District, Phuket, Thailand
Opening hours: 12pm-12am, Daily
Contact: +66 76 371 000 | Cafe del Mar Phuket


4. Pine Beach Bar – Free fire shows on weekends



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Pine Beach Bar Phuket

Step right up to Pine Beach Bar if you’re looking for dinner and a show, and not just a laze in the sun. Add a little spark to your weekends with their free fire shows from Fridays to Saturdays. As sun sets, performers light up the night sky with sparklers that spit fire with each twirl they make.


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@pine.beachbar

But as you wait for darkness to set in, come early to chope your place on the cabanas or daybeds. These are free for all to use on a first come, first serve basis, and with no minimum spend required.


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@pine.beachbar

They do get snapped up fast, so we reckon staying the night at the InterContinental Phuket Resort, which is attached to this beach club.

Book a stay at InterContinental Phuket Resort.

Admission: Free
Daybed: First-come-first-serve basis

Address: 333, 333/3, Moo 3, Kamala Sub-district, Kathu District, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Opening hours: 8am-11pm, Daily
Contact: +66 76 629 999 | Pine Beach Club website


5. Coast Beach Club & Bistro – Private dinners from S$85/pax


Think Phuket and Patong Beach with its throngs of beach-goers occupying every empty daybed probably come to mind. If you’d rather party with close friends only, then the quieter Karon Beach and its only beach club would be right up your alley.


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Coast Beach Club

Karon Beach is known for its stretches of white sand and luxury resorts, like Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket, which is where you’ll find Coast Beach Club & Bistro.

You’ll get your usual spread of spun tunes and drinks at this beach club. But it’s the food that guests regularly return to here. Its main feature? Private dinners that will only set you back ฿2,200/pax (~S$85.36).


Beachside BBQ.
Image credit: Coast Beach Club & Bistro

Jio your buddies and be treated to a beachside meal of apertifs and capanes to start, as well as a choice selection of Italian and Thai dishes from the kitchen. Out on the sand, there awaits a blazing grill for cuts of steak and seafood caught the day of.

To really get the party going, this cost also includes your own resident DJ. Whether you’re all top 40 hits or EDM-only, he’ll play them for you.

Book a stay at Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket.

Admission: Enquire with establishment

Address: 683 Karon Beach, Patak Road, Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Opening hours: Fri-Sun 10am-7pm (Closed on Mondays to Thursdays)
Contact: +66 76 201 234 | Coast Beach Club & Bistro website


6. Kudo Beach Club – Free pool entry & lounge zones


By now, you know the drill with beach clubs – seats must be reserved by spending a minimum amount on food and drinks. Here at Kudo Beach Club though, there’s no need to spend a bomb just to chill by the pool.


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@kudobeachclub

Located along the ever popular Patong Beach, it’s one of the few beach clubs on this stretch that has free entry always, except on certain party nights. And this includes use of the pool, plus any of the deck or lounge chairs you may find around the pool, on the beach or on the terrace.


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Plush seating, like the cabanas and sofas, are the only ones that require a minimum spend of ฿3,000 (~S$116.54) to use. Even then, there are no restrictions on how many people can share one, so feel free to invite the whole gang over to help split the cost.


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@kudobeachclub

There’s still a resident DJ that spins EDM on days that there aren’t any parties. The bulk of the action centres around the console at the swim-up pool bar. Head down early if you want to groove by the pool; it tends to get crowded by mid-afternoon.

Admission: Free
Party coverage: Enquire with establishment
Cabana and sofa: Min. spend ฿3,000 (~S$116.53)

Address: 33/1 Patong Beach Road, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Chang Wat Phuket 83150, Thailand
Opening hours: 11am-12am, Daily
Contact: +66 64 119 2526 | Kudo Beach Club


7. Carpe Diem Beach Club – Popular work spot for digital nomads


Go straight from client calls to cocktails without moving from your seat at Carpe Diem Beach Club. By day, it’s a hot spot for digital nomads – there are multiple plugs around so your laptops remain charged all day.


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Carpe Diem Beach Club

But when work doesn’t beckon, it’s a thriving beach club with in-house DJs and live bands playing a mix of lounge and EDM. Choose to chill out on the personal hammocks, made available if you buy lunch or dinner here. Or if you’re here with a friend, daybeds come with a minimum spend of ฿2,000 (~S$77.70) for 2 pax.


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@carpediembeachclubphuket

Like any respectable beach club, you’ll get your usual lineup of tipples here. And if you need a bite, there are a tonne of food options, including vegan and vegetarian that don’t just involve salads.

Admission: Free
Sunbed: Min. spend ฿2,000 for 2 pax (~S$77.70)
Hammock: Purchase lunch or dinner to use

Address: 99/1 Bangtao Beach Road, Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Opening hours: 12pm-12am, Daily
Contact: +66 65 058 5388 | Carpe Diem Beach Club website


8. Xana Beach Club – Stand-up paddle board & kayak available



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Xana Beach Club

Your usual beach club crowd is likely to spend the afternoon snoozing in the sun like a house cat. But if you’re more of a restless creature, Xana Beach Club might just be the place for you.


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@xanabeachclub

Rather than lounging about on daybeds and poolside deck chairs, this beach club also includes sea sports for those who can’t sit still. Get the Active Day Pass (฿650, ~S$25.25), which comes with free use of stand-up paddleboards and kayaks for 40-50 minutes.


Xana Beach Club has Thai-Western fusion on its menu.
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You can even use the day pass to access the attached spa for a wind down. There’s also ฿500 (~S$19.42) in F&B credits thrown in to fuel back up after a whole day of water sports.


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@xanabeachclub

Of course, you can still choose to sprawl around the beach club if you so wish. Single loungers start from ฿500 per pax, while larger groups of 10 can book a cabana at ฿5,000. These all come with F&B credits equivalent to the price paid, access to the pool, as well as a beach towel and shower use.

Admission: Free
Beach lounger: ฿500/pax (~S$19.42)
Pool lounger or beach sofa: ฿3,500/2 pax (~S$135.66)
Pool sofa: ฿3,500/4 pax (~S$135.66)
Cabana: ฿5,000/10 pax (~S$194.21)

Address: 10 Srisoonthorn Rd, Tambon Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Opening hours: 11am-10pm, Daily
Contact: +66 76 358 500 | Xana Beach Club website


Best beach clubs in Phuket to relax at


When there’s good food, music, and nothing else on the agenda except working on your tan, you know life’s a peach. There’s no need to jam pack your itinerary with 1,001 activities just to feel like you’ve made the most of your AL.

Chillaxing with no worries might do more to rejuvenate you before you have to head back to your 1,249 unanswered emails.

Complete your Phuket holiday with these activities:


Cover image adapted from Baba Beach Club, Carpe Diem Beach Club, @pine.beachbar
A portion of this content may contain referral links to products. Our opinions remain our own.

Raewyn Koh

Old millennial.

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