The 500-metre Tri Trang Beach Phuket is located a few kilometres just to the south of Patong. This secluded piece of gem is very serene and peaceful. Much as it is secluded, it is still convenient and popular with guests at the Marriott Merlin Beach Resort because compared to other beaches near the resort, this one is the largest.
The beach is the perfect spot for people who love sun-bathing. This is because it has an open feel to it as there are no beach-side trees to block the sun from soaking into the bodies of dedicated sun-bathers. That said though, it doesn’t mean that there is no place to shield yourself from the sun. There is a shade near the restaurant and also you can take cover towards the end of the resort.
What to do at Tri Trang
Tri Trang Beach Phuket has great beach facilities that can keep visitors busy when they visit. There is a lot of pampering that goes on here. For instance, you can enjoy a beach massage or have your hair braided as well as get a manicure and pedicure. Here you will definitely find everything you need for a rejuvenating retreat for both body and soul.
Besides the pampering, the water sport kind of visitors can jet ski and parasail. You will also get kayaks as well and snorkeling equipment for rental if you are into such pastimes.
Now if you are a swimming enthusiast, when the tide is low, swimming here be a bit tricky because the water becomes pretty shallow and plus the floor is quite rocky. If you really want to do some swimming you will have to go to the end of Tri Trang closest to Patong Beach.
Where to eat at Tri Trang
These days, Tri Trang Beach Phuket has lots more places where one can get a meal. One of these places is this attractive place called Windsurf with a view of the roof. The place serves basic Thai and European cuisine. It has a pretty rustic feel, with the interior decorated in wood. Besides the food, you can also rent snorkeling gear here.
At the end of the new Rosewood resort there is another very attractive and luxurious restaurant called the Ta Khai restaurant that also serves delicious That cuisine. Its design is also rustic and is the perfect spot if you want to enjoy a romantic evening out.
As you head on to the Paradise beach, up on the hill, you will find a bunch of smaller and more affordable restaurants with a view of the bay. From the hill top, the view of the beach is just breath-taking. These restaurants are perfect if you want to grab a quick bite or refresh yourself with some cold drinks.
The Tri Trang Resort
The Tri Trang resort is another place to grab a meal at the Tri Trang Beach Phuket. Everything has been made to ensure that the guests are comfortable. As people say, the food isn’t that great compared to the other places. That said, seeing as the food is affordable plus you get the beach setting, that makes up for the not so fantastic food.
The hotel offers some great services and amenities. They have facilities like Wi-Fi in all rooms and in public areas, 24-hour front desk customer service and a carpark for hotel guests.
The Tri Trang resort prides itself in having 244 beautifully selected guest rooms. Most of these rooms have great facilities such as flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Non-smokers can also have access to non-smoking rooms.
So, if you are a visitor at the beach and are looking for some good accommodation, then the Tri Trang Beach Resort is the ideal place for guests who are looking for a comfortable and convenient place to stay. Plus, there are plenty of recreational things to enjoy while staying there. So, you can be relaxed and keep busy at the same time.
Getting to Tri Trang
Tri Trang Beach Phuket is very close to Patong as earlier mentioned. That said though, most people in Phuket town have no idea how to get to the beach. Do you want to know how to get there? Well, there are several ways.
The first way to approach the beach is by going south along the farthest end of Patong’s Beach Road. Once you get to the Amari Phuket, take a left turn. Keep going past Baan Yin Dee and go down the road that will take you to the Tri Trang Resort.
The other way to get there is to use the road past the Merlin Beach Resort up until you reach Naik Rang at the bottom of the hill. You should be able to see Windsurf restaurant on the sea side of that road. Park there and walk through the restaurant towards the beach when the tide is high.