Laem Yamu

Laem Yamu is a beautiful sandy cape jutting out into the Andaman Sea. It is located in a Muslim village, Moo 7, Pakhlok Subdistrict, Thalang District, Phuket Province. This area stretches for about 2 kilometers along the road.

If traveling by private car from Phuket Town, take Highway 402 until reaching the Thao Thep Krasattri and Thao Srisunthorn Monument, then turn right onto Highway 4027 towards Ban Pakhlok. Drive for another 7 km, then make a U-turn onto the road leading to Laem Yamu.

Laem Yamu is a route for nature tourism, walking, and cycling. It offers beautiful sea views and a serene, peaceful atmosphere. It is a romantic spot for watching the sunset. The coastal landscape has been improved to create lovely spots for sitting and relaxing while enjoying the sea breeze and views of the sunset.

Apart from the beauty of the sunset itself, the golden light reflecting on the still waters, the cool sea breeze with fresh air, and the lush natural surroundings all attract travelers to come and experience this relaxing getaway at Laem Yamu.

The tranquility of dusk, when the large sun takes on a soft violet hue, encourages some visitors to slow down, free their minds, and simply absorb the beauty before them with wide smiles and feelings of contentment in their hearts as the sun slips below the horizon.

Laem Yamu

Highlights of Laem Yamu

  • Fine white sand beach and clear water: Suitable for swimming, sunbathing, and relaxing.
  • Sunset view that is one of the most beautiful in Phuket
  • Muslim community that still maintains its traditional culture
  • Fresh seafood at affordable prices
  • Various water activities such as snorkeling, kayaking and fishing
  • Peaceful atmosphere: Suitable for relaxing and experiencing nature.

Accommodation in Laem Yamu

Laem Yamu offers a diverse range of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets, from luxurious resorts perched on hills with breathtaking Andaman Sea views to modern resorts nestled amidst lush greenery. You can also find traditional Thai-style resorts with warm hospitality, contemporary Thai-style resorts with stylish amenities, and more.

Types of Accommodation

  • Resorts:
    • Luxury resorts with stunning sea views
    • Modern resorts surrounded by nature
    • Traditional Thai-style resorts
    • Contemporary Thai-style resorts
  • Villas:
    • Luxurious private villas
    • Spacious villas with multiple bedrooms
    • Villas with private pools and gardens
  • Homestays:
    • Beachfront homestays for a unique experience
    • Homestays in the heart of the Muslim community
  • Guesthouses:
    • Guesthouses with breathtaking sea views
    • Affordable guesthouses for budget-conscious travelers

Laem Yamu is the perfect destination for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse themselves in the tranquility of nature. Choose your ideal accommodation and get ready for an unforgettable vacation.

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Activities and Things to Do

Laem Yamu is an idyllic destination for relaxation and rejuvenation, offering a plethora of activities to cater to diverse interests. Here are some of the things you can enjoy during your stay:

  • Beach Activities: Laem Yamu boasts stunning beaches like Yanoi Beach, Laem Yamu Beach, and Mai Khao Beach, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the soft sand.
  • Snorkeling and Diving: Explore the vibrant underwater world at Laem Yamu’s numerous snorkeling and diving spots, where you can marvel at colorful coral reefs and diverse marine life.
  • Kayaking: Embark on a kayaking adventure to explore the coastline and hidden coves of Laem Yamu, offering a unique perspective of the surrounding beauty.
  • Boat Tours: Various tour operators offer sunset cruises, island hopping excursions, and fishing trips, allowing you to experience the beauty of Laem Yamu from a different angle.
  • Sightseeing: Discover the cultural and historical of Laem Yamu by visiting attractions such as Laem Yamu Pier, Laem Yamu Temple, and Khao Rang Viewpoint.
  • Dining: Indulge in a delightful culinary experience at Laem Yamu’s numerous restaurants, offering both Thai and international cuisine to satisfy your cravings.
  • Spa and Wellness: Treat yourself to a relaxing spa session at one of Laem Yamu’s many spas, where you can unwind with soothing massages and rejuvenating treatments.

These are just a few examples of the many activities and things to do in Laem Yamu. With its diverse offerings, Laem Yamu caters to every taste and ensures a memorable and fulfilling vacation.

Getting to Laem Yamu

By Car:

  • The most convenient option for flexibility.
  • Directions:
    1. Start from Phuket Town and head towards Chao Fah Road (Highway 402).
    2. Drive straight for about 20 kilometers and turn left onto Thep Krasattri Road (Highway 4024).
    3. Drive straight for another 10 kilometers and turn right onto Sakdidet Road (Highway 4023).
    4. Drive straight for about 5 kilometers and turn left onto Soi Pa Klok 1.
    5. Drive straight for another 2 kilometers and turn right onto Soi Laem Yamu.
    6. Drive straight to the end of the road to find Laem Yamu.
  • Approximate travel time: 45 minutes
  • Parking: Limited roadside parking is available in Laem Yamu.

By Public Bus (Songthaew):

  • An affordable option.
  • Route: Take the Phuket-Pa Klok bus from Kaset 1 Market (Big Market) in Phuket Town.
  • Get off: At the front of Wat Pa Klok.
  • Walk: The remaining 1 kilometer to Laem Yamu.
  • Approximate travel time: 1 hour
  • Fare: Around 20 baht

By Taxi:

  • A convenient door-to-door option.
  • Easily hailed from Phuket Town.
  • Approximate travel time: 30 minutes
  • Fare: Approximately 400-500 baht

Additional Tips:

  • Maps: Use Google Maps or other navigation apps for directions.
  • Road Conditions: Some roads in Laem Yamu can be narrow, drive carefully.
  • Resources: Check online resources for updated bus schedules and taxi information.

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