Buddhist Temple in Hat Karon

Wat Karon

Set back from the road at the northern end of Hat Karon is this relatively new, impeccably maintained temple complex with a small shrine occupied by a seated, black-stone Buddha. Behind stands the striking tiered-ro…
Beach in Hat Karon

Hat Karon

This long stretch of squeaky-fine sand is popular with families and, while it does get busy, there's always plenty of space to spread out. During the April-to-October low season, you can take surf lessons (one hour …