Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

HOME // Phuket Events // Come to Kata Beach for the Phuket Beach Festival 2022

Come to Kata Beach for the Phuket Beach Festival 2022

Kata Surfing competition
Phuket Beach Festival 2022

The surf is up and Phuket’s beaches are gearing up for this year’s Phuket Beach Festival 2022.

During monsoon season, the west coast of Phuket invites the south-west swell to roll in, providing good waves for beginners and some great competition amongst the local surfing community.

The first competition is at Kata Beach, at the south end of the island, coming up on August 23 – 28. 

Watch the event promo video HERE.

There are plenty of competition categories, for all ages, lessons for beginners, a beach lifestyle Flea Market, concerts and plenty of people-watching. 

Prize money for this year’s competition is 444,000 baht.

Thailand’s Tourism and Sport’s Ministers says that the Phuket Beach Festival 2022 is part of the ministry’s project ‘Air, Sea, Land, Southern Sports Tourism Festival’. 

“The project aims to boost sports tourism with cooperation between the government and private sectors in Phuket.”

In regards to beach safety…

“We have cooperated with international units such as International Life Saving and International Surfing Association to provide practice for surfing trainers.”

The event is also backed by ASC, the Asian Surf Cooperative and the Professional Surfing Boarding Corporation.

You can find out more about the event HERE.

Advertisement Phuket Go Advertisement sidebar_1


5 Star Marine Phuket

You May Also Like


by Tim Newton Don’t count on Russian tourists saving Phuket’s fragile tourism recovery any time soon. In fact it’s going to become increasingly difficult...


Automatic extensions of 15 days have been added to the two most popular forms of tourist arrival in Thailand. With the visa exemption program,...

Phuket Travel

A new night time theme park called “Carnival Magic – The Magic Kingdom of Lights” is opening on Phuket on September 20. At a...

National News

An Irrawaddy dolphin calf, found stuck in a tidal pool off the Gulf of Thailand coast of Rayong in the east of Thailand, is...