Koh Sire Island


Koh Sire Island is partially separated from Phuket Island by a small shallow waterway on the east side of the island.

 

Koh Sire Beach Clubs

None on the island.

Koh Sire Beach Restaurants / Bars

  • Hat Pluem Suk Restaurant – This is a no-frills restaurant on the beach with little huts built of concrete for each table, and plastic chairs. Reviews are generally very positive by past guests. Thai food is the focus, with an emphasis on seafood meals. Some guests were less than pleased with the cleanliness of the restaurant. Prices were considered high by some who said the price is around twice what they would have expected for a restaurant in that area.

Though there are other restaurants on the island, we searched for those with more than 4 stars out of 5 and couldn’t find any more with enough reviews to show you. These are likely newer restaurants which need to build their profiles on Google.

Koh Sire Beach Accommodation

  • The Nchantra Pool Suite Residences – In the center of the beach, this is the largest resort available to stay and it gets good ratings on social media review sites. Large, clean, and comfortable rooms were mentioned by more than one guest. The grand pool suites were mentioned as being really a really nice place to stay. There is a gym and spa. Staff were typically very helpful and friendly, though time to check-in and check-out was not fast enough for some guests. Rates begin around 3,000 THB for a night’s stay.
  • The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket – This is listed as a 5-star resort, set on the southern tip of Koh Sire Island. There are three pools, the Horizon Pool has a bar and place to eat and is great for sunset. The hotel provides golf carts to get around the large grounds. Some rooms are up on a hill overlooking the sea which provides a great view. The resort gets very good reviews on social media and is not extravagantly priced at only 3,300 THB per night starting rate.

Koh Sire Beach Facts & Features

As there is no beach named Koh Sire Beach, we chose the best beach on the island to feature below.

  • Location in Relation to Phuket: Off the east coast, east of Phuket City, by Sea Angel Pier.
  • GPS Data: 07° 53` 45” N, 98° 26` 17” E
  • Surrounding Beaches: There are many small patches of sand that could be considered beaches on the island. None are named, and there isn’t any reason to go to any of them. Choose another area on the island to find beaches, you’ll be happy you did!
  • Direction Facing: East-northeast.
  • Beach Length: 823 meters (2,700 ft.)
  • Beach Width: 6 meters (20 ft.) on average.
  • Estimated Beach Area: 5,017 m2 (54,000 square ft.)
  • Beach Quality: Sand mixed with dirt to make muddy sand when wet and OK sand when dry.
  • Ocean Bottom: Sandy and muddy bottom, not great for wading or swimming. Many submerged rocks.
  • Restroom / showers facilities? None.
  • Beach features: Just a beach facing east that some people may want to have a look at if you are in the area. Not worth a trip out, nor are any of the beaches of Koh Sire Island worth the drive.
  • Public or Private? Entrance fees? Public, no fees.
  • Lifeguard Available? No.
  • Boat anchorage possible? Yes, there are places to anchor.
  • Boat dock and marina? There are small piers around the island.
  • How to reach Koh Sire Island? By car over bridge.
  • Attractions: Wat Koh Sirey is a Theravada Buddhist temple some people find interesting. There is a large reclining Buddha, and part of the temple is on a hill which provides a nice view of the area.
  • Activities: Walking on the beach and tanning on a beach mat you provide is about all there is at this small and not often-visited beach.
  • Surfing? No.
  • Sunbeds Available? No.
  • Umbrellas? No.
  • Water quality: Very Good.
  • Convenience shop available? No.
  • Massage available? No.
  • Picnic possible? Yes, however please don’t leave your rubbish behind.
  • Smoking? Thailand authorities are cracking down on smoking at beaches around the country. Soon they expect to make it a country-wide smoking ban – so do stay up to date because fines are high and can include prison time.
  • Warnings: Many rocks under the water at random places. Rocks in the mud as well.

 

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